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Transportation leaders say they need liability protection and flexibility to survive COVID-19

Jun 05, 2020 at 08:02 AM CST

Transportation industry leaders told Congress this week that the industry needs liability protection and flexible funding in order to navigate the economic slow-down that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. © Shutterstock During a U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Wednesday, representatives from transportation advocacy organizations said they hope Congress will focus on infrastructure spending in order to help the country’s economy rebound, but that they also hope Congress will keep an eye on businesses in the transportation sector that need federal help to survive.