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On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed H.R. 4348, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21). MAP-21 authorizes federal highway and transit programs through September 30, 2014.

Read a Summary of the Act

Moving Past MAP-21

T2 recommends that Congress identify a new revenue source for the Highway Trust Fund that doesn't rely on general fund transfers, which contribute to the federal deficit.

New Revenue Needed for the Highway Trust Fund

MAP-21 Resource Center

Read white papers from T2 that explain key issues in MAP-21:


T2 Comments on Map-21 Implementation:

Learn more about MAP-21

Visit the USDOT web page for MAP-21

FHWA and FTA have posted a series of Fact Sheets on MAP-21 programs dealing with apportionment, CMAQ, TIFIA, the National Highway Performance Program and STP. View these fact sheets at the FHWA site.

TIFIA Resources

2015 Surface Transportation Primer »

MAP-21 »

  • Resource Center
  • Moving Past MAP-21

Explainers »

  • What is the Highway Trust Fund and How Is It Funded?
  • Is the Highway Trust Fund Going Broke?
  • How should we finance transportation?
  • What is a VMT?
  • What transportation policies create value for consumers?
  • How do Private Activity Bonds (PABs) and TIFIA Work?
  • What is a Public-Private Partnership?
  • How TIFIA Helps to Solve the Problem
  • Six-year vs. Two-year Transportation Legislation

Position Summary »