Transportation Today - Liz Carey

U.S. Sens. Todd Young (R-IN), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) reintroduced legislation to incentivize efficient airport construction this week.

The Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act would allow airports to use Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding to incentivize the early completion of certain projects. Early completion would save taxpayer dollars and lead to more efficient and safe completion of the projects, the senators said.

Currently, airports are prohibited from using AIP funding to offer incentives for early completion.

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