Transportation stakeholders are opposed to a provision in a draft climate-change bill introduced in the Senate that would generate more revenue based on emissions from the sector than would be re-invested in infrastructure or transportation projects.

“Congress can ill afford to consider any legislation that preempts funding from the highway trust fund, which ­supports the vital transportation systems every American relies on,” John ­Horsley, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, stated in a release.

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