DALLAS – The U.S. must take advantage of the political opportunity to restore the deteriorating national transportation infrastructure, the National Association of Manufacturers said in proposing more than $1 trillion of additional investments in road, rail, port, and transit projects over the next decade.

Revenue options outlined in the group's "Building to Win" proposal include an 80% increase in the federal gasoline tax, initiation of a vehicle-miles-traveled road fee, a national infrastructure bank, and additional private investments from a revived Build America Bond program.

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