Akerman offers a comprehensive transportation practice that covers all modes of transportation including aviation, transit, highways, high speed rail, and ports. Services include obtaining federal appropriations and grants, passage of transportation authorizing legislation, regulatory and agency work, and developing public-private partnerships to finance transportation projects.
Our transportation group has represented both public and private clients and has over twenty years of experience in the field. Our strategy for all our clients is to develop winning projects, obtain financing for them, and to overcome any administrative roadblocks.
|Extensive experience in highway funding, including the Surface Transportation Authorization process and the annual Transportation Appropriations bills|
|Represent clients in matters involving federal transportation grant and loan programs, including state and federal infrastructure bank programs|
|Experience in representing major airports and aviation technology companies before state and federal government|
|Experience in securing appropriated funds and project directed funds through federal highway and transit bills|
|Team of lawyers experienced in private and public transportation project construction financing, environmental review, and all phases of design and construction|
|Experience in federal legislative authorizations, Full Funding Grant Agreements, and federal funds for new and expanded transit projects|
|Experience in obtaining funding for local projects for public transit, bike trails, improved traffic lighting and direction, transportation enhancements such as bus shelters, pedestrian benches, and restoration of an historic railroad|
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