This is House Document 95-284, President Carter’s message to Congress of January 26, 1978 transmitting his proposed highway and mass transit reauthorization bill. The text of the draft legislation (not reprinted in the message) was introduced the same day by Public Works Chairman Jim Howard (D-NY) and others by request as H.R. 10578 (95th Congress). Parts of the Administration’s bill were incorporated into the final legislation that moved through the House as H.R. 11733 (95th Congress) and became law as the Surface Transportation Authorization Act of 1978 (Public Law 95-599).