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Omnibus FY16 Appropriations Bill On Tap For Next Week

December 4, 2015 Just as the dust is clearing from Congressional passage of the surface transportation reauthorization bill,...

$281 Billion? $305 Billion? What’s in a Number?

Friday, December 4, 2015 In discussing the FAST Act conference agreement with many reporters over the last three days, there were a...

FAST Act Funding Authorizations

Table of funding authorizations under the FAST Act (Public Law 114-94).

FAST Act Legislative Text

Text of the draft conference report legislative language on the FAST Act (the five-year surface transportation bill) presented to House...

Senate Appropriators Beef Up FY16 USDOT Budget By $690M

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 7:30 a.m. Yesterday's House-Senate conference meeting went exactly as predicted in yesterday's ETW...

T&I Leaders Release Text of Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

October 16, 2015 The bipartisan leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today released the text of their...

FY 2009 Transportation Appropriations – Senate Hearings

Transcript of hearings before the Senate Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee in March and April 2008 on the fiscal year...

FY 2008 Transportation Appropriations – Senate Hearings

Transcript of hearings before the Senate Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee in February and May 2007 on the fiscal year...

1976 Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act – Enrolled Bill Memo

Set of memos from February 1976 presenting President Ford with the views of Administration agencies and officials on the enrolled bill...

2010 Draft Administration Surface Transportation Bill – Section-by-Section Summary

Undated section-by-section summary of a draft surface transportation reauthorization bill produced by the Department of Transportation...

GAO Issues New Report Showing Just How Badly Most Railroads Will Miss Dec. 31 PTC Deadline

September 18, 2015 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report analyzing the deadline for the implementation of...

1970 Rail Passenger Service Act – Enrolled Bill Memo

Memo and letters presented to President Nixon relating to the enrolled bill H.R. 17849, the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970, which...

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