Issue / Appropriations

Takeaways from the Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting

This week, 14,000 transportation researchers and practitioners convened in Washington, DC for the Transportation Research Board annual...

Updated HTF Forecast From CBO Due Jan. 28

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office will release its annual Budget and Economic Outlook report at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January...

USDOT Solicits Applications for $906M in FY20 INFRA Grants by Feb. 25

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week that the available amount of competitive INFRA grant funding for fiscal year...

House to Consider $1.25 Billion in FHWA Emergency Relief Appropriations Week of Jan. 27

House Democratic leaders today announced that the House will consider a $3.35 billion emergency supplemental appropriations bill the...

Guest Op-Ed: Less Spectrum Means Less Safety

We rarely hear about the 37,000 people who die every year on our roads. The statistics are staggering, which is a big part of the...

Study Commissioned by Congress Recommends Increasing Airport PFC Cap by $3 per Passenger

A new study from the RAND Corporation, commissioned by Congress in 2018, recommends that the statutory maximum passenger facility...

Webinar: Making the Grade: MDOT MTA’s Core Bus Performance Monitoring Program

Following the 2017 launch of BaltimoreLink, a complete network redesign of the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit...

OMB, CBO $918m Apart on Scoring FY20 THUD Appropriations

Yesterday, the Office of Management and Budget issued its report to Congress estimating total appropriations amounts contained in the...

December 1969 USDOT “RailPax” Passenger Rail Proposal

This is the text of the draft legislation sent by the U.S. Department of Transportation in December 1969 to the White House Bureau of...

White House Releases Overhaul of NEPA Implementing Regulations

On December 9, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released a proposed rule to overhaul the enforcement of National...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 13, 2020

Tuesday, January 14 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation –...

Administration Releases AV 4.0 Document

The Trump Administration today released the fourth iteration of a federal government policy statement on automated vehicles (AVs). The...

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