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Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 27, 2020

Tuesday, January 28 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Transportation and Security – subcommittee...

Pelosi Promises Rollout of Infrastructure Initiative Week of Jan. 27

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said in her weekly press conference yesterday that House Democrats would roll out their long-awaited...

Comparing the Transportation Plans of the 5 Leading Democratic Candidates

With one month to go until the February 19 infrastructure debate in Las Vegas for presidential candidates, where do the leading...

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...

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