Issue / Bridges

How Did Different Transportation Modes Fare at the Ballot Box?

Updated December 5, 2018 *This article is being updated. Check back soon for the final 2018 numbers. Voters approved far more...

Colorado Rejects Two Transportation Ballot Measures, Elects Jared Polis as Governor

November 8, 2018 On Tuesday’s ballot, Colorado voters faced two opposing statewide transportation measures. Both failed by roughly...

Most Major Transportation Ballot Measures Pass; More Analysis to Come

November 7, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. Voters considered over 300 transportation-related ballot measures this Election Day. While Eno will...

Automated Shipping: Full Speed Ahead, but Challenges Remain

September 20, 2018 The maritime industry is making progress toward automated shipping, but much of that progress has been limited to...

FHWA Asks 25 Rural States to Submit Applications for $225 Million in Bridge Grants

September 6, 2018 The Federal Highway Administration yesterday published a funding notice in the Federal Register letting the 25...

Senate Floor Amendment Log – FY 2019 Transportation Appropriations

Senate Amendment Log – FY 2019 Department of Transportation Appropriations Updated through the close of business on July 31,...

Shuster Introduces His Infrastructure Bill

July 23, 2018 This evening, House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) is releasing the text of his own...

On Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure Resilience, Transportation Takes a Back Seat—For Now

July 19, 2018 “It has been said critically that there is a tendency in many armies to spend the peace time studying how to fight...

Senate EPW Holds Hearing on Low-cost Federal Infrastructure Loans

July 12, 2018 Amidst an ongoing discussion of investing in U.S. infrastructure, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works...

New Jersey Submits Final (?) Portal North Bridge Funding Plan; Port Authority Takes Over Hudson Tunnel Sponsorship

June 29, 2018 Today, the group of New York and New Jersey entities responsible for the Gateway Program (the $30+ billion portfolio...

Will the Third Time Be the Charm for the Portal North Bridge?

June 21, 2018 New Jersey Transit (and Amtrak) face a July 14 deadline for getting the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to...

Senate Committee Examines Effects of Autonomous Technologies on Infrastructure

June 14, 2018 On Wednesday, the full Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing entitled, “Innovation and...

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