Issue / Bridges

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...

California Voters Decide Transportation Initiatives, Recall Legislator Who Voted for Gas Tax Increase

June 14, 2018 In last Tuesday’s primary, California voters decided on a mix of state and regional transportation measures. Prior...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 11, 2018

Wednesday, June 13 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing to examine innovation and America's...

Trump Admin. Selects $1.5B in Highway/Freight Funding Grants

June 5, 2018 Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation sent Congress a proposed list of 26 projects totaling $1.535 billion under...

Infrastructure Week: Four Themes from the East Coast Kickoff Event

May 18, 2018 The sixth annual Infrastructure Week kicked off in cities across the U.S. on May 14. This year’s lineup featured 110...

FHWA Distributes $36.4 Billion in Highway Funding to States

April 18, 2018 On Monday evening, the Federal Highway Administration distributed $36.4 billion in fiscal year 2018 highway spending...

FY 2018 Highway Obligation Limitation – Step by Step Calculation

This document shows the step-by-step distribution of the fiscal 2018 obligation limitation on the federal-aid highways program - how it...

Four Takeaways from Uber’s Big Launch Day

April 13, 2018 Uber announced Wednesday a series of new initiatives designed to work with cities in addressing challenges related to...

FY18 Omnibus: Highway Programs

March 22, 2018 The fiscal year 2018 omnibus appropriations package contains $47.5 billion in budgetary resources for the Federal...

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