Issue / Bridges

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...

Energy and Commerce Panel Looks at Transportation Fuels

March 8, 2018 On March 7, the House Subcommittee on the Environment held a hearing addressing the future of transportation fuels and...

Timeline of the Gateway Program

[Updated March 8, 2018] October 2010 – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie kills the $8.7 billion Access to the Region’s Core...

Original Gateway Program Presentation – February 2011

This is the original presentation Amtrak used in February 2011 when announcing plans for the Gateway Program,

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 12, 2018

Tuesday, March 13 - Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation -  Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine...

Hudson Tunnel May Be Key Sticking Point in FY18 Negotiations

March 2, 2018 As noted elsewhere in this issue, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees are currently negotiating the fiscal...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 26, 2018

[Some of the February 28 meeting times may change due to the pending funeral arrangements in the Capitol for Rev. Billy Graham - keep...

Amtrak Submits Ambitious $11 Billion Budget Request

February 22, 2018 As part of the regular federal budget process, the Trump Administration on January 12 submitted a budget request...

White House Infrastructure Plan Met With Skepticism; Trump Tells Lawmakers He Will Accept Gas Tax Increase

February 15, 2018 President Trump submitted his long-awaited infrastructure initiative to Congress on Monday. In a formal message to...

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