Issue / Emissions

Road to Recovery Webinar: Double the Trouble: Evacuations During COVID-19

In this webinar, join a discussion about ongoing research and efforts to address evacuations from disasters and emergencies amidst the...

House to Consider DOT Appropriations Tomorrow (Not Homeland)

The House is scheduled to take up a massive package of six appropriations bills for fiscal 2021 on Thursday, July 30, but a seventh...

The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

Transportation access is one of the fundamental objectives of the public sector as a means to provide access to jobs, services,...

New Senate COVID Bill Gives Another $10B for Airports but Nothing for State DOTs, Transit Agencies

Senate Republicans have released the bill text of their latest coronavirus response legislation this evening, in piecemeal fashion. The...

Senate Appears Unlikely to Move Surface Bill Before September

The U.S. Senate is currently scheduled to leave town on Friday, August 7 and not come back for a month – and it looks like the...

Internal GOP Haggling Delays Coronavirus Aid Bill to Next Week

Protracted internal negotiations between the White House and Congressional Republicans have delayed the scheduled release of the GOP's...

House to Consider FY21 Transportation Appropriations Next Week

The House of Representatives is scheduled to consider a $2.3 trillion package of seven appropriations bills for fiscal 2012 next week,...

House Adds Coast Guard, Maritime Bills to Defense Authorization

On July 21, the House of Representatives passed a $734 billion defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2021, after amending the bill...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 27, 2020

Monday, July 27, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 – House Rules – full committee hearing on proposed amendments to H.R. 7617, the combined...

Senate Panel Approves Two Airport Funding Bills

As part of its July 22 executive session, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved two bills related to...

Nomination News: STB May Get Full Membership, Szabat Approved by Committee

This week, the Senate Commerce Committee approved the nomination of Joel Szabat to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, and...

The State of the Transportation and Mobility Workforce

The supply-chain shocks and many challenges facing public transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic have emphasized the essential...

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