Issue / Emissions

House to Consider Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Spend-Down Bill Next Week

The House of Representatives is likely to consider H.R. 2440, the "Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act," on the...

HTF Included in Romney-Manchin Trust Fund “Rescue” Bill

A new bipartisan bill in the Senate would establish expedited "fast track" procedures for legislation to fix insolvent federal trust...

World Bank Forum Looks at Gender Inequity in Transportation

During the October 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, sessions covered topics of concern around...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 28, 2019

Tuesday, October 29 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security – subcommittee hearing on...

Amendments Filed in the Senate to the FY 2020 USDOT Appropriations Act

Reflects all transportation-related amendments filed as of close of business on October 30, 2019. The text of the first three...

FY19 Highway Trust Fund Deficit Dropped Slightly Due to Trucking Tax Receipt Increase

The Highway Trust Fund ran a "real" cash deficit of $12.45 billion in fiscal year 2019, which was slightly less than the $12.63 billion...

Delivering Better Outcomes: Recommendations to Improve the Governance and Oversight of DC Circulator and Streetcar

The District of Columbia contributes to the regional transportation network by providing two public transit systems in the...

Gas Tax Receipts Dropped in FY 2019

The Highway Trust Fund took in $26.5 billion in gross gasoline tax receipts in the just-ended fiscal year 2019, $236 million less than...

Senate May Consider FY20 Transportation-HUD Appropriations Next Week

The U.S. Senate could start consideration of a package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills that includes the Transportation-HUD...

USDOT Announces Rural Transportation Initiative

The U.S. Department of Transportation on October 8 announced a new initiative for promoting and coordinating rural transportation...

FHWA Gives States Highway Obligation Authority Through Nov. 21

The Federal Highway Administration on October 10 gave state departments of transportation $5.2 billion in fiscal year 2020 highway...

2020 Highway Rescission May Get Repealed in Defense Bill

A looming $7.6 billion cut in highway funding scheduled to take place on July 1, 2020 may be repealed in the National Defense...

Be Part of the Conversation
Sign up to receive news, events, publications, and course notifications.
No thanks