Issue / Emissions

FHWA Updates Estimates on FY 2020 FAST Act Highway Rescission

November 16, 2016 In an attempt to make the budget totals of the legislation balance, section 1438 of the FAST Act of 2015 orders...

A Transportation Revolution Can’t Run on Autopilot

(This article was first published in The Source, LA Metro's News and Views Blog) Why tech visionaries need to have feet planted...

Summaries of the 30 Most Important Transportation Ballot Questions

November 9, 2016 Our short summaries of each of the top 30 ballot initiatives at stake last night follow, in alphabetical order,...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 19, 2016

Thursday, September 22 - House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade and Subcommittee on Energy and...

FTA Gives Out $211M in Discretionary FY16 Bus Grants

September 14, 2016 The Federal Transit Administration on September 8 announced the recipients of $211 million in discretionary bus...

Highway Stakeholder Groups Oppose GHG Measurement for Highway Performance

August 24, 2016 On August 19, 2016, a coalition of 23 highway stakeholder groups submitted comments for the record (available here)...

EPA Says It Can Set Fuel Efficiency Standards for Aircraft but Manufacturers Wait for ICAO

August 24, 2016 On July 25, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), operating under authority given to the agency in the Clear...

Highway Stakeholder Comments on GHG Measurement in Highway Performance Rule

Written comments for the record from 23 highway stakeholder groups critical of the idea of including a greenhouse gas metric in the...

Point/Counterpoint: Should Greenhouse Gas Emissions Be Used to Measure Highway Performance?

August 18, 2016 In this week's edition of Point/Counterpoint, the chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Environment and...

Guest Op-Ed: Congress Did Not Intend Greenhouse Gases to Be Measured for Highway Performance

Guest op-ed by Senator James M. Inhofe (R-OK), chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works August 18, 2016 My...

FTA Requests Public Input for 5-Year Research Plan

August 18, 2016 As the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) develops its department-wide, five-year strategic research plan, the...

New Fuel Economy Rules for Trucks Will Affect HTF Finances

August 18, 2016 This week, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration jointly...

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