Issue / FASTLANE

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 11, 2017

Tuesday, March 14 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources – full committee hearing on opportunities to improve American energy...

Stakeholders Push Multimodal Investment

February 24, 2017 On February 15, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing entitled Moving America:...

Life in the FASTLANE

February 17, 2017 Freight by its nature crosses state and national borders, it is enormously important to the U.S. economy, and has...

Trump Order on Project Delivery Puts White House In Charge

February 2, 2017 On January 24, President Trump signed Executive Order 13766, establishing a new process to accelerate the review...

CBO: Tight Spending Constraints Ahead

January 25, 2017 Yesterday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook, this one...

Foxx Keynotes TRB Meeting, Releases Final 30-Year Forecast

January 18, 2017 Outgoing Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on January 9 gave the keynote address to the 2017 annual meeting of...

The Trump Infrastructure Agenda – What Would “Buy American, Hire American” Really Entail?

January 18, 2017 As Washington, DC largely shuts down to make way for the inaugural ceremonies of Donald J. Trump (and the related...

FHWA Issues Performance Measure Rule With GHG Measure; DOT Issues Final 30-Year Forecast

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 9:45 a.m. Team ETW is preoccupied this week with the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board...

Senate Belatedly Debating FY 2017 Budget Blueprint

January 5, 2017 The U.S. Senate will spend the rest of this week and early next week debating a budget blueprint for fiscal year...

USDOT Taps Universities to Lead Innovative Research with UTC Grants

December 16, 2016 On December 5th, USDOT announced the winners of the University Transportation Centers (UTC) competition mandated...

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...

Guest Op-Ed: Automated Vehicles and Minding the Looming Infrastructure Funding Gap

Needless to say, the Department of Transportation, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has had a busy few...

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