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ACS Survey 5-Year Estimates: Commuting Trends Mostly Stable with Dips in Driving Alone

On December 19, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau released the five-year estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) conducted from...

Congress Adjourns For Year After Passing $2.9T in Legislation

The House of Representatives and Senate have left town for the year after passing two mammoth spending and tax bills with a total...

USMCA Trade Bill Addresses Trucking Competition

This week, the House of Representatives passed the bill implementing the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA), which repeals...

DOT Makes $1B in New TIFIA Loans

In the last seven days, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced over $1 billion in new federal direct loans under the TIFIA...

Happy Holidays with Mobility On Demand

'Tis the season for sharing, and what better way to get into the spirit than with shared rides? Los Angeles County Metropolitan...

How Well Did the Appropriations Committees Meet the 5-Year FAST Act Targets?

Now that the final fiscal year 2020 Transportation-Housing Appropriations bill has been released, we can add up how well the House and...

Water Infrastructure Programs Get $11 Billion in Final FY20 Appropriations Bills

Key programs for water infrastructure development in multiple federal agencies received almost $11 billion in the final FY 2020...

Final FY20 Homeland Security Appropriations for Transportation Security

The fiscal 2020 Homeland Security appropriations conference agreement is included in the first of the two year-end "minibus"...

Final FY20 Appropriations Legislation Unveiled, Tax Extenders Added

The House will vote today on two bills which combine 12 appropriations bills, several tax bills and a host of other provisions with a...

Final FY20 Bill Provides $87.2 Billion for USDOT

The final, year-long appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020 provides or allows a total of $87.2 billion in gross discretionary budget...

More bus lanes coming to DC streets in 2020

The transformation that we’re looking for is a radical re-commitment to the bus,” Eno Center for Transportation President Rob...

Final FY20 Appropriations Agreement Reached

Yesterday, the chairmen of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees announced that they had reached a final agreement on the...

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