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FY18 Omnibus: Railroad Programs

March 22, 2018 The fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations agreement includes $3.09 billion for the programs of the Federal Railroad...

FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations – USDOT Tables

PDF file containing tabular data on the fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations bill released on March 21, 2018. The file includes the...

$1.3 Trillion Omnibus FY18 Appropriations Package Released

March 22, 2018 (9:30 a.m.) After three consecutive all-night staff negotiation sessions, and a morning, afternoon, and evening of...

Treasury Reports Trust Funds Outlook – Transit Cuts May Be Necessary in FY20

March 15, 2018 Last Friday, the Treasury Department released the quarterly Treasury Bulletin, a publication containing a trove of...

Senate Democrats Release $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan. Again.

March 8, 2018 Senate Democrats on March 7 released a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan, which was an expansion of the $1...

House Panel Pushes Railroads, Regulators on PTC Deadline

February 23, 2018 The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held an oversight hearing on February 15 to...

Amtrak Submits Ambitious $11 Billion Budget Request

February 22, 2018 As part of the regular federal budget process, the Trump Administration on January 12 submitted a budget request...

President Submits $77.3 Billion Budget for USDOT for FY19

February 15, 2018 On February 12, President Trump proposed a federal budget for fiscal year 2019 that would give the U.S....

FY19 Budget Request: Rail Programs Face Significant Cuts

February 15, 2018 The President's 2019 budget proposes significant cuts in the programs of the Federal Railroad Administration...

FY19 Budget Request: Highway Trust Fund Promises Kept This Year, but No Plan for the Future

February 14, 2018 The fiscal 2019 budget request from the Trump Administration scrupulously fulfills all of the promises made by the...

FY19 Budget Request: Mass Transit Again Faces “New Start” Cuts

February 14, 2018 This week, the White House once again proposed a budget that would eliminate the Federal Transit Administration's...

White House Submits FY19 Budget Request

February 12, 2018 - 12:30 p.m. President Trump today proposed a $4.4 trillion federal budget for fiscal year 2019. As part of the...

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