Issue / Federal Governance

Here’s how long it may take Biden’s infrastructure package to jolt the economy

"We could see a lot more contracts going out next year in advance of spring construction," said Jeff Davis, senior fellow at the...

The false claim that only 11 percent of the infrastructure bill goes to ‘real infrastructure’

“Together, that is $257.5 billion in above-baseline spending for capital improvements to infrastructure that is, in almost all...

State and Local Push on Infrastructure Finally Pays Off

“This is orders of magnitude more discretion than has ever been given to a secretary of transportation before about being able to...

AP FACT CHECK: Biden hypes $1T bill impact on electric cars

Once the bill is signed into law, for instance, about $1 billion — the first year of $5 billion of the $7.5 billion in EV funding...

Infrastructure Bill Gives Biden Administration Greater Say Over Projects

The legislation sets guidelines for how applicants are to be evaluated, said Jeff Davis, senior fellow at the Eno Center for...

How the $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Aims to Affect Americans’ Lives

The sheer magnitude of the dollars is important, said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, but a shift...

White House Names 3 More DOT Nominees; 4 Others Approved in Committee

This week, President Biden transmitted three more U.S. Department of Transportation nominees to the Senate, while the Commerce, Science...

Guiding the New UAS Industry to Safety Excellence

The aviation industry and regulators are achieving many notable successes in creating effective policies to facilitate the integration...

Biden Signs Sweeping Market Competition/Concentration Order

On July 9, President Biden signed one of the widest-ranging executive orders of his Administration, EO 14036, "Promoting Competition in...

Monje Confirmed at USDOT; White House Makes FMC Nomination

Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Carlos Monje, Jr. to be the number 3 official at the U.S. Department...

Revised Version of House Democratic Transportation Bill to Be Marked Up Tomorrow

Yesterday, the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a revised version of the INVEST in America...

Op-Ed: Federal Transportation Policy’s Prerequisites

The future of the federal surface transportation program is uncertain and clouded by an ever-widening range of parallel and perhaps...

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