Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: FY18

Senate Panel Approves $79.6B FY18 USDOT Budget

July 28, 2017 – The Senate Appropriations Committee on July 27 unanimously approved legislation funding the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2018.

Amtrak Releases Corrected 5-Year Financial Plan

July 17, 2017 – As noted in last week’s ETW, Amtrak has released its own five-year business plan and financial forecast. The original version of the plan (preserved here for posterity) had inaccurate tables in the back of the report relating to route-by-route ridership and financial forecasts. Amtrak has now released a corrected version of the document.

House Amends, Passes FY18 Corps of Engineers Budget

July 27, 2017 – The House of Representatives was in session until 12:22 a.m. this morning amending the Energy and Water Development portions of the “security minibus” appropriations bill (H.R. 3299). Here’s what happened on the legislative day of July 26.

FY18 USDOT Funding Plan Approved by Senate Subcommittee

July 25, 2017 – 1:30 p.m. Earlier today, the Senate Transportation-Housing Subcommittee approved draft legislation appropriating $19.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Transportation in fiscal year 2018. This is part of an overall bill appropria… This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO […]

Amtrak Releases Full 5-Year Business Plan

July 20, 2017 – Amtrak submitted its fiscal 2018 budget request to Congress on May 31, but did not get around to publishing its full financial plan to accompany the budget request until late last week.

House Panel Approves FY18 TSA, Coast Guard Funding

July 20, 2017 – The House Appropriations Committee on July 18 approved a draft bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2018. Unlike many non-defense programs, DHS was largely spared from proposed cuts in the President’s budget request, and the House bill largely adheres to the budget request.

House to Consider $789B “Security Minibus” Spending Bill

July 19, 2017 – After trying (and failing) to convince at least 218 of their members to support a $1.228 trillion omnibus appropriations bill, House Republican leaders have now moved to let the House consider a $789 billion package of four appropriations bills next week.

House Moves FY18 Budget Blueprint Through Committee

July 19, 2017 – The House Budget Committee this week released its long-awaited (and long overdue) budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018 and the ten-year 2018-2027 period. The Committee began marking up the draft resolution on July 19.

TSA, Coast Guard Funding Advances in House

July 13, 2017 – A House subcommittee has approved draft legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2018, and the full Appropriations Committee is scheduled to consider the bill on July 18.

House Appropriators Release Full FY18 Spending Plan

July 13, 2017 – The House Appropriations Committee was scheduled today to approve its plan to subdivide $1.1 trillion in discretionary appropriations among the twelve annual spending bills for fiscal year 2018.

Full Analysis of FY18 USDOT Appropriations Bill Text (House)

July 11, 2017 – 8:45 a.m. Yesterday evening, the House Appropriations Committee released the draft appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation and of Housing and Urban Affairs for fiscal year 2018. Bill text is here and the full comm… This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account […]