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Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 20, 2020

Wednesday, July 22 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee business meeting to mark up pending legislation...

Webinar: Best Practices for Incorporating Equity into Performance-Based Processes

Recent events have further highlighted the systemic inequities built into American society, and our transportation infrastructure is no...

Webinar: The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

Transportation access is one of the fundamental objectives of the public sector as a means to provide access to jobs, services,...

House Appropriators Advance FY21 Transportation Funding

Yesterday evening, the House Appropriations Committee approved a $233 billion appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation...

Road to Recovery Webinar: Opportunities to Consider in Paratransit Operations

In this webinar, join an interactive discussion about the opportunities, challenges, and lessons learned as transit agencies continue...

Webinar: Transit Innovation in the Time of COVID

The challenges facing public transit during the global pandemic are well-known, with low ridership, safety concerns for workers, and...

Webinar: State of the Industry: Freight Rail in 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on consumer-facing industries, like aviation or retail, has received great coverage in the press and in the...

Webinar: Congestion Pricing’s Role in Building More Equitable Transportation Systems

Congestion pricing is an idea that has broad support from transportation practitioners. However, many elected officials and members of...

Road to Recovery Webinar: DIY City: How Small Actions Can Solve Big Problems

Cities and metropolitan areas around the world face immense challenges today. In a new posthumous book, renowned urban planner Hank...

June Jobs Report Shows Little Transportation Sector Rebound

On July 2, while we were still focused on the House infrastructure bill, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the estimated jobs...

Regional Variations Persisted As VMT Recovered Somewhat in May

This week, the Federal Highway Administration released its estimates of vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) on a state-by-state basis and...

June HTF Tax Receipts Were 41% Below Last Year

The Treasury Department issued its monthly report on Highway Trust Fund revenues this week, covering June 2020. Net tax deposits into...

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