Issue / FY21

FTA Gives Some Small Start Projects $250M in COVID Funding

The Department of Transportation announced on June 11 how the remaining $250 million of the March 2021 American Rescue Plans's $1.7...

DOT Revises Rules for Renamed RAISE Multimodal Grants

The multimodal surface transportation grant program first established in early 2009 and named TIGER by the Obama Administration, and...

Biden Signs $1.9T COVID/Stimulus Bill Into Law

President Biden signed into law yesterday the latest $1.9 trillion COVID relief and economic stimulus bill (H.R. 1319), now called the...

Reconciliation Bill On Hold Pending Unemployment Insurance Agreement

The only thing more tedious than a Senate vote-a-rama is, apparently, a suspended vote-a-rama. The period of post-debate amendment...

House Democrats Bring Back Appropriations Earmarks, but Transportation Scope Unclear

The new chairman of the House Appropriations Committee announced on February 26 (in a 5 p.m. Friday afternoon news dump) that the...

House to Vote on $1.9 Trillion COVID Stimulus Tonight

The House of Representatives is expected to vote late tonight on the $1.9 trillion COVID aid and stimulus bill (H.R. 1319) being moved...

House Democrats to Increase Transit Funding in COVID Bill by $461 Million

House Democratic leaders are adding $461 million in extra mass transit funding and a $9 million COVID leave fund for FAA employees to...

House to Consider Budget Reconciliation Bill Next Week

The House of Representatives is scheduled to consider a budget reconciliation bill next week that provides up to $1.9 trillion in...

House Committees Approve Budget Reconciliation Bill with $57.5 Billion in Transportation Funding

House committees have completed action on most of the $1.9 trillion in COVID relief spending requested by President Biden this week,...

How the House Reconciliation Bill’s $30 Billion for Transit Will Be Distributed

The budget reconciliation legislation approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week provides an...

Congress Approves Budget Plan to Fast-Track $1.9 Trillion COVID Stimulus

The House and Senate this week passed budget blueprints designed to fast-track a $1.889 trillion spending bill for COVID-19 relief and...

Democratic Leaders Intend $57.5 Billion for Transportation in New COVID-Stimulus Bill

Plans by Congressional Democratic leaders for new legislation providing $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 aid and economic stimulus call for...

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