Issue / Highway Trust Fund

Senate GOP Prepares Infrastructure Counter-Proposal as Democrats Mull Strategy

President Biden and Transportation Secretary Buttigieg continued outreach to the public and Capitol Hill this week on the...

Senate Hearing Kicks Tires on Federal Mileage Fee

A Senate hearing on April 14 wound up focusing on what needs to happen next in order to begin the transition from a system that...

Giving Guaranteed Multi-Year Funding for Transportation Outside a Trust Fund

Surface transportation reauthorization legislation is due from Congress this year, and increased investment in infrastructure of all...

Democrats to Struggle Going ‘Solo’ on Main Parts of Highway Bill

Jeff Davis said highway bills passed using regular order have been able to inject funding into the highway trust fund to keep it...

Senate Public Works Panel Kicks Off 2021 Infrastructure Hearings

This week, the Senate Environment and Public Work Committee’s hearing on infrastructure investment set some incredibly lofty goals...

How Imbalanced Will Another Large Bailout Make the Highway Trust Fund?

With Democrats holding the White House and both chambers of Congress, a clear appetite exists for significantly increased funding on...

Workshop: Everything You Need to Know About Surface Transportation Funding and Policy

This webinar was held live exclusively for members and alumni.  A new administration on the Hill means new staff, new priorities,...

Final Highway Trust Fund Tax Receipts Were Robust in FY 2020 – Suspiciously So

The books have closed on federal fiscal year 2020, which ended on September 30, and despite coronavirus and its effects on travel and...

Gasoline Production Plateau Continues at 10 percent Below 2019

Data from the Energy Department through the end of September continue to support the hypothesis that, post-lockdowns, U.S. gasoline...

10-Week CR, 1-Year FAST Act Extension Signed Into Law

At 1 a.m. on October 1, President Trump signed into law a 72-day stopgap appropriations bill (H.R. 8337) for fiscal year 2021 that also...

Gardner Bill Pushes Long-Sought Eastern Plains Interstate. But Big Hurdles Remain

Gardner’s bill would not provide new funding for the highway. Designation is “just a way of attracting attention to the project and...

One-Year FAST Act Extension Passes House

The House of Representatives has passed a one-year extension of FAST Act funding and policy as Division B of a larger fiscal-year-end...

Be Part of the Conversation
Sign up to receive news, events, publications, and course notifications.
No thanks