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Issue / Highways & Streets

Highways and roads are the backbone of the transportation system. 91 percent of American households own a vehicle and use those vehicles to make the vast majority of their trips. Highways and local streets also constitute the bulk of transportation investment at the federal, state and local level. Vehicle miles hit a record 3.2 trillion miles in 2018, and continue to climb, posing challenges for maintenance, investment, congestion, and the environment.

Barrasso Will Leave Highway Chairmanship

Senate Environment and Public Works chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) announced on November 18 that, if Republicans retain control of the...

Webinar: Environmental (in)Justice During COVID-19

In this webinar, we will address the harm inflicted upon minorities, low-income, rural, and tribal populations through disproportionate...

Webinar: Reimagining Regulations for a Changing Mobility Landscape

As the world's mobility landscape changes, city and transportation leaders must grapple with new ways to provide the best...

Webinar: What Counts in Mobility? Rethinking Transportation Modeling

Transportation models predict the traffic volume of a given bridge, highway, or train and allow decision-makers to make more informed...

Authorization Table for STRR Act As Introduced in the House

Table of funding authorizations for the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 as released by the chairman of...

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...

House-Passed Extension Gives Highway Funding Increase to Texas and Colorado – And No One Else

As predicted earlier this week by ETW with 99.999 percent accuracy, the Federal Highway Administration has confirmed to Congress that...

Webinar Recap: Transportation Spending and Planning in the Time of COVID

The coronavirus pandemic has hammered state and municipal budgets across the United States. A recent analysis from the National League...

VMT Stabilized in July; Gas Production Indicates This May Be “New Normal” Level

The July issue of Traffic Volume Trends from the Federal Highway Administration says that total vehicle miles-traveled (VMT) on U.S....

$1 Billion in BUILD Grants Announced by USDOT

The U.S. Department of Transportation on September 16 announced the selectees for $1 billion in surface transportation grants from the...

Webinar: A Century of Fighting Traffic Congestion in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is studying congestion pricing to manage the region’s heavy traffic...

Jeff Davis Presentation on Eisenhower and Transportation

This is a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation that Eno's Jeff Davis gave at the Capitol Historical Society Heritage Lecture on September...

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