Issue / Infrastructure Bank

Federal Borrowing for Infrastructure Funding – How Could It Be Done?

“With real interest rates at zero or below, shouldn’t the federal government just borrow the money to pay for something worthwhile,...

Ways and Means Looks at Difficult Issue of Paying for Infrastructure

Hours after House Democrats joyously announced the outline of their $760 billion infrastructure initiative, the House Ways and Means...

Pelosi Promises Rollout of Infrastructure Initiative Week of Jan. 27

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said in her weekly press conference yesterday that House Democrats would roll out their long-awaited...

USDOT Announces Rural Transportation Initiative

The U.S. Department of Transportation on October 8 announced a new initiative for promoting and coordinating rural transportation...

New Report Examines True Federal Cost of State/Local Infrastructure Financing

October 26, 2018 When most people think of federal financial support for state and local infrastructure spending, they think of the...

Examples of National Infrastructure Bank Proposals

Dodd-Hagel 2007 – The I-Bank issues $60 billion in bonds with severable, tradable interest coupons. The I-Bank uses the proceeds of...

Tabular Summary of Infrastructure Bank Proposals

This is a supplement to an article in the August 10, 2016 Eno Transportation Weekly (Week of August 8, 2016) providing a one-page table...

A Look at Infrastructure Banks (Part 2)

August 10, 2016 Last week’s article gave a history of the concept of the “infrastructure bank” concept in the United States....

A History of Infrastructure Bank Proposals

August 3, 2016 Investing in national transportation infrastructure became a significant talking point for both Hillary Clinton and...

1997 NEXTEA (Administration Bill) Legislative Text Part 1

Text of part 1 of the Clinton Administration's proposed NEXTEA surface transportation reauthorization bill.

2009 Oberstar Surface Reauthorization Bill – Section-by-Section Summary

Section-by-section analysis of chairman Oberstar's June 22, 2009 draft surface transportation reauthorization bill.

2009 Oberstar Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

Text of chairman Oberstar's draft surface transportation reauthorization bill dated June 22, 2009. This draft bill was approved by the...

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