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House Surface Bill Markup Stretches into Second Day

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's markup of H.R. 2, the surface transportation reauthorization bill, will...

Road to Recovery Webinar: The Federal Role in Transit’s COVID Recovery

Public transportation has been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The stay at home orders have dramatically reduced...

Webinar: Automated Vehicle Technology, Public Policy, and BMW’s Level 3 AV System

While much of the transportation-related news has been focused on COVID-19 recovery, automated vehicle technologies are quietly...

Revised Surface Bill Introduced; Markup Set for June 17

After ETW went out the door at lunchtime on Friday, June 12, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee formally announced...

House and Senate Highway Bill Comparison Table

This is a two-page table comparing funding levels in the Senate's highway reauthorization bill (S. 2302 as reported in the Senate) with...

Amendments Filed to INVEST in America Act Ahead of House Committee Markup

This is a list of the amendments filed by members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in advance of the scheduled...

Funding Table for Democratic Substitute for INVEST in America Act (June 12 2020)

This is a 2-page table showing funding authorization levels in the amendment in the nature of a substitute for H.R. 2, the INVEST in...

INVEST in America Act – Democratic Substitute Version (June 12 2020)

This is the text of a proposed amendment in the nature of a substitute (complete replacement) to the bill H.R. 2, the INVEST in America...

Maryland likely to be on the hook for millions if it wants to save the Purple Line project, analysts say

“The private partners want to maintain their reputation,” Puentes said, “so I’m sure they didn’t make this decision...

House Surface Bill to Move Ahead Despite Divided Stakeholders

The surface transportation reauthorization bill introduced by House Democrats last week (H.R. 7095, the INVEST in America Act) will be...

The House’s INVEST Act – Competitive Highway Grant Programs

After Congress stopped earmarking special projects in law for its own legislators in 2011, a feeling built up in Congress that if they...

CDC Contract Tracing Rule Pushed to September

Earlier this week, Trump Administration officials tasked an interagency working group to come up with a plan for conducting contract...

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