Issue / Project Delivery

Section-by-Section Summary of S. 1626. the Senate Passenger Rail Bill, As Introduced

Please see the amendments adopted in the Commerce Committee on June 25, summarized elsewhere in this issue, for changes to the...

Senate Panel OK’s FY16 DOT Appropriations

June 25, 2015 The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a bill providing $55.6 billion in new discretionary spending for...

Section-by-Section Summary of the DRIVE Act (S. 1647) As Reported From the EPW Committee

TITLE I – FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS Subtitle A – Authorizations and Programs Sec. 1001. Authorization of appropriations. Authorizes...

Lessons Learned From the Utah Transit Authority System Expansion

The paper, Lessons Learned From the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) System Expansion, details UTA’s journey from a single-mode mass...

Lessons Learned From the Chicago O’Hare Modernization Program

Industry experts and the general public alike are skeptical of success when it comes to large-scale infrastructure projects. This...

EPW Committee Approves DRIVE Act

June 24, 2015 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has approved S. 1647, a six-year highway funding authorization bill,...

Myths Surrounding Devolution of Federal Transportation Programs

As the lame-duck session of Congress approaches, there is nascent optimism within the transportation community that perhaps this could...

Federal Prohibitions on Toll Roads, How They Got There, and How the GROW AMERICA Act Proposes to Change Them

May 6, 2014 Let’s just say that Congress has been having this debate for a really long time. The first law providing federal...

Design-Build: Doing More With Existing Resources

BY RICHARD THOMAS, LCP Director, State & Local Legislative Affairs, Design-Build Institute of America Passing legislation in...

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