Issue / State Governance

Webinar: The Role of Transportation in Improving America’s Health

Transportation access is one of the fundamental objectives of the public sector as a means to provide access to jobs, services,...

Road to Recovery Webinar: John Porcari

This webinar is led by John Porcari, who served as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation during the 2009 recession. He will discuss...

Road to Recovery Webinar: Ed Emmett

This webinar features Ed Emmett, who led the Harris County Office of Emergency Management during several natural disasters, Hurricane...

$3 Trillion House Bill Up for Vote Today; Includes Massive Muni Aid, Frontline Transportation Worker Pay Subsidies

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote late today on a $3+ trillion coronavirus response bill drafted by House...

COVID Bailouts for States – Should DOTs Get Separate Carve-Outs? Should Pre-COVID Financial Conditions Matter?

This week, Congress passed another round of coronavirus response legislation, this bill (H.R. 266) providing another $483 billion in...

AASHTO Revenue Stopgap Request Letter – April 6 2020

This is a letter from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) to Congressional leaders dated...

State DOTs Request $50 Billion in New Federal COVID Assistance, $800 Billion Surface Transportation Bill

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) yesterday requested $50 billion in emergency federal...

Were State DOTs Really Left Out of the “CV3” Bill?

The American Public Transportation Association requested $16 billion in direct aid for transit agencies as part of the third...

Transit and Road Measures Fare Well, but State Revenue Collection Takes a Hit: Takeaways from Election Night

Throughout 2019, voters in 31 states decided on over 200 transportation-related ballot measures totaling nearly $19 billion in...

Rideshare Taxes, State Revenue Limits, and Major Transit Bonds: Top 10 Ballot Measures to Watch in November

This November —in addition to a slew of gubernatorial, state legislative, and mayoral elections—voters across 20 states will decide...

Delivering Better Outcomes: Recommendations to Improve the Governance and Oversight of DC Circulator and Streetcar

The District of Columbia contributes to the regional transportation network by providing two public transit systems in the...

Reforming America’s Transportation System

In February 2019 the Eno Center for Transportation (Eno) and the Reason Foundation (Reason) convened a three-day workshop (the...

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