June 6, 2018 – The Senate Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee this morning approved, by voice vote, a draft bill appropriating a net $71.4 billion for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2019. As is the usual practice, the subcommittee markup session was brief (just over 15 minutes), gave out few details, and featured a lot of positive statements and no amendments.
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May 23, 2018 – House Members grilled recently confirmed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez on the delayed implementation of motor carrier provisions of the FAST Act at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Tuesday.
May 24, 2018 – Yesterday evening, the House Appropriations Committee amended and approved a draft bill providing $88.8 billion in funding for the U.S.
May 18, 2018 – During Infrastructure Week, two panels featuring freight experts and stakeholders emphasized the multimodal freight infrastructure needs across major U.S.
Tuesday, May 22 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on the FAST Act’s motor carrier provisions (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
May 18, 2018 – An $88.8 billion spending plan for the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2019 sailed through a House subcommittee this week and will go before the full Appropriations Committee next week.
April 27, 2018 – Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed H.R.
April 25, 2018 – Last night, the House Rules Committee approved a special procedure that will allow the House to consider 116 amendments to H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill.
April 20, 2018 – The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on the official House floor schedule for next week, and the House Rules Committee has scheduled a hearing for 5 p.m.
April 19, 2018 – The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill, that were filed before or shortly after the deadline of 2 p.m.
March 22, 2018 – The fiscal year 2018 omnibus appropriations package contains $47.5 billion in budgetary resources for the Federal Highway Administration.
March 9, 2018 – Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation publicly announced the next phase of its bold initiative to encourage the adoption of automation technologies in transportation.
February 15, 2018 – USDOT is moving forward with the next iteration of its federal policy document on automated vehicles (AVs), titled Automated Vehicles 3.0, with a flurry of requests for comment and two public meetings.
February 14, 2018 – The Senate broke a six-month logjam last night and confirmed, by voice vote, Ronald Batory to be Federal Railroad Administrator and Adam Sullivan to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Government Affairs.
February 14, 2018 – The fiscal 2019 budget request from the Trump Administration scrupulously fulfills all of the promises made by the FAST Act for Highway Trust Fund financial resources for the year covered by the budget.
February 12, 2018 – President Trump today proposed a $4.4 trillion federal budget for fiscal year 2019. As part of the budget transmission, the Trump Administration is proposing to give the U.S.
February 2, 2018 – The policy and practice under which metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) operate has not kept up with shifts in federal policy. It is time to update the role MPOs play.
January 26, 2018 – The U.S. Senate yesterday confirmed R.D.
January 19, 2018 – In contrast to the full-throated support of autonomous vehicles from some legislators and her colleagues, Transportation Secretary Chao presented a rather nuanced view of the technology during her keynote speech at the Detroit Auto Show on January 14.
January 18, 2017 – TNCs do not have a home on our streets, and freight vehicles do not have enough commercial loading zones and parking places to accommodate booming ecommerce. Enter Shared Use Mobility Zones (SUM Zones), a flexible curb management tool that can help cities reduce congestion, meet their mobility goals, adapt to emerging technologies, and even increase their revenue.