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Congress Clears 6-Month Aviation Extension After Dropping Flood Insurance Provision

September 28, 2017 - 4:02 p.m. Both chambers of Congress today passed legislation providing for a 6-month extension of Federal...

USDOT Preparing Sweeping AV Policy Update, 3.0, Including Trucks and Buses

November 3, 2017 Just two months after USDOT released the second version of the federal government’s automated vehicle (AV)...

China Transit Procurement Ban Has Potential to Divide Stakeholders

May 31, 2018 The surprise inclusion in the draft fiscal 2019 Transportation-HUD appropriations act of a provision banning the use of...

Transportation at the Ballot Box: More Votes that Matter this Year

September 22, 2016 This November, the power of the state and local governments in the American electoral process will be forcefully...

Trump’s FY18 Budget Would Kill TIGER, EAS, New Rail Transit – But Faces Uphill Battle

March 16, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. (Significantly amended and updated 9 a.m. March 17) President Trump on March 16 released a very broad...

USDOT Announces $79M Tranche of FY17 FASTLANE Grants

August 9, 2017 The U.S. Department of Transportation on August 2 notified Congress that Secretary Chao has selected ten projects to...

Lots of Love for Jones Act at Subcommittee Roundtable on Its Effects on Puerto Rico

July 26, 2018 A House subcommittee was quick to embrace a new report finding that the Jones Act has had no negative impact on...

House Energy & Commerce Unanimously Passes AV Bill

July 28, 2017 On July 27, the House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) unanimously approved what may become the first...

Eno, Virginia Review State Policies for Automated Vehicles

April 7, 2017 The automotive and tech industries have made significant progress in developing and implementing automated and...

How Much Money Would a Gas Tax Increase Raise?

January 31, 2019 This week's release of the annual Budget and Economic Outlook by the Congressional Budget Office also included...

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