Author: Jeff Davis

Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Spending Exceeded Deposits in FY19 for First Time in Over 30 Years

The just-ended fiscal year 2019 appears to be the first year since 1988 where the year-end unexpended balance in the Harbor Maintenance...

Performance Goals Force Some States to Prioritize NHS Bridges, Interstate Maintenance

As the Eno Center's recent study, Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution pointed out, at present,...

FY20 Donor State Update: TX Adjustment Worsens CO, SC Rates of Return

As ETW noted on October 2, the annual distribution of formula highway funding under the FAST Act is still largely determined by how...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 14, 2019

Wednesday, October 16 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on...

Land Line Now: Jeff Davis Talks Alternative Distribution for Federal Highway Funding

"Land Line Now" is the first daily news and information program designed specifically for America's truck drivers. The show is...

OMB Implements FY20 CR

Fiscal year 2020 began at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, and the operations of the federal government continued seamlessly (despite...

U.S. Wins Airbus Tariff Dispute, Retaliates vs Fine Foods, Wines, Whisky

This week, the United States won a 15-year-old dispute with the European Union over subsidies provided by the EU to Airbus in the large...

$43.4B in FY20 Highway Funding Apportioned to States

Fiscal year 2020 began on October 1, and the Federal Highway Administration was required to apportion $43.4 billion in highway contract...

Texas Once Again Triggers 95% Donor State Rule for FY 2020

As part of the FY 2020 highway funding apportionment process this week, it was revealed that, once again, Texas is the only state to...

How State Highway Funding Totals Are Calculated Under the FAST Act

As part of the Eno Center's release of its new paper, Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution,...

Refreshing the Status Quo: Federal Highway Programs and Funding Distribution

This year, the federal government gave $45.6 billion in highway “formula” funding to the 50 states and the District of...

House Hearing Looks At Commuter Rail Needs

The House Railroad Subcommittee held a hearing on September 24 to examine the state of commuter rail in America. The hearing heard...

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