Author: Jeff Davis

FY20 Appropriations Negotiations at Critical Point

Congressional appropriators have reached tentative agreement on the funding-related issues of the fiscal year 2020 Transportation-HUD...

USDOT Ended FY19 With $152 Billion in Undisbursed Cash

As part of closing the books on fiscal year 2019, which ended a little over two months ago, the Treasury Department has released the...

Partial Highway Statistics for 2018 Released

The Federal Highway Administration has begun publishing the voluminous tables that will eventually comprise Highway Statistics 2018 as...

After Inflation, State Transportation Capital Spending Still Has Not Recovered From Recession

As part of the National Association of State Budget Officers' recently updated report on state spending levels, they reported that...

Rural America Cashes In Under Trump

Jeff Davis shares his perspective on how the Trump administration has favored rural area transit funding, rather than urban.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 9, 2019

Tuesday, December 10 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources – full committee hearing on the upcoming IMO low-sulfur fuel standard...

Appropriations Subcommittees Face End-of-Week Deadline to Cut Deals

Last week was Thanksgiving week, which was a good time to be thankful you don't work for the House or Senate Appropriations...

List of Formal Proposals by USDOT for Surface Transportation Reauthorization Legislation

Prior to first term of the Obama Administration, every previous President dating back to 1955 had formally submitted a proposed...

What has President Trump’s Department of Transportation done?

Jeff Davis speaks with Stephanie Ruhl on MSNBC about the USDOT and urban vs. rural funding.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 2, 2019

Thursday, December 5 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit and Subcommittee on...

DOT Announces $423M of Bus Grants to 94 Recipients in 42 States and DC

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $423.3 million in federal funding for bus and bus facility...

Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Approved by House Committee

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a four-year, $926 million pipeline safety reauthorization bill this week...

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