Author: Jeff Davis

One-Year FAST Act Extension Passes House

The House of Representatives has passed a one-year extension of FAST Act funding and policy as Division B of a larger fiscal-year-end...

House May Vote On Another Pre-Election COVID Bill

The House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on an additional package of COVID aid – a bill downsized from the $3.445...

House Passes Stopgap Appropriations Through December 11

This week, the House of Representatives passed a stopgap continuing resolution (CR), H.R. 8337, extending all non-emergency fiscal 2020...

House-Passed Extension Gives Highway Funding Increase to Texas and Colorado – And No One Else

As predicted earlier this week by ETW with 99.999 percent accuracy, the Federal Highway Administration has confirmed to Congress that...

DOT Announces $321 Million in CRISI Rail Grants

On September 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the selectees for grants from the fiscal 2020 appropriation for the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 28, 2020

Wednesday, September 30 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations – subcommittee...

VMT Stabilized in July; Gas Production Indicates This May Be “New Normal” Level

The July issue of Traffic Volume Trends from the Federal Highway Administration says that total vehicle miles-traveled (VMT) on U.S....

Texas Tax Adjustment Will Cause All Other States to Lose Money Under FY21 Extension

The pending one-year extension of FAST Act funding and programs (H.R. 8319) is the "cleanest" we have ever seen, in terms of the fewest...

Estimated State-by-State Highway Funding Under 1-Year FAST Act Extension

This is a two-sheet Excel spreadsheet. Sheet one is a table showing the process by which the Federal Highway Administration will...

One-Year Surface Extension, 72-Day Appropriations CR Introduced in House

The text of a 72-day extension of fiscal year 2020 appropriations into fiscal year 2021, accompanied by extension of other unfinished...

House Democrats Release Critical Report on 737 MAX As Senate Panel Postpones Certification Bill

This week, Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a 238-page investigative report on the actions...

Short-Term Appropriations Extension to Carry One-Year, Flat-Line HTF Funding Extension

Congress is waiting for the release of the text of a package of stopgap appropriations and other extensions that are scheduled for...

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