Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of April 5, 2021

  • April 09, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    FY22 Discretionary Funding Request Would Boost Amtrak, New Starts

    Appropriations, FY22,
    Today, the White House sent Congress the first parts of its fiscal 2022 budget request – the overall parameters (rounded to the hundred million dollars) of their requests for discretionary...
  • April 09, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    Details of Transportation Programs in Biden Investment Plan Released

    FY22, Infrastructure,
    Last week's rollout of President Biden's "American Jobs Plan" was limited to one White House fact sheet and a background briefing, neither of which included much of a programmatic breakdown of the...
First Biden Budget Prioritizes Education, Health, Environment, Research
Appropriations,FY22

First Biden Budget Prioritizes Education, Health, Environment, Research

The White House released President Biden's discretionary spending summary today as the initial part of his fiscal 2022 budget request to Congress. The request calls for an 8.6 percent increase in...

Senate Procedural Ground Cleared for More Reconciliation Bills, but Politics May Not Be There Yet
Infrastructure

Senate Procedural Ground Cleared for More Reconciliation Bills, but Politics May Not Be There Yet

Earlier this week, the nonpartisan Senate Parliamentarian told Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) that a loophole in the Budget Act would allow the Senate to pass at least one more fiscal...

FTA Advances Three Small Start BRT Projects
Buses,Transit

FTA Advances Three Small Start BRT Projects

The Federal Transit Administration announced this week that it had allocated $184 million in new funding for three new "small start" bus rapid transit projects under the FTA's Capital Investment...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 12, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 12, 2021

Tuesday, April 13 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade and Export – subcommittee hearing on the state of travel and tourism during COVID-19 (witness...

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