October 20, 2017 This week, the Treasury Department released the financial totals for federal trust fund accounts for the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2017. The reports for the various trust funds show how tax collections fared in FY 20... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your [...]
The following chart shows Highway Trust Fund annual new spending obligation authority granted by Congress (obligation limitations, exempt-from-obligation contract authority, and direct appropriations), net tax receipts, and average annual bailout transfers from the general fund or LUST Trust Fund (starting in 2008), in billions of dollars. Updated through actual FY 2017 tax receipts.
October 18, 2017 Last week, the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing to examine highway and transit stakeholder views on U.S. infrastructure needs. (This was the finale of a f... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or [...]
October 12, 2017 On October 4, the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee convened a subcommittee hearing on infrastructure needs from the perspective of rail stakeholders. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), who chairs the Railroads, ... This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account below or JOIN ENO NOW [...]
October 13, 2017 – A new study produced by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine called for more frequent and comprehensive inspections of railroad routes that carry petroleum products, among many other recommendations.
October 11, 2017 – Today the Eno Center for Transportation released the first of a series of policy briefs that make up the latest installment of Eno Aviation Insights. The series focuses on answering important questions affecting the U.S. aviation industry from an independent and objective perspective.
October 10, 2017 – A new report by Eno Center for Transportation and TransitCenter “A Bid for Better Transit: Improving Service with Contracted Operations” examines how and under what circumstances public transit agencies can contract bus or rail operations to private providers in order to boost service for riders while simultaneously preserving essential labor protections.
October 17, 2017 – Fifty years ago today, on October 17, 1967, the House of Representatives passed the conference report on the first Department of Transportation Appropriations Act by a vote of 368 to 22. The following day, the Senate passed the conference report by voice vote.
October 20, 2017 For an updated calendar of major transportation and public works legislation of the 115th Congress, click here. For an updated calendar of pending transportation-related Presidential nominations, click here. For an updated table showing how the pace of transportation nominations in 2017 compares to that of other recent first-year Administrations, click here.
POSTPONED – Tuesday, October 17 – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Interior and Environment – subcommittee markup of a draft Interior/Environment appropriations bill for FY 2018 – 9:30 a.m., SD-124 Dirksen. POSTPONED – Tuesday, October 17 – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Homeland Security – subcommittee markup of a draft Homeland Security appropriations bill for [...]