DOT Fast-Tracks Application Process for $1.5 Billion in Discretionary Grants

ISSUE / Week of April 16, 2018

  • April 20,2018 |

    DOT Fast-Tracks Application Process for $1.5 Billion in Discretionary Grants

    Appropriations,Environment
    April 20, 2018 The TIGER program is no more. Long live the BUILD program! The Department of Transportation today issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity inviting applications for $1.5 billion in...
  • April 20,2018 |

    FAA Bill Finally on House Floor Next Week

    Airlines,Airports
    April 20, 2018 The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on the official House floor schedule for next week, and the House...
FHWA Distributes $36.4 Billion in Highway Funding to States
Appropriations,Bridges,FASTLANE,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Interstate Highway System

FHWA Distributes $36.4 Billion in Highway Funding to States

April 18, 2018 On Monday evening, the Federal Highway Administration distributed $36.4 billion in fiscal year 2018 highway spending authority to states pursuant to the recently-enacted fiscal year...

A Performance Approach to Equal Access to TNCs
Equity,Microtransit,TNCs

A Performance Approach to Equal Access to TNCs

April 20, 2018 Transportation network companies (TNCs) began providing ride hailing services in cities across the United States almost a decade ago. Since then, cities have developed regulations...

House Subcommittee Scrutinizes Florida’s Brightline
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,High-Speed Rail,Public transit,Rail,Rail Safety,Railroads,State Governance

House Subcommittee Scrutinizes Florida’s Brightline

April 19, 2018  The House Subcommittee on Government Operations held a hearing today to examine All Aboard Florida’s (AAF) use of private activity bonds (PABs) to help finance the first and...

Drake Nomination Will Likely Face Democratic Floor Opposition
Federal Governance,Governance,Public transit

Drake Nomination Will Likely Face Democratic Floor Opposition

April 20, 2018 Thelma Drake, the Trump Administration nominee to run the Federal Transit Administration, will likely face Democratic opposition on the Senate floor significant enough to force...

EnoMAX Brings Peer Exchange and Benchmarking to Transit
Public transit

EnoMAX Brings Peer Exchange and Benchmarking to Transit

Before becoming a transportation researcher, I worked in public health and healthcare, where benchmarking and peer exchange are critical to the industry. Hospitals and healthcare organizations are...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 23, 2018
Aviation,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Maritime,Public transit

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 23, 2018

Tuesday, April 24 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security – subcommittee hearing on the...

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