Senate Panel OKs $77.9 Billion For USDOT in FY 2017

ISSUE / Week of April 25, 2016

  • April 21,2016 |

    Senate Panel OKs $77.9 Billion For USDOT in FY 2017

    Air Traffic Control,Appropriations
    On April 21, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a draft bill making appropriations for the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development by a vote of...
  • April 29,2016 |

    Shuster Wins Primary, May Make June Push For FAA Bill

    Air Traffic Control,Aviation
    April 29, 2016 House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) won his bid for renomination in his Republican primary election this week by a preliminary total of 1,009 votes...
Denver Eagle P3 Begins Operations
Buses,Commuter Rail,Governance,Local governance,Public transit,Public/Private Partnerships,Rail

Denver Eagle P3 Begins Operations

The nation’s first modern public-private partnership (P3) for public transportation has now begun operations. On April 22, 2016, the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) opened the new...

Appropriations Process Stalls In House, Senate
Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

Appropriations Process Stalls In House, Senate

At the beginning of 2016, Congressional leaders in both chambers spoke of how the year would mark a return to “regular order” – the free and open consideration of all twelve annual...

Senate EPW Panel Approves WRDA Bill in Record Time
Environment,Federal Governance,Governance,Maritime,Ports

Senate EPW Panel Approves WRDA Bill in Record Time

April 29, 2016 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on April 28 passed legislation authorizing new Army Corps of Engineers water projects – and new wastewater and safe drinking...

Foxx Replaces 3 WMATA Board Members, Emphasizing Safety
Buses,Commuter Rail,Federal Governance,Governance,Public transit,Rail,Rail Safety

Foxx Replaces 3 WMATA Board Members, Emphasizing Safety

April 29, 2016 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced yesterday that he will replace three of the four federal members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)...

Eno Center Selects 2016 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow

Eno Center Selects 2016 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow

The Eno Center for Transportation has selected Francesca Sallinger for the Eno Summer 2016 Thomas J. O’Bryant Transportation Policy and Finance Fellowship. This fellowship is designed to provide a...

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