USDOT Gets FY22 Highway and Transit Formula Funding Increases Out the Door

ISSUE / Week of April 4, 2022

  • April 08,2022 |

    USDOT Gets FY22 Highway and Transit Formula Funding Increases Out the Door

    Appropriations,FY22
    Twin announcements from the U.S. Department of Transportation in the last week have given state and local governments permission to spend $59.7 billion in formula-based funding provided by the...
  • April 08,2022 |

    Staff Capacity, Driver Shortages, Supply Chain Issues Top of Mind at Senate Rural Transit Hearing

    Transit
    This week, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing titled ÔÇťAdvancing Public Transportation in Small Cities and Rural Places under the Bipartisan Infrastructure...
Guest Op-Ed: What Streets Are Today, What Streets Should Be Tomorrow
Local governance,Pedestrian,Traffic Safety

Guest Op-Ed: What Streets Are Today, What Streets Should Be Tomorrow

The COVID pandemic upended our way of life. As of early April 2022, nearly a million people in the US have died from the disease, and many more remain ill, suffering from interactions with underlying...

Biden Names New FMCSA Head; Senate Confirms Syed As Nomination Backlog Builds
USDOT

Biden Names New FMCSA Head; Senate Confirms Syed As Nomination Backlog Builds

Yesterday, President Biden made one new Department of Transportation nomination while the Senate confirmed a second one, but the overall pace of some of the nominations is still...

NTSB Asks for Funding & Personnel Increases, Expanded & Clarified Authorities at House Hearing
Aviation Safety,Safety & Security

NTSB Asks for Funding & Personnel Increases, Expanded & Clarified Authorities at House Hearing

This week, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board came to Capitol Hill to give an update on the NTSB's current status and explore the independent agency's needs and plans for the...

Step-by-Step: How $52.5 Billion in New Highway Formula Funding Becomes $47.1 Billion
Appropriations,FY22

Step-by-Step: How $52.5 Billion in New Highway Formula Funding Becomes $47.1 Billion

When Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act last year, that bipartisan law was built around significant increases in Highway Trust Fund spending for roads, bridges, and mass...

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