Revised FAA Bill Introduced in House

ISSUE / Week of April 9, 2018

  • April 13,2018

    Revised FAA Bill Introduced in House

    Air Traffic Control,Airports
    April 13, 2018 Today, the bipartisan leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a revised version of the FAA reauthorization bill. The new bill is H.R. 4 and...
  • April 13,2018

    Charging for Congestion in New York

    Congestion Pricing,Public transit
    April 13, 2018 In the early 2000s, the United Kingdom faced a big problem. Congestion in its cities was rapidly growing, causing long delays on the roads and leading to severe overcrowding on the...
Four Takeaways from Uber’s Big Launch Day
Accessibility,Bicycle,Bridges,Buses,Data,Dockless,Environment,Equity,Public transit,Rail,Streets,TNCs

Four Takeaways from Uber’s Big Launch Day

April 13, 2018 Uber announced Wednesday a series of new initiatives designed to work with cities in addressing challenges related to transportation and technology. Uber listed their goals as...

Chao Defends Administration Budget Request to Congress
Air Traffic Control,Appropriations,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund

Chao Defends Administration Budget Request to Congress

April 13, 2018 This week, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao appeared before both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to defend the Trump Administration's fiscal 2019 budget request...

CBO Reports Highway Trust Fund On Schedule For 2021 Default
Aviation,Federal Funding,Fuel tax,Highway Trust Fund,Highways

CBO Reports Highway Trust Fund On Schedule For 2021 Default

April 11, 2018 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office this week released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook which is accompanied by its initial annual spending and revenue baseline...

White House May Delay Some FY18 Transportation Spending Increases
Appropriations,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

White House May Delay Some FY18 Transportation Spending Increases

April 13, 2018 President Trump and Republican Congressional leaders got an earful of grief from conservatives after a mammoth $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations bill was approved by Congress and...

In Memoriam: Hank Dittmar

In Memoriam: Hank Dittmar

April 13, 2018 Hank Dittmar—a transportation pioneer well known to most of us—died on April 3, 2018 at age 62 after a long battle with cancer. Like many in transportation, I came to know Hank...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 16, 2018
Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Homeland security,Maritime,Public transit,Rail,State Governance

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 16, 2018

Tuesday, April 17 - House Appropriations - Subcommittee on Homeland Security - subcommittee hearing on the FY 2019 budget request for the U.S. Coast Guard - 10:00 a.m., 2359 Rayburn. Tuesday,...

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