Ten-Year, $810 Billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization Proposal Is Core of $1 Trillion Trump Infrastructure Plan

ISSUE / Week of February 10, 2020

  • February 10,2020 |

    Ten-Year, $810 Billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization Proposal Is Core of $1 Trillion Trump Infrastructure Plan

    Federal Funding,Highway Trust Fund
    The Trump Administration was roundly chastised two years ago when, after promising a $1 trillion infrastructure funding proposal, their actual legislative outline only proposed $200 billion in actual...
  • February 10,2020 |

    Trump Requests $89 Billion for USDOT in FY 2021 Budget

    Budget,FY21
    The Trump Administration today released its fiscal year 2021 budget request to Congress, which includes $89.2 billion in gross budgetary resources for the U.S. Department of Transportation, a $2.0...
House Tees Up Revamp of an Automated Vehicle Bill
Automated Vehicles,Highway Safety,Traffic Safety

House Tees Up Revamp of an Automated Vehicle Bill

On Tuesday, February 11, the House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce held a hearing on “Autonomous Vehicles: Promises and Challenges of Evolving...

Guest Op-Ed: Don’t Be Fooled; Same-Day Delivery Isn’t Really Free
Freight

Guest Op-Ed: Don’t Be Fooled; Same-Day Delivery Isn’t Really Free

50 years ago, when normal people could change their own oil, a mechanic in a television advertisement counseled that replacing the oil filter as part of a regular oil change was a sound investment,...

The FY21 Transit CIG Budget: LA Westside 3 Added, Portal North Upgraded, Significant New Funding Requested
FY21,Transit

The FY21 Transit CIG Budget: LA Westside 3 Added, Portal North Upgraded, Significant New Funding Requested

The Trump Administration's fiscal 2021 budget request includes $1.9 billion for the Federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Grant program (almost equal to last year's enacted level), and...

How Much of a Gas Tax Increase Would the Trump Reauthorization Plan Require?
Fuel tax,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure

How Much of a Gas Tax Increase Would the Trump Reauthorization Plan Require?

After we had a couple of days to digest the Trump Administration's ten-year, $810 million surface transportation reauthorization proposal, we asked the question – if the Highway Trust Fund portion...

FHWA Gives Out $2B in FY20 General Fund Highway Formula Funding
Bridges,FY20,Highways

FHWA Gives Out $2B in FY20 General Fund Highway Formula Funding

The Federal Highway Administration has apportioned to states the $2 billion in additional highway formula funding from general revenues provided by the fiscal 2020 transportation appropriations...

Water Infrastructure Funding Takes Hit In Trump FY21 Budget
Infrastructure,Ports

Water Infrastructure Funding Takes Hit In Trump FY21 Budget

The Trump Administration is proposing $2.5 billion in cuts to federal water infrastructure programs in fiscal year 2021. Corps of Engineers. The budget requests a total of $5.97 billion in...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 24, 2020

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 24, 2020

Congress is in recess the week of February 17 (President's Day week), but the week after that, we have this to look forward to: Monday, February 24 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation...

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