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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of January 28, 2019

In This Issue

Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
Trump Orders Buy America Rules Applied to Federal Loans and Insurance
February 2, 2019 Yesterday, President Trump signed a new executive order that orders federal agencies to expand Buy America requirements beyond what is currently required by law and apply such rules to all "federal financial assistance," including... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Bicycle, FASTLANE, Federal governance, Governance, Highways, Pedestrian, Pedestrian safety, Traffic safety
FHWA Nominee Enjoys Positive Reception at Confirmation Hearing
January 31, 2019 – After more than two years without a Federal Highway Administrator, a confirmation hearing was held on Tuesday for former National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Nicole R. Nason to fill the role.
Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
New Forecast Delays Arrival of Trillion-Dollar Deficits
January 31, 2019 The new Budget and Economic Outlook from the Congressional Budget Office delays the anticipated arrival of trillion-dollar budget deficits by a year (compared to last year's forecast), which may allow Congress to avoid hard decisi... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our [...]
Air traffic control, Airports, Aviation, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Freight, Fuel tax, Governance, Highways
CBO Estimates Future Transportation Excise Tax Yields Increasing
January 31, 2019 Yesterday's release of the annual Budget and Economic Outlook by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office contains a wealth of supporting data, including detailed projections of the annual tax receipts from the various highway ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership [...]
Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, State governance
FHWA Takes Back $23 Billion in Highway Spending Authority From States
January 31, 2019 As predicted in ETW, the enactment of the continuing resolution that ended the government shutdown is forcing the Federal Highway Administration to take back $23 billion in highway spending authority from state DOTs. To recap: ... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out [...]
FASTLANE, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, Public transit
CBO Issues Update of Highway Trust Fund Forecast
January 28, 2019 – The Congressional Budget Office today issued a revised Highway Trust Fund forecast estimating that about $165 billion in new taxes or bailout transfers will be necessary to keep the Trust Fund solvent at baseline spending levels for the next decade.
Federal budget, Federal governance, Governance
Subcommittee Leadership and Rosters Continue to be Named
February 1, 2019 This week, we finally got the complete roster of lawmakers who will be controlling the Department of Transportation's budget for fiscal year 2020 and 2021. The Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittees for the 11... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
Environment, Federal governance, Governance, Highways
Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 4, 2019
Tuesday, February 5 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee business meeting to vote on pending business including the nomination of Nicole Nason to be Federal Highway Administrator (full agenda here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen. Thursday, February 7 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee hearing entitled “The Cost of Doing [...]
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