No Progress on FY22 Fiscal Issues, March 1 Looms As New Deadline

ISSUE / Week of January 3, 2022

  • January 07,2022 |

    No Progress on FY22 Fiscal Issues, March 1 Looms As New Deadline

    Appropriations,Budget
    The Second Session of the 117th Congress has begun, and the opening months will be devoted to trying and finish the leftover business of the first session – the annual spending bills, and the...
  • January 07,2022 |

    FTA Advances 2nd Avenue Subway Extension but Says MTA Has Much Work to Do on Financing

    Transit
    Yesterday, the Federal Transit Administration notified New York that Phase II of the 2nd Avenue Subway extension has been advanced to the "Engineering" phase of the FTA's Capital Investment Grant...
Most Transportation Nominees Sent Back to Committee; FRA Nominee To Get Vote Next Week
USDOT

Most Transportation Nominees Sent Back to Committee; FRA Nominee To Get Vote Next Week

An antiquated Senate rule and the general level of partisan dysfunction in the chamber caused most of President Biden's pending transportation nominees to be sent back down to their respective...

How Is President Biden’s DOT Nomination Pace Going?
USDOT

How Is President Biden’s DOT Nomination Pace Going?

Now that President Biden's first year in office is almost expired, we can begin to judge his success at proposing nominees for the Department of Transportation (and the Senate's lack of success at...

USDOT Budget for FY 2022 Should Top $140 Billion
FY22

USDOT Budget for FY 2022 Should Top $140 Billion

With the influx of extra funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, total funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation in fiscal 2022 is expected to total more than $140 billion,...

How Will the “Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program” Work?
Highways

How Will the “Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program” Work?

In President Biden's original American Jobs Plan, the transportation portion of that proposal called for $15 billion for a "reconnecting neighborhoods program" to "provide planning and technical...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 10, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 10, 2022

Wednesday, January 12 – House Agriculture – full committee hearing on implications of electric vehicle investments for agriculture and rural America (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00...

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