House to Debate FY20 USDOT Budget Monday

ISSUE / Week of June 17, 2019

  • June 21,2019

    House to Debate FY20 USDOT Budget Monday

    Appropriations,FY20
    June 21, 2019 The House of Representatives is scheduled to debate the U.S. Department of Transportation budget for fiscal year 2020 on Monday, June 24 as the House finishes up work on the second...
  • June 20,2019

    Chinese Rolling Stock Ban Included in Bipartisan Pentagon Authorization Bill

    Transit
    June 20, 2019 In recent years, Congress has gotten worse and worse at passing authorization legislation, particularly those that recur on an annual basis. But there is one annual authorization bill...
Op-Ed: The Nexus of AVs, Bikes, and Pedestrians: Similar Problems, Similar Solutions
Automated Vehicles,Bicycle,Pedestrian

Op-Ed: The Nexus of AVs, Bikes, and Pedestrians: Similar Problems, Similar Solutions

June 19, 2019 As we near the end of this decade, the reality of autonomous vehicle (AV) has never felt more tangible. Low levels of autonomy (i.e. driver assistance) have been commercially available...

Op-Ed: The Nexus of AVs, Bikes, and Pedestrians: Similar Problems, Similar Solutions
Automated Vehicles,Bicycle,Pedestrian

Op-Ed: The Nexus of AVs, Bikes, and Pedestrians: Similar Problems, Similar Solutions

June 19, 2019 As we near the end of this decade, the reality of autonomous vehicle (AV) has never felt more tangible. Low levels of autonomy (i.e. driver assistance) have been commercially...

House Panel Lets Pilots, Airlines Discuss 737 MAX
Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance

House Panel Lets Pilots, Airlines Discuss 737 MAX

A June 19 hearing of the House Aviation Subcommittee explored the perspectives of airlines, pilots, and other stakeholders on the Boeing 737 MAX. Witnesses were: Airlines – Sharon...

House Subcommittees Look at Trump CAFE Rollback
Environment

House Subcommittees Look at Trump CAFE Rollback

The House Energy & Commerce Subcommittees on Environment and Climate Change, and on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a joint hearing Thursday, June 20 on efforts by the Trump administration...

House Subcommittees Look at Trump CAFE Rollback
Environment

House Subcommittees Look at Trump CAFE Rollback

The House Energy & Commerce Subcommittees on Environment and Climate Change, and on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a joint hearing Thursday, June 20 on efforts by the Trump administration...

Subcommittee Shows Support for Shoring up Short Sea Shipping
Freight,Maritime

Subcommittee Shows Support for Shoring up Short Sea Shipping

June 21, 2019 On June 19, The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing on “Short Sea Shipping: Rebuilding...

EU Court Overturns German Road User Charge System
Tolls

EU Court Overturns German Road User Charge System

June 21, 2019 The Court of Justice of the European Union this week ruled that Germany's plans for instituting a nationwide motor vehicle "infrastructure use charge" while exempting its own citizens...

FY20 Corps of Engineers Funding Passes House
Appropriations,FY20,Maritime

FY20 Corps of Engineers Funding Passes House

A $2 trillion package of appropriations bills for fiscal year 2020 that includes the water resources program of the Army Corps of Engineers passed the House of Representatives yesterday by a...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 24, 2019

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 24, 2019

Tuesday, June 25 – House Oversight and Reform – full committee hearing on TSA security operational vulnerabilities (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2154 Rayburn. Tuesday, June 25 – House...

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