House Clears $2+ Trillion Coronavirus Aid Package for President’s Signature

ISSUE / Week of March 23, 2020

  • March 27,2020 |

    House Clears $2+ Trillion Coronavirus Aid Package for President’s Signature

    FY20
    The House of Representatives has passed the $2+ trillion third coronavirus response bill (H.R. 748, as amended) – and passed it by a voice vote. The bill now goes to the White House where President...
  • March 27,2020 |

    COVID-19 Lessons for Congestion Pricing

    Congestion Pricing
    Travel within major U.S. metropolitan areas has all but stopped with at least 20 percent of the population under virtual lockdown. Various anecdotes and new analyses show that with so little...
The “CV3” Bill’s $25 Billion in Mass Transit Grants – How Will It Work?
FY20,Transit

The “CV3” Bill’s $25 Billion in Mass Transit Grants – How Will It Work?

The third coronavirus response bill appropriates $25 billion from the general fund of the Treasury  "to remain available until expended, to prevent, prepare for, and respond to...

The “CV3” Bill’s $32 Billion for Air Carrier Grants – How Will It Work?
Airlines,FY20

The “CV3” Bill’s $32 Billion for Air Carrier Grants – How Will It Work?

The third coronavirus response package being passed by Congress this week appropriates $32 billion from the general fund of the Treasury to implement subtitle B of title IV of Division A of the bill...

The “CV3” Bill’s $46 Billion for Aviation Loans – How Will It Work?
Airlines

The “CV3” Bill’s $46 Billion for Aviation Loans – How Will It Work?

The third coronavirus response bill authorizes the Treasury Secretary to "make loans, loan guarantees, and other investments in support of eligible businesses, States, and municipalities that do not,...

The “CV3” Bill’s $10 Billion in Airport Grants – How Will It Work?
Airports

The “CV3” Bill’s $10 Billion in Airport Grants – How Will It Work?

The third coronavirus response bill appropriates $10 billion from the general fund of the Treasury for " an additional amount for 'Grants-In-Aid for Airports'...to prevent, prepare for, and respond...

The “CV3” Bill’s $1 Billion for Amtrak – How Would It Work?
Amtrak,FY20

The “CV3” Bill’s $1 Billion for Amtrak – How Would It Work?

The third coronavirus response bill appropriates $1.018 billion from the general fund of the Treasury for two grants to Amtrak "to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus" – a $492 million...

Were State DOTs Really Left Out of the “CV3” Bill?
Infrastructure,State Governance

Were State DOTs Really Left Out of the “CV3” Bill?

The American Public Transportation Association requested $16 billion in direct aid for transit agencies as part of the third coronavirus response package and wound up receiving $25 billion. The...

COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts Extension of Real ID Enforcement Deadline
Aviation,Homeland security

COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts Extension of Real ID Enforcement Deadline

On Thursday, March 26, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf announced a one-year extension of the Real ID enforcement deadline from October 1, 2020 to October 1, 2021. The extension was...

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