House Version of FY17 USDOT Budget Advances

ISSUE / Week of May 16, 2016

  • May 20,2016 |

    House Version of FY17 USDOT Budget Advances

    Amtrak,Appropriations
    May 20, 2016 On May 18, a House subcommittee approved legislation that would allow the U.S. Department of Transportation to spend$77.9 billion in fiscal year 2017. As has become customary with...
  • May 20,2016 |

    Senate Passes Appropriations Package Containing FY17 USDOT Funding, 89-8

    Appropriations,Federal Funding
    May 20, 2016 The U.S. Senate on May 19 passed an appropriations bill containing the fiscal 2017 funding for the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Veterans Affairs...
List of Amendments Adopted in the Senate to the Transportation Portions of the FY17 Transportation-HUD Appropriations Bill
Appropriations,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

List of Amendments Adopted in the Senate to the Transportation Portions of the FY17 Transportation-HUD Appropriations Bill

AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY THE SENATE TO THE FY 2017 TRANSPORTATION-HOUSING-MILITARY CONSTRUCTION-VETERANS APPROPRIATIONS BILL WHICH RELATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TITLE I OF DIVISION A) The...

Senate Highway Rescission Could Have Diverse State, Program Effects
Appropriations,Emissions,Environment,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,State Governance

Senate Highway Rescission Could Have Diverse State, Program Effects

May 20, 2016 The just-passed Senate appropriations bill for the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2017 contains a provision that would rescind $2.211 billion in unobligated...

House Hearing Examines Security of U.S.-Cuba Flights
Airlines,Airports,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance

House Hearing Examines Security of U.S.-Cuba Flights

May 20, 2016 [caption id="attachment_25336" align="alignleft" width="216"] Macro shot of Cuban Visa and passport, iStockphoto.com [/caption] On May 18 the Transportation Security Subcommittee...

Projected Finish Date of First California HSR Leg Stretched to 2022
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,High-Speed Rail,Rail,Railroads,State Governance

Projected Finish Date of First California HSR Leg Stretched to 2022

May 20, 2016 The Federal Railroad Administration formally admitted on May 18 that the first phase of the beleaguered California high speed rail project, between Merced and Bakersfield, won’t be...

Eno Releases Freight Funding Paper, Aviation Insights Website
Aviation,Freight

Eno Releases Freight Funding Paper, Aviation Insights Website

During a busy Infrastructure Week, the Eno Center for Transportation released the results of two long-term research projects. Freight Funding. We will have much more on this topic next week, but...

Help Eno understand availability for front line worker training programs
Workforce development

Help Eno understand availability for front line worker training programs

ICF International, in partnership with the Eno Center for Transportation, has been contracted by the Transportation Research Board’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) to conduct research...

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