CBO Shares Predictably Bad HTF Outlook, but Evidence of COVID Aid Replacing Transit Spending

ISSUE / Week of May 23, 2022

  • May 27,2022 |

    CBO Shares Predictably Bad HTF Outlook, but Evidence of COVID Aid Replacing Transit Spending

    Federal Funding,FY23
    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office's new baseline projections contain mixed news for the federal Highway Trust Fund. Highway Trust Fund cash flow. The new CBO update shows the...
  • May 27,2022 |

    US Inland Waterways’ Role in a Global Marketplace

    Infrastructure,Maritime
    The United States’ inland waterway system is made up of roughly 12,000 miles of rivers and 237 lock chambers at 192 different locations on the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway,...
Pivoting from Mobility on Demand to Food Delivery: Lessons from the MOD Pilot in Los Angeles
Accessibility,Equity,Local governance,Micromobility

Pivoting from Mobility on Demand to Food Delivery: Lessons from the MOD Pilot in Los Angeles

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted transit agencies across the country to quickly modify service, protect the health of passengers and drivers, and yet continue to provide critical transportation...

New Budget Baseline Ignores the IIJA’s “2027 Problem”
Federal Funding,Infrastructure

New Budget Baseline Ignores the IIJA’s “2027 Problem”

The bipartisan infrastructure law (the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, or IIJA) provided what its sponsors said was a "once-a-generation" windfall of funding intended to replace "crumbling...

Projected Fee Receipts Help Control Cost of FY23 THUD Bill
Appropriations,FY23

Projected Fee Receipts Help Control Cost of FY23 THUD Bill

The new Congressional Budget Office budget baseline forecast had good news for the Transportation-HUD spending bill – its net cost won't go up that much in 2023. HUD. The Department of...

Senate Confirms Cliff, Coes; Biden Appoints New Port/Supply Envoy
Ports,USDOT

Senate Confirms Cliff, Coes; Biden Appoints New Port/Supply Envoy

The Senate this week cleared two more pending nominees by President Biden to senior positions in the Department of Transportation: Steven Cliff was confirmed to be Administrator of the National...

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