House Passes Six-Year Highway Bill; Conference Up Next

ISSUE / Week of November 2, 2015

  • November 06,2015 |

    House Passes Six-Year Highway Bill; Conference Up Next

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    November 6, 2015 The House of Representatives has passed its version of a six-year surface transportation authorization bill. The actual vote to agree to the legislation and send it back to the...
  • November 06,2015 |

    With Budget Totals in Place, Talks Begin On Omnibus FY 2016 Appropriations Package

    Appropriations,Federal Budget
    November 6, 2015 Now that the budget deal finalized last week has given them revised spending totals for fiscal year 2016, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees are quietly working...
What Is This “Federal Reserve Surplus Fund” Offset?
Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways

What Is This “Federal Reserve Surplus Fund” Offset?

November 6, 2015 Going into this week’s debate on the Senate-passed DRIVE Act, everyone knew that the banking industry was not happy about the largest of the “pay-fors” in that Senate-passed...

ITS America Panel Discusses the Future of Transportation Innovation
Automated Vehicles,Connected Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Data,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Freight,Governance,TNCs,Traffic Safety,Transit Technology,Trucking

ITS America Panel Discusses the Future of Transportation Innovation

November 6, 2015  Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced its latest round of TIGER grants. Of the $485 million in grants announced, there were two grants of $25 million,...

Happy 80th Birthday to the MUTCD – You the Man(ual)!
Bicycle,Highways,Pedestrian,Pedestrian safety,Streets,Traffic Safety

Happy 80th Birthday to the MUTCD – You the Man(ual)!

Tomorrow, November 7, marks the 80th birthday of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways. USDOT is celebrating and we love a good party so this week we have a guest...

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