New Report Examines True Federal Cost of State/Local Infrastructure Financing

ISSUE / Week of October 22, 2018

  • October 26,2018

    New Report Examines True Federal Cost of State/Local Infrastructure Financing

    Appropriations,Federal Budget
    October 26, 2018 When most people think of federal financial support for state and local infrastructure spending, they think of the billions of dollars per year that the federal government spends...
  • October 26,2018

    Op-Ed: Addressing the Current and Future Challenges of Public Transit

    Accessibility,Buses
    October 25, 2018 Last week I was invited to speak at and participate in the Minnesota-Wisconsin Public Transportation Conference and Expo in La Crosse, WI. Transit agencies in attendance ranged...
Chinese State-Owned Enterprises are Eyeing U.S. Freight Rail Manufacturing: Report
Freight,Freight rail,Rail,Railroads

Chinese State-Owned Enterprises are Eyeing U.S. Freight Rail Manufacturing: Report

October 22, 2018 Chinese-backed companies are targeting U.S. freight rail car manufacturing, and their market dominance would threaten America’s economic and national security, according to a...

Not Your Run of the Millage: How Washington State’s Carbon Fee Ballot Proposal Addresses Transportation
Ballot Measure,Emissions,Environment,Public health,Public transit

Not Your Run of the Millage: How Washington State’s Carbon Fee Ballot Proposal Addresses Transportation

October 23, 2018 Funding better transportation tends to be a winning proposition at the ballot box—with a success rate around 70 percent (See Eno’s 2016 Transportation Ballot Measures Recap,...

Op-Ed: Cities are Looking to Change the “Rules of the Road”
Bicycle,Dockless,Governance,Local governance,Pedestrian,Pedestrian safety,Roadway Design,Streets,TNCs,Traffic Safety

Op-Ed: Cities are Looking to Change the “Rules of the Road”

October 25, 2018 This week, Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration announced a number of plans to rethink the flow of traffic on the city’s streets. These plans followed an...

Can Common Carrier Locker Systems Solve Urban Freight Challenges?
Freight,Trucking

Can Common Carrier Locker Systems Solve Urban Freight Challenges?

October 25, 2018 With the growth of e-commerce, U.S. cities are seeing more truck traffic than ever. As more of these trucks crowd city streets and compete with one another and with on-demand...

FY18 Final Numbers Slightly Extend Highway Trust Fund Default Date
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund

FY18 Final Numbers Slightly Extend Highway Trust Fund Default Date

October 26, 2018 Last week, we wrote about how a surge in truck sales had boosted fiscal year 2018 Highway Trust Fund tax receipts resulted in Trust Fund balances at the end of the year being $3...

President Signs Water Resources Bill
Federal Governance,Governance,Maritime,Ports

President Signs Water Resources Bill

October 26, 2018 President Trump signed the biennial water resources development bill (the America's Water Infrastructure Act) into law on October 23 at a ceremony in the Oval Office – S. 3021...

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