Time Running Out As CR Deadline Approaches, Administration Asks $33B in Emergency Funds

ISSUE / Weeks of February 21 and 28, 2022

  • March 04,2022 |

    Time Running Out As CR Deadline Approaches, Administration Asks $33B in Emergency Funds

    Appropriations,FY22
    By Monday evening, we should know if Congress will be able to meet its March 11 deadline for providing additional appropriations to fund the government, or if another deadline extension will be...
  • March 04,2022 |

    Sec. Buttigieg Defends DOT’s Implementation of Infrastructure Bill Before Senate

    USDOT
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee this week at a hearing devoted to the Department of Transportation's implementation of...
Guest Op-Ed: Alternative Traffic Enforcement to Re-Center Road Safety
Equity,Local governance,Pedestrian,Traffic Safety

Guest Op-Ed: Alternative Traffic Enforcement to Re-Center Road Safety

Transportation has become the most policed aspect of daily life in the United States. The most frequent interactions between police and civilians are at traffic stops; over 20 million people are...

Guest Op-Ed: Repurposed Streets + Small Vehicles = Big Wins for Climate, Safety, and Justice
Local governance,Pedestrian,Roadway Design,Streets,Traffic Safety

Guest Op-Ed: Repurposed Streets + Small Vehicles = Big Wins for Climate, Safety, and Justice

Three-quarters of the U.S. population resides in cities and suburbs which share a common denominator: proximity to destinations. As a result, every other time an American gets in a car, they travel...

Administration Predicts HTF Will Need Additional Bailout Before End of IIJA
Highway Trust Fund

Administration Predicts HTF Will Need Additional Bailout Before End of IIJA

This afternoon, the Treasury Department released the quarterly Treasury Bulletin for March 2022, which contains the first Treasury-OMB forecast for Highway Trust Fund since the enactment of the...

A History of the Secretary’s Ability to Approve (or Disapprove) Highway Projects
Federal Governance,Highways

A History of the Secretary’s Ability to Approve (or Disapprove) Highway Projects

The release of an unusual "policy statement" by the Federal Highway Administration in mid-December 2021 sparked a partisan row over whether or not the Department of Transportation was going to use...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 7, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 7, 2022

Tuesday, March 7 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee hearing on Surface Transportation Board reauthorization...

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