House Spending Panel OKs $109B FY22 DOT Budget

ISSUE / Weeks of July 5 and July 12, 2021

  • July 16,2021 |

    House Spending Panel OKs $109B FY22 DOT Budget

    Appropriations,FY22
    Earlier this afternoon, the House Appropriations Committee, by a party-line vote of 33 to 24, approved a draft appropriations bill providing $107 billion in total funding for the U.S. Department of...
  • July 16,2021 |

    Bipartisan Infrastructure, Budget Plans May (Finally) Take Shape Next Week

    Budget,FY22
    This week was supposed to be the week that the big decisions were made and the final details nailed down on the bipartisan infrastructure framework and a fiscal 2022 budget blueprint, both of which...
Biden Signs Sweeping Market Competition/Concentration Order
Airlines,Federal Governance,Freight rail,Maritime

Biden Signs Sweeping Market Competition/Concentration Order

On July 9, President Biden signed one of the widest-ranging executive orders of his Administration, EO 14036, "Promoting Competition in the American Economy." It may have significant effects on the...

NEC Commission Announces $117 Billion Corridor Improvement Plan
Amtrak,Rail

NEC Commission Announces $117 Billion Corridor Improvement Plan

The Northeast Corridor Commission, a federal advisory panel for the DC-to-Boston passenger and commuter rail system, announced a new 15-year plan this week for $117 billion in capital upgrades to the...

House Panel Approves $8.7 Billion in Corps Water Funding (With $2.1 Billion Taken Off-Budget)
Appropriations,FY22,Ports

House Panel Approves $8.7 Billion in Corps Water Funding (With $2.1 Billion Taken Off-Budget)

Earlier today, the House Appropriations Committee approved a draft bill appropriating $8.7 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers' civil works (water resources) budget for fiscal year 2022, an $862...

Eno Opens Martin Wachs Memorial Essay Contest
Eno Announcements

Eno Opens Martin Wachs Memorial Essay Contest

This Wednesday, as part of our Centennial celebrations, Eno launched the Martin Wachs Memorial Essay Contest. The contest is named in memory of a distinguished and impactful voice in transportation,...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 19, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 19, 2021

Tuesday, July 20 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing on increasing diversity and inclusion in the aviation workforce – 11:00 a.m., 2167...

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