Funding & Finance

Issues & Modes / Funding & Finance

Federal, state, and local governments all play a significant role in funding $300 billion in annual transportation spending. The federal government supplies important capital funding for highways, transit systems, airports, waterways, and ports while also operating the nation’s air traffic control system. State and local governments have an equally important task to invest in and operate their transportation networks and rely on a broad range of revenue sources, from general revenues and debt, to fuel taxes, fees, and tolls.

House Passes Mammoth Infrastructure Bill With No Clear Path Forward

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the $1.5 trillion, five-year infrastructure bill assembled by Democratic...

“$1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill” Only Provides $577 Billion in Actual Spending

The "$1.5 trillion infrastructure bill" passed by the House yesterday actually only provides $577 billion in funding over five years....

H.R. 2 House Floor Amendment Log

All amendments are drafted to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-54. When in doubt, click on the name of the amendment sponsor to...

House to Allow 172 Amendments to Infrastructure Bill – But Only 10 Votes

This evening, the House Rules Committee approved a special procedure to allow the House to consider H.R, 2, the $1.5(?!) trillion...

House INVEST Act Includes Congestion Pricing Provisions

The House's surface transportation reauthorization bill, titled the INVEST in America Act, was introduced last week by the chairman of...

If the House Surface Bill Is Enacted, What Happens After That?

The decision by House Democratic leaders to reauthorize an insolvent Highway Trust Fund and give it a massive spending increase without...

Road to Recovery Webinar: Jennifer Aument

Jennifer Aument leads the development and operations of major toll roads in North America on behalf of Transurban – one of the...

310+ Amendments to Infrastructure Bill Filed in House

The deadline for House members to submit amendments to H.R. 2, the Democratic infrastructure bill, has passed, and members filed a...

Road to Recovery Webinar: Behavioral Science 101: How Human Decision-Making Will Affect the Post-COVID World

Behavioral scientists have been studying how people make transportation decisions and how we can get them to make choices that are...

House Transportation Bill Would End “Donor State” Debate, Possibly Forever

This morning, with the release of the House Ways and Means Committee's title of the House's surface transportation reauthorization bill...

House Panel Completes Epic 24-Hour Markup of Surface Transportation Bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last night completed an epic markup session of the surface transportation...

House Appropriations for FY21 to Move Ahead as Senate Stalls

The fiscal year 2021 appropriations process in the U.S. Senate broke down this week, but the process in the House of Representatives...

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