Funding & Finance

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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.

Eno Releases New Report on Congestion Pricing Principles for US Cities

In the United States, cities like San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC are exploring congestion pricing as one...

CBO Updates Options for Highway Trust Fund Solvency

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office yesterday released a new report entitled Reauthorizing Federal Highway Programs: Issues...

Congestion Pricing in the United States

There is no silver bullet to fix the woes of urban mobility and access, but congestion pricing is a proven, viable, and effective tool....

Webinar: Congestion Pricing in the United States

This webinar summarizes Eno's latest research report titled Congestion Pricing in the United States: Principles for Developing a Viable...

$3 Trillion House Bill Up for Vote Today; Includes Massive Muni Aid, Frontline Transportation Worker Pay Subsidies

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote late today on a $3+ trillion coronavirus response bill drafted by House...

Second House COVID Bill Focuses Transit Aid on Big City Population, Not Transit Use

The $3+ trillion coronavirus response legislation to be considered by the House this week (H.R. 6800, the "HEROES Act") appropriates...

Highway Funding in New House COVID Bill Reinforces Funding Formula Inequities

Yesterday's $3+ trillion coronavirus relief bill introduced by House Democrats (H.R. 6800, the HEROES Act) includes a $15 billion...

$15 Billion for State DOTs, $15.75 Billion More For Transit in Latest House Democratic COVID Bill

This afternoon, House Democrats unveiled their $3 trillion, 1,815-page coronavirus response bill, that follows the $2.6 trillion bill...

APTA Asks For Another $24 Billion in COVID Relief for Transit Providers

Yesterday, the American Public Transportation Association asked Congress to appropriate an additional $23.8 billion in...

FTA Clarifies Scope of Chinese Transit Rolling Stock Ban

The Federal Transit Administration has released a FAQ document explaining to transit operators the effects of the federal law that will...

COVID Costs: $500 Billion in Discretionary Appropriations (And Counting)

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which has found it difficult to analyze new spending legislation day-to-day while its...

HTF Revenue Drop in April Not As Bad As Feared

Earlier today, the Treasury Department released the cash flow totals for April 2020 for federal trust fund accounts, including the...

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