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 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...

USDOT Gives Out Final Installment of FAST Act INFRA Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation this week announced 20 additional projects that will share $906 million in funding under the...

Total Estimated Highway and Transit Formula Funding Under the INVEST Act

The following table shows the estimated highway and transit formula funding that would be provided to all levels of government on a...

Amendments to INVEST Act Agreed to in House Committee Markup

H.R. 2 was approved by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as amended by a substitute amendment for the entire bill, which...

House Surface Bill Markup Stretches into Second Day

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's markup of H.R. 2, the surface transportation reauthorization bill, will...

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