Transit

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Public transportation is a critical part of the economic and social fabric of metropolitan areas. While most of the nation’s 2,400 transit providers serve rural areas, almost all transit trips occur in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas, which account for over 95 percent of all transit passenger miles traveled. Transit is also changing as agencies are exploring ways to redesign their networks, integration new mobility services, and ask voters to approve new investments at the ballot box.

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 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...

Webinar: Empowering a Resilient Transit Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed transit professionals to establish new standards for resiliency. At the same time, leaders in transit...

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...

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...

Road to Recovery Webinar: The Federal Role in Transit’s COVID Recovery

Public transportation has been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The stay at home orders have dramatically reduced...

Revised Surface Bill Introduced; Markup Set for June 17

After ETW went out the door at lunchtime on Friday, June 12, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee formally announced...

Amendments Filed to INVEST in America Act Ahead of House Committee Markup

This is a list of the amendments filed by members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in advance of the scheduled...

Funding Table for Democratic Substitute for INVEST in America Act (June 12 2020)

This is a 2-page table showing funding authorization levels in the amendment in the nature of a substitute for H.R. 2, the INVEST in...

INVEST in America Act – Democratic Substitute Version (June 12 2020)

This is the text of a proposed amendment in the nature of a substitute (complete replacement) to the bill H.R. 2, the INVEST in America...

House Surface Bill to Move Ahead Despite Divided Stakeholders

The surface transportation reauthorization bill introduced by House Democrats last week (H.R. 7095, the INVEST in America Act) will be...

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