House panel approves $325B highway bill
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to spend up to $325 billion on transportation projects over the next six years.
The Hill • Oct 22, 2015
House comes up with 6-year, $325 billion transportation bill, with a catch
The House on Friday proposed to spend $325 billion on transportation over the next six years, launching a plan that made practical sense but came with an enormous caveat.
Washington Post • Oct 16, 2015
Secretary Foxx: Congress ‘Can Achieve a Bipartisan Bill’
With about a week to go before a House transportation panel takes up a multiyear highway bill, the country’s top transportation officer said the timing is right for both chambers of Congress to finally approve such legislation.
Transport Topics • Sep 09, 2015
Feds: Highway funding will last until June 2016
The Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund ticker to say that the federal government is now projected to run out of money for infrastructure projects in June 2016, six months later than previously expected.
The Hill • Sep 08, 2015
Governors Push for Long-Term Highway Bill
The Coalition of Northeastern Governors, a non-partisan association is urging transportation leaders on Capitol Hill “to act quickly to ensure continuity and stability of the nation's highway, transit, rail and safety programs and the Highway Trust Fund.”
TruckingInfo • Sep 03, 2015
McConnell sells Senate highway bill in Kentucky
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is pushing for his long-term highway funding bill during the Congressional recess, even though it was ignored by the House.
The Hill • Aug 14, 2015
House, Senate move toward passage of short-term transportation bill
The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal.
AP • Jul 29, 2015
What's in the 6-Year Senate Transportation Bill
The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall.
AP • Jul 28, 2015
Transit Gains Funds in Revised Senate Transportation Bill
The Senate’s six-year $350-billion transportation bill continues to change, as lawmakers shifted more funds to transit at the expense of highway programs and dropped some proposed revenue-raising mechanisms.
Engineering News-Record • Jul 27, 2015