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
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
GATW Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership
The Getting America to Work coalition is sending a letter this morning urging House and Senate leaders to pass a long-term transportation funding bill.
Politico Morning Transportsation • Jul 13, 2015
Senate approves short-term highway bill, sending it to Obama
The Senate passed a two-month extension of highway funding, staving off an abrupt halt in infrastructure projects and pushing back a likely protracted debate over how to finance road construction in the long-term.
The Hill • May 23, 2015
Bill would hike gas tax to pay for roads
A bipartisan group of House members has filed legislation to hike the federal gas tax and index it to inflation to pay for a new transportation bill.
The Hill • Apr 16, 2015