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
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