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Biden White House Proposes NEPA Guidance Updates

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A proposal to restore certain environmental review guidelines for infrastructure projects that were modified by the Trump administration was announced by the Biden White House. In a proposed rule issued this month by the Council on Environmental Quality, agencies would […]


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Transportation union urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO urged the two parties to come together and pass historic infrastructure investment bills. The TTD, as well as the 33 affiliated unions […]


Infrastructure

House Weighs Highway Fund Patch Amid Stalemate

October 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio told fellow Democrats that the House may pass a 30-day reauthorization for highway funding, a signal that the Democrats aren’t likely to immediately move ahead with a vote on infrastructure legislation. Authorization […]


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U.S. DOT announces $1.66 billion in TIFIA loans for Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

September 27, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the Build America Bureau (the Bureau) would provide the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC) with up to $1.66 billion in Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) funding. The direct loans […]


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Maryland DOT Capital Budget Draft Considers Freight

September 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Freight movement is a priority outlined in the Maryland Department of Transportation’s recently released draft of its six-year capital budget. The Draft Fiscal Year 2022-27 Maryland Consolidated Transportation Program details MDOT’s use of $16.4 billion, including investments in business units […]


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FHWA Approval Initiates Environmental Assessment for NYC Congestion Pricing Program

August 25, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Federal Highway Administration on Sept. 7 is expected to initiate an Environmental Assessment associated with a proposed congestion pricing program for the city of New York. The agency issued a notice of acceptance regarding initiation of the Environmental Assessment […]


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California Transportation Commission Dedicates $1.4 Billion for Infrastructure

August 24, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The California Transportation Commission recently allocated $1.4 billion for transportation infrastructure projects, including efforts to improve freight movement. The 13-member commission is responsible for programming and directing transportation funds for highway, rail, transit and active transportation purposes. More than half […]


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$3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint Passes First Step in House

August 24, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Striking a deal with moderates, House Democratic leaders muscled President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar budget blueprint over a key hurdle Aug. 24, ending a risky standoff and putting the party’s domestic infrastructure agenda back on track. The 220-212 vote was a […]


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Senators Struggle to Amend, Finish Infrastructure Bill

August 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Nearing decision time, senators were struggling to wrap up work on the bipartisan infrastructure plan despite hopes to expedite consideration and voting on the nearly $1 trillion proposal. The package had appeared on track for eventual Senate passage, a rare […]


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Senators Try to Sell $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan to Public

August 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The senators who spent months stitching together a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package are now trying to sell it to the American people before a key vote expected this week that would push a long recognized national priority much closer […]