Tag: Highway Bill


AASHTO Pushes US House Vote on Highway Bill

November 2, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Congressional approval of a multiyear highway policy measure would enhance state transportation agencies’ ability to plan long term for infrastructure projects. That is the message from the organization representing the country’s departments of transportation. Jim Tymon, executive director of the […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

US House Highway Bill Includes $1 Billion in Truck Parking Grants

June 24, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Funding to expand parking facilities for truck drivers around the country is included in comprehensive highway policy legislation expected before the U.S. House of Representatives during the week of June 28. The highway bill’s provision, championed by Rep. Mike Bost […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

US House Highway Bill to Reach Floor This Month

June 21, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Floor consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives of legislation that would update the country’s surface transportation policies is expected as early as this month. Leaders in the Democratic caucus recently assigned the five-year, $547 billion highway policy measure to […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

House Transportation Panel to Consider Highway Bill June 9

June 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Democratic leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives plans to make good on its pledge to pass some type of an infrastructure bill by July 4. And the path toward that goal runs through the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Senate Panel Advances Five-Year Highway Bill

May 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation designed to update the country’s highway infrastructure networks was approved by a committee in the U.S. Senate May 26. The Environment and Public Works Committee’s unanimous approval of a five-year, $304 billion reauthorization of surface transportation programs puts pressure […]

Impact & Regulations

Truckers urge House to drop anti-trucking provisions in highway bill

April 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

If last year’s proposed highway bill is a template for the upcoming version, it will mean bad news for truckers, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association told the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in a letter this week. The trucking […]

Impact & Regulations

Senate Panel to Consider 5-Year, $287 Billion Highway Bill July 30

July 29, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

The first step to reauthorize the country’s highway programs is scheduled for July 30 in the Senate, thanks to the leadership of the Environment and Public Works Committee. This five-year, $287 billion reauthorization of the 2015 FAST Act highway law […]