Tag: Highway Trust Fund


Loaded and Rolling: Infrastructure bill, autonomous freight, sluggish November freight volumes

November 11, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

On Nov. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) by a 228-206 vote after passage by the Senate on Aug. 10. In a report published by Georgetown University, trucking jobs are […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Congress Extends Surface Transportation Programs

October 1, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Congress passed legislation that extends the surface transportation authorization act, securing funding for transit investments over the next year. APTA President/CEO Paul P. Skoutelas released the following statement: “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the entire public […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

House Democrats gear up for another shot at infrastructure

November 14, 2019

Via: Politico

DEMOCRATS GEAR UP FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH: House Democrats hope to reset with a $1 trillion infrastructure package, after talks fell apart with the White House in May. As our Tanya Snyder scooped, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan “appears to be a […]

Impact & Regulations

FHWA awards $10M to 7 states to test new ways to fund highways

February 14, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is awarding $10.2 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants to seven states to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects. The program’s goal is to allow states to test user-based […]


The neverending infrastructure story

May 25, 2018

Via: Politico

Infrastructure Week became infrastructure weeks, and the months may yet turn into years, dear MT readers. Our Lauren Gardner writes: “With President Donald Trump’s big infrastructure vision resigned to claiming small wins among expected reauthorizations, lobbyists are beginning to look […]

Impact & Regulations

More than half the House pushes taxwriters to stabilize Highway Trust Fund

June 14, 2017

Via: Politico

More than half the House has signed on to a letter asking that any effort to overhaul the tax code be used to permanently fix the Highway Trust Fund. The letter from Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and Del. Eleanor Holmes […]