Tag: Infrastructure Investment

Impact & Regulations

Congressional Leaders Highlight Transportation Priorities

March 3, 2023

Via: AASHTO Journal

Implementation of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA, enacted in November 2021, remains a critical focal point for Congress, according to key transportation committee leaders within the Senate and House of Representatives. Speaking at the American […]

Impact & Regulations

DOT Gets Funding Increase in $1.7 Trillion Federal Budget

December 28, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The spending budget for the federal government’s fiscal 2023 includes an increase in funding for the Department of Transportation that is higher than the level requested by the White House. The $1.7 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 — which […]


Regional Rail expands footprint to include western Canada

November 11, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Short-line owner and operator Regional Rail has acquired freight rail assets in western Canada from grain company G3 Canada. The acquisition from Winnipeg, Manitoba-based G3 Canada, which operates a network of grain elevators and port terminals, includes the Great Sandhills […]


Alaskans’ Input Sought on Transportation Needs

March 29, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Alaska transportation officials are surveying the public for the second time as the state prepares to spend federal infrastructure investment funds in the largest transformational projects since World War II and the Trans-Atlantic Pipeline. Improving freight movements, especially to rural […]


Biden Sets Plans for Infrastructure Law, Fighting Inflation

March 2, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

President Joe Biden in his first State of the Union address stressed a long-term vision for the $1 trillion infrastructure bill he signed last year, and discussed domestic and international priorities his administration is targeting. “America used to have the […]


Oregon lawmakers urge funding for port infrastructure

December 10, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Oregon’s Congressional delegation recently sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Office of Management and Budget urging funding for the state’s port infrastructure as the Army Corps implements the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Pelosi Wants ‘Big’ Health Care, Infrastructure Push in 2021

October 29, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing a 2021 legislative agenda with two “great, big initiatives” — expanding health care access and rebuilding American infrastructure — that are longtime Democratic priorities aligned with Joe Biden’s platform and taking on fresh urgency […]


Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Releases Draft Plan on Infrastructure Investment

May 29, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

As the Connecticut General Assembly’s legislative session draws to a close, Gov. Ned Lamont released a working draft of an infrastructure funding proposal that lawmakers will rely on during a special session focused solely on transportation and economic development. The […]