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Impact & Regulations

House Readies Consideration of FY23 Transportation Bill

July 7, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation that would ensure funding for operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation in fiscal 2023 has been cleared for a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill’s likely floor consideration this month follows its […]


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 […]


Infrastructure

Pennsylvania commission issues report on transportation funding in the state

August 3, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Pennsylvania Transportation Revenue Options Commission (TROC) recently submitted a report to Gov. Tom Wolf and the General Assembly on transportation funding options. The commission, which Wolf established in March under an executive order, was tasked with developing comprehensive funding […]


Impact & Regulations

Coronavirus relief talks paused indefinitely

August 10, 2020

Via: Politico

Talks on a new round of Covid-19 aid have fallen apart on Capitol Hill, meaning that fresh financial assistance for struggling transportation industries looks less likely by the day. That includes airlines, which have warned that they may need to […]


Impact & Regulations

Congress considers DOT funding, transportation relief

July 27, 2020

Via: Politico

Congress will be put to the test this week, with the Senate plugging away on a next coronavirus bill and the House aiming to finish its appropriations process. In the upper chamber: Negotiations are dragging on between Senate Republicans and […]


Impact & Regulations

Massachusetts Transportation Funding Plan Would Increase Gas Taxes

March 2, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

BOSTON — Fees for ride-hailing services and a 5-cents-per-gallon hike in the state’s gas tax are the heart of a plan floated by Democrats in the House of Representatives to pay for upgrades to roads, bridges and public transit. House […]


Impact & Regulations

Conn. House Democrats Propose Trucks-Only Tolls for Transportation Funding

November 22, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Leading Democratic lawmakers in the Connecticut House of Representatives have responded to Gov. Ned Lamont’s transportation investment plan with a proposal to toll only trucks. Lamont’s transportation plan, titled CT2030 and presented Nov. 7, outlines $14 billion in investment for […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Connecticut Governor Orders Highway Toll Study

July 18, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Despite his lame-duck status, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is ordering a $10 million study on placing electronic tolls on the state’s highways and finding ways to fund needed transportation improvements. “As Connecticut’s General Assembly and next governor consider how […]


Impact & Regulations

Oregon House approves $5.3B transportation funding package

July 11, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

The Oregon House approved a $5.3 billion transportation funding package designed to target congestion, public transportation, crumbling roads, and decaying bridges by a 39 to 20 vote, KGW-TV reports. The bill includes money for cities and counties to upgrade their roads, big […]