Topics: Surface Transportation

Rep. DeFazio Says Biden Team Planning Quick Action on Infrastructure

The Biden campaign is eyeing action on an infrastructure package as soon as February, if the former vice president wins the election, Rep. Peter DeFazio said on Oct. 7 during an ITS America conference.  More

House T&I Committee Advances INVEST in America Act; Republicans Introduce Separate Bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced by voice vote a $500 billion surface transportation reauthorization known as the Invest in America Act (H.R. 2) late June 18 after a marathon markup that lasted two days. More

House Committee to Mark Up Surface Transportation Bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is scheduled to take up the nearly $500 billion surface transportation bill known as the INVEST in America Act June 17, with lawmakers expected to offer more than 100 amendments during one of their first virtual mark ups. More

House Transportation Committee Examines Effects of COVID-19 on Transportation Employees

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, led by Chairman Pete DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member Sam Graves (D-OR), held a hearing June 9 to examine the effects of COVID-19 on transportation workers. The hearing sought to examine the main challenges transportation workers are facing as a result of the pandemic, and discuss what measures Congress should take in response. More

House to Release Draft Highway Bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to release its draft highway reauthorization bill this week. The legislation will provide $494 billion in funding over a period of five years for highway, transit, safety, and research programs, a 46 percent increase over current investment levels. More

NATSO Joins 70 Groups in Urging Administration to Advance Infrastructure Investment

NATSO Joins 70 Groups in Urging Administration to Advance Infrastructure Investment

NATSO joined 70 other trade organizations in urging President Trump to make federal infrastructure investment a top priority in coming months. More

Senate EPW Committee Passes Surface Transportation Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved 21-0 a substitute amendment to its surface transportation bill S. 2302, “America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019,” marking the first step in reauthorizing the surface transportation law set to expire in 2020. More

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