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April 21, 2014

FMCSA: Current financial responsibility minimums are inadequate

Analysis shows that while catastrophic motor carrier crashes are rare, the costs for resulting severe and critical injuries can exceed $1 million.


April 11, 2014

Senate group reaches agreement on reauthorization plan

Principles agreed upon by the bipartisan Environment and Public Works Committee include passing a long-term bill, as opposed to a short-term patch.


March 21, 2014

FTA releases $30M for tribal transit programs

The competitively awarded FY 2013 funds will allow tribes to continue or enhance existing transit service, launch new public transportation or plan for future transit needs.


March 11, 2014

$100 billion needed for fed transit program, APTA says

Additionally, the plan calls for a number of policy changes in the program that will ensure that the industry provides effective and efficient public transportation.


March 4, 2014

Obama unveils $300 billion surface transportation bill plan

The plan proposes a reformed business tax structure that would add significantly to federal revenues and increase funding for transportation by an average of about 38% per year.


February 27, 2014

Fed tax plan proposes $126 billion for Highway Trust Fund

Fund slated to run out of money by September, with the current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, expiring in October.


January 9, 2014

FTA offers $24.9M in LoNo vehicle emission grants

The funds are intended to encourage more widespread adoption of reliable “green energy” buses into transit fleets.


December 6, 2013

House Subcommittee to hold New Starts hearing

Will focus on the changes made to the program in MAP-21 and highlight the expansion in available project eligibility and growth in grant applications.


September 3, 2013

State management of transit project eco reviews proposed

Would expand the program for interested states, implementing a key provision of MAP-21. The public is invited to submit its comments through www.regulations.gov during the 60-day public comment period, which will expire on Oct. 29, 2013.


July 18, 2013

Subcommittee to discuss Highway Trust Fund

The hearing, entitled “How the Financial Status of the Highway Trust Fund Impacts Surface Transportation Programs,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.


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