States Face 2020 Transportation Investment Challenges

States Face 2020 Transportation Investment Challenges

By Carolyn Kramer, director, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center State lawmakers face many transportation investment challenges during their 2020 legislative sessions, including the distraction of their own reelection campaigns. Four states do not have regular...
House Takes Action On Harbor, Water Infrastructure Bills

House Takes Action On Harbor, Water Infrastructure Bills

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, Congressional relations, ARTBA The House of Representatives Oct. 28 passed a bill to mandate that all future incoming revenues to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) be spent on the port and waterway projects for which they...
Senate Passes FY 2020 Transportation Spending Legislation

Senate Passes FY 2020 Transportation Spending Legislation

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, Congressional relations, ARTBA The Senate Oct. 31 passed a bundle of FY 2020 spending bills, H.R. 3055 – including one funding the U.S. Department of Transportation programs – in a modest sign of progress toward...