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Legislative Updates

U.S. House Passes INVEST in America Act

On July 1, 2021, the U.S. House approved the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, a five-year authorization bill for surface transportation programs…

Senate EPW Committee Approves Highway Bill

On May 26, 2021, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) marked-up and approved the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act. This marks the first official consideration of legislation related to…

Polly Trottenberg Confirmed as U.S. DOT Deputy Secretary

On April 13, 2021, the Senate voted to confirm Polly Trottenberg as the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). During her confirmation hearing with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science…

President Biden Introduces Infrastructure Plan

On March 31, 2021, President Biden released a proposal that would fund surface transportation, water infrastructure, broadband expansion, education infrastructure and other policy areas. The proposal provides a high-level…