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Will Highway Trust Fund Run Dry in 5 Years?

The Congressional Budget Office now projects that the Highway Trust Fund will be insolvent by the end of 2021.

Image: U.S. Department of Transportation

February 8, 2016

A new projections from the Congressional Budget Office about where the Highway Trust Fund will be by the end of 2021 illustrates the inherent flaw in how Congress chose to fund the FAST Act. David Cullen explores the ramifications in his "Passing Zone" blog.

Tags: AASHTO, U.S. Congress, Highway Bill

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Monday, February 8, 2016 2:00 PM | » Comments(0)

Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill

When is good news not good news? When Congress hears about it…

Given all that will go on in Congress, a long-term highway bill may not come together until, yes, 2017.

September 9, 2015

Transportation-policy consultant Ken Orski argues in his latest Innovation NewsBrief update that the urgency to pass a long-term highway bill has “largely vanished” thanks to the Dept. of Transportation revealing that the Highway Trust Fund isn’t in imminent danger of running dry.

Tags: U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Highway Trust Fund, Highway Bill

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Wednesday, September 9, 2015 2:03 PM | » Comments(2)

Highway Bill and The Sausage Factory

It's not a family-friendly flick or a Wes Craven slasher coming to a theater near you...

&#39;Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.&#39; Image: National Hot Dog &amp;amp; Sausage Council<br />

August 2, 2015

It's not a family-friendly flick or a Wes Craven slasher coming to a theater near you...

Tags: Highway Funding, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Highway Bill

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Sunday, August 2, 2015 9:15 PM | » Comments(0)

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