Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Transportation

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Repairing How the Budget Treats the Highway Trust Fund

In our recently released plan, The Road to Sustainable Highway Spending, we propose a variety of measures to support the Highway Trust...
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CRFB's Plan to Repair the Highway Trust Fund

With the deadline for extending the surface transportation authorization just a few weeks away and Highway Trust Fund (HTF) bankruptcy approaching...
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The Road to Sustainable Highway Spending

The current legislation authorizing highway and mass transit spending is scheduled to expire at the end of May, and only a few months later the Hig
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Bipartisan Plan Paves Way for Transportation Reform

At the end of May, lawmakers will have to reauthorize surface transportation spending, and by the summer, they will need to have a solution to...

Trust Fund Deadlines Are Closing In

In addition to updating budget projections, CBO's baseline also looks at the state of various government trust funds over the next ten years. Two...

Will Falling Gas Prices Lead to a Long-Term Highway Solution?

Interest in increasing the gas tax appears to be heating up as policymakers realize the Highway Trust Fund is running on fumes, and an upcoming...

Fiscal Speed Bumps Will Keep the New Congress Busy

Although the 114th Congress is just getting settled, it will have to move quickly to address a series of deadlines with serious policy and fiscal...

Top 14 Charts About the Budget in 2014

This year was an eventful one for the federal budget. To explain the year's events, CRFB wrote 427 blogs, 17 papers, and created more than a...

Delaney Combines Tax Reform and Infrastructure...With a Twist

Tax reform has been an increasingly common way to pay for infrastructure spending in recent years. Both President Obama and outgoing House Ways and...

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