The $1.1 trillion Omnibus spending bill unveiled by Congressional Appropriators includes important transportation policy provisions incuding:
- $2.3 billion for the Federal Transit Administration, an increase of $141 million over fiscal year 2014.
- $8.6 billion in state and local transit grants from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund.
- $500 million for the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) program.
- Suspends enforcement of hours of work limits on truckers.
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