House Approves Transportation Spending for FY2023

As expected the House of Representatives of Congress on Friday approved a fiscal year 2023 spending bill and sent it to President Joseph R. Biden for his approval.

The bill contains $106 billion for transportation spending in fiscal year that began Oct. 1 and extend through Sept. 30.

That includes $2.45 billion for Amtrak and $21.2 billion for public transit. Passenger and freight rail combined will receive $16.6 billion. Those figures include some funding authorized by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021. The transportation funding was part of a larger $1.7 trillion federal budget.

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