Q1. What is the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law?
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) is a generational investment in our nation’s infrastructure. It makes the largest investment in bridges since the interstate system was built, the largest investment in transit in U.S. history, the greatest investment in passenger rail since the creation of Amtrak, and the largest investment in EV infrastructure in U.S. history.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) includes five-year reauthorization (FY22-26) of surface transportation programs and direct advanced appropriations. Total transportation funding in this five-year package is over $660 billion, including the following over five years:
- Federal Highway Administration: $365 billion
- Federal Transit Administration: $107 billion
- Federal Railroad Administration: $102 billion
- Federal Aviation Administration: $25 billion
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: $8 billion
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: $5 billion
- Maritime Administration: $2 billion
- Office of the Secretary of Transportation: $43 billion