Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

The latest general information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is available on Coronavirus.gov. For USDOT specific COVID-19 resources, please visit our page.

highway trust fund

Understanding the Projections of the Highway Trust Fund: A Tutorial

The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 (P.L. 114-41) authorized General Fund transfers to the Highway Account and Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund. Based on the most recent monthly estimate of future Highway Trust Fund balances, this general fund transfer will maintain the balance for the highway account above the prudent cash balance level of $4 billion until November 2015. At that time the Department of Transportation may be...

Statement of Secretary Foxx on Senate Highway Trust Fund vote of July 29

"I applaud the Senate's strong bipartisan vote, which sends a clear message that we need action on a long-term transportation bill this year, and reaffirms that Democrats and Republicans can come together to do it. There is no reason to delay the real debate about long-term funding and badly needed policy updates until we reach another crisis point, which could be May 2015 and at the beginning of the next construction season."DOT 73-14

DOT Memo on Reimbursement Procedures during a Cash Shortfall of the Highway Trust Fund

Memo to DOT officials and staff providing procedures for reimbursement during a cash shortfall in the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Unless otherwise directed, cash management procedures will be implemented on August 1, 2014. These cash management procedures will continue until further notice.
 

Memo to DOT officials and staff providing procedures for reimbursement during a cash shortfall in the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Unless otherwise directed, cash management procedures will be implemented on August 1, 2014. These cash management procedures will continue until further notice.
 

July 1 Letter from Secretary Foxx to Transit Agencies on Cash Management Plan for Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund

On July 1, 2014, Transportation Secretary Foxx sent a "Dear Colleague" letter to transit agencies advising them that DOT will implement cash management procedures for the Highways Account of the Highway Trust Fund.

On July 1, 2014, Transportation Secretary Foxx sent a "Dear Colleague" letter to transit agencies advising them that DOT will implement cash management procedures for the Highways Account of the Highway Trust Fund.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls for Transportation Investment During Visit to Birmingham Intermodal Facility

Highlights Project’s Economic Impact as part of Invest in America Bus TourBIRMINGHAM, Ala.  —U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today visited construction of the future site of the Birmingham Intermodal Facility, as part his Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour, calling it an investment in Alabama’s economic future that could be replicated across the country if Congress would support a long-term transportation bill.  The intermodal facility will...