President Biden’s FY 2022 Budget Recommends Slight Increase for Surface Transportation Board

On May 28, 2021, President Biden released the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Budget which includes recommending that the STB be funded at $39.152 million.  This is a bit higher than the current FY 2021 $37.5 million level.  Consistent with FRCA advocacy for funding the STB at the highest possible levels, the President’s Budget also discusses the importance of data, “In FY 2022, the STB would continue to modernize its enterprise-wide data and analytics technology, skills, processes, and products to better leverage its data as a strategic asset.”   Read More and here.