The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has set its consideration of the transportation bill for Thursday, October 22. This is coming in just under the wire, as the current transportation law expires at the end of October. Congress will still have to do an extension of current law to allow the House to complete its work and then come to agreement with the Senate -- hopefully by mid-December. (Update 10/22/15: The committee completed consideration of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act today. An amendment offered by Reps.