2/22: We're very excited to announce a data visualization challenge with Google and Eyebeam!

This is your federal budget. We think it's hard to relate to "billions" and "trillions", so we break it down by how much you pay in taxes.

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By Function | By Organization My Cost Total Change
Total Federal Budget - $3600.6B -11.7%
+ Department of Health and Human Services - $881.4B 3.5%
+ Department of Defense--Military - $696.9B 4.4%
+ Misc Agencies - $645.8B -0.8%
+ Department of the Treasury - $400.5B -55.4%
+ Department of Labor - $206.6B 35.2%
+ Department of Agriculture - $135.5B 6.0%
+ Department of Veterans Affairs - $124.9B 28.8%
+ Department of Transportation - $78.4B -30.2%
Federal Highway Administration-$44.2B-31.8%
Federal Aviation Administration-$16.1B-5.8%
Federal Transit Administration-$10.7B-46.0%
Federal Railroad Administration-$4.4B-60.6%
Office of the Secretary-$940M-45.7%
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-$857M-77.4%
Maritime Administration-$595M-10.7%
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-$530M4.5%
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration-$192M12.9%
Office of Inspector General-$77M-17.2%
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation-$32M0.0%
Surface Transportation Board-$28M7.7%
Research and Innovative Technology Administration-$13M0.0%
Department of Transportation-$-193M-97.4%
+ Department of Education - $62B -53.0%
+ Allowances - $60.5B -1512600.0%
+ Other Defense Civil Programs - $54.5B -5.2%
+ Department of Housing and Urban Development - $49.3B -20.2%
+ Department of Homeland Security - $43.6B -5.3%
+ International Assistance Programs - $35.5B 2.3%
+ Department of State - $29.9B 9.9%
+ Department of Justice - $29.7B -9.0%
+ Department of Energy - $24.6B -64.2%
+ Department of Commerce - $13.9B -46.0%
+ Department of the Interior - $12.8B -13.5%
+ Judicial Branch - $7.2B 5.6%
+ Legislative Branch - $5.2B 3.6%
+ District of Columbia - $1B 13.0%
+ General Services Administration - $554M -91.2%
+ Executive Office of the President - $434M 16.0%
+ Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - $25M -85.6%
+ Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council - $2M -33.3%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Mandatory Spending Formula and Bus Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9.2B
$8.4B
$8.4B
5.7%
-9.6%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Capital Investment Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.6B
$2B
$1.8B
63.0%
-21.9%
-8.9%
Discretionary Spending Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$150M
$150M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Administrative Expenses
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$94M
$99M
$114M
5.6%
5.3%
15.2%
Discretionary Spending Grants for Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Reductions
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$75M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Research and University Research Centers
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$67M
$66M
$30M
3.1%
-1.5%
-54.6%
Discretionary Spending Formula Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Transit Capital Assistance, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7.2B
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Fixed Guideway Infrastructure Investment, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$750M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%