December 2, 2020
  • 12:50 pm FCC Opens 5.9 GHz Spectrum to Non-Transportation Use
  • 12:43 pm FHWA Issues ER Funds for Brent Spence Bridge Repairs
  • 12:38 pm Sheehan: ‘Transportation Provides Access to Opportunity for all’
  • 12:37 pm AASHTO Passes Resolution Addressing Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • 12:36 pm Incorporating Civil Rights Principles into State DOT Operations
 

The Indiana Department of Transportation issued a total of $126.5 million in state matching funds on April 7 to 214 cities, towns, and counties to support a variety of local road projects via Indiana’s Next Level Roads strategy, originally implemented in mid-2017. [Above photo by the Indiana DOT.] “Our mission is to build and maintain Indiana’s transportation […]

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The Oregon Department of Transportation will begin accepting Safe-Routes-to-School grant applications for 2020 on June 1. [Above photo by the Oregon DOT.] The agency said in a statement that it is accepting “Letters of Intent” for two Safe-Routes-to School-programs – Competitive Construction, which will award a total of $26 million worth of grants, and Project Identification […]

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As Michigan communities comply with the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) on March 24, the Michigan Department of Transportation is providing a variety of transportation-themed activities via an new educational website to help housebound parents and children. Available at http://www.Michigan.gov/MDOTKidsActivities is a printable coloring and activity book highlighting […]

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation began distributing more than $99 million in local government grants on April 6; part of an overall pool of $521 million the agency is expected to dole out on a quarterly basis for calendar year 2020 to support a wide variety of transportation related projects. The department added in a […]

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The nomination period for the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards is being extended to April 29 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Up to three projects can be nominated by each state to compete in this program, which helps showcase why transportation infrastructure – and why properly funding it – is vital to supporting the nation’s economy […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Transportation System Security and Resilience (CTSSR) has specific registration links available for its three remaining “virtual panel discussions” aimed at helping state department of transportation leaders stay up-to-date on the latest news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The panels are partially envisioned to serve as […]

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