February 7, 2023
  • 1:19 pm AASHTO Joins “First Movers” Roadway Safety Partnership
  • 1:15 pm FRA to Expand Passenger Rail Grant Amount
  • 1:10 pm Amtrak: Entering ‘Exciting Time’ for Passenger Rail
  • 1:08 pm AASHTO Asks FMCSA for Emergency Exemption Clarifications
  • 1:05 pm ETAP Podcast: NYSDOT Details Transportation Resilience Efforts

The Washington State legislature approved a two-year state operating, capital, and transportation budgets on April 30; budgets that include funds for a new hybrid-electric ferry as well as monies to convert two existing vessels to hybrid-electric propulsion. [Above photo by the Washington State Department of Transportation.] According to a budget overview issued by Governor Jay […]

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The Utah Department of Transportation unveiled its “Top 10” list of infrastructure projects on May 1, with a four-mile extension of the north-south Mountain View Corridor highway taking the top spot with a price tag of $335 million. [Above photo by the Utah DOT.] In a blog post, the Utah DOT said that 169 construction […]

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Governor Tom Wolf (D) of Pennsylvania (seen above) kick-started two transportation-related initiatives on April 29. First, the state joined the U.S. Climate Alliance and committed to several greenhouse gas emission strategies, including spurring broader adoption of electric vehicles. Second, the governor signed off on more than $20 million in funding 27 freight rail improvement projects […]

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A small business opportunity pilot program started by the Minnesota Department of Transportation received the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership award from the Women’s Transportation Symposium on April 25 – an award given to organizations that promote diversity, inclusion, and multi-cultural awareness within the transportation industry as well as exhibit extraordinary efforts or initiatives in advancing […]

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