June 26, 2022
  • 1:21 pm Biden Endorses Temporary Suspension of Federal Gas Tax
  • 1:17 pm Logistics Report Highlights Freight Infrastructure Needs
  • 12:48 pm NASA Building Air Mobility ‘Information Infrastructure’
  • 12:47 pm FTA Supporting Projects for ‘Underserved Groups’
  • 12:43 pm Tony Tavares Appointed Caltrans Director

Dr. Shawn D. Wilson (seen above) – secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and 2021-2022 president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – believes traffic culture needs to undergo serious change in order to reverse an ongoing increase in U.S. roadway fatalities. [Above photo by AASHTO] Testifying at […]

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The Federal Highway Administration issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on June 9 to outline minimum standards and requirements for projects funded via the five-year $5 billion National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure or NEVI formula program launched in February. [Above photo by the Arizona DOT] That rulemaking seeks to support the build out of a national EV charging […]

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As part of its comprehensive strategy to support accessibility across all modes of transportation for all travelers, the U.S. Department of Transportation is providing $27 million to four projects that seek to improve transportation and access for those with physical challenges. [Above photo by the Georgia DOT] That funding supports the implementation of Phases 2 […]

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On June 10, the Federal Highway Administration issued its first notice of funding opportunity for the new five-year $12.5 billion Bridge Investment Program established by the $1.2 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA enacted in November 2021. [Above photo by the South Carolina DOT] FHWA said nearly $2.4 billion is available through this new program […]

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Eight state department of transportation projects in Alaska, California, Idaho, Texas, and Washington earned regional recognition in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition. [Above photo by WSDOT] The award contest honored those projects for creating a “compass” to guide active transportation development; providing a safe and reliable evacuation route for an island village; and developing a more […]

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Some $55 million worth of infrastructure improvements to the Amtrak passenger rail corridor linking Washington D.C. and New York are scheduled to occur this summer; part of a larger $130 million effort to improve the railroad’s Northeast Corridor, bring it up to a state of good repair and to enhance the overall customer experience. [Above […]

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The Federal Highway Administration recently issued $8.9 million to support 58 tribal transportation safety projects. That money is in addition to $120 million expected to flow to tribal governments in the coming years through the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund or TTPSF, which received a significant fiscal infusion from $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs […]

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The Federal Aviation Administration recently issued 416 grants worth $518 million via the second round of Airport Improvement Program or AIP funding for a variety of projects, such as construction of new and improved airport facilities, repairs to runways and taxiways, maintenance of airfield elements like lighting or signage, and the purchase of operational or maintenance equipment. […]

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The U.S. Maritime Administration or MARAD recently added four new marine highway projects in North Carolina, Alaska, and Puerto Rico to its America’s Marine Highway Program or AMHP. Those designations mean those four projects can now apply for federal funding, MARAD said in a statement. [Above photo by the Alaska DOT&PF] That follows the designation […]

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is awarding over $463 million in grants via its Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program or MCSAP to states to reduce crashes, fatalities, and injuries involving commercial motor vehicles or CMVs. [Above photo by the Virginia DOT] FMCSA said that includes funding to state and local law enforcement agencies as […]

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