September 29, 2022
  • 11:42 am State DOTs Share IIJA Implementation Views at Hearing
  • 11:34 am NHTSA: Second Quarter Crash Fatalities Projected to Decline
  • 11:31 am Four Federal Agencies Plan Broad GHG Reduction Push
  • 11:30 am USDOT Joins Disadvantaged Business Support Effort
  • 11:27 am NTSB’s Homendy: V2X Technology is Vital for Safety

Republican members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee held a roundtable with key transportation industry stakeholders on July 14 to discuss the impact of inflation on the nation’s infrastructure – especially in terms of getting new infrastructure projects off the ground. [Above photo via House T&I Committee Republicans] “Just yesterday [July 13] we saw […]

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Gregory Pecoraro (seen above) – president & CEO of the National Association of State Aviation Officials or NASAO – stressed in a July 13 hearing on Capitol Hill that “additional investment at the federal level is needed” to clear the over $40 billion backlog of priority Airport Improvement Program or AIP-eligible projects, especially among general […]

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Six state department of transportation projects in Maine, New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland earned regional recognition as part of the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition. [Above photo by the Maine DOT] The award contest honored those projects for benefiting communities in several ways, such as revitalizing a neighborhood cut off from downtown […]

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The Federal Transit Administration is making nearly $300 million available through three competitive grant programs to boost access to rural ferry service, bolster existing and new urban service, and lower emissions across all services by speeding adoption of zero emission ferry propulsion technologies. [Above photo by NCDOT] The agency noted in a statement that grants […]

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The Federal Highway Administration recently issued $3 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief or ER funds to help the Idaho Transportation Department repair roads and bridges damaged by recent flooding. [Above photo by the ITD] Starting in early June, extreme moisture, runoff, and flooding caused by heavy rains inflicted significant damage on transportation infrastructure in […]

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The Federal Aviation Administration plans to award nearly $1 billion in grants to 85 airports across the country to improve terminals of all sizes. [Above photo by Airports Council International] Those grants – funded by the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA, enacted in November 2021 – seek to expand capacity at […]

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A team of Utah State University researchers recently explored how to use the state’s network of historic canal trails as an active transportation solution. That study is poised to help the Utah Department of Transportation and community leaders make decisions about building canal paths and trails, USU detailed in a blog post. [Above photo by […]

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The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contracting partner, CapitalTezak Joint Venture, recently kicked off a two-year, $43 million project to replace 17 structurally deficient rural structures in southeastern Colorado. [Above photo by the Federal Lands Highway] Replacing those 17 bridges – located on Colorado Highway 9, United States Highway 24, and United States Highway […]

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A new video issued jointly by the Vermont Agency of Transportation – known as VTrans – and Operation Lifesaver Inc. or OLI highlights of the importance of highway-rail crossing safety [Above image by VTrans] The video focuses on ways to improve safety at highway-rail crossings. OLI – a non-profit public safety education and awareness organization […]

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The new 2022-2023 Kentucky Official Highway Map – a collaboration of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet – aims to spur tourism across the Bluegrass State. [Above photo by the KYTC] The new map features photos of attractions, inset maps of Kentucky’s urban areas, a mileage chart, and suggested […]

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