Tag: U.S. Department of Transportation

USDOT Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant...

Workshop Announcement: Consensus Safety Measurement Methodologies for ADS-Equipped Vehicles

(June 25-26, 2019 NIST Gaithersburg Campus) The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its partners, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Intel, Intel Mobileye,...

Air Travel Consumer Report: February 2019 Numbers

Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its April 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled...

FTA Announces $1.36 Billion Funding Allocation for 16 New and Existing Transit Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $1.36 billion in federal funding allocations to 16 new and existing transit projects in the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program.

Nebraska Receives $25 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the immediate availability of $25 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration to help repair roads damaged by flooding in Nebraska.

With 47,000 U.S. Bridges in Poor Condition, Pace of Repair Slows to Crawl

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation 2018 National Bridge Inventory database reveals 47,052 bridges are classified as structurally deficient and in poor condition, and the pace of improvement has slowed to the lowest point since ARTBA began compiling this report five years ago.

U.S. DOT Announces $46 Million Loan for Austin’s Manor Expressway Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide up to a $46.94 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA). The loan is for the 290E Manor Expressway Phase III Project.

USDOT Launches Council to Support Emerging Transportation Technology

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced creation of the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council, tasked with identifying and resolving jurisdictional and regulatory gaps that may impede the deployment of new technology, such as tunneling, hyperloop, autonomous vehicles, and other innovations.

Road overhaul

National Academies report says the U.S. Interstate Highways System requires significant commitment for federal and state coordination and funding. The future of the U.S. Interstate...
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