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DOT accepting applications for more than $5B in infrastructure grants

April 1, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced it was accepting applications for $5.1 billion in discretionary grants programs. The grants for regionally or nationally significant infrastructure projects would come from three major discretionary grant programs, but the application process […]


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Biden admin set to finalize major gas car crackdown over warnings from automakers, energy industry

March 18, 2024

Via: Fox News

The Biden administration is expected this week to finalize highly anticipated regulations targeting gas-powered vehicle tailpipe emissions, considered the tip of the spear in its efforts to electrify the transportation sector. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is slated to issue […]


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Florida passes bill to ban left lane driving with few exceptions

February 23, 2024

Via: Fox News

The state of Florida is set to crack down on life in the fast lane. The Florida legislature has passed a bill that would ban motorists from cruising in the left lane of highways, sending it to Gov. Ron DeSantis […]


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White House is distributing $5.8 billion from the infrastructure law for water projects

February 20, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it is distributing another $5.8 billion for water infrastructure projects around the country, paid for by one of its key legislative victories. The new allocations will go to projects in all 50 states, bringing […]


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The head of FAA pledges to hold Boeing accountable for any violations of safety rules

February 6, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

The new chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says the agency will use more people to monitor aircraft manufacturing and hold Boeing accountable for any violations of safety regulations. FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker is expected to face a barrage of […]


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Philadelphia receives $19.3M for safety projects

February 5, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently awarded Philadelphia $19.3 million in Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) funding for seven safety projects. The ASE pilot program was created in 2018. Gov. Josh Shapiro made it permanent in January. The Philadelphia Parking […]


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Biden revisits decaying Wisconsin bridge to announce $5B for infrastructure in election year pitch

January 25, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

The last time President Joe Biden visited Superior, Wisconsin, he warned of the danger posed by the deteriorating John A. Blatnik Memorial Bridge — pointing out the decades-old corrosion that had weakened the overpass connecting the two port cities in […]


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Mississippi approves incentives for EV battery factory that promises 2,000 jobs

January 19, 2024

Via: Fox News

Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday gave broad, bipartisan approval to state incentives for a factory that will manufacture batteries for electric vehicles — a project that promises 2,000 jobs with an average salary of about $66,000. After legislators voted, Republican Gov. […]


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Website highlights California’s infrastructure investments

January 11, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

California recently launched Build.ca.gov, a website to highlight statewide investments in infrastructure. The state anticipates it will invest $180 billion in state and federal infrastructure funds over the next 10 years. The website showcases individual projects and highlights how investments […]


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Biden administration awards $632M for EV charging in new funding round

January 11, 2024

Via: ArsTechnica

The federal government’s Joint Office of Energy and Transportation announced on Thursday $632 million in grants to fund clean vehicle infrastructure. Twenty-two states along with Puerto Rico will be the recipients of this first round of funding from the $2.5 […]


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TSA survey reveals 93% of travelers satisfied with passenger experience

December 22, 2023

Via: Government Executive

A national survey of more than 13,000 air travelers in 16 U.S. airports administered by the Transportation Security Administration indicates that 93% of travelers are satisfied with their passenger experience at security checkpoints. The survey — the first TSA has […]


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Feds tout pedestrian, cyclist safety measures in new road design rules

December 20, 2023

Via: Government Executive

The federal government issued new road design standards Tuesday for the first time in 14 years, and Biden administration officials say the long-delayed manual will make roads safer for walkers, cyclists and even motorists on crowded streets. The latest edition […]


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Biden heads to Las Vegas to showcase $8.2B for 10 major rail projects around the country

December 8, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is heading to Las Vegas to showcase $8.2 billion in funding for 10 major passenger rail projects across the country, including to spur work on high-speed, electric train routes that could one day link Nevada and California, […]


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Maryland proposes multibillion-dollar transportation spending cut

December 5, 2023

Via: Fox News

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s administration is proposing roughly $3.3 billion in wide-ranging cuts for the state’s six-year transportation spending plan, which is facing inflationary pressures as traditional revenue sources haven’t kept up with costs, the state’s transportation secretary said Tuesday. […]


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New US rules, aimed at curbing China, could limit tax credits for electric vehicles

December 1, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration proposed new rules Friday that could make it harder for electric vehicles to qualify for a full $7,500 federal tax credit, complicating efforts to meet President Joe Biden’s goal that half of new passenger vehicles sold in […]


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Cities must replace harmful lead pipes within 10 years under new Biden administration plan

November 30, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Most U.S. cities would have to replace lead water pipes within 10 years under strict new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency as the Biden administration moves to reduce lead in drinking water and prevent public health crises like […]


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Car dealers say they can’t sell EVs, tell Biden to slow their rollout

November 28, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

Pity the poor car dealers. After making record profits in the wake of the pandemic and the collapse of just-in-time inventory chains, they’re now complaining that selling electric vehicles is too hard. Almost 4,000 dealers from around the United States […]


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White House finalizes rule requiring states to target vehicle pollution

November 27, 2023

Via: Government Executive

The Biden administration is moving ahead with a controversial proposal to require states and metropolitan planning organizations to track the amount of greenhouse gases produced by their road networks, and to set goals to reduce that pollution. “Every state has […]


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Biden will convene his new supply chain council and announce 30 steps to strengthen US logistics

November 27, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Monday will convene the first meeting of his supply chain resilience council, using the event to announce 30 actions to improve access to medicine and needed economic data and other programs tied to the production and […]


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New Jersey awards $161.25M in Municipal Aid grants

November 6, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The New Jersey Department of Transportation recently awarded $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2024 Municipal Aid grants to 543 cities and towns statewide. A total of $66.7 million was awarded to 173 municipalities with Complete Streets policies while $29.4 million […]