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Hyundai to invest $5.54B into first fully dedicated electric vehicle, battery manufacturing facility in Georgia

May 24, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Hyundai Motor Group recently announced plans to build a new smart factory at the Bryan County Megasite in Georgia, which will invest billions of dollars and attention to the state’s first fully dedicated electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturing facility. […]


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6 months in, Biden’s infrastructure plan has 4,300 projects

May 16, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Six months after the signing of President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure package, the government said Monday there are 4,300 projects underway with more than $110 billion in funding announced — milestones the administration is publicly heralding as midterm politics […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

FAA awards $608M in first round of Airport Improvement Program grants

May 16, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded more than $608 million during the first round of 2022 Airport Improvement Program grants to 441 airports in 46 states, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. General aviation airports received more than […]


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USDOT announces path forward for East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor project

May 12, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced its intent to obligate funds to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) for the first phase of the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor light rail line. […]


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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority names Randy Clarke as general manager, CEO

May 12, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board Of Directors recently named Randy Clarke as the agency’s next general manager and CEO. “With the current challenges facing Metro, we knew we needed to find an accomplished and innovative executive who […]


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Pittsburgh Mayor Gainey announces regional infrastructure investments, including Bridge Asset Management Program

May 9, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Pittsburgh recently released its Bridge Asset Management Program and other initiatives to address equitable regional infrastructure investment. “Our city’s infrastructure connects working families to jobs, education, opportunities, and a future,” Mayor Ed Gainey said. “Making much-needed investments into our city’s […]


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Georgia sets $1.5B in aid for electric vehicle maker Rivian

May 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The state of Georgia and local governments will give Rivian Automotive $1.5 billion of incentives to build a 7,500-job, $5 billion electric vehicle plant east of Atlanta, according to documents the company and state signed Monday. Georgia Economic Development Commissioner […]


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Joe Manchin calls EV tax credits “ludicrous” in Senate hearing

April 29, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Senator Joe Manchin called federal tax credits for electric vehicles “ludicrous” in a Senate hearing on Thursday. The West Virginia politician, who continues to make millions from the coal industry, has been a regular critic of subsidies for EVs, which […]


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Arizona Transportation Department saves $6M managing state vehicle fleets

April 20, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) took over the management of fleet vehicles last year for more than 60 state agencies, a move that has saved the state more than $6 million. “The fleet consolidation effort is a win-win for […]


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FAA awards $4.4M in drone research grants

April 19, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Friday that it had granted $4.4 million in drone research, education, and training grants to seven U.S. universities. The drone research will focus on electromagnetic compatibility, detecting and avoiding classifications, […]