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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

Clean up transportation politics with earmarks   By Kirk Landers   While the citizenry and media of the United States focused on election polls ...

NY contractors get FWHA help to compete for Tappan Zee...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 23, 2012

An April 20 workshop was held in advance of advertising contracts for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project ...

Construction begins on Cincinnati streetcar line

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 21, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Feb. 17 helped kick off construction of a new 3.9-mile streetcar line that ...

U.S. DOT proposed budget invests $74 billion for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 13, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Feb. 13 praised President Obama’s $74 billion budget for the U.S. Department ...

DOT awards $77 million in research grants

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 18, 2012

U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $77 million in grants to 22 University Transportation Centers (UTC) to advance transportation research ...

LaHood awards $7 million for Southeast high-speed rail...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 13, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has awarded $7 million to Georgia and Washington D.C. to continue work on the ...

Obama U.S. DOT funding law drops highway limit about $2...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 20, 2011

President Barack Obama on Nov. 18 signed into law a spending package that Congress passed on Nov. 17, which includes ...

Caltrans Wins U.S. DOT 2011 National Roadway Safety...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 15, 2011

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Caltrans with a 2011 National Roadway Safety Award for developing an innovative safety ...

LaHood: $24.3 million in grants to boost Keystone...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 22, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on July 21 said that work can begin on closing the last three highway-rail grade ...

$1.58 billion in FTA funds to go to 27 U.S. transit...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 29, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced $1.58 billion for 27 transit projects nationwide that will improve public transportation access ...

U.S. DOT holds inaugural roundtable for women working...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 07, 2011

The inaugural roundtable for women working in blue collar transportation careers was held on Friday, June 3 at the U.S. ...

LaHood to kick off initiative for advancing women in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 18, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Women’s Transportation Seminar President and CEO Marcia Ferranto and WTS Board Chair Terry Gruver ...

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