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President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

President Obama briefly addresses transportation in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 29, 2014

Tuesday night, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, which offered a chance for the president to present ...

Dwindling Highway Trust Fund causes delayed state reimbursements

Dwindling Highway Trust Fund causes delayed state...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 28, 2014

The depleting Highway Trust Fund (HTF) may cause the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)  to delay reimbursements to state agencies ...

Peter Rogoff tapped for DOT acting undersecretary for policy position

Peter Rogoff tapped for DOT acting undersecretary for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 16, 2014

Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff has been tapped as the DOT's acting undersecretary for policy, Politico reports. The position was opened ...

U.S. DOT awards CDOT with $110 million for flood recovery

U.S. DOT awards CDOT with $110 million for flood...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 09, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday awarded the Colorado Department of Transportation with $110 million in recovery funds for ...

Polly Trottenberg leaves DOT for position as New York City transportation commissioner

Polly Trottenberg leaves DOT for position as New York...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 02, 2014

Newly-elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed U.S. DOT Under Secretary for Policy Polly Trottenberg as the ...

DOT chief Foxx commends ongoing Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts

DOT chief Foxx commends ongoing Superstorm Sandy...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 29, 2013

One year after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, crews are continuing to repair damages to transportation infrastructure in New ...

FTA makes available $29 million for safety, disaster solutions

FTA makes available $29 million for safety, disaster...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 22, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the availability of $29 million in competitive research funds ...

DOT employees begin returning to work

DOT employees begin returning to work

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s 18,481 furloughed employees began returning to work Thursday after a 16-day shutdown of the federal ...

NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman to speak at Senate Commerce Committee shutdown hearing

NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman to speak at Senate...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 10, 2013

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman will speak Friday at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing ...

Lawmakers discuss Leo Frigo Bridge, truck weight limits

Lawmakers discuss Leo Frigo Bridge, truck weight limits

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 08, 2013

Last month’s Leo Frigo Bridge closure, caused by reports of the bridge sagging, has sparked further debate about truck weight ...

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during government shutdown

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 02, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and sectors of the DOT announced Tuesday they will not update ...

The BIG WIG of Transportation Funding

The BIG WIG of Transportation Funding

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 01, 2013

The million-dollar question in transportation – make that the half trillion-dollar question – is how to find the money to ...

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