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House passes transportation funding patch

House passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 2353, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015 in a 387-35 vote. The ...

USDOT, NHTSA plan to require all future vehicles to talk to each other to prevent crashes

USDOT, NHTSA plan to require all future vehicles to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 15, 2015

Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology has the potential to revolutionize road safety and driving in general, and it could become the norm ...

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not until current funding has expired

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

The Senate will hold a hearing on a new long-term transportation bill, but it’s not going to be on the ...

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a fix for highway funding

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

America may have cast aside monarchy long ago, but maybe only a king would be able to take on transportation ...

Nadeau nominated for administrator of Federal Highway Administration

Nadeau nominated for administrator of Federal Highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 12, 2015

President Barack Obama has nominated transportation veteran Greg G. Nadeau for the administrator position of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s ...

Budget resolution calls for large reduction in transportation funding

Budget resolution calls for large reduction in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 07, 2015

The Senate and House of Representatives passed a joint budget resolution on Tuesday that calls for massive cuts in transportation ...

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding by $1 billion

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Apr 30, 2015

The House Appropriations Committee introduced a new bill on Tuesday to fund the Transportation Department and provide funding to the ...

Transportation chief Foxx expects Congress to pass another highway stopgap despite urgent infrastructure needs

Transportation chief Foxx expects Congress to pass...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to see next-gernation transportation technology the school is working on, U.S. ...

Ohio River Bridges East End Crossing gets $162 million TIFIA Loan

Ohio River Bridges East End Crossing gets $162 million...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 21, 2015

The East End Crossing section of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project has received a $162 million loan from ...

USDOT TIGER funding makes $500 million available for transportation projects

USDOT TIGER funding makes $500 million available for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 06, 2015

The seventh round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program opens up $500 million for transportation ...

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to Congress

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx submitted a revised Grow America Act to Congress March 30. It suggests a 45-percent increase in ...

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