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State DOTs Begin Borealis Train Service…
May 24, 2024
On May 21, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Wisconsin Department of Transportation helped host official launch celebrations for Amtrak’s ...
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USDOT Issues $63M in SS4A Grants…
May 24, 2024
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently issued over $63 million in grants through its “Safe Streets and Roads for All” ...
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Highway Contractors Say Work Zone Crashes…
May 24, 2024
According to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and ...
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FRA: $2B Available for Northeast Corridor…
May 24, 2024
The Federal Railroad Administration recently issued a notice of funding opportunity or NOFO that makes available over $2 billion in ...
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Hearing on Federal Response to Baltimore…
May 17, 2024
The House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing on May 15 to review and examine the ...
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President Biden Signs FAA Reauthorization Measure
May 17, 2024
On May 16, President Biden (above) signed a multiyear Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill into law; a measure that provides ...
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AASHTO Concerned with ‘Buy America’ Implementation
May 17, 2024
On May 13, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials sent a letter to the Federal Highway Administration ...
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Video: State DOT Panels from 2024…
May 17, 2024
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released two videos of panels discussions held at the 2024 ...
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Connecticut DOT Reopens Damaged Section of…
May 10, 2024
In roughly 80 hours, the Connecticut Department of Transportation completed the rapid repair and reopening of a section I-95 in ...
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AASHTO Executive Institute Holds Four-Day Course
May 10, 2024
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently held its annual AASHTO Executive Institute or AEI training program ...
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AASHTO President Thompson: ‘Togetherness’ Key to…
May 3, 2024
Craig Thompson (above at left), secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and 2023-2024 president of the American Association of ...
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Council on Environmental Quality Finalizes NEPA…
May 3, 2024
The White House Council on Environmental Quality or CEQ recently finalized reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act or NEPA ...
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Knowledge Session: Transportation Labor Outlook
May 3, 2024
Transportation workforce recruiting and retention challenges and opportunities served as the focal point of a knowledge session held during the ...
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Knowledge Session: Developing Communication Strategies
May 3, 2024
Leadership is perhaps the key part of any communication strategy designed to deal with either planned or unplanned transportation events, ...
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Groundbreaking for Nevada DOT-Led Brightline Project
April 26, 2024
Pete Buttigieg, secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, headlined a recent groundbreaking event for the Brightline West High-Speed Rail ...
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AASHTO Comments on Proposed Highway Safety…
April 26, 2024
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently submitted comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking or NPRM ...
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Winners Named for the 2024 AASHTO…
April 26, 2024
Eighteen teams of middle and high school students from four states competed at the 2024 AASHTO Bridge Challenge event on ...
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Wisconsin Governor Speaks at 2024 AASHTO…
April 26, 2024
Governor Tony Evers (D) (above) addressed attendees of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 2024 Spring Meeting ...
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State DOTs Participate in 2024 NWZAW…
April 19, 2024
Across the country, state departments of transportation held a variety of events in support of the 2024 National Work Zone ...
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USDOT Issues $23M in Thriving Communities…
April 19, 2024
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded $23.6 million in Thriving Communities Program or TCP grants to three national “capacity builders” and ...