Tag: transportation system

Impact & Regulations

USDOT invites public comment on FY2022-2026 Strategic Framework

December 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Monday it is asking the public to comment on its goals and priorities for the next five years. In light of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the DOT said it would be updating its […]


Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board approves state department budgets

June 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), a 17-member board charged with approving funding allocations for the state’s transportation system, recently approved the Fiscal Year 2022 budgets for three departments. CTB approved budgets for the Virginia Department of Transportation, $7.2 billion; the […]

Infrastructure, Shipping

Minnesota DOT awards $14M for port projects

March 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Minnesota’s Department of Transportation announced Thursday it had awarded grants totaling $14 million for four port development projects across the state. Funded through the MnDOT Port Development Assistance Program, the projects will support freight movement along the state’s waterways. “Access […]


TxDOT touts statewide project execution amid pandemic

February 10, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) officials are espousing the benefits of the agency’s ability to execute varied statewide projects amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a historic time for our state’s transportation system during the COVID 19 pandemic because it’s […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Biden backs the Jones Act in a new executive order

January 27, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

On Monday, January 25, Biden signed an executive order on strengthening American manufacturing which is aimed at delivering economic relief to the U.S. economy. The executive action also strongly supports the Jones Act, which requires goods shipped between U.S. ports […]

Impact & Regulations

DOT Seeks Information on National Freight Strategic Plan

January 2, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a request for information to help craft a National Freight Strategic Plan. The National Freight Strategic Plan, required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, is meant to help inform infrastructure planning […]