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US Senate to Debate Social Infrastructure Build Back Better Budget

November 23, 2021

Category: Infrastructure

Senators returning to Capitol Hill after the Thanksgiving recess are scheduled to kick off debate on a nearly $2 trillion budget package that aims to promote severe-weather resilience and reduce congestion across mobility networks. After a procedural review process, the […]


Biden Could Revisit Renewable Fuel Mandate for Price Relief

November 15, 2021

As U.S. President Joe Biden weighs alternatives to lower fuel prices, one move that could bring immediate relief at the pumps is sparking debate: adjusting the Bush-era renewable fuel mandate. Drivers could see prices for gasoline fall if refiners were […]


Congress Mandates New Car Tech to Stop Drunken Driving

November 9, 2021

Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars. It’s one of the mandates along with a burst of new spending aimed at improving auto safety amid escalating road fatalities […]


Infrastructure

USDOT Awards $1B Grants for Infrastructure Projects

November 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Infrastructure projects around the country linked to freight and passenger networks were awarded nearly $1 billion in federal grants, the U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg indicated the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity […]


Shipping

Ports Report High Volume as Holiday Shopping Gears Up

November 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

As the nation’s retailers and shoppers gear up for the holiday shopping sprint, two of the nation’s busiest ports, Los Angeles and Long Beach, say they are making progress clearing up the tens of thousands of shipping containers that have […]


Shipping

Anchorage Airport Pitches New Shipping Option to Ease West Coast Snarls

November 19, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

An Anchorage, Alaska, economic development group, alongside Anchorage airport and shipping officials, is making a pitch for what they say is an unexploited maritime shipping route from Anchorage to the U.S. Northwest that could help unlock West Coast shipping snarls. […]