Tag: FAST act

Impact & Regulations

Funds to aid North Carolina transportation safety, efficiency initiative

November 6, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) has awarded the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) a $2.1 million FAST Act grant to address transportation safety and efficiency. NCDOT officials indicated the agency would use the funding allotment to partner with North […]

Impact & Regulations

FAST Act’s Yearlong Extension Signed Into Law

October 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The law governing the country’s transportation operations was extended for a year after President Donald Trump’s recent signing of a temporary funding measure that averts a shutdown of the federal government. The stopgap appropriations law funds the government through Dec. […]

Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

FRA awards $22M to 3 rail projects

May 6, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced more than $22 million in grant funding to three projects that collectively span eight states. Funding is provided through FRA’s Restoration and Enhancement (R&E) Grants Program to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity passenger rail […]

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 […]

Impact & Regulations

Senate Panel Schedules July 10 Hearing on Highway Reauthorization Priorities

July 8, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Senate surface transportation leaders will meet July 10 to examine the merits of having a long-term highway policy bill on the books. The GOP-led Environment and Public Works Committee will kick off its task of producing a successor for the […]