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Infrastructure

Louisiana to Spend $270 Million on Locally Owned Bridges

October 7, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

To stem the tide against state closures of unsafe bridges, Louisiana will receive $270 million in federal funds to fix locally owned off-system bridges. Gov. John Bel Edwards joined state Department of Transportation and Development officials Oct. 5 to tour […]


Impact & Regulations

USDOT Outlines Infrastructure Funding Availability

July 28, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Federal funds to enhance safety and connectivity across the country’s mobility networks will become available over the next few months to help state agencies make improvements to freight corridors, and also propel adoption of new technologies throughout the transportation landscape. […]


Impact & Regulations

US Lawmakers Introduce ‘Complete Streets’ Bill

February 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A national program that promotes safety features for street designs recently was introduced by transportation policymakers. The Complete Streets Act would require state agencies to use federal funds for what are known as “complete streets” projects. Such projects are meant […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Washington State transportation initiative seeks public input

November 19, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) officials said the agency is seeking public review and comment regarding the agency’s 2021-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP incorporates more than 1,100 statewide transportation projects using $3.7 billion in federal funds. […]


Infrastructure

Federal funds earmarked for Pa.’s U.S. 219 roadway expansion study

November 11, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

Pennsylvania state officials said the Appalachian Program Development (APD) has earmarked $6 million in federal funding to aid the resumption of environmental studies regarding the U.S. 219 expansion. Authorities indicated the effort seeks to upgrade Somerset County’s last remaining two-lane […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

FAA announces federal funds for Military Airport Program

November 9, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is encouraging airport sponsors to submit funding applications through the Military Airport Program (MAP) to increase civilian aviation capacity by financing a myriad of projects. The FAA said Fiscal Year 2021 applications would be accepted […]


Impact & Regulations

Minn. legislators attempting to move $900M from rail to roads, bridges

February 23, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Lawmakers in Minnesota will try to shift federal funding away from a planned light-rail route between Minneapolis and its southwestern suburbs and spend it instead on general road and bridge repair, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. GOP legislators have […]