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DOT Dedicates $27 Billion to Bridge Repairs Nationwide

January 14, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation is allocating $26.5 billion for repairs to bridges around the country in what the White House is calling the nation’s largest investment in bridges since the creation of the interstate highway system. The Bridge Replacement, […]


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Infrastructure money: ‘Informed risks’ to help guide rollout

January 10, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With an unprecedented $567 billion it will be receiving from the new bipartisan infrastructure law — much of it to help unclog supply chain bottlenecks — the U.S. Department of Transportation is girding itself for the increased scrutiny it expects […]


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Senate Keeps Social Infrastructure Budget on Radar

January 6, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Federal lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this month to resume consideration of President Joe Biden’s social infrastructure budget as the White House continues to respond to a national supply chain crisis. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), aiming to advance […]


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Oregon lawmakers urge funding for port infrastructure

December 10, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Oregon’s Congressional delegation recently sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Office of Management and Budget urging funding for the state’s port infrastructure as the Army Corps implements the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of […]


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Republican members of T&I Committee call for halt to ‘regulatory roadblocks’

November 24, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Republican leaders in the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee are calling on President Joe Biden’s Administration to stop inserting what they call “regulatory roadblocks.” Sam Graves (R-MO), the committee’s ranking member, and other committee Republicans wrote in a letter to the […]


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Infrastructure: The money is there but the clock is ticking

November 22, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Now that President Joe Biden has signed into law the biggest investment in freight transportation in 65 years, the question turns to how quickly the money can reconnect the links of a broken supply chain. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs […]


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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 […]


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Biden Pushes Electric Vehicle Chargers, Infrastructure

November 17, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

President Joe Biden punched the accelerator on a battery-powered Hummer on Nov. 17, causing the wheels to squeal and the truck to jet forward as he tried to drive the country toward an electric vehicle future. The engine was quiet […]


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US House Infrastructure Vote Possible This Week

November 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Congressional Democrats’ stalled infrastructure agenda appears to be catching its second wind. Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are signaling the possibility of votes, as early as this week, on the bulk of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better […]


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House Transportation Panel Approves FEMA Recovery Bills

November 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Two bills designed to facilitate recovery efforts for communities and commercial corridors hard-hit by natural disasters were recently approved by the transportation committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Small Project Efficient and Effective Disaster (or SPEED) Recovery Act, […]