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New bill would require U.S. Intelligence agencies to develop cyber safeguards for ports

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By Chris Galford  |  May 24, 2024

U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ) recently introduced the Secure Smartports Act in a bid to shield American port infrastructure from cybersecurity threats from China using greater collaboration between the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and industry. “With oceans on either side of us, America has always been an oceangoing country with an economy that’s fueled by trade,” Kelly said. “This bill takes critical steps to protect our ports and mariti...

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FRA announces rules for dispatcher, signal employee certifications

By Liz Carey
May 22, 2024

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced new rules that will...Read More »

U.S. Department of Transportation awards more than $63M to 99 communities for safer roads

By Liz Carey
May 21, 2024

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced it had awarded more than $63 million to 99 communities throug...Read More »

Gov. Hochul announces $21.8M improvement project on Interstate 88

By Liz Carey
May 20, 2024

On Thursday, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a $21.8 million construction project for I-88 from Maryland, N.Y., to ...Read More »

House approves FAA Reauthorization

By Liz Carey
May 17, 2024

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration ...Read More »

FRA announces more than $2B in funding for passenger rail corridor

By Liz Carey
May 16, 2024

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced it was making avai...Read More »

USDOT announces new research center for climate, transportation

By Liz Carey
May 15, 2024

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the establishment of a new DOT Climate Change Center for rese...Read More »

Brent Spence Bridge clears environmental hurdle, groundbreaking up next

By Liz Carey
May 14, 2024

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) said the Brent Spence Bridge project between Cincinnati and North...Read More »

Senate approves FAA Reauthorization bill

By Liz Carey
May 13, 2024

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act, providing funding f...Read More »

California launches safety effort along Pacific Coast Highway

By Liz Carey
May 10, 2024

On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state would be taking action to address reckless and illegal dr...Read More »

U.S. Transportation Department launches Connect to Capital initiative connecting small businesses with capital investors

By Liz Carey
May 9, 2024

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation said its Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU...Read More »

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