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NHTSA issues new safety mandates for underride protection on truck trailers

Through a final rule issued last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) enacted a comprehensive action on rear underride…

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Railroad Crossing Elimination Program to award $573M in grant funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award more than $573 million through the Railroad Crossing Elimination Program. The program, created…

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Rail Passengers Association hails California law for releasing $4.2B for high-speed rail project

Progress may be on the way for California’s long-sought high speed rail project connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco, following…

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Application period opens for pilot program aiming to reconnect communities

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently launched the $1 billion Reconnecting Communities pilot program. The program, created in the Bipartisan…

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Inspector General to audit FAA’s oversight of Boeing 737, 787 production

The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of the Inspector General (DOT OIG) recently announced it will audit in July the…

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DHS S&T demonstrates remote screening capabilities for airport security checkpoints

In a test undertaken with developer Integrated Defense & Security Solutions (IDSS) at the Cape Cod Gateway Airport of Massachusetts,…

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Groundbreaking held for Pennsylvania rail project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project (CSVT) in…

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Critical work begins on Massachusetts North Station terminal area signal system, Newburyport/Rockport automatic train control

Critical work will get underway this summer on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) North Station Terminal Area Signal System…

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Transportation Research Board details efforts to make national travel more ADA accessible

As part of a running series on equity, the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board (TRB) recently laid out in detail…

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Federal Transit Administration awards Pennsylvania agencies $750,000

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently awarded the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services a $750,000 grant to…

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Sen. Wicker applauds enactment of Ocean Shipping Reform Act, says more work still to be done

Transport Topics, a logistics and trucking news publication, recently published an opinion piece written by U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS),…

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Volkswagen, Siemens invest $450M into growing Electrify America e-mobility efforts

The electric vehicle DC fast charging station network known as Electrify America LLC received a major monetary boost this week,…

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Congressional Advanced Air Mobility Caucus launched to promote technology education

Under the leadership of U.S. Reps. Jay Obernolte (R-CA) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), a new Congressional group launched this week,…

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Passenger rail access expanding in western Pennsylvania

Norfolk Southern Corp. and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently reached an agreement to expand passenger rail access in…

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New York State DOT to update traffic signals with flashing yellow arrows in western part of state

Traffic signals throughout western New York will continue to gain flashing yellow arrows in ongoing upgrades to increase safety for…

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Washington State DOT opens new lanes on I-5

The Washington State Department of Transportation recently opened a new general-purpose lane and two new auxiliary lanes on northbound I-5…

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Organization sends Buttigieg letter, urging safe summer travel

Airlines for America (A4A) President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio recently sent U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg a letter, urging…

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Louisiana initiates highway construction project

Louisiana state officials are espousing the benefits of a recently initiated highway construction project focusing on Phase II of the…

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More than 60 members of Congress call for streamlined licensing process for motor fuel haulers

Through a letter dispatched to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg last week, more than 60 members of Congress urged changes…

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Rhode Island breaks ground on Cranston Canyon Project

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) recently broke ground on the $85 million Cranston Canyon Project. The project will…

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