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Report ranks nation’s best, worst highway system

The Reason Foundation recently released its 26th Annual Highway Report, measuring the condition and cost-effectiveness of state-controlled highways in 13…

5 days ago

Public invited to comment on environmental assessment for space reentry vehicles

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently invited the public to comment on a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Huntsville International…

2 weeks ago

U.S. releases Aviation Climate Action Plan for net zero emissions by 2050

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced, during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, that the United…

2 weeks ago

ITWF: Public transport needs to double over next decade to meet climate targets

Mayors of some of the world’s leading cities, along with union leaders, transport workers, transport authorities, and others at COP26,…

2 weeks ago

Aviation groups urge Congress to fund alternative fuels

Six aviation organizations recently sent a letter to the leaders of two Congressional committees urging increased funding for the Alternative…

3 weeks ago

Driving PA Forward awards $9.5M to improve air quality, reduce diesel emissions

Pennsylvania recently awarded eight projects $9.5 million through Driving PA Forward to reduce diesel emissions, improve air quality, and promote…

3 weeks ago

DOE awards $199M to 25 projects to advance clean transportation

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $199 million to fund 25 projects aimed at putting cleaner cars and trucks on…

3 weeks ago

Port of Seattle announces decarbonization acceleration

On Oct. 26, the Port of Seattle Commission voted to accelerate its emission reduction efforts, setting the new goal of…

3 weeks ago

USDOT: Road fatalities spiked in first half of 2021

According to a report from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the first half of 2021 recorded the largest six-month increase…

4 weeks ago

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announces climate policies

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently released two environmental policies. The first policy commits the agency…

4 weeks ago

Florida infrastructure receives C grade

The Florida Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released a report grading the state’s infrastructure. The…

4 weeks ago

ATA report finds driver shortage at historic high

American Trucking Association’s Chief Economist Bob Costello said Monday the current truck driver shortage has risen to 80,000 – an…

1 month ago

Report analyzes transition to electric vehicles

Anderson Economic Group, a boutique consulting firm, recently released a report analyzing the transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles…

1 month ago

EV advocates, manufacturers showcase future of electric vehicles, charging equipment

Manufacturers and advocates of electric vehicles gathered at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s headquarters in Washington Wednesday to showcase the…

1 month ago

Tool estimates increased traffic, pollution from road projects

A new tool can estimate the increased traffic and pollution resulting from proposed highway expansions. The State Highway Induced Frequency…

1 month ago

Toyota announces 10-year, $3.4B investment in automotive batteries

Toyota will make a 10-year, $3.4 billion investment into automotive batteries, the company announced Monday. The money will be spent…

1 month ago

Colorado DOT extends public comment period for proposed pollution reduction standards

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced Thursday that it would be giving residents additional time to comment on a…

1 month ago

APTA provides FTA with information on Capital Investment Grant Program

On Friday, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced it had provided written comments to Federal Transit Administration with regard…

1 month ago

More than a quarter of state-owned roads in poor condition in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) owns 21,000 miles of roadways, mostly in rural areas. Of these, 27 percent have…

2 months ago

Delta variant stifles domestic air travel demand, group says

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the recovery in air travel decelerated in August, due to government action…

2 months ago

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