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The FY20 Budget: USDOT Competitive Grant Programs

March 20, 2019 What a difference a year makes. In its fiscal 2019 budget request, the Trump Administration requested zero dollars...

$3.2 Billion in General Fund Highway Funding Apportioned to States

March 19, 2019 The Federal Highway Administration, in a funding notice (N4510.835) dated March 15, formally gave states DOTs $3.2...

FY20 New Starts Report Still Rates Gateway Projects Medium-Low, Making Them Ineligible for Federal Funding

March 15, 2019 As part of the Trump Administration's fiscal 2020 budget (slow your) rollout, the Federal Transit Administration this...

Transportation and Infrastructure in the State of the Union Address, 1999-2018

February 4, 2019 As we all await President Trump's State of the Union address tomorrow, it is worth looking back at the times that...

2018 BUILD Grants Maintain Proportion of Projects With Active Transportation Elements

December 20, 2018 Last week USDOT announced $1.5 billion in BUILD surface transportation project funding, including many projects...

Op-Ed: The Future of the Interstate Highway System

December 14, 2018 Few things are more American than the Interstate Highway System. Conceived to facilitate commerce across state...

DOT Announces $1.5 Billion in BUILD Surface Transportation Grants

December 11, 2018  Today, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the full list of recipients of $1.475 billion in fiscal...

What Is the Future of the Interstate Highway System? TRB Consensus Study Released

December 6, 2018 Three years and two days after the enactment of the FAST Act, the Transportation Research Board of the National...

How Did Different Transportation Modes Fare at the Ballot Box?

Updated December 5, 2018 *This article is being updated. Check back soon for the final 2018 numbers. Voters approved far more...

Colorado Rejects Two Transportation Ballot Measures, Elects Jared Polis as Governor

November 8, 2018 On Tuesday’s ballot, Colorado voters faced two opposing statewide transportation measures. Both failed by roughly...

Most Major Transportation Ballot Measures Pass; More Analysis to Come

November 7, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. Voters considered over 300 transportation-related ballot measures this Election Day. While Eno will...

Automated Shipping: Full Speed Ahead, but Challenges Remain

September 20, 2018 The maritime industry is making progress toward automated shipping, but much of that progress has been limited to...

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