New Navigation Projects Will Receive $3.4 Billion of Initial IIJA Port and Waterways Allocations

ISSUE / Week of January 17, 2022

  • January 21,2022 |

    New Navigation Projects Will Receive $3.4 Billion of Initial IIJA Port and Waterways Allocations

    Federal Funding,Maritime
    The White House this week announced that $10.5 billion of the funding for the Army Corps of Engineers water resources program from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) has...
  • January 21,2022 |

    House Panel Looks at Seaport Cybersecurity and CBP Staffing

    Homeland security,Ports
    This week, the House Homeland Security’s subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations held a hearing entitled “Assessing the State of America's Seaports.” This hearing mostly...
FTA Gives Hudson River Tunnel Medium-High Rating As Cost Increases Another $558 Million
Public transit

FTA Gives Hudson River Tunnel Medium-High Rating As Cost Increases Another $558 Million

The Federal Transit Administration announced yesterday that it has given new or updated project ratings to six proposed transit projects seeking eventual funding from the FTA's Capital Investment...

AASHTO Responds to New FHWA Policy Statement
Highways & Streets

AASHTO Responds to New FHWA Policy Statement

The organization representing state Departments of Transportation has sent an official response to the Federal Highway Administration in regards to FHWA's unusual new policy statement released on...

Former NACTO President Hutcheson Replaces Joshi at FMCSA
Traffic Safety,Trucking

Former NACTO President Hutcheson Replaces Joshi at FMCSA

With Meera Joshi headed to New York City to be a Deputy Mayor, it was announced this week that Robin Hutcheson will be replacing Joshi as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

“Getting Protected: How Do We Secure Transportation Systems in a Hyper-Connected World?” Centennial Recap
Automated Vehicles,Connected Vehicles,Cybersecurity,Electric Vehicles,Homeland security,National Security,Shared Vehicles

“Getting Protected: How Do We Secure Transportation Systems in a Hyper-Connected World?” Centennial Recap

On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline ceased all production to contain a virtual threat from damaging pipeline operations. The sudden loss of 2.5 million gallons of oil created long lines at gas...

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