The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has submitted to Congress President Joe Biden’s $1.52 trillion discretionary funding request for Fiscal Year 2022, which includes $25.6 billion for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
STV promoted Paul E. Bobby and Kevin Carmody to Vice President positions; Bowman named Botts Smith Director of Transportation; and Chesapeake & Delaware named Renee LoSapio General Manager of Railroads.
Infrastructure engineering software firm Bentley Systems, Inc., is developing applications for digital twins with NVIDIA Omniverse; the FourKites® real-time supply chain visibility platform is offering a Tracking Quality Guarantee; and LEDtronics® is producing a new LED light fixture with an energy-efficient, high-lumen output.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed, by a vote of 82-15, Polly Trottenberg as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the RAISE program, providing $1 billion in FY 2021 discretionary grant funding for rail, transit, road and port infrastructure projects.
The Biden Administration has announced that a “critical milestone” in the Gateway Tunnel Project will be achieved in May—completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and the Record of Decision (ROD).
The European Year of Rail with Philippe Citroën, Director General, UNIFE (European Rail Industry Association): RAIL GROUP ON AIR PODCAST
The European Commission has designated 2021 as the European Year of Rail and is planning a series of events and initiatives throughout the year to promote rail as a sustainable transport mode.
President Joe Biden has officially sent to the U.S. Senate his nomination of Nuria I. Fernandez for Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); the move would elevate her from Acting Administrator.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Board of Directors has authorized a comprehensive engineering analysis for light rail around the Atlanta BeltLine, connecting current MARTA rapid transit stations.
The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) Board appointed its first Executive Director; Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) named a new Chief of Police and Director of Security; STV, Inc. has promoted two veteran transportation leaders to Senior Vice President roles; and WSP in Canada tapped a new President and CEO.