The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking input on current and future supply chain challenges in the freight and logistics sector.
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Sound Transit will receive up to $3.84 billion in Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loans to finance the Downtown Redmond Link Extension and refinance five additional projects, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Sept. 17.
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and the Association of American Railroads (AAR) are marking a milestone: 50 years of the Railroad Tank Car Safety Research & Test Project (Safety Project).
The Federal Transit Administration will award $2.2 billion in competitive grant funding to transit systems demonstrating additional pandemic-related needs, as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is awarding American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 grants for COVID-19 response to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA, $288.2 million) and Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro, $298.6 million).
John D. Porcari, who served as the Obama administration’s Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Transportation, has been named as Port Envoy to the Biden administration’s Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force.
The House Appropriations Committee on July 16 approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) funding bill of $84.1 billion, a more than 11% boost over 2021.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and the city of Palmdale have entered into an agreement to supply matching funds for a $1.35 million RAISE grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that, if awarded, would support completion of the city’s Station Implementation Master Plan.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has chosen 24 projects—seven rail/port specific—to receive $905.25 million in INFRA (Infrastructure for Rebuilding America) grants.
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have agreed on a five-year, $973 billion infrastructure framework that includes $579 billion in new spending over that period, of which $312 billion is slated for transportation.