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Federal Highway Administration Provides $6.5 Million to the U.S. Virgin Islands for Repairs to Hurricane-Damaged Roads and Bridges

January 19, 2018 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $6.5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for further repairs to roads and bridges throughout…

DOT Chiefs Explore Options, Limits on States’ Efforts to Increase Project Funding

January 17, 2018 - in Financial, News

Generating new investment in transportation infrastructure at the state level requires building public trust and increasingly adopting "creative" or new…

Siemens Financial Services and Fluence Announce Comprehensive Financing Program for Energy Storage Customers Worldwide

January 12, 2018 - in Financial, News

Iselin, NJ: Siemens Financial Services (SFS) and Fluence, a Siemens and AES company, announce a comprehensive financing program to support customers in…

Concrete Suppliers Say Federal Budget Delay Interrupts FAST Act Funding Hikes

January 10, 2018 - in Financial, News

Associations representing concrete suppliers and related businesses are pressing Congress to soon complete a full-year budget bill for fiscal 2018, saying the delay prevents highway agencies from accessing a scheduled funding increase under the Fixing America's…

Groups Urge Infrastructure Plan That Maintains, Strengthens Current Investment System

January 10, 2018 - in Featured, Financial, News

A large coalition of national trade associations, all of which are stakeholders in infrastructure investment, called on Congress to pass a plan that increases direct federal project spending and encourages participation by states and private investors "without…

Half Million Dollars Available from Idaho Curb Ramp Program through March 2 in Individual Grants up to $60k

January 9, 2018 - in Financial, News

BOISE - Individual grants of up to $60,000 are available to Idaho organizations statewide through a competitive application process ending March 2 for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Program. In total, the Idaho Transportation Department…

DOT Awards Grants for Transit Needs of U.S. Tribes

January 2, 2018 - in Financial, News

Transportation is a lifeline for residents of tribal communities. Residents in these communities often must travel many miles to reach jobs, healthcare and other basic services. That’s why the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded nearly $5 million…

Congress Faces Next Budget Deadline, Moves Tax Bill Closer to Passage

December 19, 2017 - in Financial, News

​The House and Senate moved toward a week of deadlines ahead of the Christmas holiday recess, needing to pass a 2018 budget or temporary extension by Dec. 22 to keep agencies funded and moving toward a likely vote on a major tax cut bill after negotiators…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million in FY17 Funds to Improve Transit Options on Tribal Lands

December 18, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $5 million to help American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal governments initiate, continue and improve transit service…

Congress Extends Past-Year Government Funding Levels Two Weeks to Dec. 22

December 12, 2017 - in Financial, News

The House and Senate voted Dec. 7 to extend fiscal 2017 appropriations levels another two week to Dec. 22, avoiding a potential shutdown but preventing federal programs including those for highway projects tap into higher authorized levels for the fiscal 2018…