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“Quick Release” Emergency Relief Grant

September 22, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) officials today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help begin repairs on roads and bridges in Oregon damaged by wildfires that began…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $55 Million in Grants to Support High-Tech Low-No Buses, American Manufacturing

September 20, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $55 million in grant selections through…

Ontario, Canada Supporting Eco-Friendly Innovation

September 20, 2017 - in Corporate, Financial, News

Ontario, Canada is partnering with Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (RWDI) to invest in new technology and equipment at its Guelph, Ontario facility.…

ManufactOn Secures Series A Investment from Brick & Mortar Ventures, Autodesk, & WND Ventures

September 20, 2017 - in Corporate, Financial, News

Boston area startup ManufactOn announced today the close of its Series A investment round in which it raised $2.5 million. ManufactOn is a SaaS (mobile/web) platform that helps construction firms plan, track, and manage both prefabrication and regular material…

DOT and FAA Lack Adequate Controls Over Their Use and Management of Other Transaction Agreements

September 19, 2017 - in Financial, News

Congress has granted several of DOT’s Operating Administrations the authority to enter into Other Transaction Agreements (OTA). These financial instruments give agencies greater flexibility to achieve mission goals. However, because OTAs are generally exempt…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative Application Development Awards

September 15, 2017 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded six application development research contracts, totaling $6.185 million* for a period of performance through FY 2019, under its Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) to…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $500 Million Funding Opportunity through TIGER Program

September 11, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the opportunity for state and local stakeholders to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.…

FHWA Sends Texas $25M in Emergency Funds

September 6, 2017 - in Financial, News

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Aug. 29 that she directed Federal Highway Administration officials to provide Texas with $25 million in quick-response emergency relief funds to help repair traffic lights, signage and flood-damaged roads and…

$17.3M Available Through Oct. 31 from ITD’s Public Transportation Office for Rural Service

September 4, 2017 - in Financial, News

BOISE - Nearly $17.3 million in funding is available through Oct. 31 from the Idaho Transportation Department’'s Public Transportation (ITD-PT) office for rural transit service providers in Idaho. Applications can be found on the ITD-PT website under the…

DOT Announces More Than $4 Million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Instructor and Safety Training Grants

August 29, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced more than $4 million in FY 2017 Hazardous Materials Instructor Training (HMIT) and Supplemental Public Sector Training (SPST)…