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FMCSA Awards More Than $70 Million in Grants to Enhance Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

October 2, 2017 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has awarded more than $70 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety. “Our…

Wyoming Commission Approves Works to Rebuild State Road, Repave Part of I-80

September 26, 2017 - in Financial, News

The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded a $13.9 million contract to reconstruct two miles of WYO 789 (North Federal Boulevard) in the west-central…

Governor Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Award Record $150 Million through Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative

September 25, 2017 - in Financial, News

Jasper, Ind. – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness today announced 396 Indiana cities, towns and counties…

“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 the Low or No Emission (Low-No) Vehicle program, which funds the development of transit buses and infrastructure…

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. Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph, made the announcement today on behalf of Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic…

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.…