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A New, FAIR Approach to Infrastructure Investment

March 8, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transportation

Our nation’s transportation system was built around President Eisenhower’s vision of interstate highways connecting 20th century America. That vision enabled economic expansion and prosperity, fostered a new era for automobiles, and supported the growth…

USDA Invests $25 Million in High-Priority Watersheds to Improve Water Quality

March 2, 2016 - in Financial, Water

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an investment of $25 million targeted to help agriculture producers improve…

Texas Transportation Commission Approves $20 million Funding for Road Improvement Projects at State Ports

March 2, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

AUSTIN – The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $20 million in funding for road improvements at Texas ports to help ensure their continued…

FHWA Releases $500,000 in Emergency Relief Funds for Rock Slide Damage in Central Idaho

WASHINGTON—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $500,000 in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) to help repair damage caused…

FHWA Provides $1 Million in Emergency Funds for I-70 Rock Slide in Glenwood Springs, Colo.

March 1, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to help repair damage…

USDOT Requests Applications for $800 Million New FASTLANE Grant Program

February 26, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced that it is now soliciting applications for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies(FASTLANE) grant program.  The…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $500 Million in Eighth Round of TIGER Funding

February 23, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON –Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country under an eighth round of the highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery…

ARTBA Faults Budget Proposal for Lack of Long-term Funding

February 10, 2016 - in Analysis, Design/Engineering, Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON—American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s FY 2017 budget: “The President’s FY 2017 transportation budget proposal is an…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Recommends $3.5 Billion to Expand Transit Options

February 10, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.5 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget to advance the construction or completion of 31 rail, bus rapid transit and streetcar projects in 18 states.…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal

February 9, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion Fiscal Year 2017 Budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The Budget reflects Secretary Foxx’s ambitious 30-year vision for the Department…