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BTS Releases Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2016

February 6, 2017 - in Financial, News, Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2016 (TSAR). The 21st edition of this congressionally-mandated report presents key transportation indicators along with…

New USDOT Report on Highway, Transit Conditions Reveals America’s $926 Billion Infrastructure Investment Need

January 16, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, “2015…

New USDOT Report on Highway, Transit Conditions Reveals America’s $926 Billion Infrastructure Investment Need

January 13, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, “2015…

USDOT Issues Report on Economic Growth Due to Transportation Investments During Recovery Act

January 12, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation released a new report introduced by Vice President Joe Biden, Shovel Worthy: What the Recovery Act Taught Us About Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure, to review the impact of the American…

New FHWA Rules Aim to Improve Performance of Nation’s Highway System

January 12, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released two final rules outlining new performance measures to improve the condition of the nation’s roads and bridges and assess travel reliability, congestion…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.07 Billion in Federal Funding to Improve Rail Transit Service in Chicago

January 11, 2017 - in Transportation

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $1.07 billion in federal grant funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization…

USDOT Signs $1.99B Accord, Closes First of Four New TIFIA Loans for Seattle Light Rail

January 11, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

​The U.S. Department of Transportation and Seattle's Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority – known as Sound Transit – signed a $1.99 billion master credit agreement to cover four light rail projects, and the USDOT closed an initial long-term…

Secretary Foxx Releases Beyond Traffic 2045 Final Report on Future of Transportation

January 10, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today released the final Beyond Traffic 2045 report highlighting transportation challenges the United States will face over the next three decades. The report finds that the U.S. transportation system,…

Transportation Economic Trends Report Released

January 9, 2017 - in Financial, News

Tuesday - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released Transportation Economic Trends, BTS’s first stand-alone volume on transportation and the economy. The 94-page report uses a variety of data series…

Martin Klepper Appointed First Executive Director of the Build America Bureau

January 5, 2017 - in News, People

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director. The Bureau is a newly created entity within the USDOT that streamlines access to federal…