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U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes $78.88 Million in FASTLANE Small Grants to 10 Infrastructure Projects

August 11, 2017 - in Financial, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON - The Department of Transportation has provided a list of 10 proposed FY 2017 FASTLANE Small Project grant awards totaling $78.88 million to the authorizing committees of jurisdiction for a 60-day Congressional review period. This year, seven of…

USDOT Completes $152.2M TIFIA Loan for Riverside (Calif.) County I-15 Express Lanes

August 2, 2017 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation said its Build America Bureau will provide a $152.2 million long-term, low-interest TIFIA loan to the Riverside…

Senate Panel Backs Bill That Funds TIGER, Transit Starts Without Highway Program Rescissions

August 2, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

The Senate Appropriations Committee backed a bill to fund the U.S. Department of Transportation for the 2018 budget year that would increase TIGER infrastructure…

U.S. DOT Recognizes American Heroes in Transportation

July 31, 2017 - in News, People

This week the White House is celebrating the work of American Heroes across the country. Here at the U.S. Department of Transportation, we also want to honor the courageous and inspiring work of our transportation heroes. Transportation reaches every corner…

U.S. Department of Transportation Appoints Two New Members to WMATA Board of Directors

July 27, 2017 - in People, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the appointment of two new Federal representatives, each with considerable transportation and infrastructure expertise, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)…

Panel Sends USDOT Bill to House With Cuts, After Challenge on Infrastructure

July 27, 2017 - in Financial, News

​​The full House Appropriations Committee on July 17 approved a fiscal 2018 transportation funding bill that would make cuts in transit assistance and end the popular TIGER grants, after brushing aside a push by minority Democrats to add an infrastructure…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $152.2 Million Loan to Riverside County Transportation Commission Toward Funding the I-15 Express Lanes Project

July 24, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau (Bureau) will provide a $152.2 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Riverside…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $290.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 105 Airports

July 21, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $ 290.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 105 airports in 38 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport…

USDOT Re-Solicits for Most 2017 FAST Act Grant Funds, Combines With 2018 Round

July 5, 2017 - in Financial, News, Transportation

In an overhaul of the infrastructure grant program authorized by the five-year Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, the U.S. Department of Transportation said it will take new applications over the next four months for about $710 million in 2017 grants,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant Program, Announces New Funding Opportunities

July 5, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON - The Department of Transportation (DOT) is announcing the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program through a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register today. The INFRA program will make approximately…