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USDOT Awards $9 Million for Tribal Road Improvements

April 17, 2017 - in Financial, News

Seventy-four tribes were part of a $9 million award this week that will support 77 road safety projects in 22 states. The funds, which come from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) are dedicated to…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces More Than $9 Million for Tribal Transportation Safety Improvements

April 11, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced today that 74 tribes in 20 states will receive more than $9 million for 77 projects…

USDOT Celebrates Women’s History Month

March 29, 2017 - in Transportation

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has five sisters. Her parents taught all of their daughters to set goals and to proceed step-by-step to advance…

Awardees Announced for USDOT’s SBIR FY17.1 Solicitation

March 29, 2017 - in Awards

America’s small businesses continue to help the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) address some of the nation’s biggest transportation challenges through the Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. On March 20, the US…

USDOT Names Small Business Innovation Research Program Awards Recipients

March 23, 2017 - in Awards, Events

Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that fourteen (14) U.S. Small Businesses will receive a total of $1,958,373.00 in Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR) awards.  Each year, the SBIR program taps into the power…

3.2 Trillion Miles Driven On U.S. Roads In 2016

February 24, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – New estimates released today by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 3.2 trillion miles last year. It is the fifth straight year of increased mileage on public roads throughout the nation, and underscores the…

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 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance,” confirms that…

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 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance,” confirms that…

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…