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USDOT Makes Available $396 Million for Rail Capital Projects

October 9, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership Program).  The NOFO…

NCDOT Provides First Round of State Street-Aid Funding

October 8, 2019 - in Financial, News

The North Carolina Department of Transportation began distributing more than $147.5 million in State Street-Aid to Municipalities on September 27, also…

FEMA Did Not Sufficiently Safeguard Use of Transportation Assistance Funds

October 4, 2019 - in Financial, News

FEMA did not take sufficient actions to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse of transportation assistance funds for vehicles considered damaged or destroyed…

USDOT Announces $157 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 34 Airports in 19 States and One Territory

October 1, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Department will award $157 million in airport infrastructure grants to 34 airports in 19 states, plus the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is the sixth allotment of the total $3.18…

NCDOT Sends Millions in Powell Bill Funding to Local Municipalities

October 1, 2019 - in Financial, News

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has begun distributing more than $147.5 million in State Street-Aid to Municipalities, also known as the Powell Bill fund, to 508 cities and towns across the state. The initial allocation, almost $73.8 million,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Over $77 Million in Grants to Improve Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

September 27, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has awarded $77.3 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.…

USDOT Announces Nearly One Billion Dollars in Infrastructure Grants to 354 Airports in 44 States

September 25, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Department will award $986 million in airport infrastructure grants to 354 airports in 44 states and Puerto Rico and Micronesia. This is the fifth allotment of the total $3.18…

$11.5M available through Nov. 8 for Transportation Alternatives funding

September 24, 2019 - in Financial, News

Nearly $11.5 million in funding is available through Nov. 8 from the Idaho Transportation Department for community Transportation Alternatives Program funding and Safe Routes to School Education and Infrastructure projects. Both programs offer a competitive…

New Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

September 24, 2019 - in Financial, News

New York, NY  – In response to country needs to mobilize low-carbon, climate-resilient investments, a new global public good announced today will aim to increase the flow of capital in developing countries to meet climate ambitions. The Climate Investment…

Federal Transit Administration Announces $19.2 Million for Transit Planning in Communities Nationwide

September 20, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $19.2 million in funding to support comprehensive planning that improves access to public transit.  The competitive grant…