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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…

$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…

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…

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Announces Automated Driving System Demonstration Grant Winners

September 19, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON –U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced nearly $60 million in federal grant funding to eight projects in seven states to test the safe integration of automated driving systems (ADS) on our nation’s roadways.  These…

Video: Investing in Infrastructure

September 16, 2019 - in Financial, News, Video

Mark Stacey, Head of AGFiQ Portfolio Management, talks about the advantages of investing in publicly listed infrastructure.

Three States Get USDOT Grants for AV Research

September 16, 2019 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded autonomous vehicle or AV research funds to three states this week – Ohio, Michigan, and Virginia – to boost further study of AV operation in rural areas, on city streets, and in the trucking industry. [Above…

Maryland DOT Unveils Six Year Capital Investment Plan for Transportation

September 16, 2019 - in Financial, News

The Maryland Department of Transportation revealed a 299-page draft of its Fiscal Year 2020-2025 capital investment program for transportation infrastructure on September 10, with the agency noting in the report that it plans to invest $15.3 billion over the…

Hogan Administration Announces Nearly $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

September 13, 2019 - in Financial, News

GLEN BURNIE, Md.  – As part of its ongoing commitment to prevent vehicle crashes and save lives on Maryland roads, the Hogan Administration has announced the statewide distribution of nearly $12 million in federal highway safety funds. The funds will…