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Federal Highway Administration Awards $4.8 Million to Expedite Project Delivery

May 2, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced more than $4.8 million in grants from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program to fund projects in Arizona, Kentucky,…

Seven Finalist Cities for Smart City Challenge

AUSTIN, TX – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, joined by Barbara Bennett, President and COO of Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. and Rick Clemmer…

USDOT Requests Applications for $800 Million New FASTLANE Grant Program

February 26, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced that it is now soliciting applications for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping…

FRA Gives Green Light to Rebuild BWI Rail Station, Increase Service and Reliability

February 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail station. The project includes adding a fourth track to nine miles…

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Smart City Challenge to Create a City of the Future

December 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a Smart City Challenge to create a fully integrated, first-of-its-kind city that uses data, technology and creativity to shape how people and goods move in the future.  The winning…

Maritime Administrator Jaenichen, Vice Mayor Lowenthal Host Town-hall style Forum on Beyond Traffic Framework

September 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

LONG BEACH, Calif. – U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen and Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal today hosted the third of 11 nationwide regional forums on the Beyond Traffic draft framework at Long Beach Convention Center. The Beyond…

U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Mendez, Mayor Johnson Kick Off Nation-Wide Beyond Traffic Megaregion Forums

September 21, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Planning, Transportation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today hosted the first of 11 nationwide regional forums on the Beyond Traffic draft framework at California State University, Sacramento. The town…

Secretary Foxx Unveils “Beyond Traffic: Trends and Choices,” a 30-Year Outlook on the Future of Our Nation’s Infrastructure

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 2, 2015—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was joined today by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt to unveil Beyond Traffic, a new forward-looking analysis from the U.S. Department of Transportation outlining  the trends that…