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PHMSA Invests in Pipeline Transportation Solutions with Research Grants

April 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Pipelines

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is reaching out to universities for out-of-the-box pipeline transportation solutions and innovations through the Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP). This year, they are awarding…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Provides $4.4 Million to Six States for Innovative Infrastructure Efforts

April 1, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $4.38 million in grants from the Federal Highway Administration’s…

Former FHWA Assistant Division Administrator in New Jersey Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Related to Research Grants

March 24, 2015 - in People, Transportation

WASHINGTON—On March 17, 2015, former Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) New Jersey Division, Assistant Division Administrator Lawrence Cullari, Jr.…

Missouri S&T Researcher Cleans Wastewater

February 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Wastewater, Water

Feb. 23, 2015—A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has shown that improving wastewater treatment and saving energy are not only essential, but they’re also compatible. Dr. Jianmin Wang, professor of civil, architectural and environmental…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $55 Million in Grants To Put More Zero-Emission Buses Into Service Across America

February 6, 2015 - in Financial, Transit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the selection of 10 projects that will receive a share of $55 million in competitive grants that will help put a new generation of advanced,…

USDA Invests in Small and Emerging Rural Businesses and Rural Transportation

October 22, 2014 - in Construction, Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is investing $4.9 million in 50 projects across the country to support small and emerging rural businesses and rural transportation projects. "USDA is working to expand…

Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces 17 Award Nominees

September 22, 2014 - in Drinking water, Projects, Water

the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden’s development agency (Sida), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands (MFA-NL) announced 17 award nominees for their program, Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge…

The Getty Foundation Announces Major Philanthropic Initiative Focused On Conserving 20th Century Architecture

September 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Featured, Financial, Maintenance

The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles today announced the first ten grants for significant modern buildings as part of a major new philanthropic initiative focused on the conservation of 20th Century architecture around the world. Called Keeping It Modern, the…

L.A. Awarded $32 million for Transit Improvements

September 15, 2014 - in Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles was awarded $32.05 million in grants from the federal Department of Transportation that will be used to beautify the planned 1st Central Station and improve the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station, Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced Wednesday. California…

Tennessee Funds Transportation Projects Aimed at Reducting Congestion and Pollution

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grants in 11 communities across the state. The 31 grants will fund a wide range of transportation…