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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $500,000 for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Vermont

November 26, 2019 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the immediate availability of $500,000 in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by storm events in Vermont…

USDOT Releases $900M in BUILD Grants

November 20, 2019 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation officially announced it has awarded $900 million through its Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development…

U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes $78.88 Million in FASTLANE Small Grants to 10 Infrastructure Projects

August 11, 2017 - in Financial, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON - The Department of Transportation has provided a list of 10 proposed FY 2017 FASTLANE Small Project grant awards totaling $78.88 million to…

USDOT Completes $152.2M TIFIA Loan for Riverside (Calif.) County I-15 Express Lanes

August 2, 2017 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation said its Build America Bureau will provide a $152.2 million long-term, low-interest TIFIA loan to the Riverside (Calif.) County Transportation Commission for a project to add express toll lanes in the median of the Interstate…

Senate Panel Backs Bill That Funds TIGER, Transit Starts Without Highway Program Rescissions

August 2, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

The Senate Appropriations Committee backed a bill to fund the U.S. Department of Transportation for the 2018 budget year that would increase TIGER infrastructure grants, support new transit capital starts and avoid rescinding any highway program funds. That…

U.S. DOT Recognizes American Heroes in Transportation

July 31, 2017 - in News, People

This week the White House is celebrating the work of American Heroes across the country. Here at the U.S. Department of Transportation, we also want to honor the courageous and inspiring work of our transportation heroes. Transportation reaches every corner…

U.S. Department of Transportation Appoints Two New Members to WMATA Board of Directors

July 27, 2017 - in People, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the appointment of two new Federal representatives, each with considerable transportation and infrastructure expertise, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)…

Panel Sends USDOT Bill to House With Cuts, After Challenge on Infrastructure

July 27, 2017 - in Financial, News

​​The full House Appropriations Committee on July 17 approved a fiscal 2018 transportation funding bill that would make cuts in transit assistance and end the popular TIGER grants, after brushing aside a push by minority Democrats to add an infrastructure…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $152.2 Million Loan to Riverside County Transportation Commission Toward Funding the I-15 Express Lanes Project

July 24, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau (Bureau) will provide a $152.2 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Riverside…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $290.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 105 Airports

July 21, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $ 290.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 105 airports in 38 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport…