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Secretary Foxx Announces Bus Tour to Highlight Importance of Addressing America’s Infrastructure Deficit

February 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that he will launch a four-day bus tour on Tuesday, February 17.  Beginning in Tallahassee, Florida and visiting five states and the District of Columbia, Secretary Foxx will hit the…

BTS Releases December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

February 11, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, was virtually…

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…

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…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Recommends $3.2 Billion to Expand Transit Options that Improve Access to Jobs and Opportunities

February 4, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2015 – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.2 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget to advance the construction or completion of 25 rail, bus rapid transit (BRT), and streetcar projects…

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Plans for the Future of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

December 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

The USDOT has released a new plan for ITS research and priorities for the second half of the decade. The new ITS Strategic Plan 2015-2019 outlines the direction and goals of the Department’s ITS Program and provides a framework around which the ITS Joint…

U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Opening of New Transit Center, Improving Transit Options in Rochester

October 21, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transit, Transportation

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today celebrated the opening of the RTS Transit Center, a new transit hub in the heart of Rochester, NY that will greatly improve transit service…

GSA Seeks Ideas for First-Of-Its-Kind Redevelopment of Volpe Center

Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking creative ideas from the real estate development community to redevelop the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) property in…

Cuts in Federal Highway Funding Come at High Travel Time

July 1, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx today sent letters to state transportation departments and transit agencies outlining steps the Department of Transportation (DOT) will soon be forced to take to manage the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust…