More than half of all House members, including majorities from both political parties, told the chamber's chief tax writers they want to come up with a way to head off the future insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund.
The chairman and ranking member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, plus a member from an automotive-centered state, issued a set of principles they said would guide legislation they plan to write concerning self-driving vehicles.
The White House said President Trump will nominate Daniel Elwell to be deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, where he served as assistant administrator for policy from July 2006 to July 2008.
The Federal Railroad Administration has suspended, or stayed, until Dec. 4 implementation of a regulation from 2016 that would require commuter and intercity passenger railroads to develop and implement a formal "system safety program."
Amtrak said it will build a $28 million locomotive service facility in Seattle, its latest major investment in a facility that supports its two long-distance trains – the Empire Builder and Coast Starlight – plus the Amtrak Cascades state-supported corridor service, and maintenance for Sound...
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin named Oklahoma Department of Transportation Executive Director Mike Patterson to be transportation secretary, with the June 12 retirement of Secretary Gary Ridley.
The Colorado Department of Transportation said that agency and its High Performance Transportation Enterprise – a government-owned business – achieved "two major milestones" in financing the Denver-area C-470 expansion project that will add capacity with tolled lanes and upgrades to...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that the Department of Transportation's Build America Bureau will provide a $99.6 million TIFIA infrastructure loan to the city of Bellevue, Wash., near Seattle and Redmond, to finance completion of its BelRed Street Network Project.
Pennsylvania officials said the state is committing $110 million in new state funding under a broader state-city-foundation partnership to help rebuild part of Interstate 95 in Philadelphia into an above-highway park, which is all part of an ongoing investment in the key north-south highway.
Gov. Matt Bevin approved $24.9 million in local awards from two federal programs administered through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet – one for congestion mitigation and air quality projects and the other for projects that provide transportation alternatives to traditional on-road motor vehicle...
AASHTO President David Bernhardt has appointed to the new Special Committee on AASHTOWare two state department of transportation officials who are experienced in overseeing AASHTO's Cooperative Computer Software Program.
AASHTO has released for sale a publication detailing load and resistance factor design guide specifications for highway tunnels.
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