The fallout continued to spread from President Trump's proposals to cut a number of transportation-related programs in initial budget plan, despite the fact that the administration has tempered those proposals by saying it will address some of those areas in its still-to-come $1 trillion...
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The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee said it will hold a nomination hearing March 29 for Jeffrey Rosen, President Trump's nominee to become deputy secretary of transportation.
In a series of March 21 Federal Register notices, the Trump administration further delayed the effective dates of various pending U.S. Department of Transportation regulations, including a complex set of performance measures for the national highway system that include freight movement and...
Republicans who control the Minnesota House and Senate have called on U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to reject a request from an area metropolitan planning organization for $895 million in a federal "new start" transit grant to build a light rail line in Minneapolis and its...
More states are moving to impose higher fines and additional restrictions for drivers who use the left lane on highways as a regular driving lane rather than for passing, according to a story in the Pew Charitable Trust's "Stateline" news report.
The 2017 version of "Work Zone Awareness Week" – an annual nationwide campaign to focus motorists' on safety risks in roadway work zones – will start April 3 while the South Carolina Department of Transportation is mourning the recent deaths of two employees and injury of another from a...
Versions of proposals by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to increase motor fuel taxes and vehicle registration fees advanced in both the state House and Senate finance committees, news services reported.
As measures moving through the South Carolina Legislature would increase motor fuel taxes to boost transportation funding, a new report by the TRIP research group said road conditions are costing state residents an extra $5.4 billion a year in congestion, car repairs and safety problems.
When part of a steep hillside gave way March 13 in southwestern Washington and emptied debris onto part of State Route 503 near Woodland, the Washington State Department of Transportation needed to assess slope conditions before trying to clear the road.
Citing both environmental and archaeological issues, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation said it will not proceed with a long-planned project to build a travel plaza and transit center along Interstate 95 at Hopkinton near the Connecticut border.
Gov. Scott Walker this month approved an emergency harbor assistance grant of more than $1.2 million from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to a company that ships on the Mississippi River, and a $1.7 million WisDOT Freight Railroad Infrastructure Improvement loan to a grain shipper.
AASHTO announced that it has chosen three employees of state departments of transportation to work in the coming year at association headquarters in Washington, D.C., as winners of 2017 Transportation Management Fellowships.
The association has published its latest annual "Salary Survey" that covers job classifications and salary information on positions used by state departments of transportation.
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