The House and Senate is expected to extend the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization before it expires Sept. 30, and then soon turn to such issues as tax cuts and perhaps an infrastructure investment plan.
Touting his proposals as "massive" and "transformative," Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he wants to use North America's largest public-private partnership efforts in a $9 billion "traffic relief plan" to add toll lanes and traffic capacity on three heavily used highways...
Eight states filed suit Sept. 20 against the U.S. Department of Transportation, news services reported, over the Trump administration's suspension of a greenhouse gas performance measure for the federal-aid highway system, which was in a regulation scheduled to take effect soon after President Trump...
The Federal Highway Administration conducted a Sept. 14-15 demonstration of a three-truck platoon operating on Interstate 66 at Centreville, Va., several miles outside the nation's capital, to showcase the results of a four-year research project on the state-of-the-art driving and communications...
Average U.S. retail prices for gasoline have consistently drifted downward in recent days, after surging when Hurricane Harvey closed Gulf Coast refineries, fuel pipelines and tanker shipping lanes and then Irma followed up with its impact on Florida.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the damage from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, along with their disruption of normal transportation and power systems, spurred strong demand in recent weeks for special use of aerial drones to help make damage assessments.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it is awarding $264 million in its latest announcement of infrastructure grants, split among 95 airports in 31 states as part of its Airport Improvement Program.
The Federal Transit Administration said it awarded $55 million in 2017 grants to state departments of transportation and other agencies to help them buy low- or no-emission vehicles, in a funding round that aids 51 projects in 39 states.
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The Federal Highway Administration said it was making available $1 million in "quick release" emergency relief funds to help the Oregon Department of Transportation make repairs on roads and bridges swept by wildfires that began in July and were still a threat this month.
With Texas residents facing more than 500 state roadway closures during the height of Hurricane Harvey's impact, the Texas Department of Transportation said its online map that provides pinpoint, up-to-date information about road disruptions drew more than 5 million times visits as drivers searched...
This fall, said the Colorado Department of Transportation, crews will begin installing interconnected weather and road sensors, cameras, speed-detection devices and variable speed limit signs at 17 locations on the Interstate 70 Glenwood Canyon corridor.
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit submitted a recovery plan to federal authorities for the delayed and over-budget rail transit system it is building, days after Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed legislation to close a major funding gap for the $9 billion project.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness said they have awarded a record $150 million in state matching funds for local road projects to 396 communities under the state's "Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative."
Gov. Larry Hogan said the Maryland Department of Transportation awarded about $38.4 million in grants for local road projects to cities and counties, under a state formula for the distribution of its highway user revenues.
The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded a $13.9 million contract to reconstruct two miles of WYO 789 (North Federal Boulevard) in the west-central city of Riverton in Fremont County, to make upgrades on a state road that has not had a major rebuild in three decades.
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