State departments of transportation finally have access to all of their scheduled federal highway program funds for fiscal 2018, after the Federal Highway Administration issued a formal distribution notice April 16.
The Federal Highway Administration said it was distributing $1.074 billion to state departments of transportation and federal land management agencies to reimburse them for costs of repairing infrastructure damaged by natural disasters and other emergencies.
Former U.S. House member Thelma Drake, President Trump's nominee to head the Federal Transit Administration, told senators she considers herself to be a "transit advocate" and if confirmed will place what she called a "particular focus" on the needs of rural transit agencies.
The Federal Highway Administration said it has opened up a $60 million pool of 2018 transportation technology grants for which states, cities and other agencies can compete.
The Federal Highway Administration said it is taking applications through July 15 for $20 million in 2018 grants from its Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives Program, which is helping fund pilot projects to explore user charge-based systems to pay for infrastructure needs without...
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration said it is taking applications through May 22 for up to $19.6 million in the 2018 round of its small shipyard grants, which can cover up to 75 percent of qualifying project costs.
A new report sponsored by the National Safety Council and compiled by the RAND Science, Technology and Policy program proposed a three-point program to help eliminate traffic-related fatalities in the U.S. within the next three decades.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has begun providing motorists on a busy highway with estimated travel times on new dynamic message signs, in a technology-focused project that official hope will ease congestion on a route used by 40,000 vehicles a day.
While a number of states have reported rising levels of fatalities from traffic crashes in recent years, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said traffic deaths in that state fell to a new low in 2017 as a number of safety efforts worked together.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation said it is joining forces with other state, county and federal agencies to clear and repair sections of the Kuhio Highway between Lumahai and Wainiha on Kauai Island's North Shore after what was reported as "historic rainfall" triggered flooding and...
The Oregon Department of Transportation said it and Azuga Insight – one of the account managers for its mileage-based "OReGO" road user charge system – will launch a six-month study in May using real-time data gathered through connected car technology to identify roads most in need of...
The Maryland Transit Administration introduced a new $2 million annual "Statewide Transit Innovation Grant" program for the next two fiscal years, under which local transit agencies and county officials can apply for state funding to help plan, design or build innovative mobility...
AASHTO is taking applications through May 9 for three positions – associate program manager for policy, associate program manager for environment and program specialist for environment.
The association has released the first of three 2018 updates to its web-based edition of the publication known as Materials Standards, which contains specifications, test methods and provisional standards commonly used in the construction of highway infrastructure.
Sean Kilcarr, a former editor-in-chief of trucking industry magazine Fleet Owner, joined the association this week as senior editor, reporting to AASHTO Communications Director Lloyd Brown and responsible for producing the weekly AASHTO Journal online newsmagazine.
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