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STATE DOT NEWS

ODOT plans online reception to talk tolling (KOIN-TV)

Utah highway budget cuts may delay roadkill cleanup, snowplow purchases (Salt Lake Tribune)

Wolf Administration’s “Innovations Challenge” Winners Announced (PennDOT)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

N.J. Turnpike, Parkway, Atlantic City Expressway to increase tolls (WHYY)

More S.D. road projects get a green light (KELO-TV)

PennDOT estimating nearly $1 billion in revenue losses due to COVID-19 shutdowns (WPMT-TV)

INFRASTRUCTURE

WYDOT orders Snake River Bridge weight limits (KIFI/KIDK-TV)

Democrats Push Pandemic Aid, Highlight Infrastructure Package (Transport Topics)

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners of 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award (Asphalt Pavement Alliance)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Driving hasn't found its new normal yet (Bloomberg)

Express Lane Tolls Coming Back As Bay Area Traffic Volume Increases (KCBS Radio)

‘A Normal Sign Of Life’: Los Angeles Traffic Picking Up As Safer At Home Orders Ease (KCAL-TV)

TRB Webinar: How To Use Self-Consolidating Concrete in Bridge Applications (TRB)

FREIGHT

Driver Shortage Is Over Temporarily (Transport Topics)

New study reveals increase in driver pay (American Trucker)

Chattanooga's 'freight alley' rides coronavirus roller coaster (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

RAIL

$8M federal grant to help reduce bottlenecks for Baltimore train commuters (Baltimore Business Journal)

Brightline wants $350 million to build five rail stations between Miami and Aventura (Miami Herald)

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner To Restore Partial Services To San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara County (CBSLA)

Federal Railroad Administration extends temporary safety waivers (FreightWaves)

Amtrak asks STB to settle dispute with Metra over Chicago Union Station, seeks more than $17 million annually (Trains)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Metro Transit To Halt All Bus And Light Rail Service Through The Weekend (WCCO-TV)

LA Metro Board Seeks To Halve Price Of Rider Passes Once Normal Boarding Resumes (KCBS-TV)

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.25 Million in Funding Available for Real-Time Transit Infrastructure and Rolling Stock Condition Assessment Demonstration Program (FTA)

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Tribal Transit Projects Nationwide (FTA)

Metro takes wait-and-see approach as region begins to reopen (The Washington Post (Subscription))

AVIATION

Atlanta airport manager: Full recovery could be 5 years away (The Hill)

Miami will ask voters: Should airport screen all travelers for COVID-19 symptoms? (Miami Herald)

Jackson airport told to create disaster fund for heli-tours (Jackson Hole News & Guide)

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Order Finalizing Procedures to Distribute Public Charter Flights Between the United States and Havana, Cuba (USDOT)

FAA to Hold Virtual Public Workshops on Florida Metroplex (FAA)

TRB Webinar: Let's Work Together - Collaborative Partnering for Airports (TRB)

WATER

Port Of Savannah Adding New ‘Mega Rail’ Tracks (Southeast Produce Weekly)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Stillwater Lift Bridge opens for bicycle/pedestrian traffic at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020 (MnDOT)

Atlanta Ordinance Establishes New Permit Structure For Micro-Mobility Companies (WABE Radio)

Report Recommends Widening Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington (ARLnow)

Uber Destroys Thousands Of Bikes And Scooters (BBC News)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration to Assist States with Innovative Reopening Efforts (FHWA)

Trump Administration to Distribute Over 15 Million Cloth Facial Coverings to America’s Transportation Workforce (USDOT)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

NOTICES

Proposed Distribution of Scheduled Navigation Safety Messages (Broadcast Notices to Mariners) by Mobile and Internet Methods

32408-32409 [2020-11619]

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Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0073

32409-32410 [2020-11537]

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PROPOSED RULES

Safety Zone Apra Outer Harbor, Naval Base Guam

32315-32317 [2020-11062]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

NOTICES

Notice of Request for Approval of Alternative Means of Emission Limitation

32382-32389 [2020-11541]

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PROPOSED RULES

Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Approval Connecticut; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements for the 2015 Ozone Standard

32330-32338 [2020-11335]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives Textron Aviation Inc. Airplanes

32308-32315 [2020-11340]

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FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Vision

32438-32439 [2020-11548]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

32439-32440 [2020-11547]

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FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request

32440-32443 [2020-11598]

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

NOTICES

30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval of Collection: Statutory Licensing Authority

32436-32437 [2020-11589]

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30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue

32437 [2020-11570]

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