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STATE DOT NEWS

Missouri and Illinois DOT Leaders: Federal Action Needed on Infrastructure Proposals (Letter in Herald-Whig)

Missouri DOT Commits to Fully Implementing Intelligent Compaction Technology by 2021 (ForConstructionPros)

New Caltrans Deputy Inspector General Will Oversee SB 1 Contracts (Los Angeles Sentinel)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

Majority of California Voters Want to Repeal Gas Tax Increase, Poll Finds (Los Angeles Times)

New Jersey Governor: Raising Gas Tax Not Popular But Necessary (WKXW Radio)

INFRASTRUCTURE

House Panel Approves Water Infrastructure Bill (The Hill)

Transportation Infrastructure: Keeping Texas Moving (Office of the Texas Comptroller)

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

E-ZPass Transponders Now Free in Maryland, Governor Announces (WTOP Radio)

Uber Shutting Down Self-Driving Operations in Arizona (Arizona Republic)

Colorado Enters Final Leg to Study Feasibility of $24 Billion Hyperloop Project (Aspen Times)

Minnesota System Uses Smartphone App to Warn Drivers of High-Risk Curves (Crossroads)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Trump Administration Looks Into New Tariffs on Imported Vehicles (The Wall Street Journal)

I-66 HOV Use Flat in Virginia Since Start of Tolls, Expanded HOV Hour (WTOP Radio)

Pennsylvania Governor Says $180 Million Will Fill Potholes, Fix Other Winter Effects (AP)

Inside Nevada’s Regional Transportation Commission Traffic Operations Center (KLAS-TV)

New Lanes Coming to I-17 North of Phoenix, But Not Too Soon (Arizona Republic)

PLANING

New York State DOT to Install 30 Traffic Cameras in Suffolk County (Southamptom Press)

FREIGHT

House Appropriators Keep Meal-and-Rest-Break Provision in Transportation Bill (Transport Topics)

ELD, Hours of Service Fixes for Livestock Haulers Proposed by Senators (AgWeb)

USDOT Officials Explain Multimodal Funding Options (Transport Topics)

RAIL

NTSB to Hold July Hearings on Deadly Amtrak Crash in Washington State (KOMO)

Funding for Move of Fort Madison, Iowa Amtrak Station Jeopardized by BNSF Approval Delay (WGEM-TV)

Improvements Coming to Union Station in Brattleboro, Vermont (The Commons)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

New York City Transit Boss Unveils Sweeping 10-Year Subway Modernization Plan (WNBC-TV)

Emerging Transportation Issues Discussed at 2018 State of Transit Event (KSAT-TV)

Maine Islanders Sue State Over Ferry Ticket Price Hike (Bangor Daily News)

AVIATION

Central New York Drone Corridor Left Out of National Project (WRVO Radio)

Feds: Detroit Airport Manager Took Bribes, Ate Evidence (Detroit News)

The Trouble with the Memphis Airport: No Crowds (New York Times)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Montana DOT Hosting Pedestrian and Bicycle Workshop (KULR-TV)

Volunteers Assemble Bicycles for Colorado Springs Bikeshare Program (KOAA-TV)

Madison, New Jersey Plans to Extend Pedestrian, Bike Trail (Daily Record)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FRA Plans June 4 Webinar to Discuss PTC Grants (Railway Track & Structures)

Air Travel Consumer Report: March 2018 and 1st Quarter 2018 Numbers (USDOT)

OTHER

Trump to Sign Directive to Reform Commercial Space Regulations (The Hill)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

NOTICES

Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0094

24133 [2018-11186]

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Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0045

24133-24134 [2018-11185]

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PROPOSED RULES

Ballast Water Management-Annual Reporting Requirement

24051 [C1-2018-09877]

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Safety Zones Fireworks Display; Middle River, Baltimore County, MD

24051-24054 [2018-10900]

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RULES

Drawbridge Operations Jamaica Bay, Queens, NY

24021 [2018-11098]

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Drawbridge Operations Chambers Bay, Steilacoom, WA

24021-24023 [2018-11102]

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Safety Zones Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone

24023-24024 [2018-11076]

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Safety Zones Fireworks, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA

24024-24026 [2018-11082]

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Safety Zones Laguna Madre, South Padre Island, TX

24026-24028 [2018-11110]

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Safety Zones SF State University Graduation Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA

24028-24030 [2018-11180]

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Special Local Regulations Low Country Splash, Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor; Charleston, SC

24019-24021 [2018-11144]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Proposed Amendment and Establishment of Multiple Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Western United States

24047-24050 [R1-2018-10446]

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Establishment of Class E Airspace Los Angeles, CA

24050-24051 [2018-11063]

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RULES

Airworthiness Directives Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes

24012-24016 [2018-09863]

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Airworthiness Directives Honda Aircraft Company LLC Airplanes

24016-24019 [2018-11067]

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FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Approval of a New Information Collection Request: Driver Commuting Practices Survey

24149-24151 [2018-11129]

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection Request: Generic Clearance of Customer Satisfaction Surveys

24155-24156 [2018-11128]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

24145-24146 [2018-11121]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Vision

24146-24149 [2018-11122]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Vision

24151-24153 [2018-11124]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

24153-24155 [2018-11120]

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FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Petition for Waiver of Compliance

24156-24157 [2018-11079]

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FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Funding Opportunities FY 2018 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning

24157-24161 [2018-10964]

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NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Petitions for Decisions of Inconsequential Noncompliance General Motors, LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance

24162-24163 [2018-11096]

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