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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

The Public Rewards Of Transportation Research Funding (AASHTO)

Chao Tells SASHTO Meeting, ‘Transportation Innovation Is In America’s DNA’ (Savannah Morning News)

With Micromobility, Tech Sparks Nimble Innovations In Transit (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Deadliest Summertime Highways In The US Will Be Recast Via Self-Driving Cars (Forbes)

STATE DOT NEWS

Georgia DOT, FHWA, The Ray Sign Charter, Formalize Initiative To Build Future Highways Infrastructure On I-85 (GDOT)

North Dakota DOT Reports Two Violations Of Distracted Driving Policy For State Workers (Jamestown Sun)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

Could Alabama’s I-10 Toll Project Be ‘Killed’ This Week? (AL.com)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Research Studies Tsunami Impact On Infrastructure (The Astorian)

Advancement In Auto Industry Depends On Infrastructure Spending (WKMS Radio)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Commuters Spared From Lincoln Tunnel Traffic Misery Predicted A Year Ago. What Went Right? (NJ.com)

South Dakota DOT To Discuss Mount Rushmore Road Plans (Rapid City Journal)

SAFETY

Will Lower Speed Limits Actually Prevent Traffic Deaths In Denver? (5280)

Caltrans SATCOM 1 Participates In Multiagency Tsunami Communications Drill (Caltrans)

Hawaii DOT Implements New Safety Features In Time For New School Year (HDOT)

The Car Seat Industry Helped Delay a Child Safety Regulation — Again (ProPublica)

MOBILITY

Accessible Housing, Transportation Seen As Keys To Making Atlanta Area ‘Age Friendly’ (WABE Radio)

A State Makes a Big Bet on Telework (Route Fifty)

FREIGHT

US, Canada Expand Preclearance Agreement To Include Cargo (Progressive Railroading)

Talking Freight Webinar: Using Real-Time Information To Improve Supply Chain Efficiency - August 28 (FHWA Office of Operations)

RAIL

North County Transit District Partners With NASA, FRA On Safety Reporting Program (Progressive Railroading)

Alaska Railroad Cancels Passenger Service Between Anchorage And Denali Due To Wildfire (Anchorage Daily News)

Plan To Renovate, Modernize Providence Rail Station Gets $25 Million Boost (WPRI-TV)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Pay Up Or Hit The Road, Maryland Transit Officials Tell West Virginia (Maryland Matters)

BART Director Considers Ban On Panhandlers (KPIX/KBCW-TV video)

QLine To Be Added To Metro Detroit’s New Transit Payment System Dart (Curbed Detroit)

LADOT Offers Free DASH Bus Rides To All K-12, College Student (Los Angeles Daily News)

AVIATION

Ridesharing Adds To the Crush Of Traffic At Airports (New York Times)

Colorado Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division Named Recipient of the 2019 ACC Agency Best Practices Awards (AviationPros)

Alternative Jet Fuels Emissions: Quantification Methods Creation And Validation Report (ACRP)

WATER

Sourcing Shifts For US Imports Boosting Southeast Ports (FreightWaves)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

First Day Of Security Line Changes At MSP Airport Causes Confusion (Minnesota Public Radio)

For Many States, Real ID Rollout Has Not Gone Smoothly (Stateline)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

San Diego Takes Steps To Revoke Lime’s Operation Permit (KNSD-TV)

Transit Advocates Will Produce ‘Master Plan’ For NYC’s Bike Lanes (Curbed NY)

Converting North Dakota Railroad Bridge Into Pedestrian Bridge Feasible But Expensive (KVRR-TV)

Phoenix Researching Ways To Allow Bicyclists To Trigger Traffic Lights (KNXV-TV)

Scoot Aside E-Scooters, Rental Mopeds Are Zooming In (Route Fifty)

Federal Register Information

ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

NOTICES

Advisory Guidelines for Aircraft Onboard Wheelchairs ,

43100–43107 [2019–17873]

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COAST GUARD

NOTICES

Certificate of Alternative Compliance CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER

43151-43152 [2019-17940]

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Certificate of Alternative Compliance EAGLE II and Q-OCEAN SERVICE

43153-43154 [2019-17941]

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Meetings Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

43150-43151 [2019-17890]

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Meetings Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee

43152-43153 [2019-17891]

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PROPOSED RULES

Drawbridge Operation Regulation Niantic River, Niantic, CT

43093-43095 [2019-17937]

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Safety Zone Swim Around Charleston; Charleston, SC

43095-43097 [2019-17892]

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Special Local Regulation Kaskaskia River MM 10-11, Evansville, IL

43090-43093 [2019-17875]

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RULES

Drawbridge Operation Regulation Bronx River, Bronx, NY

43043-43045 [2019-17938]

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Safety Zones Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival Fireworks

43045 [2019-17893]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Reformulated Gasoline and Conventional Gasoline: Requirements for Refiners, Oxygenate Blenders, and Importers of Gasoline; Requirements for Parties in the Gasoline Distribution Network ,

43124–43125 [2019–17836]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives The Boeing Company Airplanes

43080-43085 [2019-17500]

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Airworthiness Directives Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited Helicopters

43085-43088 [2019-17904]

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Revocation and Amendment of Class E Airspace Lafayette, LA

43089-43090 [2019-17791]

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RULES

Airworthiness Directives Airbus SAS Airplanes

43039-43042 [2019-17905]

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Amendment of Class E Airspace Marion, OH

43042-43043 [2019-17797]

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Special Conditions The Boeing Company Model 747-8 Series Airplane; Certification of Cooktops

43037-43039 [2019-17696]

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FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Hours of Service of Drivers

43097-43098 [2019-17837]

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