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Daily Transportation Update

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STATE DOT NEWS

Governor Northam and Legislative Leaders Highlight Plan to Improve Driver Safety, Modernize Transportation System (Virginia Governor's Office)

Despite Lack Of Snow This Month, Colorado DOT Has Used 60% Of Its Snow Removal Budget (KCNC-TV)

Fallen Worker decals for ITD equipment represent next step of recognition and remembrance (ITD)

WisDOT Secretary-designee Thompson selected to chair regional transportation group (Wisconsin DOT)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

A deal on bonding and a drafted transportation bill move Connecticut closer to tolls (Connecticut Mirror)

Murphy Administration Announces $3 Million in FY 2020 Grants for Transit Village, Safe Streets to Transit and Bikeways Program (New Jersey Governor’s Office)

When it comes to repairing Colorado roads, is there a better solution than the gas tax? (KMGH-TV)

SAFETY

New Hampshire officials see some troubling trends in traffic fatalities (Concord Monitor)

Georgia Transportation Leaders To Sign Human Trafficking Pledge (WALB-TV)

New York MTA launches anti-hate crime ads to encourage riders to report (New York Post)

Wyoming Department of Transportation: 'Don't Run the Gate' (KGAB Radio)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Providence unveils plan for more bike-friendly streets (Providence Journal)

New House Bill Will Connect America's Active Transportation System (Rails-to-Trails Conservancy)

Transportation Officials Host 434 Greenway Trail Meeting in Binghamton (WNBF-AM)

INFRASTRUCTURE

SANDAG kicks off largest effort to stabilize Del Mar bluffs, protect rail line in nearly a decade (San Diego Union Tribune)

A Big Infrastructure Deal Faces a New Hurdle (Bloomberg Opinion)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

ODOT gets new directions for Rose Quarter Project from Oregon Transportation Commission (KATU-TV)

Sustainable Highway Construction Guidebook (NCHRP Research Report)

MOBILITY

How Cities Can Engage with Mobility as a Service (Meeting of the Minds)

FREIGHT

Freight’s 2020 outlook: Cloudy with a chance of lousy, analyst says (FreightWaves)

$44 Million Project Launches to Put Clean Freight Equipment at CA Ports, Rail Yards, Airports, Warehouses as Delivery Economy Booms, Climate Concerns Grow (News Release)

RAIL

Mississippi cities to Mobile: Commit to Amtrak’s Gulf Coast return (AL.com)

Democrats ask Amtrak to review policies after wheelchair users quoted $25K ticket price (The Hill)

Improvements underway at Amtrak station in Gastonia, NC (Courier-Tribune)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Oregon Lawmakers Could Ban Police From Enforcing Transit Fares (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

NJ Transit’s Customer Advocate Looks To Improve Communications Between Agency And Its Riders (Transportation Radio)

SEPTA’s University City Transit Hub Gets a New Name: Penn Medicine Station (Penn Medicine)

AVIATION

CDC Now Monitoring For Wuhan Coronavirus At 20 US Airports (CNN)

Proposed Oklahoma law would regulate commercial drone operators (The Oklahoman)

Delta Fined $50,000 for Discriminating Against Muslim Passengers (New York Times (Subscription))

Avoiding travel nightmares: Which airline cancels the most flights, which is the most affordable? (WJXT-TV)

WATER

$23M in Grants Available for Ohio River Cargo Operations (Business Journal)

WORKFORCE

Campaign to Address Transportation Management and Operations Workforce Development (Transport Topics)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

Tampa Bay bus agencies struggle to keep track in wake of driver attacks (Tampa Bay Times)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Chao Announces $4.3 Million for Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in North Dakota (FHWA)

INTERNATIONAL

It’s Official: Non-Stop Paris Transport Strike Is Over Wednesday (Forbes)

OTHER

Comparing the Transportation Plans of the 5 Leading Democratic Candidates (Eno Transportation Foundation)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

PROPOSED RULES

Anchorage Galveston Harbor, Bolivar Roads Channel, Galveston, TX

4919-4921 [2020-01347]

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RULES

Safety Zone Delaware River Rock Blasting, Marcus Hook, PA

4907-4910 [2020-00607]

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Safety Zone Isle of Wright Bay, Ocean City, MD

4910-4912 [2020-00940]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Deadline for Notification of Intent To Use the Airport Improvement Program Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2020

5065-5066 [2020-01435]

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PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation Propellers

4916-4918 [2020-01338]

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