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STATE DOT NEWS

Department of Transportation to cut snow plow service on Seward Highway (KTUU-TV)

Connecticut DOT Explains New Traffic Cameras in East Lyme (CT Examiner)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

State transportation commission to review report on pay-by-mile tax (KIRO-TV)

Governor Lamont’s new transportation plan still not ready for prime time (WTNH-TV)

State transportation department running low on reserves (Carolina Journal)

Will Utahns pay sales tax at the gas pump? Lawmakers to consider tax reform proposals (Deseret News)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Port of Corpus Christi informed that new Harbor Bridge will not be finished until 2023 (KIII-TV)

Fissure that ripped open Highway 67 in western Minnesota is slowing but repair will be costly (West Central Tribune)

States With the Best Infrastructure – 2019 Edition (Smart Asset)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Cincinnati Public Schools First In US To Adopt Vision Zero (WVXU Radio’s Cincinnati Edition)

Banning cars on SF’s Market Street, once a radical idea, approved unanimously (San Francisco Chronicle)

New Research Finds Public Investment in Trails, Walking and Biking Infrastructure Delivers Potential Economic Benefits of $138.5 Billion Annually (Rails-To-Trails Conservancy)

Scraper Bike Lane part of 90th Avenue repaving, redesign project in Oakland (East Bay Times)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Mass. Lawmakers Urged To Try Congestion Pricing To Ease Traffic (State House News Service)

New interstate may impact Mississippi residents in its path (WTVY-TV)

Missouri officials believe bypass will be good for businesses, communities (Joplin Globe)

Denver’s Traffic Is Bad And A New Report Says It’ll Only Get Worse (Colorado Public Radio)

Could $33 million project ease traffic in Metro Atlanta? (WGCL-TV)

DelDOT aims to fix Dover intersection (Delaware State News)

CONGRESS

U.S. House Transportation Panel Showcases Partisan Dispute (Transport Topics)

Norton to Chair Highways and Transit Hearing on Transportation Innovations Today (Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton)

SAFETY

Are some urban settings riskier for traffic injury or death? (Florida Atlantic University)

Smart Speed Warnings Alert Drivers Nearing Freeway Work Zones (Catalyst)

MOBILITY

Former Uber executive's new startup wants to bring your electric scooter to you (CNET)

FREIGHT

Federal, state funding for infrastructure could be key to freight, logistics sector in Georgia (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Innovations in Freight Data Workshop (Transportation Research Circular)

RAIL

Passenger rail service to Duluth, another train to Chicago, still being considered (Star Tribune)

Governor Murphy, Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT Continue Collaboration Through Fall Construction Program at Four Stations (Amtrak)

200 Union Pacific workers given 2 days notice before KC’s Neff Yard closed (WDAF-TV)

Multi-million deal would run Virgin Trains into Port of Miami (Miami Today)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Eastern Panhandle localities come up with tentative plan for saving MARC service (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Women feel less safe on public transit in LA, says new report (KCRW Radio)

Mall transit station opens while renovation project continues (WCCO Radio)

Property values 'thrive' near transit, study finds (Smart Cities Dive)

AVIATION

Eastern Iowa Airport launches crowdfunding campaign for water quality projects (KCRG-TV)

Airport manager: SkyWest 'crushing it' in Pierre market with big September (The Jamestown Sun)

Air Travel Consumer Report: August 2019 Numbers (USDOT)

WATER

Port Of Virginia Set For 55-Foot Channel Dredging (Chesapeake Bay Magazine)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

Metra Testing Scanners Designed To Detect Guns And Explosives In Crowds (Chicago Tribune)

Airport Saves Time, Lets Robots Do the Heavy Lifting (Miami Herald)

BART may offer TSA priority line access to boost SFO ridership (KGO-TV)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Peter DeFazio calls for audit into Elaine Chao's alleged Kentucky favors (Politico)

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Policy and Planning Issues Roadmap Report (ACRP)

OTHER

House Transportation Chair William Straus escalates feud with Baker administration over RMV documents (MassLive)

Federal Register Information

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Performance Requirements To Support Air Traffic Control (ATC) Service

55370 [2019-22557]

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FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Final Federal Agency Actions Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California

55371 [2019-22581]

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FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Hours of Service of Drivers; Exemption Applications PTS Worldwide, Inc.

55376-55378 [2019-22502]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

55371-55372 [2019-22504]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

55372-55373 [2019-22506]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

55373-55375 [2019-22503]

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications Hearing

55375-55376 [2019-22501]

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NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Sunshine Act Meeting

55339 [2019-22706]

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