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Shuster Returning as House Transportation Chairman
Shuster Returning as House Transportation Chairman

December 6, 2016
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) has been selected by the House Republican Conference to again serve as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Trump Picks Chao to Head DOT
Trump Picks Chao to Head DOT

November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Elaine Chao to serve as secretary of transportation. She served as secretary of labor throughout President George...

DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects
DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects

September 7, 2016
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18...

Obama Aims to Invest $4B in Automated Vehicle Technology
Obama Aims to Invest $4B in Automated Vehicle Technology

January 14, 2016
The Obama administration wants to spend nearly $4 billion over ten years to fund pilot to projects aimed at accelerating the development of connected and...

Washington Wrap-Up 2015
Washington Wrap-Up 2015

December 29, 2015
A lot of lobbying and politicking went on in Washington throughout 2015, but by year's end these were the five things that got done that most helped or will...

Senate Again Says Nay to Twin 33s
Senate Again Says Nay to Twin 33s

November 18, 2015
The Senate has approved an amendment that strips out a measure included in the Department of Transportation funding bill that would have allowed...

Truck Size/Weight Study Dinged by Outside Agency
Truck Size/Weight Study Dinged by Outside Agency

October 8, 2015
The Dept. of Transportation’s Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study “lacks a consistent and complete quantitative summary of the alternative...

DOT Issues $5 Million in Emergency Relief for South Carolina Roads
DOT Issues $5 Million in Emergency Relief for South Carolina Roads

October 7, 2015
The Dept. of Transportation announced on Oct. 6 the “immediate availability” of $5 million in emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration...

DOT Details New Transportation Investment Center
DOT Details New Transportation Investment Center

September 29, 2015
The Department of Transportation has unveiled specifics about its Build America Transportation Investment Center, which aims to ease the “procedural,...

Group Pushes Congress to Up Federal Truck Weight Limit
Group Pushes Congress to Up Federal Truck Weight Limit

July 8, 2015
The Coalition for Transportation Productivity is revving up its lobbying to increase the federal vehicle weight limit to 97,000 pounds for tractor-trailers...