U.S. Department of Transportation

3 days ago
How much should the federal government involve local authorities in crafting autonomous vehicle regulations? Officials in New York say they aren't being included enough.
Route Fifty
6 days ago
Promises (or fears) of the end of TIGER grant funding have proven unfounded thus far into the Trump Administration. Here's what's new with the U.S. Department of Transportation grant program formerly known as TIGER.
CitiesSpeak
June 8, 2018, 7am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation is investing in Colorado's highways.
The Denver Post
June 5, 2018, 6am PDT
The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the end of policy requiring state and regional departments of transportation to make goals to reduce emissions and track progress.
Streetsblog USA
April 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week announced grant funding for the Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program.
Smart Cities Dive
March 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
Congressional leaders agreed to include $540 million, not the original $900+million that could be used for the Hudson River tunnel project, in the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill. President Trump is opposed to any Gateway funding.
Politico New Jersey
March 19, 2018, 9am PDT
The QLine could ride its own dedicated lane and serve a real need for commuters. Instead, it's a slow circulator for a small part of downtown.
Streetsblog USA
March 15, 2018, 6am PDT
TIGER grants aren't what they used to be, just like pretty much everything else in the federal government under the Trump Administration.
Streetsblog USA
March 10, 2018, 7am PST
They say the pendulum swings, and the TIGER grant funding pendulum has swung away from public transit.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
March 7, 2018, 12pm PST
The Trump Administration signaled a desire to scrap a funding program that helped fund transit, pedestrian, and bike infrastructure. A new program likely focused on rural and toll roads could take its place.
Streetsblog USA
December 29, 2017, 12pm PST
When the Trump Administration scrapped the U.S. Department of Transportation's FASTLANE grant program, the state of Rhode Island decided to seek a public-private partnership for its I-95 bridge replacement project.
Providence Journal
December 26, 2017, 10am PST
A funding agreement between New York, New Jersey, and the U.S. DOT for one of the most important rail projects in the nation is in danger of collapsing because of the way the two states are financing their share of the $12.9 billion cost.
Crain's New York Business
November 22, 2017, 9am PST
The original plan earned the city a highly competitive $40 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Smart Cities Dive
November 9, 2017, 6am PST
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act would have a deleterious effect on major infrastructure proposed by the private sector. The loss of Private Activity Bonds would hike borrowing rates for road, transit, stadium, and even affordable housing projects.
Greater Greater Washington
August 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation quietly killed an Obama Administration program that would have been the only federal level local hiring initiative.
The New York Times
August 23, 2017, 5am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the state of Maryland are expected to sign a funding agreement next week for the Purple Line between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
The Washington Post
August 7, 2017, 6am PDT
A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) announced by the Federal Transit Administration is designed to further the Trump Administration's goals to empower the private sector to rebuild the nation's infrastructure.
Federal Transit Administration
July 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Unlike the House Appropriations Committee's DOT budget that reduces spending by almost 4 percent from current levels and eliminates the TIGER grant program, its Senate counterpart increased transportation spending, including the TIGER grant budget.
The Hill
July 24, 2017, 6am PDT
While reduced from current levels, the House Appropriations Committee budgeted far more than what President Trump had proposed, but they agreed with him to eliminate the TIGER grant program and reduce transit investments, though by a lesser amount.
The Hill
July 18, 2017, 7am PDT
In the waning days of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation saw reason to investigate the civil rights implications of a decision to cancel funding for the Baltimore Red Line light rail project.
Streetsblog USA