Legislative Alert — Tell FTA to Extend the Buy America Waiver for Mini-vans

Legislative Alert: Minivan Buy America Waiver In May 2016, the FTA issued a partial Buy America waiver for the procurement of minivans used in vanpool programs. Specifically, the notice waived steel content requirements.  FTA did, however, require final assembly in the United States. The waiver is limited to contracts entered before September 30, 2019 or…

FTA to Host Webinar Tomorrow on Integrated Mobility Innovation Program Funding Opportunity – June 18 2:00 EDT

    On Tuesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. EDT, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will host a second webinar for potential applicants and other stakeholders interested in the Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) Demonstration Program. FTA staff will provide further information on the application process, key requirements, including data, and will answer frequently asked questions.…

House Ways & Means Hearing to Hold Hearing on Employee Benefits and Tax Reform

The House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Ending the TCJA Tax on Houses of Worship, Charities, and Nonprofits.” The hearing will take place Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. The Committee is inviting stakeholders to submit testimony. Details on testimony submission can…

House Transportation Committee Calls for Policy Input from Stakeholders – Action Alert

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is soliciting stakeholder input with regards to the Committee’s work on infrastructure within our jurisdiction this Congress. We encourage all stakeholders to submit policy priorities by email to TIStakeholders@mail.house.gov. The Committee will also be holding a Members’ Day Hearing for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight…

FHWA Announces FY 18 – Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grant Winners

The Federal Highway Administration announced the FY 2018 Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies (ATCMTD) grant award winners. This program provides municipal governments with funding for innovative transportation programs that serve to operate and manage our transportation system better. FHWA awarded $53 million to 10 projects. The ATCMTD program was authorized as a part of the…

Cornell University Hosts ‘Transportation Camp’ Ithica

Tompkins County and Cornell University Transportation and Delivery Services hosted TransportationCamp Ithaca – Technology / Transportation this past weekend in Ithaca, New York. People attended regionally and virtually from across the globe via Zoom and Facebook Live. TransportationCamp was originally organized in 2011 by OpenPlans in New York City as an ‘unconference’ conference in 2014…