The Coalition for Smarter Transportation Expresses Support for the Bi-Partisan ‘America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act’

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation Expresses Support for the Bi-Partisan ‘America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act’ The Bipartisan Reauthorization of the Highway Title Increases Funding for Highway Provisions by 27% and includes numerous provisions that will make our transportation system smarter and more resilient. (Washington, DC) The Coalition for Smarter Transportation (CoaST) issued the following statement of…

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…

USDOT Request Comments on AV 3.0 Document

The US Department of Transportation released a document entitled USDOT Automated Vehicles 3.0. AV 3.0 expands the scope to all surface on-road transportation systems and was developed through the input from a diverse set of stakeholder engagements, throughout the Nation. AV 3.0 is structured around three key areas: Advancing multi-modal safety, Reducing policy uncertainty, and Outlining…

FHWA Announces Funding Availability for Bridge Replacement & Rehabilitation

The Federal Highway Administration has announced a funding opportunity and requests grant applications for FHWA’s Competitive Highway Bridge Program. Congress appropriated $225 million for FY 2018 to be awarded by DOT for a competitive highway bridge program. Eligible applicants are States that have a population density of less than 100 individuals per square mile. The funds…