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USDOT announces funding availability

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) encouraging states and port authorities to apply for $230 million in discretionary grant funding for port and intermodal infrastructure-related projects through the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). “Our nation’s ports are a key part of our critical infrastructure. They create jobs and make our economy more resilient and sustainable,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. “This ... [+]

USDOT Announces Over $220 Million in Grants for America’s Ports

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on October 15 the award of more than $220 million in discretionary grant funding to improve port facilities in 16 states and territories through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development Program. “This $220 million in federal grants will improve America’s ports with nearly half ... [+]

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on June 12 a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our country’s maritime systems ... [+]

$677 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 214 Airports

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure ... [+]

FRA Awards $25M in Grants for PTC Implementation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded $25 million in grants for 11 projects in six states and the District of Columbia to assist in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC).  FRA received 30 eligible applications requesting $90.6 million, nearly four times the $25 million Congress ... [+]

USDOT Announces Creation of Build America Bureau

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has established a Build America Bureau, which will drive transportation infrastructure development projects in the United States by streamlining credit and grant opportunities while providing technical assistance and encouraging innovative best practices in project planning, financing, ... [+]

USDOT proposes US airlines, cities for new scheduled service to Havana

As part of the Obama Administration’s historic effort to normalize relations with Cuba, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed to select eight US airlines to begin scheduled flights between Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York City, Orlando, and Tampa and Havana as early ... [+]

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