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Grant to Boost Chicago Railroad Projects

A $132 million grant to the Illinois Department of Transportation will enable the completion of three components of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency… 223 more words

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$16M Grant to be Used to Rebuild NS Tracks

An Ohio project has received a $16.24 million federal grant that will be used to rebuild 30 miles of Norfolk Southern track along the Ohio River in Jefferson and Belmont counties in Ohio. 96 more words

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Federal Funds To Be Used To Decrease Train Delays In Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago’s South Side will see $132 million in federal funding to separate rail lines in an effort to alleviate train congestion in the area. 107 more words


Texas Getting $23M For Public Transportation Rebuilding After Harvey

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation will provide more than $277 million to help hurricane-damaged public transportation in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. 154 more words


Congressman Spar Over Whether a Train is Surface Transportation

A group of five Republican congressmen is trying to argue that railroads are not surface transportation.

Four of them are from Florida and are trying to block Brightline from issuing bonds to raise money to pay for an extension of the intercity passenger railroad to Orlando, Florida, by arguing that only roads constitute surface transportation. 391 more words

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Trump administration selects 10 cities to test drones; none in Wisconsin

The US Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that 10 state and local governments have been selected to test advanced drone applications as part of a program to ease them into American skies. 414 more words


DOT urges drivers, take care of faulty Takata air bags now

NEW YORK — The U.S. Department of Transportation is again urging owners of vehicles with defective Takata air bags to seek repairs immediately.

The agency singled out Ford Rangers and Mazda B-Series trucks from 2006, which are under a “do not drive” warning. 206 more words