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Burns Harbor Port Gets FASTLANE Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor a $9.85 million FASTLANE grant that will be used to fund port expansion. 115 more words

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FRA OKs Atlanta Corridor Review

The Federal Railroad Administration has released an environmental impact statement of the Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, high-speed rail corridor.

FRA said in a news release that the completion of the Tier I combined Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the High-Speed Ground Transportation marks the completion of the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act and documents FRA’s identification of a preferred corridor. 157 more words

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Dire Warnings Over Fed's Failure To Track Highway Emissions

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Eight states jointly sued the U.S. Department of Transportation this week, claiming that its failure to require tracking of highway carbon emissions not only violates federal law but could cause further environmental calamity. 337 more words


US Rail Safety Week

September 24 – 30, 2017

The fourth week of September marks the first national Rail Safety Week. The U.S. Department of Transportation and other associations aim to educate the public and remind us that railroads are dangerous. 123 more words

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CSX VP to Head DOT Hazmat Unit

A CSX executive will be named by President Donald J. Trump to become Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. 166 more words

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DOT Taking TIGER Grant Applications

The U.S. Department of Transportation is taking applications for its TIGER grant program.

The program has $500 million set aside that will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that have a significant impact on the United States, a metropolitan area or a region. 112 more words

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Feds Decide Not to Fine United Airlines for Passenger-Dragging Incident

United Airlines won’t be punished by the federal government over the forced removal of a passenger from a flight in April that put a spotlight on the growing tensions between airlines and travelers on crowded flights. 171 more words