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Vehicle to Vehicle Communication to Make Roads Safer

A simple wireless technology promises to make driving much safer by vehicle to vehicle communication.

The key players responsible for this technology include General Motors, the University of Michigan, and the National Highway Traffic Administration. 362 more words

America Fast Forward Transportation Bonds – General Information

The America Fast Forward initiative is a four part initiative launched by Metro and advanced nationwide:

  1. Strengthening the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program – this was achieved in the America Fast Forward title of MAP-21;
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America Fast Forward Local Hire Initiative

In September of 2011 Metro’s Board of Directors adopted a Board Report that added reforming federal local hire rules to our agency’s successful America Fast Forward initiative.   140 more words

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Electronic Chain of Custody and Control Forms for DOT Drug Testing Approved

April 17, 2015

On Monday, April 13, 2015, the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), U.S. Department of Transportation published a final rule amending regulations in 49 CFR Part 40 – Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs. 236 more words

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Are airplane seats getting smaller? U.S. committee investigating why

WATCH: It’s been called the shrinking airline seat. Now a U.S. Department of Transportation committee is looking into seat size and overall passenger comfort. Allison Vuchnich reports. 290 more words


Transportation Statistics Annual Report

Transportation Statistics Annual Report
Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the Transportation Statistics Annual Report (TSAR).

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$500M Up for Grabs in Federal TIGER Grants

The seventh round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grants will have $500 million available this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced.

TIGER grants are used to fund capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure. 195 more words

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