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DOT Inspector General to Review PTC Progress

At the urging of a South Dakota senator, the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation will review how railroads in the United States are implementing positive train control. 120 more words

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House Committee Increases Some Transportation Spending

A House appropriations committee has approved a transportation spending bill for fiscal year 2018 that saves funding of Amtrak long-distance trains and increases spending on passenger rail by $360 million. 139 more words

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DOT Inspector General to Review PTC Progress

At the urging of a South Dakota senator, the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation will review how railroads in the United States are implementing positive train control. 119 more words

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Senators Express Dismay Over Proposed DOT Budget Cuts

Although members of a Senate committee are displeased with the Trump administration’s proposed cuts of the U.S. Department of Transportation budget for fiscal year 2018, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao was unmoved during a hearing held last week. 464 more words

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Senators Express Dismay Over Proposed DOT Budget Cuts

Although members of a Senate committee are displeased with the Trump administration proposed cuts of the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2018, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao was unmoved during a hearing held last week. 456 more words

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DOT Freight Index Set Record in May

The U.S. Department of Transportation said last week that its Freight Transportation Services Index was a record 126.8 in May, besting the previous best of 126.0 set in February 2017. 147 more words

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DOT Revamps FASTLANE Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation has reworked a grant program to focus on freight-related infrastructure projects that receive some funding from the private sector and other non-federal sources. 151 more words

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