November 20, 2013
The final rule, which amends FMVSS 208, applies to new over-the-road buses and to other types of new buses with a GVWR greater than 26,000 pounds, except transit buses and school buses.
October 28, 2013
Will feature new and more reliable equipment to improve the maintenance of 160 buses and accommodate newer, alternative fuel buses that require space and equipment that doesn’t exist at the current garage.
October 24, 2013
Investigators found serious and widespread violations of multiple federal safety regulations, including inadequate inspection, repair and maintenance of vehicles and instances of falsified driver on-duty status records.
September 5, 2013
Fifty-two transportation projects in 37 states will receive the funds. Applications for this most recent round of grants totaled more than $9 billion, far exceeding the $474 million set aside for the program.
September 3, 2013
Would expand the program for interested states, implementing a key provision of MAP-21. The public is invited to submit its comments through www.regulations.gov during the 60-day public comment period, which will expire on Oct. 29, 2013.
August 26, 2013
In addition to surprise inspections, investigators will also visit new bus companies to assess their levels of safety.
August 20, 2013
The Draper Light Rail Project, a 3.8-mile extension, created approximately 2,000 jobs during construction, according to the agency.
August 15, 2013
Agency revoked Staten Island, N.Y.-based All Nations Coach Inc.’s operating authority for violations of federal safety regulations and declared McRea Transportation Inc. an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered to cease all operations.
August 12, 2013
The Illinois DOT is leading the multi-state locomotive procurement, with first deliveries expected in 2016.
August 8, 2013
The project is one of 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia selected to receive funding under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly competitive $500 million TIGER 2012 program.
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