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June 7, 2012

House Transportation budget contains $4B reduction

The draft of the proposal released Wednesday contains a $3.9 billion reduction for the agencies from 2012 spending and it is $1.9 billion less than President Obama requested for the departments earlier this year.


April 18, 2012

Senate subcommittee approves $100M for rail, New Starts

Approved a $53.4 billion appropriations bill funding investments in the nation's roads, bridges, rail and transit systems, and airports, as well as housing assistance for low-income families and veterans.


March 12, 2012

UC Berkeley to survey students

In addition to informing campus transportation and housing initiatives, it provides details valuable to the work of reducing Berkeley's greenhouse-gas emissions and improving its environmental footprint


December 12, 2011

LaHood to speak at Lincoln Memorial U. graduation

Will also receive LMU's highest tribute, the Lincoln Diploma of Honor, during the commencement ceremony.


November 28, 2011

Johns Hopkins U. creates new post to manage campus, facilities

The VP of real estate, campus services position is designed to maximize the university's ability to take a strategic, coordinated, cost-effective approach to managing its campuses and facilities.


October 17, 2011

LaHood to step down after Obama’s term

While he did not give a reason for leaving the Administration, he did say that he is looking into opportunities in the private sector. LaHood served as an Illinois Republican congressman for 14 years.


September 27, 2011

Report: More transportation upgrades needed for economic recovery

The economic recession has only provided a temporary respite from the growing congestion problem, according to a new study. When the economic growth returns, the average commuter is estimated to see an additional three hours of delay by 2015 and 7 hours by 2020.


August 15, 2011

MCI delivers to Montreal, Los Angeles

Groupe Orléans Express took five new and six pre-owned J4500 coaches, and equipped them with bike racks. Eight of the coaches also feature wheelchair lifts. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department added three new MCI purpose-built 2011 Inmate Security Transportation Vehicles to its fleet.


August 5, 2011

NTSB chair sworn in for second term

President Barack Obama nominated Deborah Hersman for a second term on June 28, 2011. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.


July 28, 2011

FMCSA to hold motorcoach safety summit

Objectives include increasing awareness of the importance of safety and enforcement among all stakeholders; identifying policy-related barriers and developing opportunities for addressing targeted challenges; and developing tools and resources for educating and training on the maintenance, operations, and purchasing of motorcoach services.


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