May 21, 2013
Foxx, a second-term Democratic mayor of Charlotte, is relatively unknown in the capital that makes the traditional Capitol Hill meet-and-greet process for Cabinet nominees even more important.
May 20, 2013
Under an agreement with the university, the city is using the money to pay for installation of telecommunications fiber, sensors and electronic equipment, as well as some network support.
May 14, 2013
In addition to the funds, the agency also announced a flexible new policy, known as Safety Management Systems, which the U.S. DOT has officially adopted to help guide states and transit agencies alike in managing safety risks in a proactive, cost-effective way.
The first units of the $466 million order, to be used in the northeast, will be field tested this summer for entry into revenue service in the fall.
April 23, 2013
The project is now allowed to move forward to the next phases of design, right-of-way acquisition and construction. This is the last approval step under the National Environmental Policy Act process.
Projects eligible include highways and bridges, public transportation, passenger and freight rail transportation, and marine port infrastructure investments.
April 22, 2013
The Rutgers Academy for NexGen is a stimulating program designed to promote and support engineering education activities and research skill development for talented under-represented minority students.
April 11, 2013
Includes $50 billion for immediate investments to support critical infrastructure projects, such as improving America’s roads, bridges, transit systems, border crossings, railways and runways,
April 10, 2013
The Champions of Change program, to be held in May, focuses on organizations with proven leadership in implementing technology solutions to enhance performance, reduce congestion, improve safety and facilitate communication across the transportation industry.
April 8, 2013
Builds on FMCSA's plan to deploy more than 50 specially trained safety investigators throughout the country to begin targeted and in-depth inspections of higher risk motorcoach companies.
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