Topic : Federal Highway Administration

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FHWA awards $10M to 7 states to test new ways to fund highways

Security and Safety | February 14, 2019

The program’s goal is to allow states to test user-based alternatives to support the Highway Trust Fund.

PennDOT launches online resource for transportation innovations

Management & Operations| July 24, 2018

Includes info on how all levels of government can work with PennDOT to implement innovations in their municipalities.

Motorcoach| July 13, 2012

NTSB issues safety recs

Directed to the FMCSA, NHTSA, AASHTO and various motorcoach associations.
Motorcoach| January 9, 2012

FHWA releases $1.6B for road, bridge repair

Vermont, hard hit by Hurricane Irene, will receive $125.6 million; North Dakota will receive $89.1 million for the Devils Lake Basin for damage caused by Spring 2011 runoff; and Iowa will receive $37.5 million to repair damage caused by the May 2011 Missouri River flooding.
April 27, 2011

OCTA CEO: Transportation funding facing a changing landscape

President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Federal Aid Highway Act, signed in 1956, marked the first time in U.S. history the federal government assumed a greater role in providing transportation infrastructure to the nation. Since then, the devolving role of the federal and state government has resulted in local governments stepping up to maintain and expand our transportation infrastructure.
Accessibility| March 15, 2011

National Transit Institute seeks course facilitator

Accepting proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its three-day Public Involvement in Transportation Decision Making course. The course aims to give transit agencies, planners, transportation specialists, communication professionals and others practical strategies, examples, and tools to address new and existing public involvement efforts in their communities.
Motorcoach| March 2, 2011

Report: U.S. highway traffic reaches highest level since 2007

Americans drove 0.7 percent more, or 20.5 billion additional vehicle miles traveled, in 2010 than the previous year. Travel increased by 0.6 percent in December 2010 compared to the previous December.
Mobility| October 27, 2010

Rhode Island opens airport multi-modal facility

The $267 million InterLink provides for the area's first-ever connection between local bus service and the airport, rail service and rental cars. The FHWA provided $124.6 million in direct funding and the U.S. DOT provided a $42 million loan from its TIFIA program.
Accessibility| June 3, 2009

T4 America: no new money without reform

James Corless, director of Transportation for America released a statement calling for a long-term fix to the problem.
Motorcoach| April 22, 2009

NTSB cites driver fatigue in Utah crash

Lack of adequate sleep affected driver’s awareness of his vehicle's excessive speed and lane position on a downhill mountain grade of a rural secondary road.
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