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The mask mandate was set to end March 18, but the TSA extended the March 10 requirement for masks on planes and public transportation through April 18. WASHINGTON, DC, USA – A letter sent to the US Department of Transportation asking President Joe Biden’s administration to end the mask mandate on public transportation has been …

Benjamin Bernhart, director of transportation for the Exeter Township School District, has been approved for initial Pennsylvania Certified School Transportation Professional status by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) Board of Directors. Bernhart has been employed by the district since 2018, initially as assistant transportation supervisor and then as transportation director in August …

Borough of Quarryville officials are asking for the public’s opinion in order to develop an “active transportation plan”. Forms of active transportation are those that require human energy, such as walking, running, and cycling. The effort to form such a plan aims to identify infrastructure improvements for active means of getting around and to identify …

RALEIGH — Now anyone can vote online for the best multimodal transportation project in the state. People are invited to visit the North Carolina Department of Transportation website to vote for the most voted project in this year’s NCDOT Mobi Awards. The deadline to vote in the Most Voted Project category is March 4 at …

DENVER (KDVR) – Anyone who’s driven snow days in Colorado understands the dynamics of maneuvering the roads with different driver personalities. A video series called “Winter Driving in the Wild” from the Colorado Department of Transportation combines education and humor to provide safe and efficient winter driving resources to Coloradoans. Snow hits mountains Monday, 3 …

H-1 Eastbound Highway Restriction Project Update Posted on February 9, 2022 in Highway News, Main, News HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides an update on the eastbound H-1 Freeway restriction work as daytime closure times have been reduced to minimize impacts on the public. Road works are expected to be completed by …

Wisconsin lawmakers are taking steps to address supply chain issues in their state by attracting more applicants for commercial driver licenses through CDL training. In one bill presented on February 1AB941, Republican lawmakers are asking the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to establish three programs intended to increase the number of residents with CDLs and reward …

Universal free lunch and preschool have been major political talking points at the federal and state levels in recent years. Now add free transportation from preschool to high school to the conversation, says California State Senator Nancy Skinner. That’s the goal, then part of the SB 878, dubbed Road to Success, that Skinner showed off …

Public works and transportation officials are urging people to stay off the roads of New Hampshire on Saturday as a northeast rolls in. Public works crews spent Friday loading trucks with salt and preparing plows. Meteorologists said snow could fall at rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour at the height of the storm, …

After failing to pass a comprehensive transportation funding program in 2021, Washington state lawmakers are now considering how they can resume their efforts this year to make major investments in highways, ferries, and transportation. in common with the state. As elected officials enter a short 60-day session, negotiating a multibillion-dollar deal could be a tightrope …

LONG BEACH (CNS) – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Tuesday to discuss progress on supply chain disruptions and the backlog container ships off the coast in recent months. Buttigieg will start the day with a 9:15 a.m. boat trip with elected officials …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – As temperatures drop well below zero, the risk of flash frost in the region is likely. “If you can stay home and work that would be better. If you can’t, please leave very early for your destination, ”said Natasha Lacy, public information officer for the Kentucky Department of Transportation Cabinet. His …

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WWBT) – The Virginia Department of Transportation said it was working to reach drivers stranded on I-95 in northern Virginia on Monday evening. Motorists are urged to avoid the area as additional resources are being sent to clear down felled trees and broken down vehicles. Earlier today, all southbound lanes of I-95 in …

The old Thomas Grocery building on N. 4th St. will be WMPO’s new home. (Port City Daily / Amy Passaretti) WILMINGTON – The old Thomas Grocery building doesn’t seem like much now, with its deteriorated floors, molded ceilings and massive structural damage, but the Wilmington Urban Metropolitan Area Planning Committee (WMPO) has a vision for …

Sue Ellen Bordwell rarely saw another cyclist on her route on Route 1 from Yarmouth to the University of Southern Maine in the 1990s. “Then one day there was this small layer of snow. I was cycling across the bridge (from Martin’s Point) and saw other bike paths, ”Bordwell said. “I was so excited to …

Following a previous request in October to receive an update from county staff on the status of transportation projects, the Supervisory Board’s Transportation Committee held a meeting on December 14, during which officials discussed transportation priorities and funding for current and future projects. The meeting began with a presentation on pedestrian and bicycle improvements by …

As the Christmas holiday season approaches, it is worrying that the number of road deaths and injuries is on the rise. According to the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, more than 20,000 Americans died on US roads in the first six months of 2021, an increase of 18.4% from the same period …

To exploreLegal sports betting soon in Ohio: what you need to know about it The more than $ 11 million that will go to First Transit to operate the city’s transit system will come mainly from the Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal Transport Administration and bus fares. The city also plans an annual budget of …

Vancouver – Considerable efforts were made over the weekend and early this week to hold back floodwaters in Abbotsford, B.C., including the use of a Tiger Dam along Highway 1. A drone video shared by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation shows crews working on the dam, which is a long orange tube filled with …

Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo / BC Ministry of Transportation) highway. 1 between Chilliwack and Abbotsford could close at any time: Department of Transportation Water rises near Abbotsford due to heavy rains Chilliwack, it’s time to go home. The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation has issued a warning for Highway …

MISSOULA – With billions of dollars earmarked for Montana for a wide range of infrastructure needs, the city of Missoula is ready to invest in its water and transportation network and improve its transit system. With the infrastructure bill now law, Mayor John Engen said the city’s past planning efforts may finally find the revenue …

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Transportation has announced the winners of its Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for 2021 and the list includes three local entities. TAP funds programs and projects defined as “alternative means of transport” for pedestrians, cyclists and other non-motorized modes of transport. It was …

Aging infrastructure in the DC area, including roads in need of repair and transit issues, may soon receive much-needed fixes with Congress passing a $ 1 trillion infrastructure package. . “We’re excited that we can truly use these resources to revitalize Washington, DC,” said Everett Lott, director of the District Department of Transportation. And high …

Hawaii State Operator’s Manual Now Available In Thirteen Languages ​​Other Than English Posted on November 3, 2021 in Highways News, Main, News HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the availability of the Hawaii State Operator’s Manual in thirteen languages ​​in addition to the currently available English publication. These languages …

Rena Bishop. Photo courtesy of OCCK Transport “/>Rena Bishop. Photo courtesy of OCCK Transport OCCK Transportation is pleased to announce that Rena Bishop, Supervisor at OCCK Transportation, has won the inaugural Silver Star Award from the Kansas Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP). The Kansas RTAP Rural General Public Bus Operator Silver Star Award was created …

© Shutterstock The New Jersey Department of Transportation recently awarded $ 161.25 million to 541 towns and cities across the state under the Municipal Assistance Grant program for fiscal year 2022. The ministry provides 75 percent of the grant amount when a municipality awards a contract and provides the remaining 25 percent upon completion of …

Planned Pavement Repairs on the H-1 Westbound Hwy in Kapolei and the H-2 Northbound Hwy in Waipio Posted on October 21, 2021 in Highways News, Main, News HONOLULU – Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, Notifies Oahu Motorists of Planned Closures on H-1 Freeway in Kapolei and H-2 Freeway in Waipio, for Reconstruction Work …

Loudoun County, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), deployed an intelligent transportation system (ITS) on Monday that includes closed-circuit color television (CCTV) cameras and dynamic message boards (DMS) at five locations, according to an Oct. 15 release. By connecting CCTV cameras, VDOT’s transport operations center can keep abreast of incidents on the …

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is seeking public input on new transportation planning in rural Utah. The “Long Term Rural Transport Plan” aims to meet transport needs for the next 25 to 30 years. “Community involvement is an important part of our transportation planning process,” said Jay Aguilar, UDOT’s …

CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Department of Transportation invites the public to review changes to the WVDOT State Transportation Improvement Program, or STIP. The STIP document is required under federal law and lists all planned Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration spending for fiscal years 2020 through 2025. Federal law requires additions or …

Public hearings on the construction and failed implementation of two high-priced ferries for Newfoundland and Labrador’s intraprovincial fleet could take place this fall, the head of the House of Commons public accounts committee said. ‘Assembly. Tony Wakeham said it is common practice for hearings to take place after the release of a report by the …

The future of transportation is upon us. With more and more cars produced that aim to reduce the carbon footprint to self-driving cars and even self-driving journeys, we are seeing emerging technologies and experiences entering and thriving in today’s transportation market. But despite these new technologies that we see more and more, we do not …

The construction season is drawing to a close for this year, but plans for future road construction and transit projects continue. This week, we’ll learn a bit more about the Minnesota Department of Transportation‘s plan to modernize the highway. 252 via Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park and Interstate 94 in northern Minneapolis as the agency …

Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday called attention to the impacts that inaction and congressional dysfunction are beginning to have on all types of transportation projects in Florida. Congress failed to secure timely approval to fund the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), ending federal support for construction of federal highway projects and putting most of the agency’s …

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis called attention to the impacts that inaction and dysfunction of Congress are beginning to have on all types of transportation projects in Florida. Congress failed to secure timely approval to fund the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), ending federal support for construction of federal highway projects and putting most …

Wildlife crossings and other strategies to protect big game must be a more important part of Colorado’s transportation system as the state’s population grows, Gov. Jared Polis argued during a press conference on Wednesday. “Our population continues to grow, and the infrastructure that supports it,” Polis said at the conference, held outdoors at the Colorado …

Hallsboro Road reopened in June 2020 as a new interchange for the future I-74 in Columbus County. (Photo: NCDOT) RALEIGH, North Carolina (WWAY) – The North Carolina Department of Transportation distributes more than $ 143.1 million in State Street municipal aid, also known as the Powell Bill fund, to 509 municipalities statewide. The initial allocation, …

Riviera Beach Prep, Palm Beach County School District Northern Department of Transportation blocks lifted Updated: September 23, 2021 11:41 a.m. EDT Hide transcription Show transcript TO DO THIS MORNING. WE WILL PASS IT ON TO YOUND A IN ADDITION TO WHAT WE ARE ALL FOLLOWING EVEN MORE NEWS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CONFIRMING …

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto hopes to put Nevada on the path to the future. Last week, Cortez Masto visited Motional, a company that already has forward-thinking operations in Las Vegas where it has teamed up with Lyft to provide self-driving vehicle transportation. The joint effort has provided over 100,000 trips and there have been no …

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, AR (KNWA / FOX24) – Schools in Arkansas are trying to make sure children stay safe from COVID-19 on the bus. Local school districts may not currently require masks for school buses, but federal transportation rules say otherwise. Judge blocks Arkansas law banning mask warrants in schools Arkansas Law 1002, which was temporarily …

The Oklahoma Transportation Commission on Monday approved an updated five-year work plan for the county’s roads and bridges. State lawmakers created the County Improvements for Roads and Bridges program in 2006 to help local governments fund projects they couldn’t afford on their own. The updated plan covers work through fiscal 2026. “The five-year plan of …

The Department of Transportation‘s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Friday announced a fine of $ 93,200 against operators of the Dakota Access pipeline, citing safety violations. In its notice, the administration said Energy Transfer violated stormwater drainage valve regulations in at least six locations. The company also did not properly correct the …

JACKSON, Mississippi (WDAM) – The Mississippi Department of Transportation is continuing its statewide initiative to help local residents plan free trips to local COVID-19 vaccination sites. The purpose of the MDOT for Rides is to connect people with transportation challenges, such as people with disabilities or low income, veterans and the elderly, with available transportation …

July 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden has pledged to dramatically cut emissions by 2030, while creating new, well-paying green energy jobs. His administration has identified the electrification of buses as one of the main means of achieving this goal. While more than half of transportation emissions are produced by conventional passenger cars, diesel-powered transit …

If you were to spend $ 6 million to improve Route 3 in Concord, should you focus on making things better for drivers or for walkers and cyclists? It’s the kind of decision that goes into the more than 800 projects listed in what is officially known as the state’s 10-year transportation plan. The two-year …

About $ 14 billion in federal stimulus funds approved months ago for Connecticut, New Jersey and New York’s public transportation systems remain in federal coffers as tri-state transportation officials debate the way of distributing the money. The question is whether to use the guidelines of the Federal Transportation Administration, which Connecticut and New Jersey agree …

The rules – requiring faster refunds and initial disclosure of fees – are being worked out at the U.S. Department of Transportation, said Brian Deese, director of the White House’s National Economic Council. Deese said in a recent White House briefing that the plans “would protect airline passengers and promote fair competition (…) in the …

The Greenwood area has for years lacked a public transportation system accessible to those who cannot afford other means of transportation. That changes, from today. MAT TRANS, a transportation system provided by McCormick Area Transit, will begin operating at 7:30 a.m. today. The transportation system service area is within 2.5 miles of the Greenwood County …

Utica, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced the completion of the 5S Highway Safety Improvement Project and Bagg’s Square – Harbor Point Pedestrian Way Project in the city of Utica. These $ 21.5 million construction projects are used to support the economic revitalization of downtown Utica, provide an attractive new community gateway, increase mobility …

RALEIGH, NC (AP) – The NC Board of Transportation has approved public funds totaling more than $ 4 million for projects that help improve safety and customer service at seven airports across the state. The board awarded the silver last month and announced the awards on Monday. According to a press release from the North …

A wide range of industries have been the subject of incredible innovations in recent years. The Internet of Things has changed the way people interact with their home devices, the way they think about exercise, and more. Transportation is also changing. The amount of information available and the speed at which it can be transmitted …

June 10, 2021 Researchers at the Institute of Transportation at the University of New Orleans have received a federal grant of $ 277,500 to continue their research and education in marine and multimodal transportation conducted through the Center for Research and teaching on maritime transport (MarTREC). MarTREC is a Level 1 University Transportation Center of …

Traffic on Interstate 380 under Tower Terrace Road in June 2012. A study by the Iowa Department of Transportation determined that it was warranted to construct a new I-380 interchange at Tower Terrace Road. (Liz Martin / The Gazette) Iowa transportation officials expect a fairly status quo freeway improvement program over the next five-year planning …

FELICITY J. MACKAY / PORTLAND TRANSPORT BUREAU The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) have reached a potential deal to transfer ownership of 82nd Ave. from the state to the city, the two departments announced Thursday. East Portland’s 82nd Avenue is a state-owned freeway maintained by ODOT. City and …

© Texas DOT Marc williams The Texas Transportation Commission recently appointed Marc Williams executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “Marc Williams has proven to be a highly respected leader in the transportation industry in Texas and nationally,” said J. Bruce Bugg Jr., chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission. “Marc brings a wealth …

May 26, 2021 Often times when there are road construction projects in or around cities, local authorities will often ask the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to obtain the appropriate speed limits posted on newly constructed roads. There are two speed studies that Wright County is asking the MnDOT to complete – one for Co. …

A bipartisan group of senators announced on Saturday that they were introducing a bill to provide new funding for transportation priorities as Congress debated a broader infrastructure package. Meaning. Tom carperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperCarper Urges Biden To Appoint Ambassadors Amid Border Influx DC’s State-Building Bill Resumes Senate Blockade Hill’s Morning Report – Brought to you …

Last week we celebrated National Transportation Infrastructure Week. While that recognition doesn’t come with party cakes and confetti, I know we can all appreciate the basic systems that keep goods and people moving throughout the state and across the country. Transportation infrastructure brings prosperity to the nation by connecting Americans to all the opportunities this …