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January 15, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released its January 2020 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of November 2020.  The full consumer report and other...

January 15, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) this week published a draft of its first Strategic Plan on Accessible Transportation (...

January 15, 2021

The report details the results of field demonstrations of mature PNT technologies that could offer complementary service in the event of GPS disruptions

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)...

January 15, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today released the “Hyperloop Standards Desk Review,” sponsored by the Department’s Non-...

January 12, 2021

Dear DOT Colleagues: 
 
In accordance with the Department’s established order of succession, I assumed the duties of Acting Secretary of Transportation this morning.  Our focus in the final days of the current Administration is to keep the...

January 11, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (the Department) today released the Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP). The AVCP lays out the Department’s robust multimodal strategy to...

January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released its updated December 2020 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR), which includes airline consumer complaint data for October 2020.  The previous version of this report excluded this data due...

January 7, 2021

Six Department Operating Administrations are expected to issue a total of 13 topics for this year’s SBIR Solicitation, totaling $1.9 million

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (the Department...

January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Trump Administration will award more than $41 million to 15 teams in 15 states through two Department of Transportation design challenges to improve transportation...

December 30, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the release of a final report on Forces to Flyers, a three-year research initiative offering interested military veterans an...