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News Digest DOT 39-17

USDOT Soliciting Applications for University Transportation Center Grants in Three Federal Regions. As part of the University Transportation Centers (UTC) program, the US Department of Transportation is seeking applications from eligible nonprofit institutions of higher education located in...

U.S. Drivers Log 2.4 Trillion Miles In First Nine Months of 2016

Federal Highway Administration’s ‘Traffic Volume Trends’ Report Shows Gains In Nearly Every State

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 2.4 trillion miles...

News Digest - DOT 125-16


FMCSA Issues Final Rule to Implement Changes to Grant Programs as Required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule adopting certain regulations required by the Fixing America’s...

News Digest - DOT 121-16

FMCSA Announces Proposed Enhancements to Safety Measurement System Public Website Display.   The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that a public preview of the latest proposed enhancements to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Safety...

FTA Recognizes Three Outstanding Rural Transit Agencies


ASHEVILLE, NC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today announced three Administrator’s Awards for Outstanding Public Transportation Service in Rural Public Transportation. The...

News Digest - DOT 116-16


FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Windshield-Mounted Technologies. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to allow the voluntary mounting of certain devices on the interior...

News Digest DOT 96-16

PHMSA Seeks Comment on Insurance for Railroad Carriers Transporting Hazardous Materials.  The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued a notice and request for comment on the levels and structure of insurance for railroad carriers transporting hazardous...