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Current News

TIGER Grants
The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 appropriated $500 million to be awarded by the Department of Transportation for National Infrastructure Investments. The funds will be available for transportation projects across the country under a seventh round of the highly successful U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.
Projects of National and Regional Significance
Survey on Projects of National and Regional Significance
Section 1120 of MAP-21 requires the USDOT to develop a Report to Congress that contains a comprehensive list of each project of national and regional significance that has been compiled through a survey of State DOTs; transit agencies, tribal governments, and multi-state or multi-jurisdictional groups.
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Draft Highway Primary Freight Network Maps and Tables
The Federal Highway Administration has developed the initial draft Highway Primary Freight Network. Maps and tables are available for public review at
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Freight at the USDOT
Learn about freight transportation Web sites and find phone numbers for freight information and services throughout the USDOT.
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National Freight Advisory Committee
To help the U.S. Department of Transportation promote a safe, economically efficient, and environmentally sustainably freight transportation system, the Department's National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to freight transportation in the United States.
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National and State Information
Search for national and state-specific information on freight transportation and related activities.

The following news items were compiled by the FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of freight news.

Reservation Systems, Pay-to-Park Efforts in Critical Eye of New Truck Parking Analysis - 10/8/2015
The American Transportation Research Institute released results of its Commercial Driver Perspectives on Truck Parking survey which is...

New York City, Florida to Pilot Overnight Truck Deliveries - 10/8/2015
In a new Department of Transportation (DOT) pilot program, New York City and Pensacola, Florida, will test delivery...

Study Takes Aim at Rail Gridlock in Chicago - 10/8/2015
Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman released a findings report on September 30, 2015, to a group of...

Bill Introduced to Extend PTC Deadline - 10/8/2015
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's leadership introduced a bipartisan bill on September 30, 2015, that would extend...

Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Restart Study Data Collection Concludes - 10/8/2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced on October 1, 2015 that the Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)...

Talking Freight Seminar on October 21, 2015: Jason's Law Truck Parking Survey - Report on Findings - 10/8/2015
This webinar will discuss the results of the Jason's Law truck parking survey, and the recently-created National Coalition...

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