On January 17th, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. The bill includes a $600 million authorization for National Infrastructure Investments, referred to by DOT as TIGER Discretionary Grants.
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.
The Federal Highway Administration has developed the initial draft Highway Primary Freight Network. Maps and tables are available for public review at http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight/
Learn about freight transportation Web sites and find phone numbers for freight information and services throughout the USDOT.
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.
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.
Talking Freight Seminar on February 18, 2015: Analyzing Regional and Interregional Freight Movements and Infrastructure Investment Decisions - 1/30/2015
New Online Tool Helps Truck Drivers in Washington Plot Route, Avoid Bridge Strikes - 1/26/2015
Minnesota Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input on State Rail Plan - 1/26/2015
Congestion at United States Ports is the Federal Maritime Commission Priority for 2015 - 1/26/2015
2015 Pocket Guide to Transportation - 1/26/2015
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to Award $30 Million in State Grants to Advance Real-Time Safety Technologies - 1/26/2015
03/31/2015 - 2015 Georgia Logistics Summit
10/29/2015 - Commodity Flow Survey Workshop
United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration