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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Demand for the $500 million in available funding for the United States Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program was easily trumped, with applications for the seventh round of TIGER grants coming in at $9.8 billion, or nearly twenty times the available amount, DOT said this week.
Posted on 07/30 at 09:54 AM
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Friday, May 01, 2015

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (FRA) issued its long-awaited Final Rulemaking for “Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Operational Controls for High-Hazard Flammable Trains.”
Posted on 05/01 at 12:21 PM
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Monday, April 27, 2015

Last week, the United States Department of Transportation took further steps to address various issues identified in recent train accidents involving crude oil and ethanol shipped by rail. The announcement was made by DOT with other DOT agencies, including the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Posted on 04/27 at 02:16 PM
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Friday, April 03, 2015

The United States Department of Transportation said yesterday that the seventh round of its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program was rolled out with $500 million available for national transportation projects.
Posted on 04/03 at 11:17 AM
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

As the Department of Transportation quietly lifted its ban on Mexican-domiciled trucks for operation in this country, organized labor has ridiculed the move as irresponsible and harmful to highway safety.
Posted on 01/13 at 01:10 PM
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Friday, July 11, 2014

The BTS said that the May Freight TSI at 120.0 is the new all-time high level, topping November 2013’s 119.4, which was set before the harsh winter weather kicked in. BTS said that after falling to 94.6 in April 2009, the Freight TSI increased a cumulative 26.9 percent in the following 61 months.
Posted on 07/11 at 02:09 AM
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Monday, April 07, 2014

The fact that the intersection of transportation and federal policy is potentially standing in the way of true signs of progress was evident in a conference call featuring former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that was hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus late last week.
Posted on 04/07 at 12:52 PM
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Thursday, March 06, 2014

A supply chain expert says that a rule due next year focused on developing new fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks has tremendous potential for shippers and their supply chains in that it brings huge opportunities to cut emissions and reduce fuel consumption, as well as an overall benefit for the economy by reducing petroleum spend.
Posted on 03/06 at 10:16 AM
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The requested budget includes $90.9 billion for the United States Department of Transportation, which was soundly endorsed by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx, whom said that the requested funds will lay a new foundation for economic growth and competitiveness by addressing the nation’s growing infrastructure deficit, making investments into the national infrastructure network, and increasing safety and efficiency.
Posted on 03/06 at 08:54 AM
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Department of Transportation said today that its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program will make $600 million available to fund United States-based transportation projects.
Posted on 02/26 at 01:48 PM
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