Posts tagged DOT
Joint Statement Between the White House, DOT, EPA, and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on SAFE Vehicles Rule | US Department of Transportation

“Today Administration officials from the White House, DOT, and EPA met with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to discuss the proposed SAFE Vehicles Rule.  The Administration and CARB agreed to future meetings to discuss technical, legal, and policy issues with the shared goal of achieving one national set of standards for vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions.”

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announces major infrastructure investment in Northern Kentucky region

BOONE COUNTY, KY. – U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao was joined today by Kentucky Secretary of Transportation Greg Thomas, Congressman Thomas Massie, and Boone County Judge Executive Gary Moore to announce $75 million in infrastructure grants, including both Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) and Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants, for the Northern Kentucky region.

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Alphabet, FedEx, Uber to participate in DOT drone program

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the 10 selectees for the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft System Pilot (UAS) Integration Program, all of which will develop drone pilot programs to help the DOT craft regulation for drone use.

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Search for Smart Mobility Infrastructure Team Narrowed to Four Candidates

The field of contenders for the state’s $5 million Smart Mobility Infrastructure Project has been narrowed to four.  Candidates were asked to propose how they would use equipment and applications to guide state and local government deployments of connected and automated vehicle technology. The teams will give formal presentations April 3, and a final selection will be announced April 5.

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January 2018 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.4 percent in January from December, falling after reaching an all-time high in December, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). January 2018 index level: 132.3.

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Why Gridlock is Killing Our Cities — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Why Gridlock is Killing Our Cities... And How Smart Infrastructure Development Will Save Them. CityFi co-founder Gabe Klein joined a robust conversation around the overwhelming costs of outdated transportation models at last month’s Smart Regions Conference in Washington, DC.

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Industry Leaders Announce Partnership to Test Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Tech in U.S.

Ford Motor Company, Qualcomm, AT&T and Nokia recently announced a partnership that will lead to the first testing of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology in the United States.

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Tampa offers first demo of its connected vehicle technology project, launching with 1,600 cars in 2018 | TechCrunch

Tampa’s goal to become a smart city was on display on Monday, as the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority hosted the first public demonstration of a connected vehicle technology research project that will launch into pilot testing in 2018.

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Funding, fiber, cyber: A recipe for smarter cities -- GCN

For cities across the country to embrace smart technology, the federal government will have to help make that happen, according to experts on a Digitizing Infrastructure panel hosted by The Hill.

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Hyperloop firm Arrivo to create 200 mph traffic-busting tubes in downtown Denver

Arrivo founder Brogan BamBrogan joined Colorado transportation officials in Denver Tuesday to announce a partnership to create a network of roadside tubes at the congested heart of the city that promises to whisk drivers and their cars to their destinations at speeds of up to 200 mph.

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MnDOT Chooses EasyMile for Autonomous Shuttle Bus Project – Crossroads

The Minnesota Department of Transportation chose EasyMile, a France-based company specializing in driverless technology, to lead its autonomous shuttle bus pilot project. MnDOT announced in June it will begin testing the use of an autonomous shuttle bus in a cold weather climate.

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Ohio Turns to Private Sector Data Analytics for Smarter, Safer Transportation

A contract, awarded to Inrix and StreetLight Data, will extend out to multiple state agencies and local governments, streamlining information sharing and improving the state's transportation network.

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Ohio Turns to Private Sector Data Analytics for Smarter, Safer Transportation

A contract, awarded to Inrix and StreetLight Data, will extend out to multiple state agencies and local governments, streamlining information sharing and improving the state's transportation network.

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