FTA announces $20.5B for transit agencies

April 8, 2024

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that $20.5 billion in federal funding would be available to support public transit across the country. The funding, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will be available to […]

FHWA to award $44.5M in active transportation grants

March 21, 2024

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently opened the application period for up to $44.5 million in Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program grants. Active transportation mobility options are defined as those powered primarily by human energy and provide positive health impacts. […]

IRA implementation is still suffering from regulatory uncertainty, executives say

March 1, 2024

“I think [the IRA] is going to be a little bit like Obamacare,” Whitehouse said. “To be a Republican you had to hate Obamacare, and you had to say that you wanted to repeal Obamacare, until a certain tipping point […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Repak Estimates Over 62,000 Tonnes of Waste to be Recycled in Ireland this Easter

March 28, 2024

Via: Waste360

Ahead of Easter, Repak is estimating an increase in the amount of recycling done by Irish residents this holiday. Based on a survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland, Repak expects residents to recycle over 62,000 tonnes of waste, an increase […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Scotland Sets Record Recycling Rate, Record Low Landfill Reliance in 2022

March 27, 2024

Via: Waste360

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) has reported that Scotland’s recycling rate reach a record 63.3% in 2022. The new record is an increase of 5% from 2021 (which finished at 57%). Sepa notes the increase is reflected by economic […]