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 […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

DOT accepting applications for more than $5B in infrastructure grants

April 1, 2024

Via: Transportation Today News

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced it was accepting applications for $5.1 billion in discretionary grants programs. The grants for regionally or nationally significant infrastructure projects would come from three major discretionary grant programs, but the application process […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

TOMRA achieves worldwide industry first with groundbreaking food-grade plastics sorting solution

March 28, 2024

Via: Waste Management World

Thanks to TOMRA’s continued investment in GAIN – the company’s deep learning-based sorting add-on for its world-renowned AUTOSORT™ units – it is now possible for the first time to quickly and efficiently separate food-grade from non-food-grade plastics for PET, PP […]

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 […]