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Category: Public Works


Infrastructure, Public Works

Michigan DOT, Electreon to explore larger deployment of public wireless EV charging road

September 23, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Electreon announced they had entered into a five-year agreement to develop and implement a scalable, wireless, public in-road EV charging network. A first in the United States, the in-road system would […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

USDOT announces agency partnerships connecting small businesses to infrastructure programs

September 22, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) announced partnerships with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to help small and […]


Basic Services, Infrastructure, Public Transport, Public Works

Feds prep $500M program for transportation tech

September 19, 2022

Via: FCW

The process to award $500 million in federal grants that states and local governments can use to pay for cutting-edge transportation projects is slated to get underway later this month. Funding for the competitive program, dubbed Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

Biden adds cyber, data, supply chain risks to CFIUS reviews

September 15, 2022

Via: FCW

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Thursday formalizing a list of risks to be considered when weighing approval of foreign investments in the United States. Under the order, the cross-agency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Colorado Gov. Polis announces federal infrastructure funding

September 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Transportation announced that the state would receive $100,000 in federal grant money for the I-70 Floyd Hill Project. The funding from the Nationally Significant Multimodal Freight and Highway Projects grant program […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Nevada launches website for infrastructure projects

September 7, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Nevada recently launched NevadaBuilds.com, a website dedicated to state infrastructure projects. The website illustrates infrastructure investments coming to Nevada through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and available grants for which the state can apply for future projects. It lists […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Biden appoints members to National Infrastructure Advisory Council

September 2, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

President Joe Biden recently appointed 26 industry and government leaders to the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). NIAC, founded in 2001, advises the White House on reducing physical and cyber risks and improving the infrastructure sectors’ security and resilience. […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Airport Upgrade Highlights History, Energy Efficiency

September 1, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Airport terminals may not be top of mind when it comes to energy innovation. Those involved with upgrades to a terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) would beg to differ. Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at SFO, named for one […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

PennDOT invites public to review Route 850 bridge replacement project

August 17, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is asking residents to review plans for the Route 850 (Landisburg Road) bridge replacement project online through Sept. 10. The project is in the design phase, and the plans introduce the project to the […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Retailers warn demand charges, utility competition could impede national EV charging network

July 27, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

In order to access NEVI funds, states must file EV charging network plans by Aug. 1 with the U.S. Department of Energy and Department of Transportation. Those plans will then be approved on a rolling basis, according to a formula. […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Highway Cleanup Program Debuts in Ohio

July 25, 2022

Via: Waste360

An anti-littering initiative has been started by Ohio. The program, referred to as the “Sponsor-A-Highway” program, allows people or organizations to contribute to the litter clean-up costs in return for a mile of highway named after them and commemorated with […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Three Pennsylvania airports receive $49M in federal funding

July 11, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Airport Terminals Program, a federal grant program created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, recently awarded three Pennsylvania airports $49 million. Lehigh Valley International Airport was awarded $5 million to complete an ongoing, terminal connector project, which includes a new […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

FAA announces nearly $1B in funding for airport terminal improvement projects

July 11, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced it will award nearly $1 billion in grants for terminal improvements to 85 airports across the country. Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the grants are designed to expand terminal […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

FHWA announces proposed framework for reducing transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions

July 11, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would Assist states and municipalities in tracking and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the announcement would […]


Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

Making EV charging a reality across the nation

July 5, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

According to a recent survey,¹ American automotive executives expect that on average around half of new vehicle sales will be all-electric by 2030. That’s a lot of new electric vehicles (EVs) of every sort hitting the road in less than […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

USDOT to invest approximately $16.2M in transit improvement grants for 40 poverty-stricken areas

June 27, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Transit initiatives in 32 states and two territories affected by persistent poverty will soon get a boost from the U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA), which announced last week $16.2 million in competitive grants for this purpose. In all, 40 projects […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

New York State awards $178.8M across 75 communities to support transportation enhancements

June 27, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Looking to enhance pedestrian and biker options, as well as facilitate access to the transportation system at large, New York State last week announced $178.8 million to benefit 75 communities for environmentally friendly transportation projects. “As demonstrated through the recently […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Five states awarded grants to address impaired driving

June 23, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and Responsibility.org recently awarded Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland and Nevada grants to enhance their ability to deter and detect alcohol- and drug-impaired impaired drivers “Alcohol and drug use increased during the pandemic as people […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advances aviation safety, capital investment and disaster recovery legislation

June 17, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Several bills advanced by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure this week included major attempts to revamp aircraft maintenance and the aerospace supply chain, among other measures. Passing the scrutiny of committee markup were the Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Federal Railroad Administration to invest more than $368M in grants for 46 rail modernization projects

June 6, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Last week, the Biden administration announced that more than $368 million in grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will sponsor attempts to modernize rail infrastructure, improve supply chains, reduce congestion, and create jobs throughout rural and urban America. In […]