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MLive.com
More job cuts at battery Maker XALT Energy in Midland, Pontiacof the cost of a bus in the U.S. is funded by the federal government through ou
MLive.com / Posted an hour ago
of the cost of a bus in the U.S. is funded by the federal government through our tax dollars." Currently, to qualify for U.S. Department of Transportation funding, a bus must be 60 percent American-made. That will increase to 65 percent in 2018... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
U.S. DOT Announces $282.6 Million In Infrastructure GrantsAwarded To 67 Airports In 29 States U.S. Department of Transportation Secretar
The Aero-News Network / Posted 14 hours ago
Awarded To 67 Airports In 29 States U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on Monday announced that the FAA will award $282.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 67 airports in 29 states across the United States as part... Read more
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Daily Herald
Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapersimprove its infrastructure to handle multimodal containers that can be loaded o
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
improve its infrastructure to handle multimodal containers that can be loaded onto ships, barges, trucks or trains. The U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending partial federal funding for a $19.7 million expansion that also will boost... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
New Toledo Express Airport flight lands from Charlotteinitially be subsidized by a $750,000 Small Community Air Service Development g
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
initially be subsidized by a $750,000 Small Community Air Service Development grant the port authority obtained from the U.S. Department of Transportation in 2011 and for which it obtained three extensions as it searched for a suitable... Read more
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Daily Mail
Drivers ride bumper to bumper home from the 'Great American Eclipse'ride bumper to bumper on long journeys home from the 'Great American Eclipse' -
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
ride bumper to bumper on long journeys home from the 'Great American Eclipse' - and the traffic could last all week! The U.S. Department of Transportation estimated that nearly two-thirds of the nation's resident live withing a day's drive of the... Read more
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Fortune
Watch the Solar Eclipse's Effect on TrafficU.S. Department of Transportation officials are projecting record numbers of tr
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Department of Transportation officials are projecting record numbers of travelers on Monday as the eclipse treks across the country from Oregon to Georgia. So, Inrix, a company that aggregates and analyzes traffic data collected from vehicles... Read more
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ajc.com
Traveling during the solar eclipse? Don’t hit the road without these DOT tipsto witness the solar eclipse. Your browser does not support iframes. The high
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
to witness the solar eclipse. Your browser does not support iframes. The highways will undoubtedly be crowded, but the U.S. Department of Transportation is dishing out some advice to make your commute a little easier. From protecting your eyes... Read more
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Petluma360.com
What you can and can’t do on the SMART trainof )Hazardous Materials: With the exception of oxygen for personal medical use,
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
of )Hazardous Materials: With the exception of oxygen for personal medical use, materials considered as hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation are not permitted on trains and platforms. (11 of )Hover Boards: Battery powered, wheeled,... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Forest Service to reveal new management plan for problem-plagued Hanging LakeSprings, Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Exce
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Springs, Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Excel Energy, National Park Service and the U.S. Department of Transportation. Recommended Stories For You Release of the proposed management plan will initiate a... Read more
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Vail Daily
Forest Service to reveal new management plan for problem-plagued Hanging LakeSprings, Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Exce
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
Springs, Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Excel Energy, National Park Service and the U.S. Department of Transportation. Recommended Stories For You Release of the proposed management plan will initiate a... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Public input next for Hanging Lake planSprings Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Excel Energy, National
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Excel Energy, National Park Service, Federal Highways and the U.S. Department of Transportation. “In response to complicated interagency land ownership and unique legal authorities,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Hanging Lake plan revealed TuesdaySprings, Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Exce
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Springs, Glenwood Springs Tourism Promotion Board and Chamber of Commerce, Excel Energy, National Park Service, and the U.S. Department of Transportation. Release of the proposed management plan will initiate a 30-day public scoping period... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Driving during the solar eclipse? Keep your eyes on the road, and keep moving, DOT says(USA TODAY) -- In midst of an anticipated coast-to-coast traffic jam, the U.S.
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
(USA TODAY) -- In midst of an anticipated coast-to-coast traffic jam, the U.S. Department of Transportation is advising drivers to stay focused on the road during Monday’s solar eclipse. DOT wants drivers to exercise caution, as millions of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Air passengers have rights, namely refunds on long-delayed or canceled flightsto take your ticket and fly on a competitor that had a vacant seat, is gone. H
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
to take your ticket and fly on a competitor that had a vacant seat, is gone. Hudson's group has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Transportation to reinstate the reciprocity rule, sometimes referred to as “interline” agreements among... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Your Tiny Economy Airline Seat May Soon Stop Shrinkingin both houses of Congress would mandate rules on minimum airline seat space. I
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
in both houses of Congress would mandate rules on minimum airline seat space. In the past, such efforts have failed; the U.S. Department of Transportation has likewise been reluctant to address the topic. Airlines frequently say that such... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Your Tiny Economy Airline Seat May Soon Stop Shrinkingin both houses of Congress would mandate rules on minimum airline seat space. I
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
in both houses of Congress would mandate rules on minimum airline seat space. In the past, such efforts have failed; the U.S. Department of Transportation has likewise been reluctant to address the topic. Airlines frequently say that such... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Your Tiny Economy Airline Seat May Soon Stop Shrinkingin both houses of Congress would mandate rules on minimum airline seat space. I
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
in both houses of Congress would mandate rules on minimum airline seat space. In the past, such efforts have failed; the U.S. Department of Transportation has likewise been reluctant to address the topic. Airlines frequently say that such... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Federal funding is key to linking NWI, global economiesThe U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending partial federal funding f
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 days ago
The U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending partial federal funding for a $19.7 million expansion that also will boost the port's cargo handling capacity. The Indianapolis-based Ports of Indiana, a quasi-government agency, would fund the... Read more
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Al.com
Solar eclipse 2017 who, what, when, where: Everything to know about Aug. 21 eclipsemany schools are being kept inside to watch the event inside via livestream. D
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
many schools are being kept inside to watch the event inside via livestream. Driving, traffic concerns According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, some 200 million people - a little less than 2/3 of the nation's population - live within... Read more
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New Kerala
Group Pushing for Enhanced Roadway Safety Expands - newkerala news #264072coalition continued, "The list of benefits automation can provide touch every a
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
coalition continued, "The list of benefits automation can provide touch every angle of personal mobility. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 35,092 people died in traffic crashes in 2015, and 94 percent of all crashes include human... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
What's required to become a school bus drivertraining standards. The compliance date is February 7, 2020. Maine will address
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
training standards. The compliance date is February 7, 2020. Maine will address curriculum in preparation for the new U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Entry-Level Driver Training rule, according to... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
What's required to become a school bus drivertraining standards. The compliance date is February 7, 2020. Maine will address
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
training standards. The compliance date is February 7, 2020. Maine will address curriculum in preparation for the new U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Entry-Level Driver Training rule, according to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR port OKs try for debt of $5.5Mtake place this fall will provide the $4.5 million that is the required local m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
take place this fall will provide the $4.5 million that is the required local matching money for a $6.5 million grant the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the port, said Bryan Day, the port's executive director. "We are going to issue... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Jefferson Davis Plaque Removed from San Diego ParkLos Angeles to El Paso, Texas. Eventually, the Jefferson Davis National Highwa
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Los Angeles to El Paso, Texas. Eventually, the Jefferson Davis National Highway was divided into numbered highways - U.S. 1, U.S. 15, U.S. 29, U.S. 80, U.S. 90, etc, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administra... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Travelers encourage to plan ahead and travel safelyAuthority, and Kansas Highway Patrol advise travelers to plan ahead and enjoy t
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Authority, and Kansas Highway Patrol advise travelers to plan ahead and enjoy the eclipse safely. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, approximately 200 million people live within driving distance of the eclipse’s path of... Read more
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Bizjournals
American Airlines, Southwest post employment gainsSouthwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) posted employment gains of 2.3 percent and 5.8 p
Bizjournals / Posted 7 days ago
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) posted employment gains of 2.3 percent and 5.8 percent, respectively, according to from the U.S. Department of Transportation. American Airlines employed 107,032 people in June, with 94,110 full-time employees and... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne International Airport passes annual FAA inspection with zero discrepancies for third year in a rowmay have specific areas within their operations that need�reevaluated and addre
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
may have specific areas within their operations that need�reevaluated and addressed. The FAA, which is a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, commended FWA for�keeping thorough records and procedures, as well as excellent day-to-day... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Contour to submit bid to continue air serviceparent, Corporate Flight Management of Smryna, Tennessee, will be bidding for a
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
parent, Corporate Flight Management of Smryna, Tennessee, will be bidding for another two-year contract through the U.S. Department of Transportation. "We have a desire to remain the carrier providing service to Tupelo," said Matt Chaifetz,... Read more
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Philly.com
Air passengers have rights, namely refunds on long-delayed or canceled flightsto take your ticket and fly on a competitor that had a vacant seat, is gone. H
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
to take your ticket and fly on a competitor that had a vacant seat, is gone. Hudson’s group has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Transportation to reinstate the reciprocity rule, sometimes referred to as “interline” agreements among... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Building a New Chicagomore than 500 million rides annually and serving Chicago and 35 suburbs. Prior
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
more than 500 million rides annually and serving Chicago and 35 suburbs. Prior to joining CTA in 2015, Carter served as the U.S. Department of Transportation Acting Chief of Staff. He served as a senior adviser to Secretary Anthony Foxx. Carter... Read more
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WALB Albany
Deadly Valdosta crash becomes reminder of seat belt safetyfrom the car, neither were wearing seat belts. “Great people man, never nothin
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
from the car, neither were wearing seat belts. “Great people man, never nothing bad,” said Fountain. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 13,941 lives were saved in 2015 from the ages five and older. Sheriff Ashley Paulk said... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Student debt trap snags unwary truck driver traineesaid in retraining for a job, according to federally mandated disclosures from t
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
aid in retraining for a job, according to federally mandated disclosures from the U.S. Economic Development Authority. The U.S. Department of Transportation spent $48 million in 2013 and 2014 on training and education. In cases like Jim Simpson's,... Read more
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ajc.com
Blue-collar student debt trap snags unwary truck driver traineesaid in retraining for a job, according to federally mandated disclosures from t
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
aid in retraining for a job, according to federally mandated disclosures from the U.S. Economic Development Authority. The U.S. Department of Transportation spent $48 million in 2013 and 2014 on training and education. In cases like Jim Simpson's,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $162.4 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 72 Airports in 31 StatesU.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on Aug. 14, announce
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on Aug. 14, announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $162.4 million in airport infrastructure grants to 72 airports in 31 states across the United States as part of the... Read more
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Newsmax
Blue-Collar Student Debt Trap Snags Unwary Truck Driver Traineesaid in retraining for a job, according to federally mandated disclosures from t
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
aid in retraining for a job, according to federally mandated disclosures from the U.S. Economic Development Authority. The U.S. Department of Transportation spent $48 million in 2013 and 2014 on training and education. In cases like Jim Simpson’s,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
The scramble to secure a loan for People Expressindicate that officials had checked on the plane or on Vision's ability to live
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
indicate that officials had checked on the plane or on Vision's ability to live up to its commitment. Its filings with the U.S. Department of Transportation showed its debts exceeded its assets by $29 million at the time. Spirito would later say... Read more
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Salon.com
Measuring up U.S. infrastructure against other countriesprocess that would rank the dams based on how important they are to the rest of
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
process that would rank the dams based on how important they are to the rest of the waterway system. And last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a call to action to improve road safety by releasing a large database on road... Read more
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The Morning Call
Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tukappeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classi
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
appeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the American version of the tuk-tuk has safety features its overseas counterparts lack,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tukappeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
appeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the American version of the tuk-tuk has safety features its overseas counterparts lack,... Read more
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Philly.com
Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tukappeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classi
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
appeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the American version of the tuk-tuk has safety features its overseas counterparts lack,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tukappeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classi
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
appeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the American version of the tuk-tuk has safety features its overseas counterparts lack,... Read more
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FOX Business
Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tukappeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classi
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
appeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the American version of the tuk-tuk has safety features its overseas counterparts lack,... Read more
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FOX Business
Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tukappeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classi
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
appeal said the PUC relied on inaccurate information about the vehicle. Classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the American version of the tuk-tuk has safety features its overseas counterparts lack,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
East Ridge Approves $13.7 Million Budget With No Tax Increase; City Now Facing Up To $4.9 Million To Finish Exit 1 Improvementswill be comfortable using it. Cost for the city will be $30,000 which will be p
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 days ago
will be comfortable using it. Cost for the city will be $30,000 which will be paid from grant funds available from the U.S. Department of Transportation through summer 2018. The cost to a citizen will be $2.50 for a one-way ticket and $5 for a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
United Airlines apologizes for death of dog on flightcondolences and assistance,” United said in a statement on Monday. “We are cond
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
condolences and assistance,” United said in a statement on Monday. “We are conducting a thorough review of this incident.” U.S. Department of Transportation data show that United had nine of the 26 deaths of animals reported last year during air... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
'Critical' evidence in near air-disaster at SFO erasedan opportunity to make SFO safer and that's gone now," said aviation expert Mar
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
an opportunity to make SFO safer and that's gone now," said aviation expert Mary Schiavo, former Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation. "That cockpit voice recorder would've given a second-by-second account of what got (the... Read more
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Market Watch
This hated airline practice is finally becoming less commonfor January through June, the lowest rate for that time period since 1995, acco
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
for January through June, the lowest rate for that time period since 1995, according to data released this week by the U.S. Department of Transportation and a decrease from 0.62 per 10,000 passengers in the first six months of 2016. As... Read more
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FOX News
Emirates president: Americans are being fed a distorted view of the Open Skies agreementtheir distorted math via million-dollar lobbying campaigns instead of filing a
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
their distorted math via million-dollar lobbying campaigns instead of filing a formal complaint against Emirates with U.S. Department of Transportation – the facts don’t support their claims. The Big 3 are also happy to take advantage of... Read more
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FOX Business
Indiana port to get major expansionA port in northwest Indiana may receive a nearly $10 million federal grant to h
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
A port in northwest Indiana may receive a nearly $10 million federal grant to help fund an expansion project. The U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending to partially fund a nearly $20 million expansion at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor,... Read more
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FOX Business
Indiana port to get major expansionIndiana may receive a nearly $10 million federal grant to help fund an expansio
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
Indiana may receive a nearly $10 million federal grant to help fund an expansion project. Continue Reading Below The U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending to partially fund a nearly $20 million expansion at the Port of... Read more
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