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Daily Transportation Update

News

STATE DOT NEWS

Texas tornado survivor joins TXDOT seatbelt campaign (KTAL/KSHV-TV)

SAFETY

Biden, Buttigieg Announce Availability of $1 Billion for Local Communities to Ensure Safe Streets and Roads for All, Address National Roadway Safety Crisis (FHWA)

Maryland Governor Signs Transportation Bills Into Law (WJZ-TV)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Secretary Buttigieg reflects on first six months of infrastructure law (Gray DC)

Rebuilding Michigan projects take shape across the state and an update on bonding (Talking Michigan Transportation podcast)

Infrastructure Week Finally Yields Actual Infrastructure Projects (Route Fifty)

EQUITY

USDOT Seeks Members for Transportation Equity Committee (Transport Topics)

Equity in Electric Vehicle Charging (AASHTO's ETAP Podcast)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

How the National Park plans to improve traffic, safety on the Gatlinburg Spur while protecting wildlife (WATE-TV)

New study looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion, travel times in Northwest Arkansas (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Largest section of Wekiva Parkway opens in Florida (WKMG-TV)

States, cities rethink use of police traffic stops as investigatory tool (Granite State News Collaborative/Concord Monitor)

FREIGHT

Surface Transportation Board poised to enact shipper-friendly regulations (FreightWaves)

RAIL

Ohio exploring passenger rail expansion with Amtrak (Columbus Dispatch)

New FRA program to facilitate development of intercity passenger rail corridors (Mass Transit)

Texas rail advocates want state to fight for federal rail grants (FreightWaves)

Denver Union Station was called a “lawless hellhole.” Have 1,200 arrests and citations changed anything? (Denver Post)

NMB to Rule on Election-Year Rail Shutdown (Railway Age)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Maine transit agencies ask for changes to funding letter to end stalemate over federal aid (Portland Press Herald)

Seattle-Area Transit Agencies Launch ‘Improved’ ORCA Ticketing System (KING-TV)

Federal Transit Administration report on MBTA safety could surface later this summer (MassLive)

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

Colorado Moving Forward with Clean Truck Strategy (AASHTO Center for Environmental Excellence)

AVIATION

Delaware Will Soon Lose Its Only Commercial Airline Service (Simple Flying)

Elected leaders urged to move forward on long-sought transit connection to San Diego airport (San Diego Union-Tribune)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

FAA Official: Cyber Strategies Run Gamut From Better Hygiene To Zero Trust (MeriTalk)

House advances measure seeking to improve TSA working conditions (Homeland Preparedness News)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Downtown Detroit pedestrian bridge closed after man claims he fell through (WWJ Radio)

How do Omaha leaders want to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety? (KMTV-TV)

WORKFORCE

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach start contract talks with dockworkers (Los Angeles Business Journal)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

USDOT Announces Rear Admiral (Ret.) Ann Phillips as 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (USDOT)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Safety Zone Upper Mississippi River, Cape Girardeau, MO

29828-29830 [2022-10529]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

RULES

Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Approvals and Promulgations Air Plan Approval; Pennsylvania; Revision of the Maximum Allowable Sulfur Content Limit for Number 2 and Lighter Commercial Fuel Oil in Allegheny County

29837-29839 [2022-10041]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives MHI RJ Aviation ULC (Type Certificate Previously Held by Bombardier, Inc.) Airplanes

29841-29843 [2022-10528]

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RULES

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class B Airspace; Kansas City, MO

29823-29825 [2022-10555]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment and Removal of VOR Federal Airways; Southeastern United States

29825-29828 [2022-10031]

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Airworthiness Directives Airbus SAS Airplanes

29819-29821 [2022-10524]

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Airworthiness Directives Airbus SAS Airplanes

29821-29823 [2022-10525]

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FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project, RapidRide Roosevelt (RapidRide J Line) Project, and Northern Bus Garage Renovation Project

29998-29999 [2022-10553]

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NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Agency Request for Information; State Electronic Data Collection Grant Program: Extension of Comment Period

29999-30000 [2022-10510]

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US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NOTICES

Supplemental Notice of Information Collection; Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)

30000-30001 [2022-10584]

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