Date:

Daily Transportation Update

News

STATE DOT NEWS

North Dakota DOT Celebrates 100th Anniversary of State Road Map (KFYR-TV)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

Oklahoma DOT Program Looks To Find Replacement For Gas Tax (KWTV-TV)

Louisiana officials look for alternate solutions for transportation project funding (American Press)

INFRASTRUCTURE

NTSB Releases New Information on 2022 Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse Investigation (NTSB)

A New Initiative Seeks to Help Small Cities Access Infrastructure Funding (Route Fifty)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Replacing I-275 with boulevard in Tampa killed by transportation panel (Tampa Bay Times)

As the new chair of U.S. House transportation committee, Sam Graves wants to aid I-70 expansion (KCUR Radio)

SCDOT breaks down the costs of the I-526 extension (WCSC-TV)

Vote set on whether NCDOT should study Cintra’s pitch to expand I-77 South in Charlotte (Charlotte Observer)

CONGRESS

US lawmakers press FAA chief on computer outage, nationwide ground stop (Reuters)

House Republican opposes Biden pick to run FAA (Reuters)

Republicans to Review Supply Chain Operations (Transport Topics)

2023 appropriations bill puts Ports-to-Plains Corridor projects into motion (KAMR/KCIT-TV)

Transportation & Infrastructure Committee to Hold Organizational Meeting, Followed by First Hearing of the 118th Congress on the State of Infrastructure and the Supply Chain (House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure)

FREIGHT

Lawmakers advance bill limiting length of freight trains in Iowa (The Gazette)

RAIL

New plan aims to re-establish Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande station as transportation hub (KSL-TV)

Could Hartford and Boston finally be connected by rail? $108M grant would make it a reality (Middletown Press)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Less lots, more walks: Utah ‘parking reform’ bill could mean less parking near transit stations (Salt Lake Tribune)

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority leaders debriefed on blizzard response, transit union leader not pleased (WKBW-TV)

FTA Announces More Than $380 Million in Grants to Modernize Ferry Services, Reduce Emissions, and Connect Rural Communities (FTA)

How safe do U.S. adults believe public transportation in cities is from crime? (YouGov)

PLANNING

Maine transportation plan covers a lot of ground (Portland Press Herald)

AVIATION

A giant solar microgrid is coming to New York City’s JFK airport (Canary Media)

Drones: FAA Should Improve Its Approach to Integrating Drones into the National Airspace System (GAO)

WATER

Port of Long Beach doubles down on environmentalism, announces wind turbine facility (Long Beach Business Journal)

Louisiana officials looking at how I-10 project will affect ferries (WBRZ-TV)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Turning abandoned Lee County, Florida railway tracks into walking trails (WINK-TV)

Improving safety for bicyclists and pedestrians in North Carolina (Spectrum News 1)

New bike route designations offer more options for cycling in Northwest Arkansas (McDonald County Press)

WORKFORCE

Oregon transit officials ask lawmakers to boost penalties for attacks on their employees (KLCC Radio)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

NOTICES

Record of Decision BNSF Railway Bridge Across the Missouri River Between Bismarck and Mandan, North Dakota

5367 [2023-01736]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

PROPOSED RULES

Drawbridge Operation Regulation Saugatuck River, Westport, CT

5291-5293 [2023-01707]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Drawbridge Operation Regulation Housatonic River, Stratford, CT

5293-5295 [2023-01708]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Special Local Regulation Bonita Tideway, Brigantine, NJ

5289-5291 [2023-01705]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Emissions Certification and Compliance Requirements for Nonroad Compression-Ignition Engines and On-Highway Heavy Duty Engines (Revision)

5334-5336 [2023-01631]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Revocation of Colored Federal Airway Blue 38 (B-38) and Blue 40 (B-40); Haines, AK

5282-5283 [2023-01605]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of the Nashville International Airport Class C Airspace; Nashville, TN; and the John C. Tune Airport Class D Airspace; Nashville, TN

5283-5289 [2023-01022]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Airworthiness Directives AVOX System Inc. (formerly Scott Aviation) Oxygen Cylinder and Valve Assemblies; and Oxygen Valve Assemblies

5278-5281 [2023-01465]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

RULES

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class E Airspace; Marshalltown, IA

5249-5250 [2023-01535]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class E Airspace; Multiple Missouri Towns

5250-5251 [2023-01536]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Revocation of Alaskan Airway V-621 Near Atqasuk, AK

5251-5252 [2023-01606]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Airworthiness Directives Mooney International Corporation Airplanes

5246-5249 [2023-01730]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Notice of Final State Agency Actions on Sunset Road: I-10 to River Road Pima County, Arizona

5398-5399 [2023-01630]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

NOTICES

Sunshine Act Meetings; Correction

5339-5340 [2023-01717]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation; Application for Exemption Encore Building Products

5399-5400 [2023-01602]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Fiscal Year 2023 Competitive Funding Opportunity Low or No Emission Grant Program and the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program

5400-5410 [2023-01654]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance: Receipt of Petition Ricon Corporation

5413-5415 [2023-01690]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT

Petition for Exemption from the Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard Ford Motor Company

5410-5413 [2023-01603]

Download PDF

PDF

Download TXT

TXT