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Daily Transportation Update

News

STATE DOT NEWS

Remnants Of Hurricane Ian Will Test North Carolina DOT’s New Flood Early-Warning System For Roads (Charlotte Observer)

To fill hundreds of empty snowplow seats, Colorado DOT plans to offer state-owned housing to drivers (Colorado Public Radio)

California launches Cal-ITP Benefits, an online tool for transit riders to verify identity, benefit eligibility, link fare discounts to debit and credit cards (California DOT)

IDOT receives award for exemplary procurement practices (Illinois DOT)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

Plan to suspend gas tax eyed for 2024 ballot in Massachusetts (Boston Media Group)

SAFETY

Drilling for Solutions: A gusher of new data is helping cut crash numbers in Texas’ Permian Basin (Thinking Transportation podcast)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Howard Frankland Bridge, a $865 million construction project, prepares for Hurricane Ian (Tampa Bay Times)

Engineers rate Connecticut’s public works: Roads get a nearly failing grade (Hartford Courant)

EQUITY

People of color are as interested in buying electric cars as white consumers – the biggest obstacle is access to charging (The Conversation)

Advocates say speed-limiting tech in new cars could address gender disparity in crash statistics (Cox Media Group Washington Bureau)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Florida interstates jam as residents flee Hurricane Ian (Fox Weather)

CONGRESS

Senate Reaches a Deal to Avoid a Shutdown, Punts Threat for 10 Weeks (Nextgov)

RAIL

South Dakota DOT Receives STC Funding for Key Rail Service Projects (South Dakota DOT)

Amtrak trains may soon reach Miami International Airport (Miami Today)

Amtrak extends storm cancellations for Silver Star, Auto Train (Trains)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Houston Metro eases into land development, aiming to connect transit, housing and jobs (Houston Chronicle)

Cincinnati Metro Launches Study to Identify Corridors for New Bus Rapid Transit Service (SORTA/Metro)

PLANNING

North Dakota Is Creating Its First Combo Freight, Rail Plan (Transport Topics)

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

Historic Step: All Fifty States Plus D.C. and Puerto Rico Greenlit to Move EV Charging Networks Forward, Covering 75,000 Miles of Highway (FHWA)

Hertz is teaming up with oil giant BP to install thousands of EV chargers in the U.S. (CNBC)

AVIATION

Airports closing as Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida (ABC News)

Airport of the Year awards announced by IDOT (Illinois DOT)

Buttigieg backs Taiwan participation in UN civil aviation body (Reuters)

Transcript: Secretary Buttigieg ICAO Assembly 41st Session National Statement in Montreal, Canada (USDOT)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

TSA criticized for pat-down practices for people with disabilities (KRON-TV)

Aviation Security Programs: TSA Should Clarify Compliance Program Guidance and Address User Concerns with Its Data Systems (GAO)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania getting another hot metal bridge, and major bike and pedestrian investments (WESA Radio)

Memphis is growing, but proper accessibility to sidewalks for pedestrians is lagging behind (WATN-TV)

WORKFORCE

SFO Food Workers Launch Strike for Higher Pay (San Francisco Chronicle)

Airport and airline workers speak out worldwide about ‘ridiculous’ conditions (MarketWatch)

INTERNATIONAL

Fighting Road Congestion, Mexico City Rethinks Its Rights of Way (Governing)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

First MARAD Training Ship Launched at Philly Shipyard (Maritime Executive)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Safety Zones Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District

58729 [2022-21036]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Requests for Comments; Approval of Clearance Renewal for Information Collection: For the Information Collection Entitled, Website for Frequency Coordination Request

58896-58897 [2022-20969]

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Designate as Abandoned Notice of Intent To Designate as Abandoned Caldwell Commercial, Inc., Supplemental Type Certificate No. SB2236NM

58897 [2022-20922]

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Funding Opportunity Airport Terminal Program; FY 2023 Funding Oppportunity

58897-58902 [2022-20935]

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RULES

Changes to the International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) Program

58725-58727 [2022-21085]

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FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

NOTICES

Notice of Agreements Filed

58795 [2022-21026]

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Notice of Intent to Terminate

58795 [2022-21027]

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FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Commercial Driver's License (CDL); Exemption Application United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

58902-58905 [2022-20968]

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NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Notice and Request for Comment; Crash Report Sampling System (CRSS), Non-Traffic Surveillance (NTS) and Special Studies Data Collection

58905-58909 [2022-21037]

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