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Daily Transportation Update

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STATE DOT NEWS

Florida Road Rangers: Superman In A Truck (Press Gazette)

Utah drivers seeing more message signs along roads and freeways (KSL Radio)

ODOT working to prevent costly landslides and rockslides (Ohio DOT)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

White House opposes EV mileage tax, adjusting gas tax for inflation - source (Reuters)

Local transportation enhancement projects get $106 million boost from IDOT, historic capital program (Illinois DOT)

SAFETY

CDC says U.S. travelers can avoid wearing masks in outdoor transit hubs, ferries (Reuters)

REAUTHORIZATION

US House Transportation Panel Approves $547 Billion Highway Bill (Transport Topics)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Bipartisan group of U.S. senators says it has a deal on infrastructure framework (Reuters)

White House briefed on bipartisan infrastructure deal but says questions remain (The Hill)

Bad Bridges Stoke Safety Fears as Infrastructure Talks Flounder (Bloomberg Government)

Cities Need More Than Rescue Aid to Fix Their Roads (Bloomberg CityLab)

EQUITY

Tackling Social Inequity, Some Cities May Ditch Bus, Subway Fares (Stateline)

Report: Latinos endure longer traffic stops, more arrests in metro Phoenix (AP)

TRB Webinar: Addressing Justice in Transportation (TRB)

CONNECTED AND AUTOMATED VEHICLES

Waymo Teams With Trucker JB Hunt On Autonomous Freight Hauling In Texas (The Verge)

CONGRESS

Safe Horse Transport Legislation Bound For Full House (Thoroughbred Daily News)

MOBILITY

One Challenge Winner Debuts Mobility Hub At Michigan Central Station (City of Detroit)

Los Angeles Metro Looks For Private Partners For ‘Mobility Wallet’ Pilot (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

FREIGHT

Talking Freight Webinar for June 16, 2021: Using Freight Mobility Tools to Measure Truck Flow Efficiency (FHWA)

RAIL

Biden restores $929 million for California high-speed rail withheld by Trump (Reuters)

State, regional leaders say Mitchell-Rapid City Railroad Authority still has a role, but critics want to see it dissolve (Mitchell Republic)

Next stop, Scranton? Biden’s infrastructure plan could make it happen (Reuters)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Milwaukee begins $55 million transit project expected to help 9,500 commuters (WDJT-TV)

Metro board approves fare reductions, service increases in bid to lure back riders (Washington Post)

Nacogdoches ISD opens new transportation center (KLTV-TV)

COVID-19 changed public transportation. Here’s how. (PBS NewsHour)

$20 Million Requested For Bus Shelters In Guam (Guam Daily Post)

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

Lamont Hopes Transportation Climate Initiative Will Be Considered In Special Legislative Session (WSHU Radio)

EV Charging Stations Can Benefit Local Economies (Governing)

Modernizing transportation can help tackle the climate crisis (The Hill commentary)

Accelerating Decarbonization in the United States: Technology, Policy, and Societal Dimensions Meeting #4 (TRB)

WATER

Maritime smuggling of people to the U.S. is on the rise (Noticias Telemundo)

Opponents seek probe of priority ferry boarding plan for Peaks Island residents (Portland Press Herald)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

New Surface Transportation Bill Nods to Emerging Technologies for Increased Safety (Homeland Security Today)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

RIDOT: Plan to make East Bay Bike Path detour safer in the works (WPRI-TV)

Tulsa bicycling and pedestrian safety group tests protected intersection design, aims to reduce traffic fatalities (Tulsa World)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Regulated Navigation Areas Harbor Entrances Along the Coast of Northern California

31166-31167 [2021-12300]

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Safety Zone Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD and King George County, VA

31167-31170 [2021-12340]

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Safety Zone Cape May, NJ

31170-31172 [2021-12337]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals; Request for Comments; Clearance of New Approval of Information Collection Information Required To Implement Emergency Grants-In-Aid for Airports Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021

31369-31370 [2021-12232]

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Noise Compatibility Program San Antonio International Airport, Bexar County, Texas

31368-31369 [2021-12237]

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PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives Airbus Helicopters

31194-31196 [2021-12226]

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RULES

Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment and Revocation of Class E Airspace; Michigan, MI

31103-31104 [2021-12184]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class E Airspace; Dubois, PA

31104-31105 [2021-12218]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Sioux City, IA

31105-31107 [2021-12219]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Establishment of Class E Airspace; Doylestown, PA

31107-31108 [2021-12274]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Establishment of Class E Airspace; Framingham, MA

31108-31109 [2021-12275]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class E Airspace; Huron, SD

31109-31110 [2021-12216]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Establishment of Class E Airspace; Newburyport, MA

31111-31112 [2021-12270]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class E Airspace; Neosho, MO

31112-31113 [2021-12217]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace, and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Worcester, MA

31113-31114 [2021-12273]

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Airspace Designations and Reporting Points Establishment of Class E Airspace; Wareham, MA

31114-31115 [2021-12276]

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Airworthiness Directives Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH (AHD) Helicopters

31087-31089 [2021-12227]

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Airworthiness Directives Bell Textron Canada Limited (Type Certificate Previously Held by Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited) Helicopters

31089-31092 [2021-12229]

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Airworthiness Directives Engine Alliance Turbofan Engines

31092-31095 [2021-12302]

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Airworthiness Directives Airbus SAS Airplanes

31095-31097 [2021-12175]

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Airworthiness Directives Airbus SAS Airplanes

31097-31100 [2021-12172]

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Airworthiness Directives Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters

31101-31103 [2021-12228]

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FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

NOTICES

Request for Applications Solicitation for Applications To Serve as Members on the National Shipper Advisory Committee

31311 [2021-12240]

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FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Railroads' Requests To Amend Their Positive Train Control Safety Plans and Positive Train Control Systems

31370-31371 [2021-12294]

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FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects

31371 [2021-11841]

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