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STATE DOT NEWS

Three Teams Identified to Move Forward in Major Bridge Public-Private Partnership Initiative Procurement Process (Pennsylvania DOT)

TxDOT forging ahead on major projects in San Antonio region (KSAT-TV)

Skip the trip! Save time and go online using the Idaho DMV’s new mobile renewal (Idaho Transportation Department)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

USDOT Announces First Ever INFRA Extra Project Designations to Help Fund Dozens of Priority Projects in Communities Around the Country (USDOT)

Vermont Agency of Transportation Announces 2022 Transportation Alternatives Program Grant Opportunity (Vermont Agency of Transportation)

USDOT Announces up to $464.96 million in new Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (“TIFIA”) Credit Assistance to Central 70 Project in Colorado (USDOT)

SAFETY

Highway Safety Advocacy Group Calling For New Attention To Fatal Crashes Putting Kids At Risk (WJZ-TV)

Ag safety week underscores dangers of farming (The Country Today)

MDOT MVA Observes Child Passenger Safety Week 2021, Provides Resources to Support Safe Travel Practices (Maryland MVA)

INFRASTRUCTURE

House GOP's infrastructure vote count could scramble Dem agenda (Politico)

States Use Hurricane Ida Damage to Push Infrastructure Bill (Stateline)

Here’s what’s in the bipartisan infrastructure bill that the House aims to pass — and how it’s paid for (MarketWatch)

EQUITY

ITS America: 'Transport needs more women' (ITS International)

CONNECTED AND AUTOMATED VEHICLES

Self-driving shuttles now making their way through downtown Rochester, Minnesota (Med City Beat)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

ALDOT begins widening 5 miles of I-10 (WPMI-TV)

2020 Urban Congestion Trends Report Available (FHWA)

CONGRESS

FMCSA Nominee Testifies Before US Senate Panel Wednesday (Transport Topics)

FREIGHT

Utah Inland Port Authority postpones vote as protestors gather outside (KSL Radio)

Oregon increases fine to nearly $900 for trucker chain law violations (CDLLife)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

USDOT Announces $409.6 Million Funding Opportunity to Support America’s Transit Bus Fleets (FTA)

RTC Of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Partner To Bring Digital Services To Transit Riders For Free (RTC of Southern Nevada)

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

Massachusetts utilities propose plans to ramp up electric vehicle infrastructure (Energy News Network)

Growing a zero-emissions transportation network in Cincinnati (GreenBiz)

AVIATION

Flight bookings plummet amid delta variant fears (The Hill)

Groups sue FAA to halt NYC’s LaGuardia AirTrain (New York Post)

Hawaiʻi Airport Workers Given Extra Time for Vaccine Mandate (AP)

Biden administration easing restrictions for vaccinated foreign visitors (The Hill)

WATER

LA/Long Beach ports move toward 24-7 operation (Home Textiles Today)

New Commander Charts Course For National Maritime Center (Waterways Journal)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

As SUVs and trucks get bigger, more cyclists and pedestrians die on Colorado roads (KUSA-TV)

Bike Paths On Super Highways? (EHS Today)

WORKFORCE

Nebraska DOT to Offer New Hiring, Retention Bonuses (Nebraska DOT)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Safety Zones Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Corn Festival Fireworks, Morris, IL

52413 [2021-20360]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

RULES

Control of Air Pollution From Airplanes and Airplane Engines GHG Emission Standards and Test Procedures

52416 [C1-2020-28882]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Fractional Aircraft Ownership Programs

52544 [2021-20395]

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Disclosure of Seat Dimensions To Facilitate the Use of Child Safety Seats on Airplanes During Passenger-Carrying Operations

52544-52545 [2021-20122]

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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD

NOTICES

Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments

52502-52505 [2021-20420]

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

NOTICES

Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor

52543-52544 [2021-20353]

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US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Agency Request for Renewal and Revision of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Information Associated With the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection (AMJP) Program

52545-52546 [2021-20363]

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