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Daily Transportation Update

News

FUNDING AND FINANCE

KDOT launches survey to explore future transportation funding (Kansas DOT (PDF))

Federal officials concur with PennDOT's options to address funding shortfall (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

SAFETY

MDOT, AAA Remind Motorists of Move Over Law to Keep First Responders, Road Workers Safe (Maryland MVA)

NDDOT encouraging parents to talk to teens about driver safety (KXMA/KXMB/KXMC/KXMD-TV)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Senator Sinema rejects vote on big Biden package before infrastructure -source (Reuters)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

Long-awaited Southern Beltway toll road opens in Pennsylvania (Observer-Reporter)

Tourism officials say California, Nevada border traffic jams need to be addressed (KSNV-TV)

FREIGHT

Cargo deluge tests Ohio airport amid US shipping snarls (AFP)

Freight railroads support bottleneck relief at port terminals (FreightWaves)

RAIL

Illinois deputy transportation secretary: Amtrak still 'several years out' (Quad-City Times)

Iowa DOT to Investigate If Grantees Created Jobs (Iowa Torch)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Pittsburgh Port Authority Ditches Two-Car Light Rail Trains (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Connecticut Governor Announces Pilot Program Offering Virtual Mobility Assistance While Using Connecticut Transit (Connecticut Governor's Office)

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

Southern New England Lawmakers Rally in Support of Initiative to Reduce Transportation Emissions (ecoRI News)

CDOT extends public comment period for proposed transportation air pollution reduction planning standards (Colorado DOT)

Pennsylvania Pilot Project to Pave Roadway with Recycled Plastic (Roads & Bridges)

UN’s Guterres Blasts Shipping, Aviation Climate Targets as Too Lax (Bloomberg Green)

AVIATION

Pittsburgh International Airport Breaks Ground on $1.4 Billion New Tech-Forward Terminal (Allegheny County Authority)

Burlington, Vermont airport breaks ground on terminal expansion project (WCAX-TV)

Former Boeing 737 MAX Chief Technical Pilot Indicted for Fraud (DOJ)

WATER

Washington state ferry system scaling back services amid staffing shortages (The Hill)

As congestion threatens economy, Port of Baltimore is adding more ships and running smoothly (Fox Business)

U.S. port's supply chain fix challenge: selling 24/7 shifts (Reuters)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

TSA says 40 percent of workforce unvaccinated ahead of November deadline (The Hill)

WORKFORCE

With gas tax hike in place, Missouri transportation officials request approval for raises (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Key Administration Role at MARAD (The White House)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Safety Zone Coast Guard Exercise Area, Hood Canal, Washington

57358 [2021-22492]

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Safety Zones Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District

57358-57369 [2021-22496]

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DEFENSE DEPARTMENT

PROPOSED RULES

Federal Acquisition Regulation Minimizing the Risk of Climate Change in Federal Acquisitions

57404-57406 [2021-22266]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour Management Plan Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Muir Woods National Monument; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park; and Point Reyes National Seashore

57471-57472 [2021-22461]

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FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects

57472-57473 [2021-22507]

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NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Notice of Grant of Petition For Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 2019 Schuler Spezialfahrzeuge GmbH Trailer Is Eligible for Importation

57473-57474 [2021-22481]

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

NOTICES

Acquisition Exemption City Utilities of Springfield, Mo. - Line of BNSF Railway Company in Greene County, Mo.

57470-57471 [2021-22534]

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