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STATE DOT NEWS

MDOT & partners provide CDL training for homeless (Mississippi DOT)

WSDOT multimodal mobility analysis reporting moves to an interactive, online dashboard (Washington State DOT)

NDOT Reveals Winners of 2022 “Name a Snowplow” Contest (Nebraska DOT)

FUNDING AND FINANCE

Biden budget includes more funds for passenger rail, transit projects (Trains)

Virginia governor signs bill to let localities lower state vehicle taxes (The Center Square)

SAFETY

Rules to reduce truck crashes get boost in proposed Biden budget (NJ.com)

INFRASTRUCTURE

With more companies coming to NC, leaders look to ready infrastructure (WRAL-TV)

Federal Infrastructure Money To Boost 10-Year Highway Plan in New Hampshire (InDepthNH)

CONNECTED AND AUTOMATED VEHICLES

Autonomous vehicles could make longer commutes less onerous—with impacts for urban growth and the environment (University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies)

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? Keeping tabs on self-driving tech. (Thinking Transportation podcast)

HIGHWAYS AND STREETS

ARDOT is determined to make progress towards making State Highway 412 four lanes (KYTV-TV)

CONGRESS

‘Revered and feared’: Don Young lies in state at the Capitol (Roll Call)

FREIGHT

Port of Gulfport unveils new technology to clear cargo faster (WLOX-TV)

RAIL

USDOT's FY23 budget proposes funds for Amtrak repairs, Hudson Tunnel project (Progressive Railroading)

Grain shippers want regulators to press railroads on service issues (FreightWaves)

As Demand For Coal Rises, Not Enough Trains Ready To Move It (West Virginia Public Broadcasting)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Autonomous Transit Pilot Project in Texas to Expand Service (Government Technology)

The Big Local Transit Projects the Biden Administration Wants to Fund (Route Fifty)

Green Mountain Transit plans permanent service cuts amid inflationary pressures and budget woes (VTDigger)

PLANNING

Alaskans’ Input Sought on Transportation Needs (Transport Topics)

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

U.S. to unveil revised stricter fuel economy regulations on Friday (Reuters)

WATER

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Additional Infrastructure Funding for Ports and Waterways (White House)

Judge rules against Delaware port operator in tariff dispute (AP)

USDOT, DOD and maritime industry work to strengthen Ready Reserve Force (Maritime Administration)

SECURITY AND RESILIENCE

White House proposes major pay raise for TSA screening workforce in 2023 (WFED Radio)

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION

12 miles of new trails coming to Salt Lake County, Utah (KTVX-TV)

WORKFORCE

U.S. Labor Secretary Will Watch West Coast Ports’ Contract Talks ‘Very Closely’ (Bloomberg)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg: The Trillion Dollar Man (Skullduggery podcast)

OTHER

Group of 21 states ask judge to halt federal transportation mask mandate (Reuters)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

PROPOSED RULES

Safety Zone Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum Test Area, Lake Washington, WA

18340-18342 [2022-06657]

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Special Local Regulation Sabine River, Orange, TX

18338-18340 [2022-06671]

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RULES

Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2022 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology

18488-18525 [2022-06394]

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Safety Zone Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Swansboro, NC

18272-18274 [2022-06715]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

RULES

Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Approvals and Promulgations Air Plan Approval; Connecticut; Negative Declaration for the Oil and Gas Industry

18274-18275 [2022-06580]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Meetings Research, Engineering, and Development Advisory Committee (REDAC); Notice of Public Meeting

18460 [2022-06622]

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FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

18368-18370 [2022-06621]

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FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Notice of Final Agency Actions on Proposed Railroad Project in California on Behalf of the California High Speed Rail Authority

18460-18461 [2022-06703]

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Final General Conformity Determination Notice of Availability of a Final General Conformity Determination for the California High-Speed Rail System, San Jose to Merced Section

18461 [2022-06724]

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MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Every Mariner Builds a Respectful Culture (EMBARC) Procedure and Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Prevention Standards

18461-18469 [2022-06672]

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NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Denial of Motor Vehicle Defect Petition, DP21-005

18470-18471 [2022-06683]

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Request for Comment; Petitions for Hearings on Notification and Remedy of Defects

18469-18470 [2022-06728]

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RULES

Occupant Protection for Vehicles With Automated Driving Systems

18560-18600 [2022-05426]

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