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FMCSA Jan 18
FMCSA issues a Regional Emergency Declaration covering 12 Midwestern and Eastern States for the transportation of heating fuel, including propane, natural gas, heating oil, and other fuel products in anticipation of a significant regional snow event:
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TransportationGov Dec 21
With the holiday travel season picking up, keep an eye out for signs of potential in airports. Learn about the signs to watch out for, and what USDOT is doing to combat human trafficking here:
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TransportationGov Dec 21
The hopes your air travel goes smoothly this holiday season. Just in case it does not go as planned, our airline consumer website has what you need to know about bumping, tarmac delays, cancellations, lost baggage, and more.
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Federal Transit Admn Dec 20
Just announced: $1.17B grant agreement with for the Lynnwood Link light rail project through FTA’s Capital Investment Grants program. The project extends Link light rail between Seattle and its most populated northern suburbs.
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The FAA Dec 20
If you plan to fly this weekend, please check the status of your flight with your before you go. The does not cancel flights. Always check your local media for road conditions.
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TransportationGov Dec 20
As millions of children head home for , pay close attention in school zones and around school buses. Do not pass school buses, and always assume a child is crossing the street. Read more school bus safety tips from here:
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TransportationGov Dec 19
During the holidays we are reminded of the joy of giving. Since 2005, DOT employees in the D.C. metropolitan area alone have contributed over $18 million through the Combined Federal Campaign . Read more about this program from here:
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TransportationGov Dec 19
As the holiday party season continues, plan ahead to make sure you have a sober ride home. is drunk driving.
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TransportationGov Dec 18
During this holiday season, your teen driver may be behind the wheel more often. Check out ’s Teen Driver safety page for guidance on how to prepare your teenager for the road ahead:
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Federal Transit Admn Dec 18
We're pleased to announce $16.6M in Planning grants to 20 organizations for planning projects that support transit ridership, create multi-modal connectivity & encourage mixed-use development near transit stations Image: Eric Sehr/Flickr
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TransportationGov Dec 17
As you ship gifts to your loved ones across the country this holiday season, make sure your packages do not contain materials that are hazardous to ship! Learn more about what could potentially be hazardous in your gifts here:
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NHTSA Dec 14
Is your vehicle ready for the cold? Visit and search for ‘Winter Driving Tips’ to make sure that your vehicle will continue to get you there safely during the winter months.
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Federal Highway Admn Dec 14
Congrats to for ranking 4th best Cabinet-level department to work for in Federal Government! And, FHWA was ranked #37 in federal agency subcomponents out of 415 surveyed, making it the 7th year in a row FHWA has been listed in the top 10%.
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TransportationGov Dec 13
USDOT was named one of 2018's Best Places to Work in the Federal Government by ! The Department appreciates all of the hard-working and dedicated professionals who keep our nation's transportation systems safe and secure.
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TransportationGov Dec 12
: announced $1.5 billion in BUILD transportation grants to revitalize nationwide. Read more about the projects that these grants will help fund here:
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NYC DOT Dec 11
At 135 years old, our world-renowned and beloved needs a lot of care. We are grateful to & for the grant, for his leadership, and to NY's congressional champions for their support of this much-needed funding.
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TransportationGov Dec 11
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “…And also, hopefully, in the next year a bipartisan, comprehensive long-term initiative can be achieved to address the many infrastructure needs in communities around the country.”
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TransportationGov Dec 11
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “The Administration will continue to work with Congress to enhance existing infrastructure programs, including BUILD…”
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TransportationGov Dec 11
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “A number of these projects in rural areas will also concurrently support installation of broadband infrastructure — which is critical to economic competitiveness in the 21st century.”
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TransportationGov Dec 11
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “In the Department’s selections in FY2017 and 2018, an effort was made to re-balance the under-investment in rural communities – to address overlooked needs.”
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