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TransportationGov Feb 20
In 2016, 264 people lost their lives while trying to cross railroad tracks. Stop. Trains can’t.
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TransportationGov Feb 20
In 1983, Carmen E. Turner became the first African-American woman to lead a major transit agency. Learn more at
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The FAA Feb 14
Today for we honor the living legend Col. Charles E. McGee, fighter who holds the three-war fighter record with 409 fighter combat missions. He has received the Congressional Gold Medal and celebrated his 98th birthday in December.
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TransportationGov Feb 13
.: Rebuilding and revitalizing our nation’s critical is a top priority for this Administration.
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TransportationGov Feb 13
Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address critical issues facing our nation’s highways and bridges.
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TransportationGov Feb 13
Happening Now: accepts 4th quarter donated presidential salary from Pres. Trump on behalf of for competitive INFRA Grants Program.
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TransportationGov Feb 13
The has committed to building a safe, fast, reliable, and modern to meet the needs of the American people and our economy.
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The White House Feb 12
President Trump’s plan will lead to at least $1.5 trillion in investments to rebuild our failing infrastructure and develop innovative projects. More:
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The White House Feb 12
Today, President Trump outlined his legislative principles to deliver the safe, reliable, and modern infrastructure that Americans deserve. Read more in 1600 Daily.
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The White House Feb 12
Today, President Trump released his legislative goals to rebuild our Nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Building a stronger America:
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TransportationGov Feb 8
Frederick Jones developed portable refrigeration units that enabled U.S. military trucks to carry food, medicine and blood during World War II.
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TransportationGov Feb 7
Granville T. Woods registered nearly 60 patents and developed a variety of inventions relating to the industry.
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TransportationGov Feb 6
Every recall is serious. Not sure if your car has open recalls? Our free VIN look-up tool can help.
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TransportationGov Feb 6
Congrats to everyone involved on a successful launch!
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TransportationGov Feb 5
Replying to @USDOT
Elijah McCoy was a prolific inventor, securing dozens of patents in his lifetime. Learn more here:
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TransportationGov Feb 5
As Elijah McCoy’s invention grew in popularity, inferior copycats emerged. Railway engineers requested “the real McCoy.” The popular expression, meaning “the real thing,” is still used today.
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The FAA Feb 3
is one of the biggest sporting events of the year. The smart play is to leave your at home because the is a . Enjoy the game!” – FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell
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TransportationGov Feb 1
The Super Bowl is a . If you own a , leave it at home.
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TransportationGov Jan 31
U.S. Department of Transportation Statement on Amtrak Special Train 923
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TransportationGov Jan 30
.: Together, we can reclaim our building heritage. We will build gleaming new roads, bridges, highways, railways, and waterways across our land. And we will do it with American heart, American hands, and American grit.
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