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Oregon Pushes Education on Transportation Funding  Transport Topics Online

The Oregon Department of Transportation on Aug. 6 launched Keep Oregon Connected to educate the public on transportation funding needs.


Northern England politicians demand £7bn in transport funding  Financial Times

Political leaders in the north of England have demanded a “Northern Budget”, including £7bn of transport infrastructure, after the government pledged to invest ...


Transport inequities outlined in WILMAPCO report  delawarebusinessnow.com

The Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) and the New Castle and Cecil Counties' Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), released a draft ...


Londoners get £2,300 more transport funding each than workers in the north  Mirror Online

The report by the Institute for Public Policy Research North think tank lays bare the gulf in funding.


Senators Tout VMT Absent Fix for Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

A $287 billion highway bill the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee easily advanced last month is notable for several big-picture proposals.


FRA Announces $244 Million in Grant Availability  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] More than $244 million in grants is available for projects that improve safety, efficiency and ...


Penang requests RM10b funding for transport blueprint from 12th Malaysian Plan  Malay Mail

GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — The Penang state government said today it is hoping to get funding of RM10 billion for its Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) ...


Startups In The Transport Space Overlook A Fertile Investment Landscape  Yahoo Finance

The growth in the relevance of technology within the transportation sector over the last decade has been nothing short of spectacular. "There is a rise in ...


Department of Energy Announces $40 Million in Funding for 29 Projects to Advance H2@Scale | Department  Energy.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $40 million in FY 2019 funding for 29 projects to advance the ...


Low carbon transport funding available for Scottish travel projects  Government Europa

13.25m (€14.48m) has been made available in innovative travel and low carbon transport funding in Scotland through an EU funding scheme.


Krakow running short on public transport funding  Krakow Post

The city of Krakow is expected to be 40 million PLN short in funding for public transportation by the end of this year, Polish-language news outlet Onet reports.


ME: Public transit tops Portland-area transport priorities  MassTransitMag.com

Expanding public transit is one of the top priorities for residents and public officials in greater Portland, a point that could determine regional transportation ...


This Week: Transportation Funding, Waterfront, Community Repair  Streetsblog San Francisco

Tuesday Transportation Funding. From taxes and fares to private dollars, multi-million-dollar transportation projects are pieced together with funding from local, ...


Transport for Scotland acquire funding for low carbon and active travel  Intelligent Transport

ERDF is set to invest £13.25 million in the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund, a significant increase in funding from previous years.


The north deserves the same investment and powers as London  New Statesman

The north of England is poised to be a defining political battleground in the months ahead. Within days of Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister, both he and ...


US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects  SmartCitiesWorld

Grants will help to expand advanced bus technologies in 38 states and enhance mobility for ferry users across the US.


Burgoyne-Allen: 5 Things to Know About America's School Bus Driver Shortage — & What States Can Do About It  The 74

As the new school year begins, students in many districts are once again boarding the iconic yellow school bus each morning. But communities across the ...


Intelligent transport system pilot destined for China  Big News Network

The project will be a pilot for other cities demonstrating integrated smart transport development.


Software Engineering Firm EPAM Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance  Cointelegraph

Software engineering and IT consulting services firm EPAM Systems Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) that develops blockchain ...


Initiative to cut car-tab taxes would cost billions in transportation funding, state says  My Edmonds News

A fall ballot measure to cut car-tab costs across Washington state would blow a $4 billion hole in local and state transportation funding over the next six years, ...


Learn to Fly: Securing the Funds to Fly | Flying  Flying Magazine

Securing the funds to make your flying dreams happen takes planning and strategic thinking. We offer solutions for finding sources of financing, planning for your ...


City Council poised to take first step toward new funding for Cincinnati Metro  WCPO

CINCINNATI — A City Council committee on Tuesday laid the groundwork for what could become the Tri-State's first boost in bus *service* funding in more than ...


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Announces $206 Million for Freight Projects  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced $206 million will be devoted to freight-related ...


Funds Approved for Newton Train Station Designs — The Heights  The Heights

The MBTA has approved funds for the creation of designs that would make the Newtonville, West Newton, and Auburndale Commuter Rail Stations more ...


$349m in transport funding forecast to be spent in Taranaki over three years  Stuff.co.nz

Investment in roading network reflects Govt's regard for Taranaki's growth potential, says Transport Minister.


North Yorkshire mulls utilities flood defence funding  Transport Network

North Yorkshire County Council is to look at funding flood defence work through contributions from utilities companies. Councils are already able to use ...


FlixMobility will take over transportation with new funding  Z6Mag

FlixMobility, a German-born company, raised over €500 million ($561 million), which is the largest round of funding for a German tech company to date.


NZ approves funding for integrated public transport system in Wellington  Intelligent Transport

The project, thought to cost in excess of NZ$109 million, will connect Wellington with new and innovative transport ideas.


Londoners to Get Three Times More Transport Spending Per Person than the North  Money Expert

People in the north of England are set to receive £2300 less per person in transport spending than those in the capital, according to thinktank IPPR North...


UK Government to double funding for on-street car charging  Intelligent Transport

DfT announces £2.5 million investment in chargepoints in residential streets; the investment will support the UK's move towards net zero emissions by 2050.


Warren BOE details building project | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

VINCENT — A community update was released at Monday night's Warren Local Schools Board of Education meeting which detailed the building and renovation ...


Moray to receive timber transport funding  Northern Scot

ROADS in Moray will benefit from £242000 of Scottish Government funding to reduce the impact of timber lorries.


More frequent trains and a new station for the London Overground  IanVisits

The government has approved transport upgrade funding along the London Overground for more frequent trains and a new station at Surrey Canal Road, ...


Transit workers reject 'insulting' contract offer  amNY

The union representing MTA bus and subway employees on Monday firmly rejected a contract offer from the transit authority, calling the proposal “insulting.


Spokane officials pick operator for new homeless shelter, but location, funding questions remain  The Spokesman-Review

The city announced a *service* provider for its proposed homeless shelter on East Sprague.


Penang to ask Putrajaya for RM20b transport plan funding  Malay Mail

GEORGE TOWN, July 25 — Penang will be applying for about RM20 billion funding from Putrajaya for two components of its Penang Transport Master Plan ...


Councils call out transport funding shortfall  Government News

Australian councils have used an ongoing inquiry to call on the government to fork out funding to help them build a future-fit transport network. A submission last ...


Auckland Council says $2 billion in transport funding is needed before large scale development plans for Drury and Pukekohe can take place  Interest.co.nz

Auckland Council has identified a $2 billion transport funding shortfall for projects in the Drury and Pukekohe areas that it says needs to be addressed before ...


Transport for the North pitches for Rocket Junction funding  The Construction Index

Transport for the North has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport for support for a £700m programme of road works identified as 'critical' to the ...


DBM wants to double DOTr funding for 2020  CNN Philippines

The PCOO, DFA and the Senate are also among the biggest gainers in the proposed 2020 budget.


UK government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging  The Driven

The UK Transport Secretary announced on Monday an extra £2.5 million (AU$4.46 million) for electric vehicle chargepoints on residential streets which is ...


Essex welcomes millions for new station and transport links  ITV News

Read the latest Anglia stories, Essex welcomes millions for new station and transport links on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia news.


Lib Dems and SNP both publish five-point plans for transport  Shetland News

LIBERAL Democrats' candidate for the Shetland by-election Beatrice Wishart has published her transport plan for Shetland detailing her priorities should she be ...


Road tolls can cost the state dearly  Views and News from Norway

Finance Minister Siv Jensen's Progress Party reignited the Norwegian government's internal battle over bompenger (road tolls) on Sunday. The ongoing battle is ...


European funding for low carbon and active travel  Scottish Government News

A third round for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund is now open and available for ...


Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Bill Advances in US House  Transport Topics Online

Funding for highway safety programs and grants for infrastructure projects nationwide advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 25.


State Approves Primary Care Move  New Haven Independent

State regulators have approved, with conditions, Yale-New Haven Hospital's months-long bid to relocate its three primary care centers from downtown and ...


Infrastructure Australia says roads and transport must 'catch up' to keep pace with population  ABC News

Infrastructure Australia says services are coming under unprecedented pressure and the current boom in construction projects needs to become the new normal ...


Liverpool clean air programme awarded government funding  Government Europa

The UK government has awarded £652000 (€709816) to Liverpool City Council to complete its proposed Liverpool clean air strategy.


Government doubles funding for on-street EV charging  edie.net

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today (12 August) announced that it will provide an extra £2.5m of funding for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure ...


House Funding Leaders Easily Advance Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would increase funding for infrastructure grants and the agency overseeing trucking regulations was easily approved by a subcommittee in the ...


£99m boost for road and transport link | Gazette  Gazette

ALMOST £100 million of funding has been allocated by the Government for a link road connecting the A120 and A133 and rapid transit link. Essex County ...


Lib Dem candidate lays out transport plan  Shetland Times Online

Liberal Democrat candidate Beatrice Wishart has laid out her five-point plan for improving transport links in the isles. The plan targets cheaper ferry fares, ...


Trudeau visits Quebec City to announce tramway project is fully funded  CBC.ca

Quebec City is getting the money it needs to build a tramway, putting an end to months of uncertainty around who would pay for it. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...


Infrastructure : Transport Minister says construction of Comarnic - Brasov motorway with state budget funding perfectly possible  ACTmedia

The Romanian government will be able to build the Comarnic - Brasov motorway with money from the state budget, which won't be considerably impacted, ...


The 29 projects sharing multi-million-dollar grant for low emission transport ideas  Newshub

The Warehouse, KiwiRail and Meridian Energy are among 29 organisations sharing a grant of $4.5 million from the Government for low emission transport ...


Transportation trouble  Barrhead Leader

Transportation is at the top of concerns Town of Barrhead councillors would like to discuss with Alberta's Municipal Affairs minister Kaycee Madu. That is what ...


Funding for expansion of Rankin airport ; all-season road for Kivalliq  Northern News Services

August 19, 2019 - The Rankin Inlet airport terminal will receive two new wings that will increase its existing capacity four-fold. Transport Canada Minister Marc ...


Canada announces $71 million for Nunavut transportation projects  Nunatsiaq News

Federal transport minister Marc Garneau announces $71.7 million for transportation projects in Nunavut at a press conference at the Iqaluit airport on Tuesday, ...


Lack of funding awareness for assistive technology could prevent disabled students attending university • THIIS Magazine  THIIS

Thousands of disabled students may be missing out on attending university due to a lack of awareness of Disabled Students' Allowances.


UPS Enters Self-Driving Race, Buys Stake in TuSimple  Market Realist

United Parcel *Service* (UPS) has joined the self-driving vehicle race through buying a minority stake in the autonomous tech startup TuSimple.


Five councils share £600m housing infrastructure funding  The Construction Index

The Treasury has named five house-building projects in southeast England that have together won £600m enabling funding from the Housing Infrastructure ...


Experts: As a Funding Tool, Tolling May Benefit From an Image Shift  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Transportation experts said recasting tolling's image from an unpopular ...


House Kicks Off Debate on Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Bill  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A fiscal 2020 transportation funding measure that proposes additional funding for infrastructure ...


KenHa to fund road as WB pulls out  Business Daily

World Bank cancelled its share of the funding for the Sh16.3 billion upgrade of the project due to delays.


Travellers pay price as rail policy runs out of control  The Guardian

Many commuters will have been on holiday, and off the railways, when large parts of the network were shut down in a power blackout nine days ago. But they ...


Federal Inactivity Drives State Creativity With Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] In the absence of a strong federal partner, states clamoring for infrastructure funds have taken ...


Holyrood 'must back Highlands' war on flooding', MSP urges  RossShire Journal

FLOOD woes in Dingwall will be raised in the Scottish Parliament after a regional MSP called for a “war on flooding” to be backed by Holyrood.


FHWA Announces Funding Opportunity for Transportation Technology Grants  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the availability of $60 million in grant funding for states and cities pursuing projects that involve ...


Papakura road safety projects receive funding  OurAuckland

More than $1 million has been allocated to seven road safety projects in Papakura from Auckland Transport's Community Safety Fund.


Stakeholders Again Call On Congress to Approve Long-Term Transportation Funding  Transport Topics Online

The stakeholders said: The country's transportation network is desperately in need of long-term federal funding assurances meant to improve freight and ...


NZTA doubles comms team after difficult years, while state highways face 'significant funding pressure'  Stuff.co.nz

The Government's embattled transport agency NZTA is facing *fresh* criticism after going on a spin doctor hiring spree.


Lawmakers Mull Funding Options for $2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

Disagreements Persist Over Infrastructure Funding Ahead of White House Meeting.


Experts Say Washington Needs to Treat Infrastructure Funding as 'Exigent Crisis'  Transport Topics Online

There is ample room for creativity in developing solutions to fix the nation's transportation infrastructure, but elected officials must overcome their differences and ...


ASCE Pushes to Make Infrastructure Funding Congressional Priority  Transport Topics Online

As Infrastructure Week inches nearer, the nation's oldest engineering group is continuing its efforts to promote transportation funding legislation.


Local board funds road safety improvements in Albany  OurAuckland

A long-awaited roading project in Albany has been given the go-ahead, while others gather momentum thanks to funding from Upper Harbour Local Board.


Infrastructure Stakeholders to Congress: Fix the Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

Nearly a dozen stakeholders representing local governments and the freight and commuter sectors on Feb. 7 urged a House transportation panel to identify a ...


House Funding Leaders Take Up Trucking Policy in Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

A fiscal 2020 transportation measure packed with trucking provisions is on the June 4 meeting agenda of the Democratic-led committee in the U.S. House of ...


Experts: Public-Private Partnerships Could Plug Federal Government Shortfalls in Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As Congress looks to find common ground on a $2 trillion proposal that would ensure long-term infrastructure funding on the federal level, ...


Government announces £2.5m funding for on-street EV charging points  Network

The government has announced an additional £2.5 million funding for over 1000 new on-street electric vehicle charge points. .


Infrastructure Grants, Resiliency Advance in Fiscal 2020 House Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A transportation funding bill that would provide grants for multimodal projects and promote nationwide resilience in new infrastructure was ...


ATA President Chris Spear Presses Congress on Infrastructure Funding, Autonomous Tech  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Allowing segments of the country's surface transportation system to deteriorate ...


Liverpool Plains, Gunnedah councils successful with Mystery Rd funding  Namoi Valley Independent

Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson with Gunnedah Shire Council and Liverpool Plains Shire Council representatives at the Mystery Road T intersection on Friday.


Don’t trust CT lawmakers to steer transportation funding: Getting There  Middletown Press

Nobody trusts Hartford. If cynicism is a disease, we're in the midst of an epidemic. Since last fall, I've been touring the state speaking to groups large and small ...


Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth  Reuters

Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its ...


City councillor calls for SeaBus-like ferry service on the Fraser River | Urbanized  Daily Hive

There is a need to implement a passenger-only ferry *service* on the Fraser River to serve Metro Vancouver's eastern communities, according to Maple Ridge city ...


These 8 South African fintech startups just got a R1 million funding boost  BusinessTech

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16 million to eight of South Africa's most ...


Bill Shuster Offers Gameplan for Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A bottom-up approach to funding a $2 trillion infrastructure package was suggested by Bill Shuster, former chairman of the transportation ...


Burnley: Virtually no shot at federal transportation funding bill before election  FreightWaves

It is highly unlikely that Congress will pass a federal surface transportation reauthorization bill before the 2020 Presidential election, leaving the current five-year ...


Stakeholders Push For Comprehensive Strategy, Funding for Freight Systems  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A long-term strategy consisting of additional funding for freight programs should be among the provisions that members of Congress adopt ...


SFU Gondola with 3 cables will have "a lot of redundancy," says TransLink CEO | Urbanized  Daily Hive

It'll be like Whistler's Peak 2 Peak Gondola, whereas the Sea to Sky Gondola only had one cable.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stresses Federal Funding in Infrastructure Plan  Transport Topics Online

A $2 trillion infrastructure package that congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump agreed to work on during this session of Congress should be ...


Ag shippers seek funding action for stressed out transportation system  FreightWaves

At seemingly every turn in the supply chain, agribusiness shippers say they are feeling the hurt caused by rail and truck equipment shortages, burdensome ...


State DOT Leaders Urge Federal Action on Long-Term Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Congress and the White House should focus on crafting a long-term highway bill over the next year that would ensure certainty in funding for ...


£260 million bid for A10 dualling submitted  Lynn News

Ministers are being urged to provide funding for the A10.


Rep. Rodney Davis: Fund Infrastructure Account Like a 401(k)  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — How do you keep infrastructure projects funded in this country is the multitrillion-dollar question policymakers on Capitol Hill have yet to ...


Infrastructure Week Encore: Trump, Democrats to Discuss Funding May 22  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats agreed on April 30 to proceed with a $2 trillion infrastructure package, yet, they haven't announced how ...


Infrastructure Funding Hits Roadblocks in Michigan Legislature  Transport Topics Online

As negotiations over Michigan's annual budget pick up the pace, fissures are developing between the Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov.


Missing in Action on Capitol Hill: A Debate on Infrastructure Funding Policy  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Infrastructure policy, which was seen as a bright legislative point at the start of the year capable of ...


Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Reminds House Panel: White House Open to All Infrastructure Funding Options  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao reaffirmed the Trump White House's desire to partner with congressional transportation leaders on an ...


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