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|December 7, 2020||Funding for 56 Infrastructure Projects Approved in California||
The California Transportation Commission announced on Wednesday they would inject $2 billion into 56 new infrastructure projects. These projects are expected to create more than 100,000 jobs....Read more
|December 26, 2020||US Government Orders Rail Crossing Safety Updates; Contracting Opportunities Likely to Arise||
The Federal government has ordered 40 states and the District of Columbia “to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety,” according to a press rele ...Read more
|December 28, 2020||Department of Transportation Will Broaden DBE Eligibility||
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced it will increase the cap of gross receipts on eligibility for businesses to qualify for participation in its Disadvantaged Business Enterpris ...Read more
|December 28, 2020||New Stimulus: A Shot in the Arm for Public Works Contractors||
Meanwhile, the omnibus, which funds the government through September, is giving more money this year than last to the Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, and the Federal ...Read more
|January 5, 2021||Contract Awarded for Preliminary Work on Commuter Rail Between Boston and Manchester||
The New Hampshire Executive Council voted unanimously on December 18 to give the go-ahead to the Department of Transportation to hire AECOM Technical Services Inc. to begin preliminary work on a co ...Read more
|January 8, 2021||DoT Secretary, Five FAA Officials and More Resign Following Capitol Riots||
Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced her resignation from the Trump Administration on Twitter the day after pro-Trump protesters stormed the Capitol building, Five sen ...Read more
|January 11, 2021||SBA Administrator Heaps Praise on Trump After High-Profile Resignations Over Capitol Riots||
Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza showered President Donald Trump with praise on Monday despite the resignation of many of her colleagues including the Secretary of the De ...Read more
|January 13, 2021||Pennsylvania Invests Millions in Rail-Freight Improvements||
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) announced on Tuesday that funding for 26 rail-freight projects has been approved. The projects are aimed at improving freight mobility.
Better yet, the ...Read more
|January 19, 2021||Maryland Ups Personal Net Worth Cap for MBEs||
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced a new effort to increase access and opportunity for Minority Business Enterprises (MBE).
The state’s Minority Business Ent ...Read more
|January 22, 2021||Buttigieg: A New Face Facing New Obstacles in Transportation||
President Joe Biden’s nominee to head up the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pete Buttigieg, is expected to pass through the Senate confirmation process as soon as next week. In his two-hour ...Read more