FAST act


DOT Awards $759 Million in FASTLANE Transportation Grants

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced grants totaling more than $759 million to support 18 transportation infrastructure projects in 15 states and the District of Columbia.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 7, 2016

Virginia to Use FAST Act Funds to Improve I-95

Virginia will package $165 million from the federal government, $710 million in other public funding and $565 million in private investment to relieve congestion on Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area.    

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 7, 2016
Government, Business

Arkansas Gov. Signs Bill That Ensures FAST Act Funding Match

State of Arkansas

After overwhelming votes in favor by the Arkansas House and Senate, Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a bill on May 23 that boosts state funding for roads and bridges by $50 million to qualify for $200 million in federal funds from the FAST Act.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
May 25, 2016
Business, Government

Lawmakers Celebrate FAST Act, Say More Funding Still Needed

AASHTO transportation TV

WASHINGTON — Congressional and state transportation leaders were patting one another’s back at a briefing here for their work twisting arms and shepherding passage of a $305 billion “historic” long-term highway bill known as the FAST Act.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2016
Government, Business

Senate Sends Fast-Track Free Trade Bill to Obama

The Senate sent President Obama legislation granting fast-track trade-negotiation authority, a hard-fought victory intended to aid completion of an agreement with Pacific nations that is a top second-term priority.

Carter Dougherty and Kathleen Hunter | Bloomberg News
June 24, 2015

Obama Calls for Highway Bill to Fund Transportation, Infrastructure Projects

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

President Obama urged Congress Wednesday to pass a highway funding bill that includes an extension of the federal gasoline tax, claiming the move would protect about 1 million jobs, news services reported.

Transport Topics
August 31, 2011