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Government, Technology

Teleworking Travel Habits May Offer Insight on Freight Mobility, Expert Says

FHWA graphic showing truck trends from 2017-19 Graphic from Talking Freight webinar that shows trends from 2017-19. (Federal Highway Administration)

Data on the drastic changes in commuting patterns that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic likely will present useful insight on impacts to freight movement, according to a Federal Highway Administration expert.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2021
Government, Business

FHWA Issues $5.6 Million to States for Innovation Projects

Michigan road construction Michigan Department of Transportation

FHWA announced May 26 that $5.6 million had been distributed in Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration program grants.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 28, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FHWA Grants Will Support User-Based Funding Projects

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The Federal Highway Administration recently awarded $18.7 million to eight projects that will test user-based funding methods.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

FHWA Awards Grant Supporting AV Truck Project at Port of Virginia

Port of Virginia The Port of Virginia received $2.1 million to assist in efforts to make the terminal “autonomous truck ready,” according to FHWA’s announcement. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Highway Administration recently awarded $49.6 million to support projects that incorporate transportation-related technologies.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 6, 2021
Government, Safety

FHWA Proposal Would Allow States More Flexibility With Design Standards

Highway construction A crew works on a highway. The proposed rule would allow states to undertake resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation projects on all National Highway System roadways. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The Federal Highway Administration published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow state departments of transportation more flexibility with design standards when repairing highways and interstates.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 25, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FHWA Awards $6.5 Million for State Highway Innovation Projects

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Seven states and the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma have been awarded funding through the Federal Highway Administration’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2020
Government, Business

FHWA Awards $15.1 Million for Alternative Funding Pilot Projects

Delaware Memorial Bridge on 1-95 Delaware Memorial Bridge on 1-95 (Elvert Barnes Photography)

The Federal Highway Administration awarded $15.1 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives grants July 9.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 9, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

FHWA Announces Funding Opportunity for Technology Grants

Port of Virginia A past award went to the Port of Virginia for a truck reservation system. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the availability of $60 million in grant funding for groups working on projects that involve transportation technologies.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 7, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

FHWA Grant Supports Automated Truck Corridor on Interstate 70

Interstate 70 sign The portion of Interstate 70 that runs between Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio, for about 175 miles is the focus of the project. (cosmonaut/Getty Images)

A team of partners including the Indiana and Ohio departments of transportation has been awarded a federal grant of $4.4 million in support of an automated truck corridor.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Food Trucks Hit Snags in Securing Permits for Rest Stops

food truck Getty Images

A plan by federal regulators to allow food trucks at rest areas has hit some speed bumps.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 22, 2020

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