UNC Charlotte Gets $7.7 Million Federal Grant to Lead Transportation Research

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UNC Charlotte has been awarded a $7.7 million grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation to lead a study aimed at finding innovative ways to improve the nation’s transportation systems.

Mark Price | The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer
January 13, 2017

Eight Universities to Split $7 Million in Energy Department Grants

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Cornell University, the University of Michigan and the University of Alabama are among eight schools that will share $7 million in grants from the Department of Energy, the department announced Dec. 29.

December 29, 2016

Energy Department Awards $18 Million for Electric Vehicle Projects

Five firms will split $18 million from the Department of Energy to advance plug-in electric technology for cars and heavy duty vehicles.

December 29, 2016
Government, Business, Safety

Wisconsin Using Grants to Reduce Crashes

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For a third straight year, Wisconsin’s State Patrol has received federal and state funding in hopes of continuing to reduce large truck crashes in the state. The yearlong grants of nearly $500,000, which boosted the three-year total over $700,000, took effect Oct. 1.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016

DOT Awards Six States Traffic Improvement Grants

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Six states will have extra money to expand freight corridors and implement connected vehicle technologies with the help of $56.6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week.

October 13, 2016

Capitol Hill Leaders Announce DOT Grant Winners

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An intricate truck parking project in Florida and massive improvements to freight corridors in the Mid-Atlantic and Southwest regions will receive federal grants meant to help state Departments of Transportation pay for those projects, senior lawmakers announced July 6.

July 6, 2016

Arlington Memorial Bridge Receives $90 Million Federal Grant

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Arlington Memorial Bridge was awarded $90 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Virginia lawmakers announced this week.

July 6, 2016

DOT Awards 5 States Grants for Small Infrastructure Repairs

The Department of Transportation awarded about $4.5 million in grants this week to repair roads and bridges in several states.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 1, 2014

FHWA Awards $16.3 Million for Innovative Highway Projects

The Federal Highway Administration said it awarded $16.3 million for innovative highway and bridge projects in 13 states and the District of Columbia.

June 4, 2013

DOT Awards Grants for Transportation Research

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration has awarded $77 million in grants to 22 universities to conduct research on a range of issues, including shared rail corridors, innovations in multimodal freight and infrastructure, bridge inspection methods and reducing roadway fatalities and injuries.

January 23, 2012