DOT awards $600M for infrastructure projects

| October 20, 2010

More than 40 capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states will share nearly $600 million.

Freight index fell 0.6% in August

| October 14, 2010

The Freight TSI has risen 4.4 percent over the last 15 months, after declining 15.3 percent in the previous 10 months.

DOT awards university grants

| October 14, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $18.7 million in grants to 11 University Transportation Centers.

DOT awards university grants

| September 27, 2010

Grants of more than $9.2 million will go to seven University Transportation Centers that are using new technologies and developing innovative approaches to improve transportation systems.

Requests far exceed DOT grant funds

| September 24, 2010

Nearly 1,000 construction grant applications for more than $19 billion far exceeded the $600 million available.

Time extended to use new alcohol test form

Jill Dunn | August 17, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation has extended the deadline to begin using updated Alcohol Testing Forms to Jan. 1.

DOT posts rule on drug tests

Jill Dunn | August 17, 2010

Procedures involve testing for Ecstasy, amphetamines, cocaine and heroin.

Water cargo projects named

Jill Dunn | August 13, 2010

In 2007, Congress mandated a program to better use waterways to decrease highway congestion and emissions.

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