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Daily Transportation Update

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FUNDING

Congress Strikes Deal on Water Bill with Flint Aid (The Hill)

Nebraska in 'Enviable Position' for Transportation Funding, Roads Director Says (Lincoln Journal Star)

Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers Duel Over Roads Budget (Wisconsin Public Radio)

STATE DOT NEWS

Rhode Island DOT Issues RFP for Truck Tolling Program Contractor (News release)

Wisconsin DOT Performance Management Initiatives Save $1.5 Billion Since 2011 (News release)

Pennsylvania DOT Secretary Leslie Richards Recognized in Two 'Women in Business Business' Awards (News release)

ROADWAYS & VEHICLES

Two-Year I-75 Project in Michigan to Begin February 4 (Detroit News)

US Drivers Log 2.4 Trillion Miles in First Nine Months of 2016 (News release)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Report Calls for Michigan to Spend $4 Billion Annually on Infrastructure (WWMT-TV)

U.S. Department of Transportation Recognizes Florida International University Efforts to Build Safer Bridges with Multi-Million Award (FIU News)

Transportation Infrastructure One of Few Issues Where California Democrats Align With Trump Administration (Capital Public Radio)

SAFETY

Michigan DOT to Pay More for Brighter Orange Barrels (Detroit Free Press)

FREIGHT

New Report Documents Progress and Needed Investment to Move Freight Programs Forward In the 21st Century (News release)

Federal Grants Aim to Boost Container Shipping on Mississippi River (KWMU Radio)

Port of Savannah Adds Four Cranes for Loading Giant Cargo Ships (Business in Savannah)

Port of Virginia Wins Government OK to Expand Foreign Trade Zone Into North Carolina (DC Velocity)

PASSENGER RAIL

You Can Now Bring Your Pets on the Entire Amtrak Vermonter Route (WTEN-TV)

TRANSIT

SEPTA Unveils Commuter-Rail Improvement Program (Progressive Railroading)

Texas DOT Announces Dates for Regional Transit Workshops (Beaumont Enterprise)

AVIATION

San Francisco Airport Introduces First 'Therapy Pig' (USA Today)

Connecticut's Bradley Airport First in US to Launch Twitter Updates for Specific Flights (WTIC-TV)

SECURITY

Warning About Plot to Blow Up Transit Station Prompts Heightened Security Across Los Angeles (Los Angeles Times)

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

Program Targets Dangerous Streets for Tampa Pedestrians (WFTS-TV)

Collective to Expand Des Moines Bikeshare Program (Des Moines Register)

Pedestrian Safety Highlighted in Alaska's Darkest Months (KSKA Radio)

OTHER

Nevada Authorities Respond to Media Concerns on Traffic Cameras Being Turned Off After Crashes (Las Vegas Review-Journal column)

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Recipients Announced for University Transportation Center Grants (USDOT's Fast Lane blog)

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Development of Crash Modification Factors for Uncontrolled Pedestrian Crossing Treatments (NCHRP Research Report)

International Experience and Perspective of Pavement Texture Measurements and Evaluation (TRB E-Circular)

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Drawbridge Operations: Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA

87812 [2016-29177]

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Regulated Navigation Areas: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME and Portsmouth, NH

87813-87815 [2016-29260]

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Aeronautical Land-Use Assurances; Waivers: Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance

87998-87999 [2016-29232]

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Meetings: Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee

87999 [2016-29136]

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Meetings: Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee

88000 [2016-29239]

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Noise Exposure Maps: Noise Exposure Map Notice for Lehigh Valley International Airport, Allentown, Pennsylvania

88000-88001 [2016-29145]

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PROPOSED RULES

Class E Airspace; Establishments: Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace, Weed, CA

87856-87857 [2016-29138]

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RULES

Amendment of VOR Federal Airways V-235 and V-293 in the Vicinity of Cedar City, Utah

87802-87803 [2016-29143]

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FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request

88001-88002 [2016-29237]

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PROPOSED RULES

Passenger Equipment Safety Standards: Standards for Alternative Compliance and High-Speed Trainsets

88006-88069 [2016-28280]

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

NOTICES

Abandonment Exemptions: Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company in Fayette County, Pa.

87997-87998 [2016-29241]

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TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Travel Request and Expense Report Form for TSA Contractorss

87947-87948 [2016-29146]

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