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Daily Transportation Update

FUNDING

STATE DOT NEWS

ROADWAYS & VEHICLES

INFRASTRUCTURE

FREIGHT

PASSENGER RAIL

TRANSIT

AVIATION

  • Alaska DOT&PF's Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Wins Air Cargo Excellence Award
    Link to news release

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

OTHER

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Our Way Forward

America's Transportation Future

Throughout our history, investments in transportation have led America forward. Now is the time to renew this legacy for the next generation.

America's Transportation Awards

Nominate Your Projects For The 2015 America’s Transportation Awards Competition!

The competition recognizes the best transportation projects across the nation each year administered by state transportation departments. The competition this year will showcase projects that finish under budget, those that feature exceptional uses of innovation, and projects that improve the quality of life and development of communities.

Nominations will be accepted between February 20th, 2015 and March 31st, 2015.

Transportation TV

Expected the Unexpected: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2015 PSA

​The Federal Highway Administration says on average 85% of the deaths in highway work zones crashes are drivers and passengers in cars. The National Work Zone Awareness Week campaign ---which begins at the start of the highway construction season--aims to prevent work zone fatalities by encouraging safe driving through highway work zones and construction sites.

Transportation TV

US Senators Hear from AASHTO about Potential Funding Crisis

​Utah Department of Transportation Executive Director Carlos Braceras urged Congress Feb. 25 to pass a "robust, long-term" highway and transit bill before current authority for Highway Trust Fund programs expires May 31. Braceras, who is also secretary-treasurer of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, made the comments at a hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which has responsibility for writing the highway portion of a bill.

TRANSIT

AVIATION

  • Alaska DOT&PF's Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Wins Air Cargo Excellence Award
    Link to news release

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

OTHER

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Drawbridge Operations
Snake Creek, Islamorada, FL
16280–16281 [2015–06949]
 

Drawbridge Operations
Willamette River, Portland, OR
16279 [2015–07019]
 

Drawbridge Operations
Willamette River, Portland, OR
16279–16280 [2015–07020]
 

Safety Zones
RiverFest Fireworks, Neches River, Port Neches, TX
16283–16284 [2015–07140]
 

Safety Zones
Vessel Fire and Escort, Port of New York, NJ, NY
16281–16283 [2015–07139]
 

Special Local Regulations
Charleston Race Week, Charleston Harbor; Charleston, SC
16277–16279 [2015–06950]
 

FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Commercial Drivers License Standards; Exemptions
Daimler Trucks North America (Daimler)
16511–16512 [2015–07059]
 

Hours of Service of Drivers; Exemption Applications
McKee Foods Transportation, LLC
16503–16506 [2015–07056]
 

Hours of Service of Drivers; Exemption Applications
U.S. Department of Energy
16506–16507 [2015–07060]
 

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
16497–16500 [2015–07051]
 

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
16507–16509 [2015–07052]
 

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
16495–16497 [2015–07053]
 

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications
Vision
16500–16502 [2015–07046]
 

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications
Vision
16502–16503 [2015–07049]
 

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications
Vision
16509–16511 [2015–07050]
 

PROPOSED RULES

Meetings
State Inspection Programs for Passenger-Carrying Vehicles; Listening Sessions
16354–16355 [2015–07054]
 

MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel EL GUAPO
16515 [2015–06982]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel F/V IRISH
16516–16517 [2015–06984]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel GOLD RUSH
16515–16516 [2015–06985]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel LIBERTY
16513 [2015–06995]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel MAJESTIC
16514 [2015–06986]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel QUETZAL
16513–16514 [2015–06983]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel TAHOE DREAMER
16512 [2015–06987]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel UPTICK
16517 [2015–06997]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel WANDERER CHARTERS
16516 [2015–06998]
 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Noise Exposure Map
Alexandria International Airport, Alexandria, Louisiana
16494–16495 [2015–07085]
 

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives
Airbus Helicopters, Previously Eurocopter France
16325–16327 [2015–06805]
 

Airworthiness Directives
The Boeing Company Airplanes
16321–16324 [2015–06746]
 

RULES

Airworthiness Directives
Airbus Airplanes
16255–16259 [2015–06583]
 

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals; Correction
16512 [2015–06959]
 

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NOTICES

Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits
16517–16518 [2015–07061]
 

The AASHTO Daily Transportation Update is published electronically Monday through Friday and is a service of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. For further information or comments please contact Zach O'Connor, zoconnor@aashto.org, or the AASHTO Daily Transportation Update's editor, Bernie Wagenblast at bernie@bwcommunications.net.

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