From the monthly archives:

April 2014

The US Department of Transportation has released a fact sheet with an overview of the freight initiatives in the Obama Administration’s proposed Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America (GROW AMERICA) Act. The freight-focused portion of this legislation aims to “make critical investments to help […]

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has launched the next phase of the Missouri Freight Plan. This plan aims to: …engage business and local leaders, along with freight and industry stakeholders, in a discussion regarding funding of Missouri’s freight infrastructure. These discussions will prioritize how to use the scarce funds that exist, along with how […]

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In late March, KDOT Secretary Mike King announced the formation of the Kansas Freight Advisory Committee. “This committee will provide input to me,” Secretary Mike King said. “As well as advising and assisting with identifying freight transportation issues, the committee will help us prioritize highway and rail freight corridors of significance and identify multimodal freight infrastructure needs.” For […]

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The Illinois Department of Transportation has named the members of the newly created Illinois State Freight Advisory Council. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced that 41 members with extensive experience and expertise in the multimodal movement of freight have been chosen to serve on the new Illinois State Freight Advisory Council. The council, […]

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US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the appointment of 10 new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC), including Kevin Schoeben from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). MTSNAC is comprised of 29 members from commercial transportation firms, trade associations, state and local entities, labor organizations, academics and environmental groups. Council […]

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence has released funding “Major Moves 2020” highway construction program, which will initially invest up to $400 million in the next generation of highway expansion. “Roads mean jobs, and Major Moves 2020 will improve Indiana’s transportation infrastructure to enhance our position as the Crossroads of America,” said Governor Pence. “Major Moves 2020 […]

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