Webinar: Using FAF Data in Economic Analysis

June 4, 2014

June 26, 2014
1:00-2:15 PM Eastern
This webinar will explore how practitioners in state departments of transportation, metropolitan/regional planning organizations, and other agencies can use FAF data to support economic analysis, such as cost-benefit studies, freight investment scenarios, and other activities. The webinar will feature speakers from Cambridge Systematics and North Dakota State University.
This webinar is aimed [...]

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PNRS MAP-21 Section 1120 Survey

June 4, 2014

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) hosted a webinar on June 3, 2014, to discuss MAP-21’s amendments to the Projects of National and Regional Significance (PNRS) that require the Secretary of the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) to develop a report to Congress that includes a comprehensive list of potential projects by October 1, 2014.
Agencies eligible [...]

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APAA Applauds the Passing of WRRDA

May 27, 2014

After the passing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (H.R. 3080, WRRDA) in both the House and the Senate, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is trumpeting full Congressional approval of the long-awaited and critically-needed water resources development legislation.
Kurt Nagle, AAPA’s president and CEO, applauded U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and David [...]

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AASHTO Summary of the Proposed MAP-21 Reauthorization Act

May 14, 2014

On May 12, 2014, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released the text of the proposed MAP-21 Reauthorization Act. AASHTO has released a summary of this legislation.

Overall, the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act provides a total of $265 billion for highway programs over six years and continues the core program structure put in place in MAP-21 [...]

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Webinar: Rail Provisions of the GROW AMERICA Act

May 13, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
1pm Eastern
FRA Administrator Joseph C. Szabo will host a webinar conference call with members of AASHOT’s SCORT Committee to discuss rail related provisions of the proposed GROW AMERICA Act.
Participant Instructions
The web conference is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM Eastern Time on May 13, 2014. You may join the web conference [...]

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A Tour of CREATE

May 12, 2014

As part of the 2014 MAFC Annual Meeting and NAFTANEXT Conference, participants had the opportunity to tour some of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) program’s project sites.

MAFC researcher Maria Hart attended the tour, took photographs, and then added the photographs to a Chicago map using ArcGIS.

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