Category: News


MVFC Authorization Renewed

CFIRE Funding MAFC News

At the recent meeting of the Mississippi Valley Conference of AASHTO, the Executive Committee of the Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition authorized the Coalition for an additional two years, through 2012. The Executive Committee used the result of the MVFC Business Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2010 MVFC Conference and Annual Meeting, as the basis […]

Spring/Summer 2010 Freight Notes

Freight Notes MAFC News

The Spring/Summer 2010 edition of the MVFC Freight Notes is now available for download. In this issue, you’ll find a roundup of the 2010 MVFC Conference and Annual Meeting and Ernie Wittwer’s comments on the current state of national discourse on transportation funding.

The Next Step Forward for the I-39/90 Expansion


At a press conference today, Wisconsin DOT Secretary Frank Busalacchi and Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan announced the completion of the environmental impact statement required for a project to widen I-39/90 to six lanes from Beloit to Madison. Now that the environmental impact statement is complete, the State can apply for federal funds to complete the […]


CFIRE Funding MAFC News

The US DOT is holding an online seminar to assist TIGER II grant applicants. The U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) is sponsoring an educational seminar pertaining to the TIGER II Discretionary Grant program.  Entitled “Lessons on How to Compete For a DOT Discretionary Grant,” the seminar will be held on Tuesday, May 18, and will […]

TIGER Grant Selection Process

Funding MAFC News

The US Department of Transportation has published a short process summary of the TIGER Grant Selection Process. This document includes brief descriptions of the technical evaluation process and the review and selection process for the first round of TIGER Grants, awarded in February 2010.

Marine Highway Rule Now Final

Maritime News

With the most recent edition of the Federal Register, America’s Marine Highway Rule became final: On October 9, 2008, the Department of Transportation published an interim final rule that established America’s Marine Highway Program, under which the Secretary will designate marine highway corridors and identify and support short sea transportation projects to expand domestic water […]

Kansas Highways Rated #1


Readers Digest has rated Kansas highways #1 in the nation. For more information, checkout the video of the press conference or read the press release.

Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030 Survey


Have an opinion about the future of rail in Wisconsin? Fill out the State Rail Plan 2030 Questionnaire. For more information about the Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030, go to