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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over 8 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $108 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced over $108 million in grant awards for 85 projects that will improve transportation and reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on Federal and Tribal lands. The grants, from FHWA’s Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects and Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund programs, are the latest in a series of efforts by the Biden-Harris Administration to invest in transportation improvements and improve safety, mobility, economic development, and equity on Federal and Tribal lands. “Good transportation infrastructure is vital to the well-being of those…
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Freightera Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 535% Profit Growth

Freightera Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 535% Profit Growth

Freightera’s win-win automated freight shipping platform grows net profit 535% YoY in Q1 2024, with automated division revenue up 47% YoY to mid-June, and operating costs continuing to decline for the 8th consecutive quarter. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 19, 2024 (Newswire.com) - Freightera, North America's award-winning freight automation platform offering all-inclusive shipping rates from hundreds of carriers and instant freight booking, celebrated its 10th anniversary in May after posting a 535% increase in net profit YoY in Q1 2024. This profit growth is driven by steadily scaling revenue that accelerated to 47% YoY by mid-June in the automated division, consistent reduction in operating…
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TOMIS Acquires Yonder, Expanding Its Reach in the Travel Technology Sector

TOMIS Acquires Yonder, Expanding Its Reach in the Travel Technology Sector

This strategic acquisition reinforces TOMIS’ commitment to delivering the latest in generative AI, data-driven marketing solutions, and exceptional customer experiences for tour operators worldwide. TOMIS Yonder Acquisition TOMIS Yonder Acquisition in Tours & Activities AI Technology MISSOULA, Mont., June 18, 2024 (Newswire.com) -  TOMIS, a leading customer experience and communication software company and digital marketing agency for tour operators, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Yonder, a New Zealand-based tech company specializing in sales and customer service solutions for the tourism industry. Greater Value and Enhanced Solutions“We are excited to welcome Yonder into the TOMIS ecosystem,” said Evan Tipton, CEO of…
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Spacer Takes on America’s  Billion Parking Crisis; Cutting-Edge Park Sharing Technology to Help Businesses Lower Emissions

Spacer Takes on America’s $96 Billion Parking Crisis; Cutting-Edge Park Sharing Technology to Help Businesses Lower Emissions

Companies Can Double Parking Capacity Without Additional Physical Space Spacer Takes on America's $96 Billion Parking Crisis Spacer can significantly enhance parking capacities, in some instances by doubling it through its technology. SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2024 (Newswire.com) - Spacer Technologies, the owner of America's leading parking marketplaces Spacer and Where I Park, announces today its expansion by working with businesses to offer a cutting-edge parking management system that helps lower emissions and decarbonize transport in the community.  Designed for workplaces, public organizations, universities, commercial properties, and those working toward President Biden’s whole-of-government goal of cutting carbon pollution in half by 2030*, the advanced technology will…
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USDOT Keeps Infrastructure Week Going into the Infrastructure Decade with New Video and Fact Sheet

USDOT Keeps Infrastructure Week Going into the Infrastructure Decade with New Video and Fact Sheet

Friday, May 17, 2024 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating the historic progress of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and its impact on America’s transportation systems — and charging forward on the country’s Infrastructure Decade— with a new fact sheet and video featuring Secretary Pete Buttigieg.   To date, over 50,000 transportation construction projects are underway thanks to funding from the infrastructure law – with 10,000 construction projects already completed. These projects are repairing old bridges, making roadways safer, upgrading ports to be more efficient, modernizing airport terminals, and expanding public transit and passenger rail services.…
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SEAM Group Selected as EPC Contractor for Nuvve’s Groundbreaking Fresno Electrification Project

SEAM Group Selected as EPC Contractor for Nuvve’s Groundbreaking Fresno Electrification Project

SEAM Group announces its role as a key partner in Nuvve Holding Corp.'s (Nasdaq: NVVE) groundbreaking fleet electrification project for the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC). BEACHWOOD, Ohio, June 14, 2024 (Newswire.com) - SEAM Group, a global leader in energized asset performance, is proud to announce its role as a key partner in Nuvve Holding Corp.'s (Nasdaq: NVVE) groundbreaking fleet electrification project for the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC).In alignment with Fresno EOC's commitment to sustainable transportation solutions, the organization is taking a significant step to reduce Fresno's carbon footprint by transitioning its fleet to electric vehicles. This…
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over 8 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

Biden-Harris Administration Selects 99 Communities for Grants Aimed at Making Local Roads Safer; Invites Applications for Future Rounds of Funding

More than half of all trips are three miles or fewer, and USDOT’s Safe Streets and Roads for all funding deployed at the community level stands to improve safety for short trips that can be made by bike and on foot  Washington, DC – Today, on National Bike to Work Day, the U.S. Department of Transportation is announcing over $63 million in grants from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) program. The funding will go directly to 99 local, regional, and Tribal communities to improve road safety and help prevent deaths and…
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over 8 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

FRA Continues Strengthening Rail Safety Through New Rules Requiring Certification of Dispatchers and Signal Employees

Final rules announced today will require railroads to certify train dispatchers and signal employees and bolster training requirements WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced two final rules that will require railroads to develop certification and training programs for train dispatchers and signal employees. Unlike with conductors and locomotive engineers, there have previously been no federal regulations mandating specific training requirements, safety and knowledge checks, and verification of safety records for dispatchers and signal employees. These final rules address this gap in rail safety and will help ensure that certified dispatchers and signal employees…
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over 8 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

FMCSA Continues Nationwide Crackdown on Fraudulent Household Goods Movers and Brokers

Ahead of busy summer moving season, agency conducts enforcement sweep and provides consumer resources WASHINGTON — Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the launch of Operation Protect Your Move, the agency’s nationwide crackdown on scam interstate household goods (HHG) movers and brokers. This enforcement initiative will address complaints about HHG moving company and broker compliance with federal safety and consumer protection regulations and statutes.  “Americans deserve a fair deal when they move into a new home—and we’re cracking down on moving companies that hold people’s possessions hostage,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. “This initiative will build…
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over 8 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research Agency Advances Work to Incorporate Artificial Intelligence Safely into Transportation Applications

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 New RFI now in Federal Register seeks input from a broad array of stakeholders on how best to pursue this emerging technology Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Advanced Research Projects Agency – Infrastructure (ARPA-I) is seeking input on the potential applications of artificial intelligence (AI)  across all modes of transportation, as well as emerging challenges and opportunities in creating and deploying AI technologies.  The Request for Information (RFI) is pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 14110 of October 30, 2023, entitled “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence.”  The questions…
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