Request for Comments: Use of Inland Ports for Storage and Transfer of Cargo Containers

September 28, 2022

This notice requests comments and information from representatives from across the supply chain, as well as the general public, pertaining to the feasibility of, and strategies for, identifying Federal and non-Federal sites for storage and transfer of cargo containers, to assist the Department of Transportation in preparing the report required by Section 24 of the…

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Department of Transportation: Notice of Funding Opportunity

September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022: Federal Register (full link below) Department of Transportation: Notice of Funding Opportunity The purpose of this notice is to solicit applications for Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) grants. Funds for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 SMART Grants Program are to be awarded on a competitive basis to conduct demonstration projects focused…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: CRISI Grant Program

September 3, 2022

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing the availability of over $1.4 billion in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement (CRISI) Grant Program funding. The CRISI Program, which is administered by FRA, advances projects that modernize America’s freight and passenger rail infrastructure, allowing people and goods to move more…

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U.S. Coast Guard: State Enforcement of Inland Navigation Rules

September 3, 2022

The Coast Guard is issuing this interim rule to remove an incorrect statement about field preemption of State or local regulations regarding inland navigation. The incorrect language was added in a 2014 rulemaking, and the error was recently discovered. By removing the language, this rule clarifies the ability of States to regulate inland navigation as…

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Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice

July 20, 2022

The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will conduct a meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT…

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Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce; Notice of Opportunity To Apply for Maritime Training and Education Designation

July 20, 2022

This notice invites eligible and qualified training entities to apply to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for designation as a Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE). The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 (the Act) provided the Secretary of Transportation with the discretionary authority to designate eligible and qualified entities as…

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Marine Highway Project Designation Open Season and Renewal of Project Designations

July 14, 2022

Marine Highway Project Designation Open Season and Renewal of Project Designations The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT or Department) and Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce that the open season for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP) Marine Highway Project Designation application submissions is being extended to September 30, 2025 (Open Season). The purpose of this notice…

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Port Access Route Study: Approaches to Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts

June 29, 2022

Port Access Route Study: Approaches to Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts Notice number: 2022-13272 Date: Comments must be received on or before August 29, 2022 Coast Guard, DHS.  Notification of inquiry and public meetings; request for comments.  The Coast Guard is seeking additional information related to the notice of study that was published on March…

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Notice of Federal Advisory Committee virtual meeting: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee

June 23, 2022

National Maritime Security Advisory Committee Notice number: 2022-13341 Date: Submit your comments no later than July 8, 2022 U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.  Notice of Federal Advisory Committee virtual meeting.  The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee) will conduct a virtual meeting, to review and discuss matters relating to national maritime security. Specifically,…

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Federal Register: Credit Assistance and Related Fees for Water Resources Infrastructure Projects

June 14, 2022

Credit Assistance and Related Fees for Water Resources Infrastructure Projects Notice number: 2022-12050 Date:  Comments must be received on or before August 9, 2022. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense (DoD).  Proposed rule.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is soliciting comments on a proposed rule implementing a new credit assistance program…

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