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Notice of Funding Opportunity: America’s Marine Highway Project

March 5, 2020

March 5, 2020: Federal Register (full link below) Maritime Administration, DOT has issued a notice of funding opportunity for the availability of funding for grants and establishes selection criteria and application requirements for the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of this program is to…

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Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Program

February 28, 2020

February 28, 2020: Federal Register (full link below) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau has issued a request for information requesting input from interested parties with the intent to gather as much information as possible before implementing the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Program. The Bureau is issuing this RFI on the most effective, transparent…

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Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice

January 30, 2020

The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following 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 meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on February…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: INFRA

January 22, 2020

The Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity for fiscal year 2020 funding for Infrastructure For Rebuilding America program (INFRA), formerly named the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program (NSFHP). The INFRA program provides Federal financial assistance to highway and freight projects of…

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Federal Register: Notice of Funding Opportunity – Small Shipyards

January 11, 2020

Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadlines Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice of deadlines for Small Shipyard Grant Applications. Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, $19,600,000 is currently available for grants to: Make capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality…

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DOT: Request for Information

December 31, 2019

DOT has extended the comment period time for the request for information regarding the ROUTES Initiative (information below). This means it is NOT TOO LATE for you to submit a comment about Addressing Unmet Needs Through DOT Discretionary Grant Programs. If you would like to view IRPT’s comments, please click here. You are welcome to…

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National Freight Strategic Plan: Request for Information

December 29, 2019

The safe and efficient movement of freight is vital to the Nation’s economic growth and to the creation of well-paying jobs for millions of Americans. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act required DOT to develop a National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP) that includes eleven statutorily required components to address multimodal freight transportation. The Department…

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IRPT’s Response to DOT’s Request for Information: ROUTES Initiative

December 27, 2019

Many of you have reviewed the Department of Transportation’s request for information regarding the new ROUTES Initiative sent by IRPT today. Further, many of you have noticed that the ROUTES Initiative is to be coordinated by Federal Highway, Federal Transit, Federal Rail and Federal Aviation Administrations. IRPT believes that Maritime Administration should be included as…

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ROUTES Request for Information (Due 12-27)

December 18, 2019

November 27, 2019: Federal Register (full link below) The Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation (DOT) issues a request for information regarding the ROUTES Initiative. On October 28, 2019, the Secretary of Transportation issued an order launching the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) initiative. ROUTES will help the Department of…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing

December 13, 2019

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Letters of Interest for the RRIF Express Pilot Program Under the Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing Program The Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity. The notice establishes a pilot Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (“RRIF”) Express Program (“RRIF…

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