Proposed Rules – Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements; Second Delay of Effective Date

Proposed Rules – Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements; Second Delay of Effective Date Notice number: 2022-26493 Date: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before January 5, 2023 Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of proposed rulemaking. The Coast Guard proposes to further delay the effective date for certain facilities…
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U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) to develop and discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Transportation on issues related to the marine transportation system. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.…
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Request for Applications: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies

  Request for Applications: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies  Notice Number: 2022-22904 Date: November 21, 2022  Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. Request for applications. The U.S. Coast Guard is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee). This Committee advises the Secretary of Homeland Security, via the…
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Pacific Coast Port Access Route Study; Notice of Availability and Extension of Comment Period

Pacific Coast Port Access Route Study; Notice of Availability and extension of comment period Notice number: 2022-22339 Date: Comments submitted on or before November 8, 2022 Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of availability and extension of comment period. The Coast Guard is extending the comment period of the draft Pacific Coast Port Access Route Study (PAC-PARS)…
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Request for Comments: Use of Inland Ports for Storage and Transfer of Cargo Containers

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: 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

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

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

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

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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