AASHTO Comments on the Nomination of Pete Buttigieg as U.S. Transportation Secretary – AASHTO (News release)

Department of Energy Announces $128 Million for Sustainable Transportation Research – AASHTO Journal

Buttigieg would bring his agenda and Biden’s to Department of Transportation – Roll Call

Historic Picks for EPA, Interior Complete Biden Climate Team – Scientific American

Passing Infrastructure Policies in New Congress – Transport Topics

FTA Awards $6.2MM in TOD Grants – Railway Age

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $544.3 Million in Federal Funding Allocations for Seven Transit Infrastructure Projects – USDOT (Press release)


The future of airport design after COVID-19 – Construction Specifier

SEPTA and Drexel team up to stop the spread of COVID-19 on public transit – WHYY

Imagine How COVID-19 Could Reshape Mobility for People Who Rely on Transit – Mass Transit

The ‘Highway Boondoggles’ That the Pandemic Hasn’t KilledCityLab

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Additional Administrative Relief for Transit Agencies During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency – FTA (Press release)


Over 100 Vermont organizations support Transportation & Climate Initiative – Vermont Business Magazine

Transportation leaders discuss need for more infrastructure funding to spur economic growth – Northern Kentucky Tribune

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches New Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Program – USDOT (Press release)

Biden Must Look to Cities and Embrace ‘Resilience’ in His Climate Strategy – US News and World Report (Commentary)


50 years in, the Clean Air Act’s societal benefits still outweigh costs 10 to 1, research finds – University of California

ADOT: 2020 brings first-of-its-kind dust detection and warning project – KVOA-TV

Getting U.S. to Zero Carbon Will Take a $2.5 Trillion Investment by 2030 – Bloomberg Green

Mass., other states near historic agreement to curb transportation emissions – Boston Globe

Report outlines solutions for curbing U.S. carbon emissions – University of Colorado Boulder


Environmental justice groups see ally in Biden’s EPA nominee – E&E News


The Largest Wildlife Bridge in the U.S. Opens in San Antonio – Route Fifty

Targeting U.S. wetland restoration could make cleaning up water much cheaper – Science

Caltrans Uses New Tree Removal Technology – Safer, Faster and Efficient – Caltrans (News release)


New Report Highlights History of Clashes Between Civil Rights and Historic Preservation in Alexandria – ALXnow


KDOT kicks off first Active Transportation Plan in 25 years – Kansas DOT (Press release)

Philadelphia installs the first in-street bicycle counters in the region – City of Philadelphia

Abandoned South Austin railroad on track to become city’s newest urban trail – CutureMap Austin

New pedestrian, bike trail to open Tuesday in Moline – KWQC-TV

Ocean City aims to get bicycles off dangerous Coastal Highway – WTOP Radio

A new app is geared for e-scooter riders – WDVM-TV

Active rail lines pose new challenges for Atlanta Beltline northside trail routes – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Hickory adopts plan for bike, pedestrian improvements – Hickory Daily Record


Improving the Health and Safety of Transit Workers with Corresponding Impacts on the Bottom Line – TCRP

Advanced Ground Vehicle Technologies for Airside Operations – ACRP

Updated Survey of Laws and Regulations Applicable to Airport Commercial Ground Transportation – ACRP


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Projects in Texas – FHWA (Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by TxDOT and Federal Agencies)

Hazardous Materials: Editorial Corrections and Clarifications – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (Final rule)

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Long Beach Cruise Terminal Improvement Project in the Port of Long Beach, California – NOAA (Notice; issuance of incidental harassment authorization)

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental To Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Washington State Department of Transportation Purdy Bridge Rehabilitation Project, Pierce County, WA – NOAA (Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments on proposed authorization and possible renewal)

Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat – Fish and Wildlife Service (Final rule)

Reauthorization of Permits, Maintenance, and Vegetation Management on Western Area Power Administration Transmission Lines on National Forest System Lands, Colorado, Nebraska, and Utah (DOE/ EIS–0442) – Western Area Power Administration (Record of decision)