A roundup of headlines curated for state transportation environmental professionals


FHWA Activates Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program – AASHTO Journal

What is in House Republicans’ energy policy package? – The Hill

Activists Slam Biden Administration for Reversing Climate and Equity Guidance on Highway Expansions – Inside Climate News

USDOT Opens Applications for First Round of $2.5 Billion Program to Build EV Charging in Communities and Neighborhoods Nationwide – FHWA (media release)


Navigating toward clean transportation and lower environmental impacts – Maine Monitor

Moore recommits Maryland to highest national climate goals for electric vehicle sales – Maryland Matters

The booming American Sunbelt may be a victim of its own success as soaring traffic congestion jeopardizes economic growth – Fortune

Generation EV | Getting Warmer With Kal Penn Episode 7 – Bloomberg (video)

New fire risks as a result of electric and hybrid buses – Mass Transit (opinion)


Ports of LA, Long Beach Join Bid to Be Hydrogen Fuel Hub – Los Angeles Daily News

Bill aims to create clean transportation standard in Minnesota – Biodiesel Magazine

This Tractor Runs on Cow Manure – Bloomberg Green

Scaling carbon removal requires a portfolio approach – The Hill (opinion)


Researchers urge policymakers to build pedestrian greenspaces – Virginia Public Media

E-bikes raise management concerns in some parks, public forests – Bay Journal

Researchers To Explore Wildfires, Drinking Water Quality – Texas A&M

MoDOT Seeks Volunteers for No MOre Trash Bash – Missouri DOT

Weathering Lake Tahoe’s Storms – Tahoe Daily Tribune (opinion)


Car-Free Living Takes Off in Car-Centric Cities – Hyperdrive

The ‘Green Amendment’ is well-intended – but that’s not enough – Nevada Independent (opinion)


Oklahoma DOT Putting Active Transportation Plan Together – AASHTO Journal

Plazas, two-way bike lane on tap as NYC public space push begins – WPIX-TV

Chicago City Council approves using cameras to catch drivers who block bike and bus lanes downtown – WBBM-TV

ATX Walk Bike Roll plan presented to boards and commissions – Austin Monitor

TxDOT launches safety campaign after increase in pedestrian, bicycle crashes – KVEO-TV


TRB Webinar: The Jury is Still Out – The Latest on Recycled Plastic Waste in Asphalt – TRB

Getting Safely to the Other Side: Decision Support for Wildlife Crossing Programs – TR News (link to PDF)

Rutgers CAIT Partners with NJ TRANSIT and International Association on North American Regional Training Center – Rutgers University

Door to Door: Microtransit in the Twin Cities – Move Minneapolis (link to webinar registration)


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Rail Transportation Projects – FRA (Notice)

Approval of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Noise Compatibility Program – FAA (Notice)

Roundtable on Environmental Justice and Equity in Infrastructure Permitting; Second Supplemental Notice of Roundtable – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Notice)

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests; Idaho; Clearwater National Forest Travel PlanningForest Service (Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement)

California State Nonroad Engine Pollution Control Standards; Ocean- Going Vessels At-Berth and Commercial Harbor Craft; Requests for Authorization; Opportunity for Public Hearing and Comment – EPA (Notice)

Release of Draft Policy Assessment for the Reconsideration of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards – EPA (Notice of availability)

White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notice of Charter Renewal – EPA (Notice)

Request for Nominations to the Good Neighbor Environmental Board – EPA (Notice)

Lands Chief, National Trails Land Resources Program Office; Delegation of AuthorityNational Park Service (Notice)

Notice To Reopen the Advisory Council for Climate Adaptation Science Call for Nominations – U.S. Geological Survey (Notice)

Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Whitewater River Groundwater Replenishment Facility, Riverside County, CA – Bureau of Land Management (Notice)

Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tampa Harbor Navigation Improvement Study, Hillsborough County, Florida – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Notice)

Regulated Navigation Area; Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL – Coast Guard (Notice of proposed rulemaking)