A roundup of headlines curated for state transportation environmental professionals


AASHTO’s ETAP Podcast: The Ray Eyes Future Roadway Issues – AASHTO Journal

AASHTO Hurricane Panel: Support is the Key to Recovery – AASHTO Journal

A big-city official comes to DC to deal with vehicle electrification infrastructure – Federal News Network

Michigan Test Drives Country’s First Mobility Officer – Route Fifty

Aspen Decarbonization Workshop Remarks by Maritime Administrator – MARAD (transcript)

The pollution EPA refuses to regulate – The Hill (opinion)


Supreme Court leaves TSA mask requirement ruling in place – The Hill

Health Officials Are Now Tracking COVID-19 Variants at Airports – Time


Hawaii DOT Wants Plastic Waste to Hit the Road – AASHTO Journal

What Is Bike Infrastructure? – Planetizen

Will ‘discontent’ accelerate a sustainable transport future? – GreenBiz

Report On Electric And Alternative Vehicle Infrastructure Summit – National Governors Association (commentary)

New Environmental Standards for City Infrastructure Announced – City of Boston (media release)

Ohio Governor Announces $100 Million for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Now Available – Ohio Governor’s Office (media release)



California set a record for greenhouse gas reductions in 2020, but it means nothing – Los Angeles Times

The Fight Against Deadly Soot – The Relevator

Nearly half of voters oppose gas-powered car sale ban in Washington, WA Poll shows – KING-TV


Chicago Red Line extension is more than a transportation story – Chicago Sun-Times (opinion)


New research and initiatives to help save the Great Salt Lake – KSTU-TV

LA Metro Board Approves New Tree Policy – Metro

Fewer Car-Deer Crashes with Permanent Daylight Savings – Route Fifty

50 years after the Clean Water Act, more must be done to protect Montana’s waterways – Daily Montanan (commentary)


West Virginia’s ‘Roads to Prosperity’ Gets Cultural Exhibit – AASHTO Journal


Electric planes could reconnect small US airports – The Hill

First-of-its-kind initiative launched to make shared mobility the first, best option – Intelligent Transport

Highway and traffic pollution could be connected to low birthweight – Popular Science

Scientific study shows how much traffic increases when e-bikes and e-scooters are banned – Electrek

58-mile trail connecting Southwest Michigan to Chicago could be done by 2026 WGN-TV

The Journey from Parking to Mobility Management – Government Technology (video)

Ireland’s National Transport Authority Launches Active Travel Pilot Scheme For New Zebra Crossings – Intelligent Transport

New York MTA Announces Initial Actions of Landmark Bike, Pedestrian, and Micromobility Strategic Action Plan – MTA (media release)


Review of Federal Highway Administration Infrastructure R&D – TRB

Advancing Transportation Equity: Conference Summary and Action Brief – TRB

Expanding Microtransit Services and Improving the Rider Experience – TRB (webinar)

Current Methods for Life Cycle Analyses of Low-Carbon Transportation Fuels in the United States – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine



Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Mississippi River Hatchie/ Loosahatchie, MS River Mile 775–736, Tennessee and Arkansas, Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study – Army Corps of Engineers (Notice)

Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Mid-Chesapeake Bay Islands Ecosystem Restoration Project at James Island – Army Corps of Engineers (Notice)

Exemption From Historic Preservation Review for Electric Vehicle Supply EquipmentAdvisory Council on Historic Preservation (Approval of exemption)

Strategy To Reduce Lead Exposures and Disparities in U.S. Communities – EPA (Notice of availability)

Clean Air Act Advisory Committee – EPA (Notice of charter renewal)

Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit – EPA (Notice; request for public comment)

Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit – EPA (Notice; request for public comment)

National Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notification of Public Meeting – EPA (Notice)

White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notification of Public Meeting – EPA (Notice)

Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council – EPA (Notice)

National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) – EPA (Notice of meeting)

Announcing Upcoming Meeting of Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee – EPA (Notice)

Hazardous Materials: Public Meeting Notice for the Research, Development & Technology Virtual ForumPipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (Notice)