February 29, 2024

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U.S. Department of Transportation Observes National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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U.S. Department of Transportation Observes National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 WASHINGTON – In recognition of National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the U.S. Department of Transportation is taking action to raise awareness among travelers and transportation employees across America’s transportation systems.  “The horrors of human trafficking are far reaching, but together, we have the power to detect and prevent them,” said U.S. […]

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U.S. DOT Launches $15 Million Complete Streets Artificial Intelligence Initiative for Small Businesses
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U.S. DOT Launches  Million Complete Streets Artificial Intelligence Initiative for Small Businesses

Thursday, February 1, 2024 Department seeks innovative tools for generating, integrating, and activating data for mobility.  Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation opened a new opportunity for American small businesses to leverage advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve transportation. The Complete Streets AI Initiative is being offered through the Department’s Small […]

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FACTSHEET ON RAIL SAFETY | US Department of Transportation
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FACTSHEET ON RAIL SAFETY | US Department of Transportation

Since President Biden took office, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken key steps to improve the safety of our railways by deploying funding from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, holding railroads accountable, raising rail safety standards, and supporting first responders and rail workers. Following the Norfolk Southern derailment last year, the Administration has mobilized a comprehensive, […]

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USDOT Readout of Call with Supply Chain Stakeholders on Disruptions Caused by Red Sea Attacks
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USDOT Readout of Call with Supply Chain Stakeholders on Disruptions Caused by Red Sea Attacks

Friday, February 2, 2024 On Thursday, members of the U.S Department of Transportation’s Office of Multimodal Freight held a call with stakeholders across the United States supply chain on issues and disruptions stemming from the ongoing situation in the Red Sea. The Maritime Administration emphasized its continued commitment to keeping mariners safe and stakeholders up […]

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Air Travel Consumer Report: November 2023 Numbers
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Air Travel Consumer Report: November 2023 Numbers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on airline operational data compiled for the month of November 2023 for on-time performance, mishandled baggage, and mishandled wheelchairs and scooters. The ATCR is designed to assist consumers with information on the quality of services provided by airlines. DOT […]

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Readout of Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s Meeting with U.S. Carriers and Mariners
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Readout of Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s Meeting with U.S. Carriers and Mariners

Monday, February 5, 2024 Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and DOT officials held a meeting with maritime labor organizations and U.S. flag shipping companies to discuss the ongoing situation in the southern Red Sea and western Gulf of Aden and its impact on shipping and the freedom of navigation in the region.   […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $110 Million in Relief Funding to Help Public Transportation Providers Recover from Natural Disasters
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly 0 Million in Relief Funding to Help Public Transportation Providers Recover from Natural Disasters

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced nearly $110 million in funding to eight public transportation providers and state Departments of Transportation in six states and one U.S. territory to help communities recover from recent natural disasters.  The support, provided through FTA’s Public Transportation Emergency Relief (ER) Program, will […]

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