Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

President Joe Biden & U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Announce Availability of $1 Billion for…

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Provides Dedicated Funding for Safety Projects that Prevent Fatalities, Serious Injuries WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that the application process is now open for communities of all sizes to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2022 funding to help them ensure … [continued]

Biden Admin: $3.16 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Boost Domestic & Battery Manufacturing

DOE Funding Will Support Growing Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Demands Through Increased Battery Manufacturing, Processing, and Recycling WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced $3.1 billion in funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to make more batteries and components in America, bolster domestic supply … [continued]

Nearly $1.5 Billion in Grants to Modernize US Bus Fleets & Facilities

President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes funding to expand the availability of clean buses in communities across the country  WASHINGTON — At an event with Vice President Kamala Harris, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Federal Transit Administration Administrator Nuria Fernandez this week announced the availability of approximately $1.47 billion … [continued]

No Need to be Freightened of Electric Trucks

Even though only 10% of vehicles on US roads are medium- and heavy-duty trucks, they are responsible for the majority of hazardous air pollutants and nearly 25% of the greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. This pollution disproportionately burdens low-income communities and communities of color and leads to deadly diseases such as asthma, cardiac impairments, and cancer. … [continued]

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Announces Comprehensive National Roadway Safety Strategy

As the nation grapples with rise in traffic fatalities, new strategy outlines steps for the U.S. Department of Transportation and calls on stakeholders from across sectors to take action to address this urgent crisis. The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary today announced the federal government’s new comprehensive National Roadway Safety Strategy … [continued]