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Over Half of 2022 Bike Trips in USA Were for Social or Recreational Purposes

Fifty-two percent of all bike trips in 2022 were for social or recreational purposes. The next most common trip purpose was for church/school, followed by commuting from home to work. In total, there were about 2.2 billion bike trips taken in 2022. Source: Federal Highway Administration, 2022 NextGen National Household Travel Survey … [continued]

"The first NEVI-funded electric vehicle charging station opens in Ohio." Photo from Ohio Department of Transportation.

Biden-Harris Admin Celebrates USA’s 1st NEVI-Funded EV Charging Stations in Ohio & New York

Stations in London, Ohio and Kingston, New York Are Historic Step Towards Building an Electrified Transportation System that is Convenient, Affordable, and Reliable for All Americans KINGSTON, NEW YORK — The Biden-Harris Administration applauds Ohio and New York for opening America’s first electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations funded through … [continued]

$3 Million in “Quick Release” Emergency Relief Funding for Traffic Management & Repairs to Infrastructure…

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $3 million in “quick release” (QR) Emergency Relief (ER) funds, the current total QR requested by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), to offset costs associated with traffic management services and repairs to … [continued]

US Charging & Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program Deadline Extended

The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) closing date has been extended to June 13, 2023 (14-day extension). The grants.gov weblink to the CFI remains the same and notes the current closing date; Amendment 1 announcing the extended application deadline is available under the … [continued]

Biden–Harris Admin: All 50 States, DC, & Puerto Rico Have Submitted Plans for National Electric…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In keeping with President Biden’s commitment to build out a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers by 2030, the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy today announced all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have submitted EV infrastructure deployment plans as required … [continued]

Biden–Harris Administration Takes Drive Forward to Combat Climate Change

“A proposed rule [yesterday] from the Department of Transportation would require states to measure the greenhouse gas emissions from their highway and transportation programs, and then come up with plans to reduce that harmful pollution.” —NRDC writes. “Implementing these standards would help ensure the historic investments from the bipartisan infrastructure law … [continued]

Sampling Of Roadway Renewable Energy Designs

Roadway renewable energy enthusiasts might be interested in seeing some of these demonstrations, referred to by the Federal Highway Administration  as “Alternate Uses of Highway Right-of-Way (ROW).” Although some may believe renewable energy test are a new thing, rest assured, they are not at all, writes the Federal Highway Administration … [continued]