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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

FHWA Announces Final Rule to Reduce Roadway Fatalities in Dark Conditions by Improving Visibility with Retroreflective Pavement Marking

FHWA 28-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced a final rule that will improve safety for all road users by ensuring that pavement markings are made more visible in dark or low light conditions.

Under the final rule, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (MUTCD)...

Biden Administration Awards $49.2 Million for Innovative Technology Grants to Improve Mobility and Travel on America’s Highway and Transit Systems

Program to be Expanded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

FHWA 27-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) together awarded $49.2 million in innovative technology grants to improve mobility and multimodal connections for...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $1.83 Million to Ohio’s NEORide to Improve Access to Transit Services in Ohio & Surrounding States

Projects will improve transportation for Ohioans

FHWA 27H-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) together awarded more than $1.83 million in innovative technology grants to Ohio’s NEORide to improve mobility and multimodal connections for...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $5 Million to Alabama’s PROACT Project

FHWA 27A-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $5 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Alabama Department of Transportation for the Proactive Route Operations to Avert Congestion in Traffic (PROACT) Alabama project. The grant will help...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3 Million to the Port of Los Angeles Gateway Project for Advanced Technologies to Reduce Port Congestion

FHWA 27B-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Port of Los Angeles Gateway Project. The grant will help the Port of Los Angeles deploy advanced technologies to improve trucking, drayage and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3.9 Million to Chicago’s Centralized Transit System Priority Project

FHWA 27C-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3.9 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the City of Chicago’s Centralized Transit Signal Priority Project. The grant will help the City of Chicago deploy signal timing technologies to...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $6.67 Million to Rural Freight Technology Project in Kansas

FHWA 27D-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $6.67 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Great Plains Rural Freight Technology Corridor Project. The grant will help the project use advanced...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $5.14 Million for Safe Driving Technologies in Kentucky

FHWA 27E-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $5.14 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for Kentucky’s Wrong Way Driving and Integrated Safety Technology System. The project will use the grant to deploy...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8.74 Million to the South Jersey Transportation Authority’s Smart and Connected Corridor Project

FHWA 27F-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $8.74 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the South Jersey Transportation Authority for the Smart and Connect Atlantic City Expressway Project. The project will use the grant to transform the...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $1.44 Million to North Dakota for Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions

FHWA 27G-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $1.44 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the North Dakota Department of Transportation for the Electric Vehicle User Range Anxiety Solution for Rural North Dakota Project. The project will use...