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Columbus to Add 200 EVs After Winning Smart City Challenge

Columbus to Add 200 EVs After Winning Smart City Challenge

The City of Columbus, Ohio, was selected as the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge, earning up to $50 million. Columbus’ proposal includes the addition of 200 electric vehicles to the fleet.

June 29, 2016

America’s Highways Turn 60, Need Major Facelift

America’s Highways Turn 60, Need Major Facelift

As the U.S. Interstate Highway system turns 60, it is in dire need of repairs and improvements – and that will require a substantial increase in funding for the long-term, says a new report.

June 28, 2016

Record 51M Vehicles Recalled in 2015

Record 51M Vehicles Recalled in 2015

Nearly 900 vehicle recalls were filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2015, a new record involving more than 51 million vehicles — another record, the federal agency reported.

January 25, 2016

Obama Aims to Invest $4B in Automated Vehicle Technology
State DOTs Tracking El Niño to Prepare Roads for Winter

State DOTs Tracking El Niño to Prepare Roads for Winter

As much as 70% of state Departments of Transportation are tracking El Niño to make preparations for the unusual winter weather ahead, including increasing stocks of salt and de-icing chemicals, according to a new survey.

December 21, 2015

DOT to Host Self-Driving Vehicle Talk with Google Expert
NYC Fleet to Test Connected Vehicle Tech

NYC Fleet to Test Connected Vehicle Tech

New York City will install vehicle-to-vehicle technology in 10,000 buses, taxis, limousines, and city fleet vehicles as part of a $23 million federally funded initiative designed to reduce future congestion and greenhouse gas emissions.

November 4, 2015

Miles Driven Reaches All-Time High

Miles Driven Reaches All-Time High

Drivers traveled more miles on U.S. roads in August to push the yearly total to date past 2 trillion for a new all-time high as well as the largest year-over-year gain in monthly driving, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

November 3, 2015

DOT Issues $5 Million in Emergency Relief for South Carolina Roads

DOT Issues $5 Million in Emergency Relief for South Carolina Roads

The Dept. of Transportation announced on Oct. 6 the “immediate availability” of $5 million in emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration to the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation to help repair roads and bridges damaged by the recent rain-driven flooding that has crippled the state.

October 7, 2015

NYC Receives $20M for Connected-Vehicle Project
Real-World Fuel Economy Improves Gradually

Real-World Fuel Economy Improves Gradually

Fuel economy has seen a gradual increase in light-duty vehicles since the 1990s with a 1.8 mpg improvement in 2013, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

August 19, 2015

DOT Audit Criticizes Federal Safety Investigations

DOT Audit Criticizes Federal Safety Investigations

A newly released DOT audit report, ordered in the wake of GM’s ignition switch recalls, offers a disturbing assessment of NHTSA’s efforts to identify and investigate vehicle safety defects.

June 22, 2015

Highway Bill Would Bolster NHTSA Funding, Authority
Feds Provide $232.5M for Emergency Road Repairs
Zipcar Expands in Pasadena

Zipcar Expands in Pasadena

Zipcar and the Pasadena Department of Transportation (DOT) are partnering to introduce 20 Zipcars in 10 new locations in Pasadena, Calif.

May 14, 2014

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