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Buy America Waiver Request for Vehicles Posted for 15-day Public Comments

Posted on 7/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proposes on the basis of the public's interest to grant 50 waivers from Buy America for eligible vehicle related projects on the condition that the vehicles, equipment, or modifications are assembled in the United States.

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FMCSA Announces Enhancements to SMS Website

Posted on 7/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces a package of enhancements to the Safety Measurement System (SMS) website.

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BTS Releases 2013 Border Crossing/Entry Data

Posted on 7/25/2014 by Gwen Brown

The number of commercial truck crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico was 10.8 million in 2013, 1.1 percent more than in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

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Transtex Bolsters Dealer Sales Support

Posted on 7/24/2014 by Gwen Brown

Transtex Composite announces the addition of Walter S. Hill as vice president aftermarket sales North America.

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U.S. DOT Announces Comprehensive Proposed Rulemaking for the Safe Transportation of Crude Oil, Flammable Materials

Posted on 7/23/2014 by Gwen Brown

The U.S. Department of Transportation released the details of its comprehensive rulemaking proposal to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail - particularly crude oil and ethanol - in the form of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and a companion Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM).

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BTS Releases Geographic Databases for 2014

Posted on 7/20/2014 by Gwen Brown

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics released the 2014 edition of the National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD).

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Committee Passes Bills to Ensure Balance, Certainty, & Federal-State Partnership in Regulation of Nation’s Waters

Posted on 7/17/2014 by Gwen Brown

GSA Resolutions Providing Nearly $1 Billion in Savings also Approved

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Felling Trailers’ Litchfield Location Celebrates Two Years without OSHA Injuries

Posted on 7/17/2014 by Gwen Brown

Workplace safety is of the utmost importance at Felling Trailers. Safety meetings are held once a month and posters are displayed as a constant reminder to keep safety on the forefront of everyone’s mind.

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DUNWOODY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, MANUFACTURERS RESPOND TO SKILLED LABOR SHORTAGE IN WESTERN COMMUNITIES

Posted on 7/17/2014 by Gwen Brown

A skilled labor shortage is impacting manufacturers located between Delano, Winsted, Hutchinson, and Litchfield in the West Central Region of Minnesota. In response to the region’s employment needs, Dunwoody College of Technology has partnered with MOVE, LLC – “Manufacturing Opportunities for Vocational Employment” to create a Corporate and Community Training Center (CCTC) in Winsted.

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Highway and Transportation Funding Act Passes House

Posted on 7/16/2014 by Gwen Brown

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, legislation that extends federal surface transportation programs and ensures the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015.

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