U.S. Department of Transportation


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U.S. Department of Transportation

Establishes national transportation policy, including highway planning, and supervises programs for urban mass transit; railroads; aviation; and the safety of waterways, ports, highways, and pipelines. Administers the Transportation Act of 1966, which protects historic sites from being adversely affected by transportation projects.
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In their filings to the U.S. Department of Transportation, carriers are required to report in what business they are primarily engaged and revenue breakdowns among different segments.
In still another initiative, the Safe Routes to School program, several federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Transportation are working to make walking and biking to school safe and appealing to children.
For more information, call the U.S. Department of Transportation at 202-366-4000 or visit www.dot.gov.
170 Systems, Inc., a provider of content management, document management, imaging and workflow solutions for e-businesses, recently announced the expansion of a program with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to bring all commercial invoices, records and financial processes online.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued a notice soliciting public comment and input on its legislative proposal to reauthorize the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA), which is the statutory basis for the USDOT's hazardous materials program.
Included in this group are anatomists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neuroradiologists, pathologists, biomechanical engineers, and scientists from the automotive industry and from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates the number of people telecommuting to work in 1997 was around 7.5 million and will double by 2002.
The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that 500,000 interstate shipments of hazardous materials occur daily in the United States.
MARION -- Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois and area officials have the opportunity to recommend which of five air service proposals submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation will best meet the air transportation needs of the region.
A 1994 report from the U.S. Department of Transportation states: "Shallow-draft water transportation is the most fuel-efficient mode of transportation for moving bulk raw materials, is the least energy-intensive method of freight transportation when moving equivalent amounts of cargo and consumes less energy than alternative modes."
Frankel, former assistant secretary for transportation policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation, has joined Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), an international consulting, engineering and program management organization.
A 1993 U.S. Department of Transportation study by civil engineering professor Thomas Sanders and then-graduate student Jonathan Addo of the Colorado State University cites a 1983 Forest Service estimate that for every vehicle traveling one mile of unpaved roadway once a day, every day for a year, one ton of dust is deposited along a corridor extending 500 feet out on either side of the median.

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