04/10/17 | WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced today that 74 tribes in 20 states will receive more than $9 million for 77 projects from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) to improve transportation safety on tribal lands.
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The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) invites you to participate in the informational roll out of updates to the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) regulations at 25 C.F.R. Part 170. The final rule was published on November 7, 2016, and went into effect on December 7, 2016.
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This final rule updates the Tribal Transportation Program regulations (formerly the Indian Reservation Roads Program) to comply with statutory updates. The Tribal Transportation Program is a program to address the surface transportation needs of Tribes. This rule reflects statutory changes in the delivery options for the program, clarifies the requirements for proposed roads and access roads to be added to, or remain in, the inventory, revises certain sections that were provided for informationa...
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New DOT&PF Tribal Relations Liaison

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Anna Bosin has been appointed to the DOT&PF Tribal Relations Liaison position. The Tribal Relations Liaison position was created in 2015 to support Governor Walker’s direction and policy goal of improving Tribal relations and health and safety in our rural communities.
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This notice announces a funding opportunity and requests grant applications from eligible entities as FHWA continues the Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration authorized within the Technology and Innovation Deployment Program (TIDP) under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The AID Demonstration provides incentive funding for activities eligible for assistance in any phase of a highway transportation project between project planning and project delivery in...
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WASHINGTON, DC – As part of President Obama’s commitment to upholding the nation’s trust responsibilities to American Indian and Alaska Natives, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced a final rule that will allow the Department of the Interior to accept land into trust for federally recognized Alaska tribes.
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Managing Dust on Unpaved Roads and Airports

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The Alaska University Transportation Center and the Alaska Department of Transportation, Research, Development, and Technology Transfer have put out a new resource on dust management on unpaved roads and airports.
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