Advanced Copy of FHWA NPRM

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Advanced Copy of FHWA NPRM

Earlier today, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released on its website a copy of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing national performance measures regarding performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and the CMAQ program. (Note that this is an advanced copy of the NPRM; the official version will…

NARC FY17 Transportation Appropriations Letters

Today NARC sent a letter to both the House and Senate regarding FY2017 transportation appropriations. The letters urge Congress to fully fund the Capital Investment Grant program and the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program at levels recently reauthorized by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Click HERE for the FY17 House Appropriations…

Senate Sets OAA Funding Levels for the Next Three Years

This afternoon the Senate gave final approval to S. 192, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA) for three years. The legislation was passed without opposition by a voice vote.  At a time when the nation’s population of seniors continues to grow, passage of S. 192 will allow local Area Agencies on…

Presentation Available for NARC’s Webinar on Safety Performance Management Measures Final Rule

Earlier this week, NARC Director of Transportation Programs Erich Zimmermann held a webinar outlining the Safety Performance Management Measures final rule – the first of three primary rulemakings regarding performance management and measurement – recently released by the Federal Highway Administration. Erich discussed changes in the rule and how this will affect our members. Find his…

NARC Receives Grant to Advance Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies

WASHINGTON (March 22, 2016) – The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) is launching the Aggregated Alternative Technology Alliance (AATA) initiative as part of the national effort to reduce petroleum consumption by 2.5 billion gallons per year by 2020 through the acquisition of alternative fuel and/or advanced technology vehicles and related technology (AFATVs). This initiative…

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