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New fuel, emissions standards set for buses, other vehicles

On Tuesday, President Obama signed a bill that sets new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission standards for buses, trucks and other vehicles like heavy-duty pickups and vans.

Armored buses await Obama, Biden, 2012 candidates

For the 2012 Presidential election season, President Obama and other high-profile government officials and candidates will be traveling the country meeting voters in customized armored buses.

Obama to receive TEN personal letters

President Obama has received more than 1,000 personal letters from members of the Transportation Equity Network (TEN) with personal stories of why transit funding is crucial to their communities.

Sun Tran offers free shuttle for memorial event

Sun Tran in Tucson, AZ offered free shuttle rides for those who attended Wednesday’s memorial service for the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting.

President signs Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

On Tuesday President Obama endorsed the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act.

Federal money to modernize transit infrastructure

President Obama pledges $50 billion to expand and renew America’s roadways and transit infrastructure.

Transportation Secretary LaHood ‘optimistic’ about Transportation Bill

Speaking today at a national forum called “America’s Infrastructure at a Crossroads” in Washington, DC, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood addressed the urgent need the country faces with its crumbling infrastructure.