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Elaine Chao: DOT Sending $13.2 Million to Port of Palm Beach

Chao said ports in 15 states and territories will get these funds including the Port of Palm Beach. 

Elaine Chao: Three Airports in Florida Getting More than $21 Million from FAA

The funds come from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants. Chao announced 80 airports in 25 states will get $335 million from the FAA.
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Elaine Chao: Florida Airports Getting $71.5 Million in FAA Grants

Chao announced that the Trump administration will send more than $1.2 billion to 405 airports across the nation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants will be used for infrastructure and safety improvements. 

Mario Diaz-Balart: Feds Sending $100 Million to Miami-Dade for Rapid Transit Bus Line

Diaz-Balart said the county would get $99.9 million from the federal government to help on the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project which is part of the SMART Plan. The money will come through a Federal Trade Administration (FTA) Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program.

DOT Sending Almost $4.9 Million to USF to Study, Help Reduce Traffic

Last summer, USF beat out more than 50 applicants across the nation for $7.5 million in federal funds which will be used for “advancing research and education programs that address the nation’s critical transportation challenges.”

Elaine Chao: More Than $7.5 Million Headed to Help Airports Across Florida

Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will send more than $273 million for airport safety and infrastructure grants to 41 states and the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Palau and Puerto Rico.
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Dan Webster: Transportation Department Sending Almost $20 Million to Port Tampa Bay

The money will be used to build Berth 214 and other projects including utility and stormwater improvements, dredging, a gantry crane rail extension and a new container gate. The projects are expected to cost around $55 million.
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Florida Delegation Can Play a Major Role on $2 Trillion Infrastructure Stimulus to Help...

Having passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package to help the economy weather the coronavirus crisis last week, the White House and Congress are now abuzz about a potential $2 trillion infrastructure stimulus proposal.

Transportation Department Sending Funds to Help South Florida Ports

At the end of last week, U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced MARAD has awarded more than $280 million in grants through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program to help improve ports across the nation.
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DJI Responds to Florida Senators Over Chinese Drone Claims

The senators pointed to DOT and FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) partnership with Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) Inc. The senators called DJI “a Chinese drone company, and use DJI drones for aircraft inspections, delivery of aircraft parts, airport perimeter security, and various airport safety inspections.”
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Raise Concerns to Elaine Chao, FAA About Chinese Drones

Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined fellow Republicans U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Cornyn of Texas and Tom Cotton of Arkansas in writing to U.S. Transportation Sec. of Elaine...

Ross Spano Helps Bring an Additional $8.5 Million to Lakeland Linder International Airport

This marks the second major grant that DOT has sent to Lakeland Linder in recent months. Back in September, Spano, who sits on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee, announced DOT was sending $10.15 million to Lakeland Linder to improve its main runway and to reconstruct runway lighting.
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