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Pitt receives federal grant to study how autonomous vehicle industry serves people with disabilities

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 30, 2020 The University of Pittsburgh will spearhead a national study about the accessibility of autonomous transportation for people with disabilities after receiving a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant and 18-month study were announced Thursday by Diana Furchtgott-Roth, the transportation department’s deputy assistant secretary for research […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation awards CDOT $60M federal grant to improve stretch of I-70

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June 18, 2020 EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation will receive $60.7 million in federal grants to make improvements along Interstate 70 in Eagle County. U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Thursday morning that the grants will help CDOT complete multiple safety projects between post 180 and 190 in […]

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City of Savannah receives thousands in federal grant money for COVID-19 response efforts

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June 15, 2020 SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Monday afternoon, Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter announced the City of Savannah received a federal grant to help with COVID-19 response. According to the Department of Justice, the grant can be used by Savannah for a broad range of activities including law enforcement overtime, medical personal protective equipment, […]

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Federal grant puts $2.5 million toward better graduation rates

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June 18, 2020 United Way of Greenville County will receive $2.5 million over the next five years through the U.S. Department of Education’s Full-Service Community Schools grant program to support OnTrack Greenville, a collaborative effort to keep under-resourced youth on the path to high school graduation and post-secondary success.  In partnership with Communities In Schools […]