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|January 22, 2021||Buttigieg: A New Face Facing New Obstacles in Transportation||
President Joe Biden’s nominee to head up the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pete Buttigieg, is expected to pass through the Senate confirmation process as soon as next week. In his two-hour ...Read more
|January 18, 2021||DC's New Amazon HQ Sparks $4 Billion in Transportation Projects||
The National Landing Business Improvement District, a non-profit public-private partnership spawned by the DC-area’s selection as the location of Amazon’s second headquarters, has released a 15 ...Read more
|January 16, 2021||A Border Wall Blitz as Future Hangs in Limbo — or Does It?||
Construction of the controversial border wall along the US-Mexico border continues “full steam ahead,” though President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to halt it.
Earlier this month, the T ...Read more
|January 13, 2021||Pennsylvania Invests Millions in Rail-Freight Improvements||
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) announced on Tuesday that funding for 26 rail-freight projects has been approved. The projects are aimed at improving freight mobility.
Better yet, the ...Read more
|January 11, 2021||SBA Administrator Heaps Praise on Trump After High-Profile Resignations Over Capitol Riots||
Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza showered President Donald Trump with praise on Monday despite the resignation of many of her colleagues including the Secretary of the De ...Read more
|January 7, 2021||IRS to Increase Small Business Audits But There Are Ways to Protect Yourself||
Despite studies showing that 800 small businesses are closing every day in the US, the Internal Revenue Service is planning a 50 percent increase in audits of small businesses.
“The IRS i ...Read more
|January 8, 2021||DoT Secretary, Five FAA Officials and More Resign Following Capitol Riots||
Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced her resignation from the Trump Administration on Twitter the day after pro-Trump protesters stormed the Capitol building, Five sen ...Read more
|January 5, 2021||Contract Awarded for Preliminary Work on Commuter Rail Between Boston and Manchester||
The New Hampshire Executive Council voted unanimously on December 18 to give the go-ahead to the Department of Transportation to hire AECOM Technical Services Inc. to begin preliminary work on a co ...Read more
|January 4, 2021||SBA Launches Digital Learning Platform for Women Entrepreneurs, 20 Business Centers||
The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the launch of 20 new Women Business Centers (WBC) — the largest ever expansion of its network in its history — as well as a new digital ...Read more
|December 30, 2020||US Business Registration Up 82 Percent But it May Mostly be Glorified Gig Work||
A new report shows that business formation applications in the United States are up 82 percent in the three months leading up to September in comparison to the same months in 2019, reflecting a tre ...Read more