Latest from Ian Duncan

Elon Musk’s Boring Company removes D.C.-Baltimore tunnel from list of projects on website

The company hasn’t indicated to the Federal Highway Administration that it plans to move forward with the project after drafting an environmental assessment.
  • Apr 16, 2021

Buttigieg casts proposed transportation budget as down payment on infrastructure

The $25.6 billion budget proposal includes funds for transit, rail and efforts on racial justice.
  • Apr 15, 2021

As Biden shifts infrastructure focus to climate and racial justice, cities and states alter pitches for federal money

The Department of Transportation has tied $2 billion in coveted grant funds to the administration’s social-justice goals.
  • Apr 15, 2021
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Ending the forever war?

A deadline to end the war in Afghanistan. Biden’s vision for the future of infrastructure. Plus, how Native communities are tackling vaccinations.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Senate confirms Polly Trottenberg as deputy transportation secretary

The Senate confirmed the veteran official, who most recently ran New York City’s transportation department.
  • Apr 13, 2021

Airlines ground some 737 Max jets after Boeing discloses electrical problem

It comes weeks after airlines began flying the Max again following two deadly crashes overseas.
  • Apr 9, 2021

Obama-era stimulus has lessons — and cautionary tales — as Biden proposes infusion of transportation money

As the recovery began in 2009, transportation officials quickly spent $48 billion. A decade later, its effect is difficult to judge.
  • Apr 2, 2021

A woman called for a highway’s removal in a Black neighborhood. The White House singled it out in its infrastructure plan.

President Biden is proposing a $20 billion fund to address damage caused to neighborhoods of color by highway construction.
  • Apr 1, 2021

White House plan calls for large expansion of federal government’s role in transportation

The Biden administration’s proposal includes $165 billion for transit and rail, as well as another $115 billion for highway repairs.
  • Mar 31, 2021

Korean groups rally on the Mall to decry racism after deadly attacks in Atlanta

Yuchan Kim, whose mother, Suncha, was killed in the Atlanta shootings, joined the small protest and vigil.
  • Mar 27, 2021