More: dot

Tribes secure over $9M in grants to improve transportation safety
National
Tribes secure over $9M in grants to improve transportation safety (April 10, 2017)
Some 74 tribes in 20 states will use for the funds for a variety of road, bridge, pedestrian and safety projects.

Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees
National | Politics
Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees (January 10, 2017)
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.

More transportation funds head to Indian Country in new law
National | Politics
More transportation funds head to Indian Country in new law (December 18, 2015)
The Tribal Transportation Program will see an immediate boost to $465 million in the current fiscal year and the amount will grow by $10 million through fiscal year 2020.

Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill
National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill (July 24, 2015)
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is pushing for more funding for tribal transportation programs.

Train with oil derails north of Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation
Environment | National
Train with oil derails north of Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation (January 3, 2014)
A train of oil-tank cars derailed in North Dakota on Monday, prompting a temporary evacuation of a town north of the Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation.

President Obama   to nominate new Transportation Secretary
Politics
President Obama to nominate new Transportation Secretary (April 29, 2013)
President Barack Obama will nominate Anthony R. Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, as the next Secretary of the Department of Transportation, according to news reports. DOT plays a...

Mississippi  Choctaws receive $2.5M in transportation grants
National
Mississippi Choctaws receive $2.5M in transportation grants (February 7, 2012)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has received more than $2.5 million in transportation grants. The tribe received $2 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, plus another $192,000...

Yurok Tribe awarded $1.08M grant to help build visitors center
National
Yurok Tribe awarded $1.08M grant to help build visitors center (August 24, 2011)
The Yurok Tribe of California has been awarded $1.08 million grant that will help promote its culture to visitors. The tribe will use the Department of Transportation grant to build...

Tigua Tribe awarded two grants for language and museum work
Education | National
Tigua Tribe awarded two grants for language and museum work (August 23, 2011)
The Tigua Tribe of Texas has been awarded $142,451 in federal grant money. The tribe will use $99,970 from the Department of Health and Human Services for language preservation. Another...

Crow Tribe starts up public transit system on reservation
National
Crow Tribe starts up public transit system on reservation (April 26, 2011)
The Crow Tribe of Montana has started a public transportation system. Crow Nation Transit is starting off with two mini-buses, a conversion van and three routes. Plans call for more...

Stay Connected


News Archive

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000