Helpful Solutions and Information
State DOTs Leveraging Alternative Uses of the Highway ROW Guidance
The purpose of this guidance document is to provide clarification to FHWA Division Offices who work with State departments of transportation (State DOTs) on certain uses of the highway right-of-way (ROW) that can be leveraged by State DOTs for pressing public needs relating to climate change, equitable communications access, and energy reliability.
Helping Households Connect During the Pandemic
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, and virtual classrooms.
About the Emergency Broadband Benefit
The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-$50 toward the purchase price.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
Go to the FCC Web site to learn more about eligibility and application date.