September 26, 2021
  • 12:12 pm AASHTO Signs Letter Urging Passage of Infrastructure Bill
  • 12:10 pm Finalists Selected for America’s Transportation Awards
  • 12:06 pm FTA Making Nearly $410M Worth of Bus Grants Available
  • 12:01 pm USDOT Gives ‘Infra Extra’ Tag to 44 Transportation Projects
  • 11:57 am FAA Issues $431.8M in Grants for 60 Airport Projects

Pennsylvania’s Public-Private Transportation Partnership Office has selected three private sector teams to compete for public-private partnership or P3 aimed at rehabilitating or replacing key bridges statewide. [Above photo by PennDOT] The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation – which oversees the Major Bridge P3 Initiative – said proposals from those three teams, which are comprised of consulting […]

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At a recent press event, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) highlighted the start of work on three transportation projects that will improve the efficient, safe and reliable travel for residents, businesses and visitors to the Tampa Bay area. [Above photo via the Florida Governor’s Office] Those projects – enhancements to the Howard Frankland Bridge, modernizing […]

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The recently opened 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in central Ohio is a connected highway project that seeks to enhance motor vehicle safety, reduce traffic congestion, and improve fuel economy. [Above photo by DriveOhio] This connected highway project – overseen by InnovateOhio, which coordinates service integration among state agencies – involves the Ohio Department of Transportation, […]

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In late August, the New York State Department of Transportation completed work on two projects that enhance safety for pedestrians along the 90-mile corridor of State Route 25 and portions of three other roads in Nassau and Suffolk counties. [Above photo by the NYSDOT] Those two projects – costing $11.3 million and completed on time […]

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A new report published by national transportation research firm TRIP said that increased transportation funding provided by the South Carolina legislature’s passage of the 2017 Roads Bill has allowed the state to move forward with “numerous projects to improve road and bridge safety while speeding up repairs.” [Above photo by the SCDOT] Yet that report […]

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A new initiative to develop the nation’s first electric vehicle or EV wireless charging infrastructure on a public road is gearing up in Michigan – and the Michigan Department of Transportation will play a critical role in this new project. [Above photo of Governor Whitmer via the Michigan Governor’s Office] The Inductive Vehicle Charging Pilot […]

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The California Department of Transportation and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are helping Metrolink – Southern California’s commuter rail system – pilot test new detection technology to ensure the safe and rapid slowing and stopping of trains in the event of an earthquake. [Above photo by Metrolink] The Earthquake Early Warning System uses data from […]

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation is funding a research project undertaken by North Carolina State University to study steel girders from the now-demolished Herbert C. Bonner Bridge to help improve designs for such structures in the future. [Above photo by the NCDOT] Those girders are undergoing stress tests at the university’s Constructed Facilities Lab […]

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The Ohio Department of Transportation and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) are teaming up again to establish a new distracted driving safety corridor along 12-mile stretch of State Route 161/State Route 37 between New Albany and Granville in central Ohio’s Licking County. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT] The first such safety corridor launched by the […]

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In 2020, the Colorado Department of Transportation introduced its “Revitalizing Main Streets” grant program to support infrastructure projects that provide open spaces for mobility, community activities, and economic development in areas in or adjacent to downtown areas statewide in the wake of the COVID-19 emergency. [Above photo via Wikipedia Commons] That program works hand-in-glove with […]

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