May 22, 2022
  • 12:50 pm NHTSA: 2021 Crash Fatalities Highest in 16 Years
  • 12:47 pm USDOT Issues 180-Day ‘Buy America’ Waiver
  • 12:43 pm USDOT Makes $1B in Local Road Grants Available
  • 12:41 pm State DOTs Supporting National Bike Month
  • 12:38 pm FRA Formally Establishes Corridor ID Program

The Georgia Department of Transportation recently signed an agreement with the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and four metro Atlanta counties to advance multimodal, transit-based mobility options as part of the agency’s I-285 Express Lanes project. [Above photo by the Georgia DOT] The I-285 Express […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority recently issued a plan to reconfigure the transit bus network serving the Greater Boston urban area. [Above photo by MBTA] The redesign completely re-imagines the bus network to reflect the travel needs of the region today, creating a better experience for current and future riders […]

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The New Jersey Transit Corporation – known as NJ TRANSIT – recently launched two new technology-focused initiatives to help customers navigate travel on the system as safely and efficiently as possible. [Above photo by NJ TRANSIT] Those technology projects include efforts aimed at improving accessibility throughout the state-owned public transportation network for “neuro-diverse” riders, such […]

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract to widen 11 miles of the Mountain Parkway ahead of schedule – part of the 46-mile Mountain Parkway Expansion project that seeks to improve highway safety while supporting economic development in Eastern Kentucky. [Above photo via the KYTC] “Widening 11 miles of the parkway in Wolfe County […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently noted that a team of students from Monroe Career and Technical Institute took home top honors as the statewide winner of its 2021-2022 Innovations Challenge. [Above photo by PennDOT] Since the fall of 2021, teams of high school students in grades nine through 12 have been working hard to solve […]

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation and Minnesota Department of Transportation recently issued millions in grant funding to support a variety of railroad infrastructure projects, primarily to meet freight transport needs. [Above photo by the NCDOT] The North Carolina Ports Authority and 13 short line railroads are receiving approximately $10.9 million in matching grant funds […]

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The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning to invest $51 million in state and federal funds into new traffic safety improvements to address a steep increase in pedestrian-involved traffic crashes and fatal roadway departures on state and local roads. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT] That $51 million will support 44 roadway safety projects in […]

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) and New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) recently Kris Kolluri (seen above) – a former commissioner for the New Jersey Department of Transportation – to be the CEO of the Gateway Development Commission. [Above photo via the New Jersey DOT] Created in 2019, in the Gateway Development Commission – […]

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The Oregon Department of Transportation is committing $100 million over the next five years to build out Oregon’s public electric vehicle charging network on several major road corridors, as well as in local communities statewide. [Above photo by the Oregon DOT] The Oregon Transportation Commission approved that funding amount – which comes from a mix […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is co-sponsoring a distracted driving prevention campaign with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department and Pennsylvania State Police. [Mike Keiser, PennDOT’s acting deputy secretary, in above photo at the campaign kickoff event. Photo via PennDOT.] The campaign reminds motorists to silence text and email notifications while driving to reduce crashes caused by […]

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