October 7, 2022
  • 12:58 pm States Grappling with Impact of Hurricane Ian
  • 12:50 pm FHWA Finishes EV Charging Infrastructure Plan Approvals
  • 12:44 pm AASHTO Comments on ‘Buy America’ EV-Focused Waiver
  • 12:42 pm FHWA Issues Hurricane Fiona ER Funds to Puerto Rico
  • 12:38 pm Study: Transportation “Insecurity” Increasing Among Americans

The Michigan Department of Transportation and Electreon recently signed a five-year agreement to develop and work toward implementing a scalable wireless public in-road charging network for electric vehicles – allowing EVs to recharge their batteries while in motion or stationary on the road surface. [Above image via Electreon] Under the agreement, Michigan DOT and Electreon will work […]

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The Utah Department of Transportation recently wrapped up work on a new pedestrian tunnel (seen above) for the city of St. George, while the Nevada Department of Transportation is reconstructing a shared-use path running alongside a major state highway. [Above photo by the Utah DOT] The Utah DOT, in partnership with the city of St. […]

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The Illinois Department of Transportation received an award for its “exemplary” procurement practices from the American Council of Engineering Companies and the National Society of Professional Engineers. [Above image via Illinois DOT] The 2022 Qualifications-Based Selection or QBS award for state/local governments recognizes organizations that promote and make ideal use of QBS methods to procure […]

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As part of a ceremony kicking off work on the last section of the multi-million Mountain Parkway Expansion project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet began construction on the first phase of a $4.1 million Dawkins Line Rail Trail project. [Above photo by the KYTC] “We are delivering on a decades-old promise to complete a four-lane parkway […]

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The Delaware Department of Transportation and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) are the latest state agencies to launch new litter cleanup efforts that also aim to engage the public more deeply in trash prevention efforts. [Above photo by the Delaware DOT] Governor John Carney (D) recently initiated a new program encouraging students to keep their […]

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Governor Tony Evers (D) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently announced the award of nearly $8 million in grants and loans for five railroad improvement projects statewide. [Above photo by the Wisconsin DOT] The grants are from the state’s Freight Railroad Preservation Program, which contributes up to 80 percent of project costs to help […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released a video highlighting how the Hawaii Department of Transportation incorporates resiliency into its infrastructure strategy. [Above image via AASHTO] AASHTO’s Transportation TV interviewed Edwin Sniffen, Hawaii DOT deputy director for highways, as part of its “2 Minute State DOT Update” video news series that […]

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The latest data compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation indicates that motor vehicle fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall after the installation of 36 roundabouts at 33 intersections statewide. [Above photo by PennDOT] PennDOT based its analysis on at least three years of crash data from roundabouts on state routes at intersections that were […]

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Governor Ned Lamont (D) (seen above) recently joined state and local officials to officially break ground on a new train station and a roadway safety and track improvement project in Windsor Locks – an $87.1 million project located in downtown area next to its historic old station. [Above photo by the Connecticut DOT] The overall […]

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) recently unveiled a new statewide entitled the “MI Future Mobility Plan” to addresses future mobility challenges by growing the mobility workforce, providing more accessible transportation infrastructure, and developing innovative mobility policies. [Above photo by the Michigan DOT] “Michigan put the world on wheels, and remaining the global leader in mobility and electrification […]

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