February 17, 2019
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 12:38 pm Transportation Funding to Flow Following Bicameral Legislative Agreement
  • 12:33 pm Senate Commerce Committee Holds Infrastructure Hearing
  • 12:27 pm USDOT to Open up its Regulatory ‘Guidance’ Documents to Review
  • 12:24 pm Trump Administration Issues Executive Order Regarding Artificial Intelligence
  • 12:16 pm Report Highlights How to Bring More Women into the Transportation Workforce

The North Carolina Department of Transportation began distributing more than $147.4 million in “state street aid” to 508 municipalities across the Tar Heel state on Sept. 26 – monies generated from North Carolina’s gas tax and other highway user fees via the Powell Bill fund – with another multi-million dollar allocation set to be sent […]

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The Utah Department of Transportation recently engaged in a 17-hour effort to create 1,600-feet worth of floodwater barriers from re-purposed concrete highway dividers near the towns of Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills. Wildfires in those two areas this summer made the topography more susceptible to flooding, which is why the municipalities called on the Utah […]

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On Oct. 2, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said in a statement that 42 highway, bridge, transit, ports and waterways, plus bike and pedestrian projects across the Keystone state are in line for $49 million in funding through the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund. “With these resources, we can improve transportation connections down to the local level […]

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A monthly video news wrap up issued by the Tennessee Department of Transportation Oct. 1 highlighted the hurricane response preparation efforts of TDOT’s “Strike Force” team, a group of employees trained to handle “emergency conditions” in Tennessee and surrounding states. The agency also saluted its third place finish in the 16th annual Southeast Regional Equipment […]

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The Arizona Department of Transportation said it recouped $6.6 million for damage to the state highway system during its 2018 fiscal year, which ended June 30 – more than double what the agency recovered just four years ago. In fiscal 2014, ADOTs insurance recovery unit or IRU processed 1,400 claims to recoup more than $3.1 […]

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet unveiled a new format for its 2019 driver’s licenses, permits and personal identification cards on Sept. 24, with a new issuance system and updated identity credentials – known as “Confident Kentucky” – offering increased protections again counterfeiting as well as a more durable card that can withstand wear and tear for […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation noted Sept. 27 that recent analysis of police-submitted crash reports from 2000 through 2017 shows found that vehicle crashes, injuries, and fatalities all declined at 11 “roundabout” intersections after they were installed. The agency said in a statement that it reviewed 11 roundabouts on state routes at intersections that were […]

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The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to hold a series of planning meeting open to the public in all of its seven districts throughout October. The agency said in a statement that these will be “general discussion” meetings aimed at reviewing the current condition of the state transportation system, how MoDOT currently spends its resources […]

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The New Jersey Department of Transportation is using a $322,461 Accelerated Innovation Deployment or AID grant from the Federal Highway Administration to fund a research project that aims to turn vehicles into roving weather reporters – one of 10 such AID grants FHWA recently announced. The agency said on Sept. 17 it will equip up to […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation launched a new pilot program Sept. 14 that aims to increase opportunities for small business enterprises or SBEs, whereby they can compete to work as prime consultants on federally assisted engineering and design agreements on at least six projects. “We are committed to increasing opportunities for small, disadvantaged, and diverse […]

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