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

Michigan and Ontario are collaborating on what they describe as a “first-of-its kind technology initiative” to create a “commercial drone skyway” between them, as well as in southeast Michigan and any other suitable location within Michigan’s borders. [Above photo by Thales USA] The Michigan Department of Transportation is one of several state agencies that will […]

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The governors of North Carolina and Connecticut recently issued executive orders that mandate the formation of “clean transportation” plans to reduce greenhouse gas or GHG emissions in their respective states. [Above photo by the NCDOT] Governor Roy Cooper (D) issued an executive order on January 7 that includes a directive to the North Carolina Department […]

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The Maryland Transit Administration – a division of the Maryland Department of Transportation – recently unveiled a draft of its Statewide Transit Plan designed to provide a “roadmap” for a “comprehensive, connected transit system” for current and future riders. The agency is accepting public feedback on the draft of this plan through February 18. [Above […]

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A research team led by Iowa State University and funded in part by the Iowa Department of Transportation is developing a new navigation system to aid the state’s snowplow operators. [Above photo by the Iowa DOT] “That person operating the snowplow in the snow is facing so much workload and stress,” explained Anuj Sharma, a […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published the first edition of its Guide Specifications for Bridges Subject to Tsunami Effect. [Above image by AASHTO] Developed by the AASHTO Committee on Bridges and Structures and Technical Committee on Loads and Load Distribution, the new guide provides methods for estimating the risk posed […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is helping support a three-part webinar series on electric vehicle infrastructure. [Above photo by the Colorado DOT] That series – sponsored by the National Association of State Energy Officials in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory – is entitled […]

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