March 2, 2021
  • 12:18 pm USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg: “Some Sort of Road Usage Levy Necessary”
  • 12:14 pm AASHTO President Sheehan Testifies Before Senate EPW Committee
  • 12:13 pm Cedric Richmond: Infrastructure Bill is the Next Order of Business
  • 12:10 pm Congressional Members Provide Surface Transportation Reauthorization Outlook
  • 12:08 pm Federal Modal Leaders Stress Synergy, Equity as Key Transportation Priorities

Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) proposed an ambitious $275 billion infrastructure investment program for New York during his “state of the state” speech on January 21, with $87 billion of that program focused on transportation needs, including mass transit, railroads, airports, highways, bridges, and tunnels. [Above photo by Darren McGee/Office of Governor Cuomo] “This is the […]

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In his “State of the State” address before the Massachusetts legislature on January 21, Governor Charlie Baker (R), called on lawmakers to increase fiscal support for public transit and pass his request for an $18 billion transportation bond, filed in October last year. [Above photo by the Massachusetts Governor’s Office] “We know these are big, […]

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The Virginia Department of Transportation will help deploy cellular-based vehicle-to-everything or C-V2X communication technology on select Virginia roadways in the third quarter this year in partnership with automaker Audi of American and Qualcomm Technologies. [Above photo by Audi of America] This pilot program involves connected car systems designed to boost safety around school buses, warn […]

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The Nevada Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada recently began the next phase of testing for 42 active traffic management highway signs installed along north and southbound Interstate 15 as well as along U.S. Highway 95. [Above graphic via the Nevada DOT] Those full-color light emitting diode or LED powered […]

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The Mississippi Transportation Commission designated the first $30 million worth of lottery proceeds for pavement restoration projects on January 16; revenue generated from the Alyce G. Clark Mississippi Lottery Law passed in August of 2018. [Above photo by the Mississippi DOT] That law dedicates the first $80 million generated from the state lottery to Mississippi’s […]

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Governor Mike Dunleavy (R) established the Alaska Marine Highway Reshaping Work Group via an executive order to make  recommendations regarding future finance and service levels for the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS). [Above photo by the Alaska DOT&PF] That effort follows on the heels of a 154-page report released by the Alaska Department of Transportation & […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and ITS America, with support from the Federal Highway Administration – launched a public outreach campaign on January 22 to build a Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) workforce. “Transportation […]

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