October 25, 2020
  • 12:26 pm AASHTO to Examine Election Impact on Transportation at Annual Meeting
  • 12:25 pm CDC Says Public Transit Passengers, Operators Should Wear Masks
  • 12:17 pm FHWA Awards AID Funds to Seven State DOTs
  • 12:13 pm USDOT: Connected Vehicle Pilot More Complex Than Expected
  • 12:10 pm Expansion in the Works for Nevada Smart Roadway Project
 

A new research paper compiled by the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) said that Colorado missed out on $7 billion in transportation funding since 1991, largely because the state has not raised its gas tax to keep up with inflation. [Above photo  bu the Colorado DOT.] The report – entitled Sustainable Transportation Funding for Colorado: Modernizing […]

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The Washington State Department of Transportation officially delayed the resumption of ferry service between the U.S. and Canada – specifically the water route connecting Anacortes, Washington, with Sidney, British Columbia – to at least April 28 due to the recent closure of the Canadian border to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus. [Above photo […]

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation hosted a ground-breaking event on March 13 to kick off the start of a $93.1 million project to widen a 3.4-mile-long section of SR-317, known as Apison Pike. [Above graphic via the Tennessee DOT.] Expected to be completed on or before June 30, 2025, the project aims to expand the […]

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The Kansas Department of Transportation is splitting $4.6 million in fiscal year 2022 grant money to fund rural road projects in 13 counties. That money – which flows from the Kansas DOT’s High Risk Rural Roads program – funds projects that fall into one of two categories, the agency said: systemic or site specific. Projects […]

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The Nevada Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, is preparing to flip the switch on 42 new active traffic management freeway signs on March 25; signs built as part of the massive $1 billion Project NEON highway undertaking. Those agencies put those full-color LED signs – installed along […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Joseph Giulietti (above), commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, to serve a two-year term as the chair of the organization’s Council on Rail. Chosen to lead the Connecticut DOT in December of 2018 by then-incoming Governor Ned Lamont (D), Giulietti began his transportation […]

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