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

The Nevada Department of Transportation and regional transportation company Salt Lake Express recently launched new daily bus service between the Nevada cities of Reno, Fallon/Fernley, and Las Vegas. [Above photo by Salt Lake Express.] Cumulatively, the agency projects that those routes could provide trips for up to 18,250 people during their first year of operation. […]

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The Virginia Department of Transportation and Virginia’s Office of Public-Private Partnerships recently received a 2020 ‘Public Sector Procurer of the Year’ award in recognition of its support of public-private partnerships or P3s. [Above photo of the I-495 express lanes by Virginia DOT.] “The Virginia program has developed P3s involving more than $12.6 billion of value […]

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The Washington State Department of Transportation recently unveiled new signs along the 12-mile long State Route 902 designating it as a Gold Star Memorial Highway. [Above photo by the WSDOT.] SR 902 is the primary route traveled to reach Medical Lake, home to the Washington State Veterans Cemetery, the agency said; the final resting place […]

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The Ohio Department of Transportation is launching a public outreach campaign to reduce litter along state roadways – emphasizing that agency crews assigned to pick up trash are being diverted from more important tasks, such as patching potholes, replacing culverts, and other work. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT.] The Ohio DOT said its crews […]

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As an 11-mile reconstruction project along Interstate 10 between Interstate 17 and the Loop 202 gets ready to start, biologists with the Arizona Department of Transportation are preparing to relocate native plants out of the way. [Above photo by the Arizona DOT.] The agency said its crews are identifying state-protected plants in the planned construction […]

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A new video produced by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials highlights the organization’s recent report extolling the benefits of transportation investment. That report– entitled The Benefits of Transportation: The 2021 Round-Up of State DOT Solutions that Deliver Benefits to Communities and Citizens – and its supporting website showcase specific transportation projects and programs on a […]

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