August 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
  • 12:26 pm Survey Finds Consumers “Lack Confidence” in Autonomous & All-Electric Vehicles
  • 12:22 pm AASHTO President: “Transportation Represents Freedom”
  • 12:19 pm Leadership Reset Underway for Several Transportation Agencies
  • 12:13 pm IIHS Study: Street-Level Protected Bike Lanes Need Improvements
  • 12:08 pm FRA Unveils NOFO for $244M in FY 2019 CRISI Grants

The Florida Department of Transportation will continue its suspension of the collection of SunPass and Toll-By-Plate fees and penalties until June 1 by order of Governor Ron DeSantis due to “delayed bills and billing errors” by Conduent, the contractor in charge of managing both systems. [Above photo via Wikimedia Commons.] The agency noted in a […]

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What’s being called a “historic funding agreement” between the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission and the Virginia Department of Transportation commits $3.56 billion to the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion project – an amount to be paid for via the Hampton Roads Transportation Fund from regional sales taxes and fuel taxes. [Above photo by VDOT.] The […]

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A new 54-page report crafted by the Southeast Partnership for Mobility – comprised of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority, and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation – highlights ways to reverse a falloff in transportation funding affecting the southeastern region of Pennsylvania. [Above photo of the Pennsylvania Turnpike via Wikimedia Commons.] Issued in late […]

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The South Dakota Transportation Commission has awarded 28 preservation, rehabilitation, and replacement bridge improvement grants – known as the BIG program – to 22 cities and counties across the state totaling approximately $13.93 million. The BIG program – created in 2015 by Senate Bill 1 – sets aside $7 million per year from funds generated […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Paul Ajegba, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as chair of the Committee on Right of Way, Utilities, and Outdoor Advertising Control, known as CRUO. [Above photo by Michigan DOT.] This committee is tasked with reviewing and recommends changes […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials welcomed three new fellows to its engineering department at the group’s Washington D.C. headquarters. The three will each spend a year working on a variety of highway engineering, environmental, and policy issues for AASHTO. Marlon Spinks is a 17-year veteran of the Michigan DOT. He loves […]

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