October 21, 2021
  • 11:59 pm Federal, State Agencies Ramping Up Pedestrian Safety Efforts
  • 11:55 pm AASHTO Issues Connected, Automated Vehicle Policy Paper
  • 11:52 pm New Research Seeks to Improve Drone Navigation Capability
  • 11:48 pm Canadian Transit Agencies Test Anti-Bacterial Copper Coatings
  • 11:43 pm Illinois DOT Highway Worker Rescues Trapped Truck Driver
Photo by Marc Hermann/MTA New York City Transit

The state of New York recently gave the green light to $144.6 million worth of infrastructure investment for 72 projects supporting the construction of new multi-use bicycle and pedestrian facilities, new Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible sidewalks, plus improved access to public transportation and enhanced roadway safety. [Photo of Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Marc Hermann/MTA New […]

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The California Department of Transportation announced three new safety initiatives on April 24 to improve highway work zone safety: lowering work-zone speed limits, allowing more space between workers and traffic, and expanding work “time windows” to give work crews more flexibility to work safer and get projects done faster, lessening the impact of roadway work […]

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The New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority are jointly offering $3 million in grant funding for what they call “innovative proposals” to improve the efficiency of New York’s transportation system while reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. [Above photo by Pete Burka.] NYSERDA and […]

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The Colorado Department of Transportation is providing nearly $14 million in grants for alternatively fueled transit buses to six transit agencies around the state. Meanwhile, it has also launched an online survey to gather input from the public on a series of creative concepts and messages for a new marijuana-impaired driving campaign. [Above photo by […]

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Public private partnerships or P3s are being used more frequently by state departments of transportation to tackle a wide range of projects – everything from bridge replacement to highway lighting. [Above photo by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.] On top of that, a consensus study report issued last December by the National Academies of Sciences, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire an implementation specialist to help support the organization’s National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP. This job position is located at AASHTO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The implementation specialist will be responsible for the implementation of new products, […]

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