February 7, 2023
  • 1:19 pm AASHTO Joins “First Movers” Roadway Safety Partnership
  • 1:15 pm FRA to Expand Passenger Rail Grant Amount
  • 1:10 pm Amtrak: Entering ‘Exciting Time’ for Passenger Rail
  • 1:08 pm AASHTO Asks FMCSA for Emergency Exemption Clarifications
  • 1:05 pm ETAP Podcast: NYSDOT Details Transportation Resilience Efforts

The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently received a 2022 Environmental Excellence Award in the category of Ecosystems, Habitat, and Wildlife from the Federal Highway Administration for its role in the Snake River Bridge reconstruction and wildlife crossing integration project. [Above photo by the Wyoming DOT] The award is one of 14 conferred by FHWA nationwide […]

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The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) recently accepted a $111.9 million bid to rebuild the I-86/I-15 system interchange at Pocatello, with work scheduled to begin mid-July and continually for approximately three years as the interchange undergoes modernization. [Above photo by the ITD] The current interchange – originally built in the mid-1960s – needs an overhaul, with […]

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Governor Laura Kelly (D) (seen above) recently highlighted 11 recipients of $10 million in total funds via the state’s Broadband Acceleration Grant program to make high-speed broadband access available across 10 rural counties. [Above photo via the Kansas Governor’s Office] Launched in 2020, the Broadband Acceleration Grant is a 10-year $85 million program funded via […]

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Governor Tom Wolf (D) recently presented a group of employees from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) with Governor’s Awards for Excellence in recognition of their efforts to develop the first-ever Pennsylvania Litter Action Plan, unveiled in December 2021. [Above photo by PennDOT] The Governor’s Awards for Excellence recognize […]

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The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration – a division of the Maryland Department of Transportation – has launched Maryland Mobile ID in Apple Wallet, providing state residents with a digital version of their state-issued driver’s license or state identification card. [Above photo by Apple] The agency said this new offering allows state residents to choose whether […]

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Joey Sagal (seen at right in above photo) of the Maryland Department of Transportation is the new chair of the National Operations Center of Excellence’s Technical Advisory Committee or TAC. He has been a member of the NOCoE TAC since 2018. [Above photo by the Maryland State Highway Administration] As chair, Sagal – who has […]

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