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 Minnesota Department of Transportation recently awarded $75 million via its Local Road Improvement Program or LRIP to help support 75 city, town, and county road projects statewide. [Above photo by the Minnesota DOT] Concurrently, the agency added that the state legislature – which established the LRIP in 2002 –appropriated an extra $110 million to […]

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation recently offered to assume responsibility for the 14,000 or so local streetlights on state roads in 39 cities and towns statewide. [Above photo by Prism Streetlights] That offer corrects what the agency termed a “decades old legacy issue” of uncertainty about which public entity is responsible for lights on […]

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The New Jersey Department of Transportation recently awarded a total of $6.1 million in Airport Improvement Program or AIP grants to support 13 airport projects in 10 counties statewide. [Above photo by the South Jersey Regional Airport] Those projects include taxiway construction, lighting improvements, runway rehabilitation, and safety and security improvements, the agency said. “General […]

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation, along with the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) and Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA), jointly promoted “pollinator health and awareness” in state parks during National Pollinator Week June 21-25. [Above photo of Monarch Butterfly via Wikimedia Commons] The three agencies formed a partnership in 2019 to support 64 […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Denise Whitney-Dahlke (seen above) – strategic data program manager for the Oregon Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as vice chair of its Committee on Data Management and Analytics or CDMA. Whitney-Dahlke is a nearly 18-year veteran of the Oregon DOT, starting […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials are accepting applications for the AASHTO Executive Institute (AEI), the third and final installment in the association’s revamped leadership development series. AEI, formerly known as the National Transportation Advanced Leadership Institute, will offer a unique senior executive professional development experience October 4 – 7, 2021 in […]

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