July 6, 2022
  • 12:08 pm TRIP Report Analyzes Recent Spike in Traffic Fatalities
  • 12:01 pm Letter: Inflation Requires ‘Buy America’ Rules Adjustment
  • 11:58 am USDOT Activates ‘Reconnecting Communities’ Pilot Program
  • 11:55 am Five States Help Expand U.S. Bicycle Route System
  • 11:47 am USDOT Offers $573M for Railroad Crossing Elimination

Change is in motion in the nation’s capital to see if two different modes of mobility can co-exist – at least on portions of five residential streets in Washington, D.C. [Above photo by DDOT.] The District Department of Transportation is launching project to study if bicycles and cars can truly share the road, in part […]

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The Virginia Department of Transportation recently launched Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter – a public outreach campaign aimed at raising awareness about Virginia’s roadway litter problem. [Above photo by the Virginia DOT.] The agency noted that its spends nearly $3.5 million annually to remove litter from Virginia’s roadways, with more than half of that litter […]

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The South Dakota Transportation Commission recently approved a $49.99 million plan to replace the Pierre-Fort Pierre Missouri River Bridge – an effort that’s been in the works for two decades – to improve freight shipment efficiency and improve overall travel safety. [Above graphic of new bridge design via the South Dakota DOT.] “Replacing the Missouri […]

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The Wyoming Transportation Commission recently awarded $67.2 million to fund seven major transportation projects during its September meeting as state lawmakers seek to implement a road usage charge or RUC during the current legislative session to bolster state transportation revenues. [Above photo by the Wyoming DOT.] The Wyoming Department of Transportation will oversee the seven […]

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The Delaware Department of Transportation is installing six signs on major state roads to highlight the economic and quality of life benefits of the Delaware River Watershed. [Above photo by the Delaware DOT.] That agency said in a statement that the watershed encompasses four states, beginning in the Catskill Mountains of southeastern New York and […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently issued newly updated guidance enhancing the safety oversight of statewide autonomous vehicle testing – a months-long effort that included several rounds of internal and external reviews plus roughly 40 hours of discussions with autonomous vehicle testers. [Above photo via Ford Motor Co.] “As automated and connected vehicle technologies advance, it’s critical […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a special 20 percent discount on its Bridges and Structures publications through October 9 in support of the Steel Day 2020 public outreach campaign. “Steel Day” is the annual structural steel industry event sponsored by the American Institute of Steel […]

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The Georgia Department of Transportation snagged top honors as the overall winner of the second annual Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO national awards competition on September 24. The National Operations Center of Excellence or NOCoE, which sponsors the TSMO award program, originally planned to celebrate the TSMO contest winners at AASHTO’s 2020 spring meeting, […]

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