July 12, 2020
  • 9:19 am Caltrans Announces Statewide Plan to Increase Walking, Bicycling
  • 12:28 pm Tennessee DOT Celebrates Completion of I-440 Project
  • 12:27 pm New Iowa Highway Safety Campaign Focuses on Moms, Moms-to-Be
  • 12:25 pm SCDOT Enhances 511 Traveler Information System
  • 12:23 pm New Guardrail Repair Strategy Generates Savings for Georgia DOT
 

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to a host a three-day technology challenge aimed at turning its traffic light data into safety applications that can be used to support autonomous vehicles. [Above photo by Cedric Mohr for the Georgia DOT.] The agency said in a statement that the winning team will receive $75,000 to further […]

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Researchers at the University of Alabama are embarking on a three-year $16.8 million project to transform the roads and highways in the Tuscaloosa area into a “smart transportation network” that is safer, less congested, and more environmentally friendly. [Above photo of the West Central Region Traffic Center – a command and control center established by […]

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The Washington State Department of Transportation is widening its use of automated flagger assistance devices or AFADs – more commonly called “robo flaggers” – as a way to reduce the risks faced by highway work crews. According to a blog post, the agency said such portable flagging devices – first used by WSDOT on a […]

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation began distributing more than $147.5 million in State Street-Aid to Municipalities on September 27, also known as the Powell Bill fund, to 508 cities and towns across the state. [Above photo by the NCDOT.] The agency made an initial allocation of almost $73.8 million and plans a second allocation of […]

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The Nevada Department of Transportation made a draft of its Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan available for public comment on September 26 – a plan aimed at meeting passenger transportation needs in rural Nevada, including rural community needs for public transportation for work, medical appointments, entertainment and other venues. [Above photo by the Nevada DOT.] […]

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently updated and expanded the specific types of road closures listed on its WYDOT 511 website in order to provide the travelling public with more “clarity” when such closures are initiated – especially in winter. [Above photo by the Wyoming DOT.] “We wanted to clarify some of our closures to […]

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U.S. Department of Secretary Elaine Chao (seen above) will deliver the keynote address and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 20019 annual meeting on Tuesday October 8. Additional speakers during the October 8 plenary session at the organization’s annual meeting include Missouri Governor Michael Parson (R) and Don Butler, executive director for […]

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To celebrate the release of the fall 2019 edition of its Publications Catalog, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a one-time 20 percent discount. To take advantage of this special one-time discount, use promo code B79C-E578-95F2-4F63 when placing an order online at the AASHTO Store by November 1. Several of […]

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