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

The North Carolina Department of Transportation began distributing more than $147.4 million in “state street aid” to 508 municipalities across the Tar Heel state on Sept. 26 – monies generated from North Carolina’s gas tax and other highway user fees via the Powell Bill fund – with another multi-million dollar allocation set to be sent […]

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The Utah Department of Transportation recently engaged in a 17-hour effort to create 1,600-feet worth of floodwater barriers from re-purposed concrete highway dividers near the towns of Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills. Wildfires in those two areas this summer made the topography more susceptible to flooding, which is why the municipalities called on the Utah […]

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On Oct. 2, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said in a statement that 42 highway, bridge, transit, ports and waterways, plus bike and pedestrian projects across the Keystone state are in line for $49 million in funding through the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund. “With these resources, we can improve transportation connections down to the local level […]

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A monthly video news wrap up issued by the Tennessee Department of Transportation Oct. 1 highlighted the hurricane response preparation efforts of TDOT’s “Strike Force” team, a group of employees trained to handle “emergency conditions” in Tennessee and surrounding states. The agency also saluted its third place finish in the 16th annual Southeast Regional Equipment […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials currently seeks to hire a program director for transportation finance at its Washington, D.C., headquarters Under the leadership of AASHTO’s policy director, the program director for transportation finance leads the management and operation of the organization’s BATIC Institute, which promotes effective financing and implementation of surface […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host an hour-long webinar on Oct. 17 from 3 pm to 4 pm that will explore ways that state departments of transportation and tribal governments can collaborate together better on a range of transportation projects. The webinar will highlight successful examples of collaboration and leadership from […]

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