March 2, 2021
  • 12:18 pm USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg: “Some Sort of Road Usage Levy Necessary”
  • 12:14 pm AASHTO President Sheehan Testifies Before Senate EPW Committee
  • 12:13 pm Cedric Richmond: Infrastructure Bill is the Next Order of Business
  • 12:10 pm Congressional Members Provide Surface Transportation Reauthorization Outlook
  • 12:08 pm Federal Modal Leaders Stress Synergy, Equity as Key Transportation Priorities

In this episode of the Environmental Technical Assistance Program or ETAP Podcast, Jannine Miller and Charles Robinson from the Georgia Department of Transportation discuss the agency’s I-85 Corridor Study and how the department is using a new tool as part of that work: Planning and Environmental Linkages or PELs. [Above graphic by the Georgia DOT.] […]

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The Utah Department of Transportation is making the final push to wrap up work its two-year, $415 million I-15 Technology Corridor project later this month, with the construction of a multi-use trail for pedestrians and cyclists – including a new pedestrian bridge and tunnel, and connections to existing local and regional trails – scheduled for […]

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The Hawaii Department of Transportation is expanding the installation of Blyncsy Intersect Connected Vehicle units to 16 state-owned traffic signals in East Hawaii in cooperation with venture capital firm Elemental Excelerator – sensors that calculate travel times between units by anonymously collecting data from Bluetooth-enabled devices in passing vehicles. [Above photo by the Hawaii DOT.] […]

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The Arkansas and West Virginia departments of transportation recently issued grants via their respective transportation alternatives programs (TAPs) and recreational trails programs (RTPs) for 2020. [Above photo by the Arkansas DOT.] TAP – a reimbursement-type grant program that provides for an 80 percent federal share and a 20 percent local match from eligible applicants – […]

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The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 or NEPA for short established regulations and processes for project planning and implementation to ensure the consideration of environmental impact and sustainability from transportation projects. The term “NEPA assignment” refers to the transfer of the Federal Highway Administration’s role for NEPA environmental reviews to a state department of […]

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The first annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials took place at the Raleigh Hotel in Washington D.C. on December 12, 1914 – a point in time when World War I was only five months old and Woodrow Wilson was at the start of the first of two terms as […]

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