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

In the latest episode of the Environmental Technical Assistance Program or ETAP Podcast, Carlos Swonke (seen above)  – environmental affairs division director for the Texas Department of Transportation – explained how his agency implements environmental Justice or “EJ” strategies within its transportation project work. [Above photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Pena, Texas Military Department.] According to […]

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The Colorado Transportation Commission recently signed off on a $30 million major interchange project at Interstate 70 and Harvest Road near the Denver International Airport that includes roundabouts for traffic management, transit-dedicated lanes, and miles of pedestrian, bicycle, and hiking trails. [Above photo by the Colorado DOT.] The aim of this multimodal project is to […]

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The South Carolina Department of Transportation noted that 1,700 of its employees picked up 13,130 bags of roadside trash weighing 209,725 pounds on November 17 in support of Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette’s “Grab A Bag SC 2020” statewide cleanup program. [Above photo by SCDOT.] “We ask the public to help us keep the newly cleaned […]

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The New York State Department of Transportation recently finished major construction on the rehabilitation of Freemans Bridge over the Mohawk River, improving travel efficiency and safety along a heavily traveled connector between the City of Schenectady and the Town of Glenville in Schenectady County. [Above photo by NYSDOT.] Only “minor finishing work” remains on this […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Public Transportation and MTAP 2020 Winter Meeting is switching to a virtual format. The meeting’s virtual forum, using Zoom, will allow members to participate remotely over the course of four days – December 8, 10, and 15-16 – with a more relaxed agenda. The […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued a new reference guide for the preservation of historic bridges. Entitled Historic Bridge Preservation Guide, 1st Edition, AASHTO’s newest publication provides in-depth details on the preservation and rehabilitation of both fixed and movable historic highway bridges. It aims to familiarize engineers […]

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