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GPA Approves Projects to Expand Rail, Gate Capacity

November 14, 2017 - in Transportation

Savannah, Ga. - On the heels of reporting 32 percent growth in containerized trade for October, an all-time record for Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority approved rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly increase capacity at GPA's Garden…

Stantec Signs Contract with Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) for the Downtown Tampa Autonomous Transit Project – The Nation’s FIRST Shared Autonomous Project!

November 13, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

TAMPA, FL (November 13, 2017) NYSE, TSX:STN: The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) recently selected the Stantec/Coast Autonomous team…

Transit Agencies Can Work with Companies Such as Uber and Lyft to Improve Mobility

November 13, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new HNTB Corporation Viewpoint discusses ways transit agencies and transportation network companies can work together to improve…

HDR Receives Honors for Open-Technology Database Created for Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

November 13, 2017 - in Awards, Bridges, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — buildingSMART International has named HDR the winner in its “Operation and Maintenance Using Open Technology” category for the database HDR created for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in New York. Connor Christian, HDR’s director of…

Passenger Rail Study Moves to Next Phase With Focus on Corridor Between Oklahoma and South Texas

November 10, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

AUSTIN – A federally funded study to determine the feasibility of passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas recently advanced to the next phase allowing for continued exploration of the proposed route. The $7 million Texas-Oklahoma Passenger…

Voters Demonstrate Overwhelming Support for Transportation Investment 

November 9, 2017 - in Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - Voters in 20 states approved more than 80 percent of 215 transportation investment ballot measures Nov. 7, mostly at the local level, according to analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation…

Michael Baker International Awarded $1.5 Million Contract to Provide On-Call Civil Engineering and Planning Services for Paving Projects in Oakland, California

November 7, 2017 - in News, Transportation

Pittsburgh (November 7, 2017) – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that it has been awarded a $1.5 million contract to provide on-call civil engineering and planning services to…

Texas DOT to Add Toll, Non-Toll Capacity on US 183 in North Austin

November 7, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

The Texas Transportation Commission said it authorized the state Department of Transportation to advance a $500 million set of projects to add both toll and non-toll capacity along 9 miles of US 183 in north Austin. "This expansion is going to address congestion…

FHWA: U.S. Roadway Traffic in 2017 Increases 1.4 Percent Through August

November 7, 2017 - in Transportation

The level of motor vehicle traffic on U.S. roads and streets grew 1.4 percent this year through August, the Federal Highway Administration said, as drivers accumulated 30.6 billion more vehicle miles than in the first eight months of 2016. That also means…

FHWA Every Day Counts 2017-18

November 6, 2017 - in Transportation, Video

Every Day Counts promotes technologies and practices that shorten the project delivery process, enhance safety and improve environmental sustainability. They range from paperless project delivery tools and building community connections to time-saving planning…