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McAuliffe First Governor to Fly in Autonomous Aircraft

May 22, 2017 - in Transportation

Wallops, Virginia – The quest for unpiloted air taxi service took a step forward yesterday as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe became the first sitting governor to fly in a fully automated aircraft.  The 8-minute flight took place Thursday following the…

Video: Overview of the New Champlain Bridge Worksite – April 2017

May 22, 2017 - in News, Projects, Transportation, Video

Curious to see the evolution of the construction of the new Champlain Bridge as the crow flies? Take a moment to view our new drone images taken last…

Next Generation of Transportation Construction Industry Leaders Press Members of Congress on Highway Trust Fund Fix 

May 22, 2017 - in News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - Seventeen emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry participated in an intensive Washington, D.C., “boot…

Urban Solar joins Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association

May 22, 2017 - in Transportation

HARRISBURG, PA – Urban Solar is pleased to announce its new membership with the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association (PPTA). The PPTA is a professional trade organization that advocates and strengthens the role of public transportation for all…

USDOT: Experts Identified Areas for Operational Improvements without Implementing Organizational Changes

May 22, 2017 - in Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation's (DOT) nine modal administrations conduct a range of similar activities that are generally intended: (1) to achieve different goals (e.g., to protect consumers or improve motor vehicle efficiency); (2) to serve…

AASHTO Publishes New Value Engineering Guidelines

May 22, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently released the fourth edition of its Guidelines for Value Engineering. This new edition supersedes the third edition published in 2009. Developed by the…

Amtrak Cascades’ New Locomotives Make Seattle Debut

May 22, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

OLYMPIA – The first of the new Amtrak Cascades locomotives are in Seattle and ready for their debut as the new fleet prepares to go into service this summer. The public is invited to get a sneak peek at one of these new machines Sunday, May 21, from 11 a.m.…

Industry Groups Tout Needs in ‘Infrastructure Week’ While Awaiting Trump Investment Plan

May 19, 2017 - in Transportation

While the Trump administration continues to craft its promised $1 trillion infrastructure plan, many of the nation's transportation industry and business groups will try to build momentum in coming days for such investment as part of the 2017 "Infrastructure…

State of Louisiana Enlists Arcadis to Provide Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Planning

May 19, 2017 - in Transportation

Baton Rouge, La., – Arcadis U.S., Inc., (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, announced today it has contracted with the State of Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD)…

Gardner Asphalt Supply LLC & Florida Transportation Builders’ Association Member Companies Overall Winner of 2017 ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Awards

May 19, 2017 - in Awards, Events, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - Gardner Asphalt Supply LLC of Bartow, Fla., and Florida Transportation Builders’ Association member companies were named the first place winner in the 2017 “Helping Hand Awards,” an annual competition sponsored by the American Road &…