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North Carolina by Train Partners with Local Transit Systems to Connect the Last Mile

March 16, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

RALEIGH – Rail passengers will now be able to reach their local destination through public transportation after getting off the train by using a transit pass, made possible through a partnership between the N.C. Department of Transportation Rail Division…

Transportation Report Estimates 7 Million Drivers Will Shift to Autonomous Vehicles in 3 U.S. Cities

March 15, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

New York – A study by transportation, economics and urban planning experts has found that ridesharing and ridesourcing services using autonomous vehicles…

ARTBA Foundation Announces Latest Group to Earn Transportation Project Safety Certification

March 15, 2017 - in News, People, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - Fourteen additional people earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential last month,…

Mississippi DOT Video Series on Transparency and Accountability

March 8, 2017 - in Transportation

JACKSON, MISS. — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently started a video series showcasing transparency and accountability to the taxpayers of Mississippi. These videos cover numerous topics that address public concerns including the…

International Symposium on Digital Earth & Locate17 to Boost Collaboration in Intelligent Transport and Smart Cities

March 7, 2017 - in Transportation

Sydney, Australia - 7 March 2017 - With driverless vehicles and drones poised for mass adoption, the International Symposium on Digital Earth & Locate17 in Sydney in April provides a forum for government, industry and start-ups to collaborate and become…

Thousands of Arizonans Help Share ADOT’s Long-Range Transportation Plan

March 6, 2017 - in Transportation

PHOENIX – Playing the part of a transportation planner isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to balancing priorities for Arizona’s highway system with the realities of limited funding. When the Arizona Department of Transportation turned to the…

Improved Services Coming for New Hampshire E-ZPass Customers

March 6, 2017 - in Transportation

New Hampshire E-ZPass customers will soon have a new Customer Service Center in Concord. The transition to a new vendor for New Hampshire E-ZPass will result in the following: •A new mobile-friendly website. •A new Customer Service Call Center will open…

Oregon Distracted Driving Task Force Releases Report with Recommendations

March 6, 2017 - in Transportation

SALEM — It started in early 2015 and did not relent in 2016: a tragic spike in traffic fatalities in Oregon that harkens back to older times, when people didn’t wear seatbelts and driving fast was cool. The Oregon Department of Transportation put out a…

King County Metro Signs Urban Solar on for Rare 10 Year Contract

March 6, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

SEATTLE, WA - In an unprecedented move, King County Metro (Metro) granted Urban Solar a decade-long contract to provide solar LED lighting solutions for its transit shelters and stops. The relationship began in 2011 when Metro signed Urban Solar on for a five-year…

CH2M to Serve on Program and Construction Management Team for High-Capacity Transit Projects in Phoenix

March 3, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

PHOENIX- Valley Metro Rail selected Hill International (prime) and CH2M (principal sub-consultant) as program and construction management consultants on its future high-capacity transit projects in the nation's 12th largest metropolitan population area. The…