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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…

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,…

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…

New State Highways Data Now Available on HDOT Website

November 6, 2017 - in Technology, Transportation

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division recently added useful datasets, including pavement conditions and average annual daily traffic volume for state roads, and the locations of fatal traffic crashes from 2012 to 2016,…

American Traffic Solutions Partners with Laser Technology Inc. To Launch ATS StreetSafe

November 3, 2017 - in News, Products, Technology, Transportation

MESA, Ariz. - American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has partnered with Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) to develop and launch ATS StreetSafe, a hand-held laser device designed to protect communities from the dangers of speeding by providing an efficient, safe and…

The Surface Transportation Board’s Information Security Program Is Not Effective

November 1, 2017 - in Transportation

The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, requires agencies to implement  information security programs, conduct annual effectiveness reviews, and report the results to OMB. For 2017’s review, OMB required determination of programs’…