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At Least $125 million Available to Local Communities for Rail Overpass Projects Through “Local Trax” Matching Grant Program

April 4, 2018 - in Rail, Transportation

CHESTERTON, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation today announced the agency will make available at least $125 million for high-priority railroad safety projects on local roads statewide through the agency’s new “Local Trax” matching grant…

Michael Baker International Selected to Implement 33 Smart Mobility Corridor Along U.S. Route 33 Near Columbus, Ohio

April 3, 2018 - in News, Projects, Transportation

Columbus, Ohio (April 3, 2018) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced it was…

Institution of Civil Engineers, AECOM and MTR Corporation Unveil the World’s Longest Span Bridge Built with LEGO Bricks in Hong Kong

April 2, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

HONG KONG — The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the world’s most respected professional engineering association, in partnership with AECOM,…

Video: State DOTs Leading the Evolution of Drones

March 29, 2018 - in Sensors, Technology, Transportation, Video

In this Transportation TV News Special Report, Building Highways in the Sky: State DOTs Leading the Evolution of Drones learn about a March 2018 survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials that shows 35 of 44 responding…

ARTBA Moves to End Federal Procurement Rule That is Stifling Use of Innovative Products in State Highway Programs

March 29, 2018 - in News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to repeal a 102 year-old federal procurement rule the group says has blocked, since its inception, the…

Governor Wolf Announces New Investments in Rail Infrastructure, Supporting Business Development and 400 Jobs Statewide

March 29, 2018 - in Rail, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 27 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain more than 400 jobs across Pennsylvania. "Keeping our extensive rail freight system in good shape is a vital component of creating…

Michael Baker International to Improve Safety and Accessibility for Downtown Atlanta Commuters with Courtland Street Bridge Replacement

March 29, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

Norcross, Ga. - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced it was selected by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to lead the engineering design efforts for the Courtland Street Accelerated…

LocoMobi Smart City Gets Smarter With Interactive Transit Systems for Buses and Trains

March 28, 2018 - in Transit, Transportation

Toronto, Canada - LocoMobi is pleased to announce our full line of Transit Solutions adding Payment Stations, Cashier Terminals, Turnstile and associated enterprise hardware  all interfaced to the LocoMobi Smart City Cloud Portal. LocoMobi realizes that…

MassDOT: Board Advances $177M Boston Bridge Replacement Project

March 28, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The board of directors for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation approved a contract for about $177 million to replace Boston's North Washington Street Bridge that carries traffic over the Boston Inner Harbor between the North End and Charlestown.…

Overview of the Idaho Transportation Department

March 27, 2018 - in Transportation, Video

The Idaho Transportation Department created a video describing the agency and what it does.