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Tennessee Funds Transportation Projects Aimed at Reducting Congestion and Pollution

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grants in 11 communities across the state. The 31 grants will fund a wide range of transportation…

$750,000 in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funds Headed to Detroit for Roads Damaged by Rainfall

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $750,000 in emergency relief funds from the U.S. Department of…

CycloMedia Selected by CIO Review for 20 Most Promising GIS Companies

August 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Roads

CIO Review selected CycloMedia for its 20 Most Promising GIS Companies in July – article currently published in CIO Review Magazine as well as online.…

Fugro’s iVision 3.8 to Assist in Compliance with MAP-21 Act

Fugro Roadware is helping state agencies comply with the new federal law requiring them to digitally map the National Highway System (NHS) of the United States. As part of the risk-based asset management plans for the NHS, Fugro Roadware's latest advancements…

New AASHTO Design Guide to Improve Planning and Integration of Transit Facilities in the Roadway Environment

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), has created a first of its kind design guide to help transportation planners successfully integrate transit facilities into the roadway environment. The Guide for Geometric Design…

360-Degree SphereVision Video Gives a Clear View of Street Cleaning in London

August 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Leading recycling and waste management company Veolia Environmental Services is taking the smart route to cleaner streets, by using a SphereVision 360 degree video system to monitor its waste management operations around Central London. Veolia, which provides…

Michigan Study Reports Community and Economic Benefits to Bicycling

August 17, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)  released a new report, "Community and Economic Benefits of Bicycling in Michigan." This report is Phase I of a two-phase project that explains the economic benefit bicycling has on Michigan's local and statewide…

Florida’s Governor Scott Announces $806.7 Million for Six Transportation Projects

August 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transportation

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the advancement of more than $806 million for six major transportation projects throughout the state that will enhance safety, relieve congestion and increase mobility for Florida’s families. Projects slated for advancement…

Ames, Iowa Adds Radar Detecting Sensors to Improve Bicycle Safety

August 14, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The radar detects when a biker sitting in a lane is waiting for the light to change.  Riders won't have to get off their bike and push the pedestrian light change buttons at the intersection. City officials said the system will make Ames a more bike-friendly…

Roadside Sensors Detect Conditions through Infrared

August 12, 2014 - in Maintenance, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Scottish engineering firm Findlay Irvine is hoping for sales growth at home and abroad as it embarks on field tests of a novel sensor product that monitors the conditions of roads and runways. Findlay Irvine has been developing a prototype with backing…