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DART and Uber Expanding Transit Options in North Texas

September 13, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has expanded its partnership with Uber, providing North Texas riders even more options for their transportation needs. Customers can now book an UberPool shared ride in any of DART's 13 GoLink zones through the DART GoPass®…

Opportunity MDOT Opens Doors for Small, Minority, Women, Veteran and Disadvantaged Businesses

September 12, 2019 - in News, Transportation

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently launched Opportunity MDOT, an innovative initiative that connects small, disadvantaged and minority-,…

Acrow Provides Safe and Reliable Detours for Structures Damaged in Midwest Flooding

September 12, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Parsippany, New Jersey - Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, is pleased to announce the opening of two of its…

Federal grant will advance US 191 bridge improvements on Navajo Nation

September 11, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

PHOENIX – Winning a $10.4 million Federal Highway Administration grant will allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to advance improvements to four US 191 bridges in a corridor important to residents of the Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation in northeastern…

Road-SIT Survey v. 7.5: The Features that Streamline the Survey Work

September 10, 2019 - in News, Products, Technology, Transportation

10 September, 2019, Bologna Italy – SITECO Infomatica SRL will be attending Intergeo 2019 in Stuttgart, Hall 3, Stand B3.025, showcasing the Road-Scanner family of Mobile Mapping Systems and the NEW software release of Road-SIT Survey. Road-SIT Survey is…

Project Uses Highway Sensors to Track Lifecycle of Concrete

September 10, 2019 - in News, Roads, Transportation

A team of Purdue University engineers is using roadway sensors to compile data on “concrete maturity” during select highway patching and paving projects – a project that seeks to establish “evidence-based recommendations” on the optimal time to re-open…

APTA Study Highlights Transit Needs of ‘Late-Shift’ Commuters

September 10, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

A new study compiled by the American Public Transportation Association highlights the rising number of “late-shift” workers on night and weekend shifts, and the study says those weekend late-shift workers tend to suffer from “inadequate access” to…

Video: Texas DOT Explains Why Its Bridges Are ‘Bat-Friendly’

September 6, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Engineers working for the Texas Department of Transportation are trying to make the state’s bridges and related infrastructure more hospital to bats for a number of reasons as the nocturnal flying rodents help to naturally suppress the insect population…

When Michigan City, Indiana’s Franklin Street Bridge Buckled In Artic Temperatures Contractors And Engineers Turned To FiberSPAN

September 6, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - When record-breaking temperatures buckled Michigan, City Indiana’s Franklin Street Bridge in February 2019, traffic was brought to a standstill. The 87-year-old crossing—the lakeshore town’s only movable [bascule] bridge—crosses Trail…

Technology Helping ADOT to Manage Traffic through I-15 Bridge Project

September 6, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Technology, Transportation

PHOENIX – To enhance safety and manage traffic through the bridge improvement project along Interstate 15 in the Virgin River Gorge, the Arizona Department of Transportation is using a first-of-its-kind alert system to help reduce emergency braking and collisions.…