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New Mini Guide Focuses on Coordinated EV Infrastructure Planning and Implementation among State Officials

December 2, 2022 - in Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The National Council on Electricity Policy announced the release of a new publication, Mini Guide on Transportation Electrification: State-Level Roles and Collaboration among Public Utility Commissions, State Energy Offices, and Departments…

O’Melveny Advises on US$4.2 Billion Deal to Develop New International Terminal 6 at John F. Kennedy International Airport

November 21, 2022 - in Airports, News, Transportation

NEW YORK — O’Melveny represented a consortium consisting of Vantage Airport Group, JetBlue, American Triple I, and RXR Realty in an agreement to build,…

Video: Hawaii DOT Talks Transportation Resiliency

November 18, 2022 - in Multimedia, Transportation, Videos

AASHTO’s Transportation TV interviewed Edwin Sniffen, Hawaii DOT deputy director for highways, as part of its “2 Minute State DOT Update” video…

HDR Publishes One of the First Studies on Impacts of DERs on Electric Fleet Charging

November 16, 2022 - in Transit, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — HDR's Lukas Rowland, battery energy storage system lead and fellow, has authored one of the first comprehensive case studies examining the impact of using distributed energy resources to support fleet electrification. The in-depth study focuses…

Public Support for State & Local Transportation Funding Improvements Remains Strong

November 11, 2022 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – Voters in 18 states Nov. 8 approved 88 percent of 380 state and local ballot initiatives that are expected to generate almost $20 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for transportation improvement projects, according to initial results…

Woolpert to Provide Engineering, Survey and Consulting for American Samoa Airport Terminal

November 10, 2022 - in Airports, News, Projects, Transportation

The new environmentally and economically conscious facility will utilize federal and FAA funding. PAGO PAGO, Tutuila — Woolpert has been contracted by the American Samoa Government, Department of Port Administration, to evaluate, plan and design a new airport…

Video: Vermont’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange

October 28, 2022 - in Multimedia, Roads, Transportation, Videos

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is improving the roadway along the U.S. Routes 2/7 (U.S. 2/7) corridor, in the vicinity of Interstate 89 (I-89) Exit 16, to enhance mobility and safety in Colchester, Vt.

European Commission and EIB initiate feasibility study to better connect Ukrainian and Moldovan railway networks with EU

October 25, 2022 - in Rail, Transportation

Today, the Commission together with the European Investment Bank (EIB) is launching a pre- feasibility study to assess how to better connect the Ukrainian and Moldovan railway networks with the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The rail gauge used…

U.S. Rural Road & Bridge Conditions, Safety & Funding Needs Examined in New Report

October 14, 2022 - in Transportation

U.S. RURAL ROADS & BRIDGES HAVE SIGNIFICANT DEFICIENCIES, HIGH FATALITY RATES & LACK ADEQUATE CAPACITY; BACKLOG OF NEEDED REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS TO RURAL ROADS & BRIDGES TOTALS $180 BILLION Eds: TRIP’s report contains data for all 50 states…

Six State DOTs Sign ‘Equity In Infrastructure’ Pledge

October 14, 2022 - in News, Transportation

On October 11, six state department of transportation chief executives signed a national pledge at a ceremony in the nation’s capital as part of their commitment to expand equity opportunities in the infrastructure sector. [Above image by AASHTO] Those state…