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FiberSPAN FRP Vehicle Deck Helps Historic Bridge Reopen To Traffic

November 12, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - The infrastructure industry has adopted FiberSPAN fiber reinforced polymer (FRP)  as the go-to material for rehabilitation and repair of historic bridges like County Bridge 231 [Peevy Road Bridge]. The Montgomery County, Pennyslvania structure…

Voters Re-elect State Lawmakers Who Supported Gas Tax Increases, New ARTBA Analysis Finds

November 12, 2018 - in News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— Voters in 12 states re-elected 93 percent of 530 state lawmakers who supported a gas tax increase between 2015 and 2018 and ran for…

Voters Across the Nation Demonstrate Support for Transportation Investment

November 9, 2018 - in Featured, News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— Voters in 31 states Nov. 6 once again showed their support for transportation infrastructure investments, approving 272, or 79 percent,…

Guide to Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation for Departments of Transportation

November 8, 2018 - in News, Transportation

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 885: Guide to Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation for Departments of Transportation presents guidance for government transportation agencies on encouraging and sustaining…

Governor, Congressional Delegation, RIDOT, RIPTA Break Ground on New Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station and Bus Hub

November 5, 2018 - in Transit

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo joined with Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation - Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline - Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti…

North Dakota DOT Releases 5-Year Vision Zero Plan

November 5, 2018 - in Transportation

The North Dakota Department of Transportation unveiled an ambitious five-year “Vision Zero Plan” that is viewed as a starting point for eliminating both fatalities and injuries due to motor vehicle crashes on the state’s highways. “There were 116 motor…

Video: New Champlain Cable-Stayed Bridge

November 5, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Our web series "Inside the giant" continues and this time, we talk about the Cable-Stayed Bridge and the installation of the main span segments and stays. The Cable-Stayed bridge is the signature element of the bridge and gives the structure a modern and uncluttered…

USDOT Announces Final Rule to Accelerate Project Delivery

November 5, 2018 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a final rule today to amend Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will accelerate…

Helsinki City Transport Adopts Teleste’s S-AWARE® Platform to Build a Unified Situational Awareness System for the Helsinki Metro

October 31, 2018 - in News, Technology, Transportation

Turku, Finland –  31 October 2018 – Teleste Corporation reveals that its S-AWARE® platform has been selected by Helsinki City Transport (“Helsingin kaupungin liikenneliikelaitos”) to drive improved situational awareness and safer travelling across…

Wolf Administration Announces the Opening of Indiana CNG Transit Fueling Station

October 31, 2018 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration announced the formal opening of service at one of the 29 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations planned as part of a Public Private Partnership. Officials from PennDOT, Trillium CNG, and IndiGO-Indiana…