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Stantec to Lead Feasibility Study for Griffith Park Aerial Transit System

July 19, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA - Stantec—a global engineering, consulting, architecture, and design firm— recently was selected by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks to prepare a feasibility study of an Aerial Transit System (ATS) aimed at alleviating…

Video: Utah DOT Hopes Self-Driving Shuttle Fosters AV Acceptance

July 13, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation, Video

The Utah Department of Transportation is conducting a 12 month pilot program to test the use of autonomous shuttles at various locations throughout the…

Stantec to Assist Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division with Puerto Rico Infrastructure Damage Assessments

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transportation

San Juan, Puerto Rico- NYSE, TSX: STN- Global design and engineering firm Stantec has been awarded a $3 million assignment to lead engineering services…

DART and Dallas Keeping Streetcar Roles on Track

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board agreed at their July meeting to implement a Master Streetcar Interlocal Agreement between DART and the City of Dallas that establishes Dallas Streetcar roles and responsibilities. The agreement is needed to consolidate…

DART Agrees to Continue UTSW Medical Center Shuttle

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

A new three-year agreement between Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center has been approved to continue funding and operating a shuttle in the Medical Center area. The contract renews service on Routes…

“Get There” Offers Easy Ride Matching and Trip Planning to Reduce Driving Alone

July 3, 2019 - in News, Technology, Transportation

SALEM — Want to reduce the cost of your drive? It’s easier than ever to share the ride with ODOT’s new carpooling tool, Get There. A web-based tool, Get There helps Oregonians plan trips, share rides with single trips or on a regular basis, and more.…

SSSBA Publishes New Research Report in Innovative Press-Brake-Formed Steel Tub Girder Bridge Technology Series

July 3, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.  – The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) has added a new research report to its series on the development and experimental testing of an innovative bridge system. The new report, “Volume VI: Field Performance and Rating Evaluation…

Video: DDOT Begins Work On $500M DC PLUG Project

July 1, 2019 - in Technology, Transportation, Video

The DC Power Line Undergrounding initiative (DC PLUG) is a partnership between the District and Pepco to improve the reliability and resiliency of the District of Columbia energy grid by placing select feeders underground in Wards 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8. The DC…

Arup Celebrates the Opening of The Samuel De Champlain Bridge in Montreal, One of the Largest Bridges in North America

July 1, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News, Transportation

Image by Dissing+Weitling. Courtesy of Arup. Samuel De Champlain Bridge © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada. Montreal, Quebec – Arup is proud to have played a key role in the building of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge, which opened today in Montreal.…

Propex Geosolutions Receives Carbon Footprint Verification for PYRAMAT 75 HPTRM

Chattanooga, Tenn. (July 1, 2019) – Propex GeoSolutions recently became the first High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mat (HPTRM) manufacturer to verify the carbon footprint of its erosion control solutions. The cradle-to-grave carbon footprint of PYRAMAT®…