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U.S. DOT Begins a New Era of Public Transit Safety

July 21, 2018 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued two final regulations to strengthen the safety of public transportation systems, the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan rule and the Safety…

FHWA Delivers First-Ever Highway Freight Report to Congress

July 18, 2018 - in Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration released its very first "Highway Freight Conditions and Performance Report" to Congress on July 6; a report mandated…

The Stantec Team is Selected to Lead the Massive Bridging Kentucky Program for Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

July 17, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Lexington, KY (July 17, 2018) NYSE, TSX:STN: Global consulting firm Stantec has been selected by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) to assist…

Governor Wolf Announces Traffic Signal Improvements to Benefit 70 Municipalities Statewide

July 15, 2018 - in Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 70 municipalities will receive more than $31 million to support traffic signal upgrades, increasing safety and mobility across Pennsylvania's communities. "This is the fourth round of funding disbursed…

Eighty-Year-Old Rugg Bridge In Massachusetts’ Berkshire County Gets New FRP Deck

July 13, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio: Sandisfield, Massachusetts received a $1 million grant in 2017 to rebuild Rugg Bridge on Route 57 following years of wear and tear. The pony truss crossing has carried residents and travelers over the Clam River since 1938.  A steel grid/concrete…

Adelaide Airport Exceeds One Million Annual International Passengers

July 13, 2018 - in Transportation

An additional 52,500 international passengers travelled to and from Adelaide in the year to June 2018, an increase of 5.5 per cent on the previous year. The biggest inbound increase has been in the China market, with an additional 11,000 Chinese visitors arriving…

BYD and Generate Capital to Launch First-Ever U.S. Partnership for an Electric Bus Leasing Program

July 10, 2018 - in Corporate, News, Transportation

SAN FRANCISCO – July 10, 2018 – Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of distributed infrastructure, announced today a joint venture to launch the first electric bus leasing program of its kind in the United States in partnership…

Highway Freight Conditions and Performance Report to Congress

July 10, 2018 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The Federal Highway Administration has released its “Highway Freight Conditions and Performance Report to Congress,” as required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The report, the first ever issued by the FHWA on…

CDOT Announces Next Steps for I-25 South Gap Project

July 9, 2018 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Denver, CO – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the official Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on the I-25 South Gap Project. The project will significantly improve the 18 mile…

Fluor Team Selected for Gordie Howe International Bridge Project Connecting U.S. and Canada

July 5, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

IRVING, Texas (July 5, 2018) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Bridging North America, a partnership of Fluor and ACS Infrastructure Canada, was selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie…