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Chicago’s Red and Purple Modernization Program reaches major milestone with completion of critical rail bypass

November 24, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Eliminating bottleneck at junction where up to 150,000 riders travel daily is a centerpiece of the program   CHICAGO, IL -TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, a global leader in sustainable design and engineering, celebrates the opening of the Red-Purple Bypass, a…

Mammoet moves steel-arched bridge in nighttime operation

November 24, 2021 - in Bridges, News

Lekbrug prior to the operation.   About 6,000 people watched the live stream of Lekbrug Vianen removal   Mammoet assisted Rijkswaterstaat and…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $158.1 Million Grant Award for Northwest Extension Phase II Light Rail Project in Phoenix

November 23, 2021 - in Financial, Transit

PHOENIX – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Nuria Fernandez today joined officials…

San Diego Mid-Coast Trolley Blue Line Now Open to Public

November 23, 2021 - in News, Transit

WSP USA was lead environmental and engineering consultant and helped secure $1 billion in federal funds for light rail extension connecting UC-San Diego to downtown.   SAN DIEGO — The Mid-Coast Trolley Project, an 11-mile light rail extension of…

Skanska is expanding the Stockholm metro in Nacka, Sweden, for about SEK 1.2 billion

November 16, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with The Stockholm Regional Council to build a new stage of Stockholm’s metro in Nacka, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 1.2 billion which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2021.…

Pasadena Water and Power’s new EV charging depot opens, adds more Southern California options

November 12, 2021 - in News, Transportation

Stantec helps deliver new charging station that provides 26 chargers in high-traffic area   Pasadena, CA - To support the growing demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, the City of Pasadena recently opened its new Arroyo Parkway Charging…

Sustainable aviation fuel delivery at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport marks industry’s first demonstration of circular economy in the United States

November 12, 2021 - in Airports, News, Transportation

Photo: DFW Airport   Upon receiving its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), in collaboration with Avfuel Corporation and Neste, became the first airport in the United States to test a collaborative…

SwRI developing connected vehicle data exchange platform for Florida Department of Transportation

November 10, 2021 - in News, Roads, Technology, Transportation

Resulting platform will enable real-time, safety-critical data analysis, dissemination Southwest Research Institute is leading an $8 million project to develop a data exchange platform enabling the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to analyze road…

Decade Long Voter Support for Transportation Investment Continues with Nov. 2 Election Results

November 5, 2021 - in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON— Voters in 17 states Nov. 2 approved 89 percent of 275 state and local ballot initiatives aimed at boosting transportation investment. The results of 35 other measures are still pending.   The American Road & Transportation Builders…

Video: ‘Driving’ Innovation To Help Eliminate Plastic Waste

November 1, 2021 - in Multimedia, Roads, Videos

Each year in the United States, millions of tons of plastic waste are discarded and not recycled, leading to serious environmental problems. In an effort to help keep this waste from ending up in the environment, engineers at the University of Missouri are…