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Alstom selects Teleste’s information displays for the REM transit system in Canada

January 16, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

TURKU, FINLAND  – Teleste Corporation will supply Alstom with information displays for the stations of the REM (Réseau express métropolitain) light-rail transit system in Montreal, Canada. The deployment will consist of 284 ETL certified indoor and…

LA Metro Turns to Gannett Fleming to Lead Major Rail Line as Part of Twenty-Eight by ’28 Project

January 13, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transit, Transportation

Light Rail Service Coming to Congested San Fernando Valley As the prime consultant, Gannett Fleming will provide Metro with professional engineering services…

Long Beach Grows Electric Transit Fleet with Order for 14 BYD Buses

January 13, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, Calif.  –BYD (Build Your Dreams) announcedThursdaythat Long Beach Transit, a longstanding customer, will purchase an additional 14…

Stantec Completes Rehabilitation of Key Section of I-690 Artery in Syracuse

January 13, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Syracuse, NY -TSX, NYSE: STN: Leading global design firm Stantec marks the completion of a $65 million project to rehabilitate a major section of I-690, a key artery in the third most populous city in upstate New York, on behalf of the New York State Department…

WYDOT Avalanche Control

January 10, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

Winter in Wyoming means snow, ice and slick roads. And in some parts of the state, it also means avalanche danger. WYDOT avalanche technicians work to keep roads open and travelers safe.

Trump Administration Releases “Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0”

January 10, 2020 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today released ‘Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0’ (AV 4.0). The initiative was announced by U.S. Transportation Secretary…

A Decade Later, Inspection Shows Eight Mile Road’s FRP Bridge Deck And Beam System In “Like New” Condition

January 9, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - Composite Advantage engineers recently inspected Hamilton County, Ohio’s Eight Mile Road Bridge to see how its fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) deck was holding up after more than a decade of vehicle traffic. The span was the first bridge in…

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases “Inclusive Design Challenge” Request for Information (RFI)

January 8, 2020 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has published a Request for Information (RFI) for the Inclusive Design Challenge, announced by Secretary Elaine L. Chao at the Access and Mobility for All Summit on October 29, 2019. “The Department…

Proposed Modifications to AASHTO Culvert Load Rating Specifications

January 6, 2020 - in Bridges, News

Over the past decade, significant state and federal resources have been expended to develop a state‐of-the-art set of reliability‐based bridge design and load rating specifications, including Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and Load and Resistance…

BYD and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Make the Holidays Greener

January 6, 2020 - in News, Transportation

Los Angeles, Ca. (12/23/2019) –Holiday travel is a lot greener this season atHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport(ATL)with theaddition of two BYD (Build Your Dreams) zero-emission buses. The two green technology, battery-electric K9M 40-foot…