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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $60.76 Million Grant to Expand Light Rail Capacity in Dallas, Texas

July 1, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today a $60.76 million grant agreement with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for construction of the Red and Blue Line Platform Extensions, which will…

WSP USA Joins Rhode Island Authority in Celebrating Newport Pell Bridge 50th Anniversary

July 1, 2019 - in Bridges, News

Motorists first crossed New England’s longest suspension bridge a half century ago today.   JAMESTOWN, RI — Today, WSP USA and Rhode Island Turnpike…

FiberPILE Shores Up United States Ferry System, Replaces Fracture-Prone Timber Piles At Jamestown-Scotland Terminal Facilities

June 28, 2019 - in News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - Growing passenger traffic, larger ships and stricter environmental regulations have prompted ferry owners to consider alternatives to fracture-prone…

ARTBA’s Transportation Safety Industry Division Turns 40

June 27, 2019 - in News, Roads, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - A landmark anniversary in the effort to improve traffic safety is being celebrated this year with the 40th anniversary of the creation of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) “Traffic Safety Industry…

UDOT Announces Partnership with Panasonic to Build “Smart Roadways” Data Network

June 26, 2019 - in News, Transportation

SALT LAKE CITY –The Utah Department of Transportation(UDOT) announced today a partnership with Panasonic Corporation of North Americato develop the nation’s most advanced transportation data network. This network will improve safety and…

Updated Publication Shows How Our Transportation System is Doing

June 26, 2019 - in News, Transportation

We’re pleased to share our biennial State of the System report, complete with a new, interactive format we think you’ll enjoy. In this updated report, you’ll find out how Oregon’s transportation system is performing in relation to our overarching guide,…

FTA Provides Grants to Transit Projects in Minneapolis, San Francisco

June 24, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration approved two Capital Investment Grants in late June for transit projects in Minnesota and California; grants helping fund construction of a Bus Rapid Transit or BRT line in Minneapolis and boosting capacity of the Bay Area…

Stantec to Lead Study on Impacts of Growing Operations at Fast-Growing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

June 20, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Olympia, WA- NYSE, TSX:STN: The Washington Department of Commerce recently announced that it selected Stantec to complete a study of the ongoing impacts of growing operations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The department put out a competitive…

Federal Railroad Administration Announces More Than $326 Million in Grants to Support Railroad Infrastructure

June 17, 2019 - in Financial, News, Rail, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the recipients of more than $326 million in grant funds under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program and the…