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IBI Group to Lead Hurontario LRT Design as Part of Mobilinx Preferred Proponent Consortium

September 4, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

TORONTO - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx announced on August 26 that Mobilinx is the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. IBI Group (TSX:IBG) will be leading the design…

Iowa County Engineer to Save Over $100,000 Using Innovative Steel Design for Bridge Replacement Project

September 4, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The spans for the Fourteen Mile bridge near East Lynn, West Virginia were installed on August 20, 2019. This is the first PBTG bridge for WV.   If…

Acrow Bridge Provides Emergency Detour to Open Flood-Damaged Route in Rock Port, Missouri

September 3, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – 03 September 2019 – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, noted today one of its…

FHWA Disburses $225M in Competitive Highway Bridge Program Grants

September 3, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration awarded $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program or CHBP grants to 20 state department of transportation projects in 18 states on August 29; grants that only state DOTs could apply for and that fund a variety of…

USDOT Announces $4.36 Million Grant to Restore Gulf Coast Passenger Rail Service

September 3, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

BILOXI, MS – U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded $4,360,000 to the Southern Rail Commission to help restore intercity passenger rail service…

New Rider Data Shows How Public Transit Reduces Greenhouse Gas and Pollutant Emissions

August 28, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transit, Transportation

Public transit has long been an answer for people looking to leave their car at home and reduce their air pollution emissions. But now, with better rider tracking tools, the University of Utah and the Utah Transit Authority can better answer the question:…

FRA Providing $272M in Grants to 10 Rail Projects

August 27, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

The Federal Railroad Administration is disbursing more than $272 million in grant funding to 10 rail projects in 10 states through its Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair or SOGR program to help to repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure…

National League of Cities Report Backs Congestion Pricing

August 27, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

A new 24-page report issued by the National League of Cities on August 7 recommends congestion pricing as a key tool for “solving the growing infrastructure crisis in American cities, towns, and villages.” [Above photo by the New York City Department of…

Traffic Congestion Keeps Climbing, Says Latest Urban Mobility Report

August 27, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Gridlock on America’s roadways is increasing, according to the 2019 Urban Mobility Report published by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute – in part due to job growth that is “exacerbating” the nation’s traffic woes. The United States added…

Report: Cost of Congestion to Hit $200B in 2025

August 27, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

If more Americans are working, a new report confirms, more of us are also tied up in traffic. The picture is painted clearly in the 2019 Urban Mobility Report, published by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Along with illustrating the problem,…