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COVID-19 Will Create Long-Term Impact on State DOT Revenues

June 1, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transportation

State departments of transportation continue to grapple with significant revenue reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic – reductions that many expect will be long-term in nature. [Above photo by the Georgia Department of Transportation.] Julie Lorenz, secretary…

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners of 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award

June 1, 2020 - in Awards, Roads, Transportation

Twelve departments of transportation (DOTs) were named winners of the 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA) by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). This…

Responding to COVID-19: State DOTs Videos from the Frontlines

May 29, 2020 - in COVID-19, Transportation, Video

This Transportation TV series entitled State DOTs Respond to Coronavirus: A Video Diary is showcasing efforts by state departments of transportation to…

GPA commissions first nine Mason Mega Rail tracks

May 29, 2020 - in Rail, Transportation

More than 2.2 million staff hours have gone into the planning and construction of the Port of Savannah's Mason Mega Rail Terminal thus far. The Georgia Ports Authority will commission its first two rail-mounted gantry crane in June.  SAVANNAH, Ga. - Georgia…

Southern California’s Marengo Charging Plaza Officially Opens to The Public

May 28, 2020 - in News, Transportation

Stantec assists Pasadena Water and Power with nation’s largest electric vehicle charging station Pasadena, CA - To keep up with the increase in demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, the City of Pasadena—in partnership with Tesla—installed…

DART Awards Uber Contract for Rideshare Services

May 27, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

On Tuesday, May 26, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board awarded a three-year contract to Uber Technologies, Inc., (Uber) for rideshare services to supplement the agency’s successful GoLink program, providing additional capacity across the agency’s…

Video: State DOTs Still Need $50 Billion in Emergency Relief

May 25, 2020 - in Transportation, Video

In this On Time with Tymon video released May 18, 2020, Executive Director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Jim Tymon reacts to passage of the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions” or “HEROES”…

Acrow Bridges Installed During Replacement of Unionport Bridge in the Bronx, NY are First Hydraulically-Driven Temporary Lift Bridges in the U.S.

May 22, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Detour bridges will help mitigate traffic disruption in heavily traveled area and allow for continual access to boat traffic on Westchester Creek   (Parsippany, New Jersey)  – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply…

President of Uruguay Launches BYD’s Electric Bus Fleet for CUTCSA, Uruguay’s Largest Operator

May 22, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Montevideo, Uruguay–On May 21, BYD and Abriley S.A.,a local distributor for Uruguay and pioneer in Latin American transport electrification, delivered a fleet of 20 BYD 12-meter pure electric buses to CUTCSA, the country’s largest urban public transport…

Electric VTOL Aircraft Startup Archer Launches

May 21, 2020 - in News, Transportation

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Archer, an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities, today announced its official launch. Marc Lore, the CEO of Walmart eCommerce, is the largest investor in…