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Video: Midway Point Reached On Nevada’s Second-Longest Bridge

November 12, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

The Nevada Department of Transportation reported on November 7 that construction is now halfway done on the state’s second longest bridge: a 2,635-foot-long highway “flyover” structure that will connect northbound U.S. Highway 95 to the westbound 215…

Design-Build Team of Urbahn Architects, HAKS, and Citnalta-Forte Completes Modernization of Three Brooklyn Subway Stations for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority

November 12, 2019 - in News, Projects, Transit, Transportation

The three-station project was the first package in the MTA’s ground-breaking Design-Build approach to renovating subway stations Brooklyn, NY – The…

Video: 2019 America’s Transportation Awards Competition Winners

November 8, 2019 - in Awards, Transportation, Video

Following nearly eight months of intense competition and thousands of online votes cast, the final two winners in the 2019 America’s Transportation…

Voters Approve Nearly 90 Percent of Transportation Investment Ballot Measures

November 7, 2019 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON— Voters in 19 states Nov. 5 sent a decisive message of support for transportation investment, approving almost 90 percent of 305 state and local transportation ballot measures.   In total, the 270 approved initiatives are expected to generate…

Volvo Receives Europe’s Largest Order for Electric Buses

November 7, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe. Volvo Buses will deliver 157 electric articulated buses to Transdev starting in 2020. The buses will operate on a number of routes in Gothenburg. With their introduction, emissions…

WYDOT, WGFD Commit Combined $2.5 Million Toward Wildlife Underpasses

November 7, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Two state agencies have committed a combined $2.5 million toward installing wildlife underpasses along US 189 in southwest Wyoming to help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and improve safety.   The Wyoming Transportation Commission recently approved…

ARTBA Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Rolls Out New Website

November 7, 2019 - in News, Technology, Transportation

www.transportationinvestment.org designed to help boost state and local campaigns WASHINGTON - A new website from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (TIAC) provides easy access to a variety information sources on state and local transportation…

Ohio DOT Issues $105M in Transit Grants; DriveOhio Reauthorized

November 4, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

On October 28 the Ohio Department of Transportation officially released $105 million in grant money to fund public transportation agencies across the state; with nearly $70 million of that money coming from the state general revenue fund. Those funds were…

USDOT Announces New ‘Mobility and Inclusion’ Programs

November 4, 2019 - in News, Transportation

A four-year, $40 million program to help develop more “comprehensive, seamless, and efficient transportation solutions” is but one several efforts the U.S. Department of Transportation launched on October 29 to foster “increased mobility access” for…

ADOT Uses New Technique to ‘Slide’ New I-40 Bellemont Bridges into Place

November 4, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

PHOENIX – A new technique that basically slides precast bridges into place has greatly reduced delays for the Bellemont community with an Arizona Department of Transportation project replacing spans over Interstate 40 at Transwestern Road west of Flagstaff.…