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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…

Video: VDOT Materials Lab Tests Asphalts, Concrete

August 23, 2019 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

Wayne Bartholomew, the VDOT lab supervisor, and his team test the different materials for drivers. 

Fluor Joint Venture Selected for Vital Asheville, N.C. Interstate Expansion Project

August 16, 2019 - in News, Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas & GREENVILLE, S.C.  – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that its joint venture together with United Infrastructure Group, Inc. was selected by the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to widen and improve a 7.5-mile…

West Virginia Utilizes New Technology to Build Innovative, Cost-Effective Short Span Steel Bridge

August 16, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) is working with the West Virginia Department of Highways (WVDOH) to construct a press-brake-formed steel tub girder bridge, the first one in the state to demonstrate this innovative technology.…

Fleet Advantage White Paper Addresses How Data Is Impacting Fleet Profitability

August 14, 2019 - in News, Transportation

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management released today its latest comprehensive industry white paper report – “The Future of Transportation…

Intermodal Cargo up 10.5 Percent in Savannah

August 12, 2019 - in News, Transportation

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Intermodal cargo continues its powerful rise at the Georgia Ports Authority, achieving 10.5 percent growth in July. Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4 percent, completing more than 507,000…

The World’s Top 4 Ride-Hailing Companies Are Worth More Than $166 Billion

August 9, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Shared Mobility Poised to Disrupt Multitrillion-Dollar Auto Industry   BOSTON, MA –  The rise of shared mobility services like Uber and Lyft is threatening to disrupt a multitrillion-dollar industry. Self-driving cars, zero-emission vehicles, connectivity,…

Collaboration is the Name of the Game

August 6, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Planning, designing, and constructing any public transit project requires plenty of time, effort, and most importantly, collaboration. Turning the vision of the D2 Subway into reality is no exception. There are a lot of players and even more moving…

FTA Awards $84.9M in ‘Low-No’ Transit Bus Grants

August 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration awarded $84.9 million in grants to 38 projects in 38 states on July 26 via its Low- or No-Emission or “Low-No” program that funds transit bus projects centered around “advanced propulsion” technologies. Eligible projects…