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Oregon Department of Transportation Expands Use of DT Research High Accuracy GNSS Rugged Tablets Statewide

January 15, 2019 - in News, Products, Transportation

Washington D.C., 2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting – DT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, today announced the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has…

Federal Shutdown Impacting Project Planning for State DOTs

January 14, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

As the partial shutdown of the federal government over border wall funding stretches past 20 days, some state departments of transportation are beginning…

Gannett Fleming Leads the Way with ODOT TSMO Plan

January 14, 2019 - in News, Transportation

(Columbus, Ohio) - Gannett Fleming recently completed the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) transportation systems management and operations (TSMO)…

State Transportation Officials Announce Projects for Next Decade

January 14, 2019 - in Transportation

RALEIGH – The state has included more than 1,600 transportation projects in the draft 2020-2029 transportation plan, which was released at Thursday’s regular Board of Transportation meeting. The State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is the N.C.…

Critical Issues in Transportation 2019

January 9, 2019 - in News, Transportation

TRB has released Critical Issues in Transportation 2019. In this report, which is updated periodically by the TRB Executive Committee, a series of challenging questions are posed to explore issues and opportunities that may arise 10 to 20 years into the future.…

AGC Contractor Survey Predicts Growth for Transportation and Utility Construction

January 8, 2019 - in News, Transportation

A survey of 1,300 contractors in 49 states and the District of Columbia found that most are “confident” construction demand will increase in 2019 across most industrial sectors, especially for highway, water and sewer, and transportation facility projects.…

3D-Printed Vehicles and the Evolution of Transportation

January 7, 2019 - in Transportation, Video

Technology is moving the evolution of transportation at a faster and faster pace and Jay Rodgers, CEO and Co-founder of LM Industries is at the forefront. According to the company’s website LM Industries debuted the world’s first 3D-printed car. Today…

RIDOT Taps ‘Bridge-in-a-Backpack’ System for Replacement Project

January 4, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation said it wrapped up its $3.6 million Railroad Avenue Bridge replacement project seven-months ahead of schedule due to the use of a “Bridge-In-A-Backpack” system developed at the University of Maine and commercially…

State Recommends Funding for Completion of Humboldt Bay Trail

January 4, 2019 - in News, Transportation

The project to complete the 4-mile gap in the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata is on the list of projects recommended for funding through the state’s 2019 Active Transportation Program. The Active Transportation Program is a competitive grant…

Transportation Insights: West Coast Electric Highway users share their stories

December 21, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Just how far can you get in an electric vehicle? Drivers in Oregon have traveled more than 3 million all-electric miles thanks to ODOT’s West Coast Electric Highway network of chargers. Many of these trips wouldn’t be possible without this network. The…