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FTA Provides Grants to Transit Projects in Minneapolis, San Francisco

June 24, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration approved two Capital Investment Grants in late June for transit projects in Minnesota and California; grants helping fund construction of a Bus Rapid Transit or BRT line in Minneapolis and boosting capacity of the Bay Area…

Stantec to Lead Study on Impacts of Growing Operations at Fast-Growing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

June 20, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Olympia, WA- NYSE, TSX:STN: The Washington Department of Commerce recently announced that it selected Stantec to complete a study of the ongoing impacts…

Federal Railroad Administration Announces More Than $326 Million in Grants to Support Railroad Infrastructure

June 17, 2019 - in Financial, News, Rail, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the recipients of more than $326 million in grant funds under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program and the…

Acrow Bridge Lessens Impact to Travelers During NY State Thruway Authority’s $135M “Last Mile” Infrastructure Initiative

June 13, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Parsippany, New Jersey – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today one of its modular steel bridges is being used to detour traffic during a component project of the NY State Thruway Authority’s “Last…

Severe Flooding Continues to Impact Highway System in Midwestern U.S.

June 10, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Record-setting storms and flooding continue to force the closure of roads and bridges on the National Highway System by the dozens in states throughout the Midwest, according to the Federal Highway Administration – especially in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa,…

Video: A Bridge Competition Helps Connect Students to Transportation

June 7, 2019 - in Bridges, Technology, Transportation, Video

The National Bridge Challenge is part of the Transportation and Civil Engineering or TRAC program that teaches secondary school students from 7th through 12th grade how to apply a variety of math and science concepts to common engineering problems occurring…

Hawaii Department of Transportation Demonstrates CarbonCure for Paving Infrastructure

June 5, 2019 - in News, Roads, Transportation

HONOLULU, HI: The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced yesterday that the department is demonstrating the use of concrete made with the CarbonCure Technology as a sustainable transportation initiative. The initial test…

Stantec assists Metro Purple Line Extension Project on Section 1 “Halfway There” Construction Milestone

June 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA- NYSE, TSX:STN : Stantec—as a senior member of the Westside Extension Support Team (WEST) joint venture—is providing construction management support services to assist the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)…

Autonomous Vehicle Knowledge is Key to Acceptance: HNTB Survey

June 5, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Recognized benefits of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles include increased mobility for non-drivers, improved safety, and new solutions to better manage traffic congestion Key findings include:   Slightly more than half of Americans (52 percent) consider…