/ Category / Transportation

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…

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…

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.…

Transit Delivers More Than $3 Billion in MO According to 2019 Impact Study

October 30, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Citizens for Modern Transit reported the findings of a six-month study designed to quantify the economic impact of public transit services in the state of Missouri to area leaders today at its quarterly “Talking Transit “ event held at the St. Louis Regional…

Application of Microbial Facilitated Stabilization for Sustainable Improvement of Expansive Pavement Subgrades

October 29, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Expansive soils, also known as swell-shrink soils, have been a problem for civil infrastructure such as roads and foundations since ancient times. These soils swell and shrink with changes in moisture content, causing buildings and pavements to crack. The…

AASHTO Releases a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Enhancement and Support of AASHTOWare Bridge Design & Rating

October 29, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

A Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit competitive proposals for professional services to complete the development and delivery of the first release of the planned modernized AASHTOWare Bridge Design-Rating system (BrDR 7.0) and to provide ongoing maintenance,…

Video: Ford’s Don Butler Focuses on Future of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Connectivity

October 28, 2019 - in Roads, Technology, Transportation, Video

In a speech at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 2019 annual meeting in St. Louis, Don Butler, executive director for Connected Vehicles and Services at Ford Motor Company, stressed that reserving the 5.9 GHz wireless…

Load, Capacity Calculation Errors, Inadequate Peer Review Led to Pedestrian Bridge Collapse

October 24, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board determined, during a public board meeting held Tuesday, that load and capacity calculation errors made by FIGG Bridge Engineers, Inc., are the probable cause of the fatal, March 15, 2018, Florida International…

Oklahoma Department of Transportation announced funding approval for U.S. Highway 169 widening

October 22, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Owasso : This week, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced funding approval for U.S. Highway 169 widening. ODOT officials met with Owasso City and Chamber representatives on Thursday to confirm the funding in the 8-year plan. The approved…