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Video: PennDOT Collaborates with Multiple Agencies In Truck Platooning Trial

January 15, 2021 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) released this video outlining the truck platooning trial it was involved with in October 2020, which focused on collaboration between multiple agencies across different states.

ITR Concession Company Unveils Electric Charging Stations on Indiana Toll Road

January 14, 2021 - in News, Roads, Transportation

ELKHART, Ind.- With millions of travelers switching to electric vehicles, customers are starting to look for electric chargers along their most popular…

Video: The Norwood Young America Highway 212 Project

January 11, 2021 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

Motorists can get a bird’s eye view of the improvements to Highway 212 in Norwood Young America with a new video of the project released today by the…

Video: New Machine Learning Tool Tracks Urban Traffic Congestion

December 14, 2020 - in Roads, Technology, Transportation, Video

A new machine learning algorithm is poised to help urban transportation analysts relieve bottlenecks and chokepoints that routinely snarl city traffic. The tool, called TranSEC, was developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National…

Video: Parley’s Canyon Wildlife Overpass

December 7, 2020 - in Bridges, Roads, Transportation, Video

The new animal overpass in Parley's Canyon will reduce collisions and help keep drivers as well as area wildlife safe. This week, a total of 12 steel beams were placed over I-80, weighing a total of 240,000 pounds. That's about as much as an adult blue whale.…

Skanska builds highway in Norway, for about NOK 3 billion, about SEK 2.9 billion

November 30, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contact with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration on building a motorway between Bærum and Hole municipality in Eastern Norway. The contract is worth about NOK 3 billion, about SEK 2.9 billion, will be included in the Nordic order…

Connected Vehicle Sensors Installed in East Hawaii

November 2, 2020 - in Roads, Technology, Transportation

HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the installation of Blyncsy Intersect Connected Vehicle units on the 16 state-owned traffic signals in East Hawaii in cooperation with Elemental Excelerator. These connected vehicle…

Video: Concerns Raised about New Vehicle Safety Features

October 26, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

More and more, drivers are recognizing the value in having vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems commonly known as ADAS. Research conducted by the AAA Foundation found that if every vehicle was equipped with these technologies and they are properly…

Indiana Toll Road Provides Broadband Connectivity to Northwest Indiana Schools to Enable COVID-19 Related Virtual Learning for 7,000 Students

October 22, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Roads, Transportation

ELKHART, Ind., October 22, 2020 - ITR Concession Company (ITRCC), the operator of the Indiana Toll Road, has entered into an agreement with Surf Broadband, LLC, a premier broadband provider in northwest Indiana, to enable virtual learning for more than 7,000…

Building roads to save Yosemite toads

October 21, 2020 - in News, Roads

Caltrans installs the mini-culvert undercrossing for Yosemite toads along State Route 108 in Mono County. Credit: Kris Bason/Caltrans   Each spring deep in the Sierra Nevada, Yosemite toads roam the alpine meadows in search of a mate. Biologists have…