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USDOT Launches National Transit Map Initiative

March 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Transit

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched an initiative to create a National Transit Map, which is a critical missing element in the National Spatial Data Infrastructure. The National Transit Map will display stops, routes, and schedules for…

TxDOT Unveils Initial $1.3 Billion to Address Congestion

AUSTIN – On average, Texas drivers in five of the state’s largest metropolitan areas each are losing about 52 hours and $1,200* annually due to traffic…

Contact Voltage a Concern as Intelligent Transportation Sensors Proliferate

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2016—Increased use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology by municipal transportation departments and…

Iowa State Department of Transportation Selects AssetWorks Enterprise Asset Management System

December 9, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 08, 2015—AssetWorks, a leading provider of enterprise asset management software and operational asset management systems, announced today that the Iowa State Department of Transportation has selected AssetWorks integrated enterprise asset…

Building a Blockbuster Bridge: Alabama DOT Paves Way for Dramatic Traffic Improvement in Mobile, Ala.

November 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project Estimated cost: $850 million to $1 billion Length: Bridge at approx. 2.75 miles and 9.25 miles of causeway widening Interstate 10 (I-10) is the United States’ southernmost transcontinental highway, extending 2,500…

U.S. Department of Transportation Joins Workplace Charging Challenge

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is pleased to announce that it has joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Workplace Charging Challenge, which will support DOT efforts to make workplace charging for plug-in electric vehicles available…

TxDOT Awarded $20 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Rural Transit, Benefit Commuters, Invigorate Economy

October 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation today was awarded more than $20 million in federal TIGER* grants to improve transportation services for rural populations. The funding will help replace 325 vehicles located throughout the state that are used…

Duckworth, Durbin Announce $14 Million Tiger Grant For Metra’s Fox River Bridge Project

October 27, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate

Oct. 26, 2015—U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded $14 million in federal funding through the TIGER grant program to Metra to replace the existing…

Louisiana State Police to Utilize DOTD System as Primary Traffic Incident Alert Method

October 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Baton Rouge, La. – As part of Louisiana’s commitment to highway safety and traffic management, Louisiana State Police Troop locations across the state will begin using the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s Traveler Information…

Indiana Road and Bridge Conditions Continue to Improve

October 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

INDIANAPOLIS—Pavement and bridges maintained by the Indiana Department of Transportation continue to improve, according to the latest results submitted to the Federal Highway Administration. Every two years, a routine inspection is performed on every public-road…