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2014 State Transportation Statistics Released with Mapping Application

September 22, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the 2014 State Transportation Statistics (STS) – a web-only reference guide to transportation data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. STS 2014…

U.S. DOT TIGER Grants Allocate $600 Million for 72 Transportation Projects in 46 States

September 15, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Department of Transportation would provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects…

Corps Calls for Mississippi Waterway Infrastructure Improvements

August 20, 2014 - in Transportation

Higher-capacity ports, expanded locks and dams and other infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River Watershed to allow its waterways…

Siemens to Bring eHighway Demonstration to California

Siemens has been selected by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to install an eHighway system in the proximity of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the two largest ports in the U.S. Siemens eHighway is the electrification of select…

Rensselaer Professor Named Fellow of ASCE

July 27, 2014 - in Corporate, People, Transportation

A professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rensselaer, Holguin-Veras is director of the Institute’s Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment and Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems.…

Daimler Debuts Driverless Truck of the Future

July 7, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Mercedes-Benz presents the "Future Truck 2025" as the world's first autonomously driving truck. A truck drives along a motorway all by itself, at a speed of 80 km/h, communicating with its surroundings and ensuring more safety on the roads. It also saves its…

ARUP Reveals a Vision of the Future of Rail

June 25, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Future of Rail 2050 unveils a vision of the future of rail travel in light of trends such as urban population growth, climate change and emerging technologies. The report foresees predictive maintenance of rail lines by robot drones; driverless trains…

CMAP Report Highlights Need for Coordinated Rail Infrastructure Policies in Chicago

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

A new report by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning calls for strategic public-private partnerships for infrastructure, innovation, and workforce in support of the growing industry that affects more than a quarter of all jobs in the region. Available…