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Pennsylvania Takes Steps to Lead on Autonomous Vehicle Development

June 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

Pittsburgh, Pa.—Citing the future anticipated benefits to travel safety, the environment and mobility, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined elected, industry and other transportation officials to mark the state’s continued and progressive…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $8 Million Funding Opportunity for Innovative Public Transportation Mobility

May 4, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced an opportunity to apply for $8 million…

FARO Introduces World’s First 3D Scan Localizer

March 28, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Products, Sensors

Lake Mary, Fla., March 17, 2016—FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO) announces the launch of the FARO Early Adopter (EA) Program.  Under this program,…

Caltrans Charters a New Innovation Group

SACRAMENTO–Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration leaders today signed a charter establishing the California State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC), which will serve as a forum for advocating and overseeing the rapid deployment of innovations…

PCI Research Wins Charles Pankow Award for Innovation

March 25, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

CHICAGO, March 24, 2016—A research project that the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) spearheaded and sponsored has been honored with the prestigious American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) Charles Pankow Award for Innovation at the 2016 ASCE…

Universities Team Up to Pursue Energy Innovation

March 16, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

Four leading research universities are joining forces to accelerate innovations to address challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector. Case Western Reserve University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University…

U.S. DOT Issues Guidance for States to ‘Repurpose’ Roughly $2 Billion in Unused Earmarks

March 8, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced that roughly $2 billion in previously unused earmarks can be put back to work to support infrastructure projects across the country, as described in new guidance from the Federal Highway…

Applications for the University Transportation Centers Program Now Open

March 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

WASHINGTON –U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that a maximum of $377.5 million in funding will be available over five years for the University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program, including awards of up to $72.5 million for Fiscal…

National Competition Selects Three Winners to Advance Water Entrepreneurship, Resiliency and Sustainability

February 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2016—Invisible bubbles to help the oil and gas industry recycle water. Growing a valuable mineral from wastewater to help feed the world. Giving food waste a second life to remove contaminants from water. These were the winning ideas…

Retractable Gap Filler to be Part of Brightline Passenger Rail Service

February 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

MIAMI, Feb. 8, 2016 – Brightline announced today that its new trains will be the first in the United States to utilize retractable gap fillers, making boarding and disembarking the trains easy and convenient for all riders. Brightline and Siemens collaborated…