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Pennsylvania Announces New Rail Projects with Job-Retention Benefits

May 13, 2016 - in Corporate, Rail

Harrisburg, Pa.—An estimated 9,200 jobs will be created and more than 39,000 will be retained over the next five years due to thirty-one rail projects being made possible by two PennDOT-managed grant programs. “Pennsylvania has the most railroads in the…

Infographic: What the Infrastructure Bill Means for Business

February 11, 2016 - in Corporate

America's deteriorating infrastructure has a direct impact on the economy. Source: MBACentral.org

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Recommends $3.5 Billion to Expand Transit Options

February 10, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.5 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget to…

Automating Dispatching to TomTom Telematics

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

London, Nov. 17, 2015—Magenta Technology, developers of the Maxoptra vehicle routing and scheduling system, has developed an online application that automates job dispatching for users of TomTom’s telematics and fleet management solutions. The app, called…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $9.5 Million in Workforce Development Grants to Promote Careers in Transit, Ladders of Opportunity

August 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2015 —U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $9.5 million in grants to 19 projects in 13 states selected to help train a new generation of skilled workers and support long-term careers in the public transportation…

U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor Release Joint Transportation Jobs Report

August 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor today released a joint report entitled “Strengthening Skills Training and Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry.” The report details the future growth areas or employment…

U.S. Transportation Department Proposes Initiatives to Give Local Workers a Boost in Federal Investments

March 3, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today a proposal for a new pilot program that will explore new ways to make it easier for states and cities to hire local residents for transportation projects. Los Angeles Mayor…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Recommends $3.2 Billion to Expand Transit Options that Improve Access to Jobs and Opportunities

February 4, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2015 – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.2 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget to advance the construction or completion of 25 rail, bus rapid transit (BRT), and streetcar projects…

Jacksonville Gets to Work on New Bus Rapid Transit System

November 18, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transit, Transportation

In Jacksonville, Florida –one of our cities hardest hit by the recession– the jobs are beginning to come back, and so are the people to fill them. From 2012 to 2013, the metro area’s population grew at a rate that was nearly twice the national average.…

Pennsylvania Investments in 12 Projects to Enhance Economic Development, Support more than 5,000 Jobs

October 29, 2014 - in Financial, Transportation

Harrisburg –PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today announced that 12 projects throughout Pennsylvania have been awarded funds totaling $19.2 million from the Governor’s Transportation Infrastructure and Investment Fund. The projects will enhance safety,…