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Towards Clean and Smart Mobility

Transport plays a critical role in the way we live. Our food, clothes and household waste all need to be transported, contributing to our economy and quality of life. But the increasing use of planes, cars and other fossil-fuel dependent modes of transport…

Atkins to Help CDOT Redefine Safety and Mobility for Colorado’s Transportation System

June 23, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Roads

Atkins has been selected to advise Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in transforming the state’s aging transportation system into one of…

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…

Survey Indicates Americans Prefer Usage Fees for Transportation Funding

April 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

NEW YORK, April 28, 2016—Nearly 160 million Americans (65 percent) would support the use of road-usage fee options such as vehicle miles traveled or mileage-based user fees to help fund transportation costs, according to a new America THINKS national public…

New Fact Sheet from HNTB Highlights FAST Act’s Section 6004

April 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 25, 2016—HNTB Corporation issued a new fact sheet highlighting the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act – Section 6004, which allocates $300 million in federal funds, with a 50 percent non-federal matching requirement to…

FY17 Budget Proposal Contains Nearly $4 Billion for Automated Vehicles

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors, Transportation

DETROIT – In his last State of the Union address, President Obama signaled his intent to invest in a 21st century transportation system.  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today revealed part of the president’s proposal: a 10-year, nearly $4…

Arizona Focuses on Sustaining a Reliable Transportation System

PHOENIX – As traffic demands continue to grow across the state, the Arizona Department of Transportation is becoming more efficient and innovative in operating and sustaining a transportation system that touches the lives of nearly every Arizonan. In streamlining…

Idaho Selects General Fund Surplus Transportation Projects

December 18, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

BOISE -- The Idaho Transportation Board selected 17 road and bridge projects that will be funded by General Surplus as authorized by the 2015 Legislature at the board’s monthly meeting today (Dec. 17) in Boise. “Projects selected today are another important…

GPO Group Enters Into a Partnership with Sam Schwartz Consulting

September 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

At the end of July 2015, GPO Group formalized its partnership with the North American company SAM SCHWARTZ CONSULTING, LLC, acquiring the 30% of its capital and an agreement to reach the 60% in the coming years. SAM SCHWARTZ CONSULTING, LLC, founded in New…

Commission Approves Funds to Help Texans Get to Work, School and Healthcare Facilities

August 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

AUSTIN — In an effort to provide transportation solutions for transit users, the Texas Transportation Commission awarded more than $66 million in federal and state funds to enhance rural and urban mobility programs across the state. The programs provide…