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Four Winning Cities of the Every Place Counts Design Challenge Announced

PHILADELPHIA –Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the four winning cities of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Every Place Counts Design Challenge, which aims to raise awareness and identify inclusive community…

Intelligent Solutions to Meet Growing Mobility Requirements

By the year 2050, an estimated 70 percent of the world’s population will be living in cities. As a result, there will be an increasingly urgent need…

Data Science Projects Promise to Transform Transportation

ANN ARBOR—On-demand, driverless public buses. Data-driven accident avoidance systems. "Smart" traffic systems that dramatically reduce emissions and…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Columbus as Winner of Unprecedented $40 Million Smart City Challenge

COLUMBUS, OH – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that Columbus, OH has been selected as the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT)’s Smart City Challenge. As winner of the Challenge, Columbus will receive…

All Seven Finalists in the Smart City Challenge to Benefit from Continued Collaboration with Government and Private Sector Partners

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that it will collaborate with government and private sector partners to help all seven finalist cities in the Smart City Challenge – not just the challenge winner –move forward…

Governor Cuomo Launches $110 Million Initiative to Keep Pedestrians Safe Across New York State

June 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the state’s first-ever, comprehensive pedestrian safety plan, a proactive, multi-agency initiative that provides $110 million for pedestrian safety improvements across upstate New York and Long Island during the next…

South Carolina Department of Transportation Selects Michael Baker International to Engineer and Manage Interstate 20 Highway Improvement Project

Columbia, S.C.—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, will drive a major highway reconstruction project poised to impact the daily commutes of thousands of Columbia, S.C., residents. The South Carolina…

ITS America 2016 Allows for Entrepreneurs and Innovation to Collide

Are you an entrepreneur who lives and breathes innovation?  Do you have the next big idea that will change the way we move people and goods across the country?  Or have you discovered the best way to use technology to more effectively manage traffic and…

Cardno GM says $24.5M Liberia Construction Project is ‘Road to Success’

June 13, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

On June 2, Cardno launched a $24.5 million project to construct 450km of roadways in rural Liberia. The Feeder Roads Alternative and Maintenance Program (FRAMP), funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, will work in four of the most populous…

US Department of Transportation Adds AT&T to Smart City Challenge

June 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that AT&T has become the newest strategic partner in the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)’s Smart City Challenge. The Smart City Challenge is a competition which will…