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Transportation Management News September 22, 2016
Kapsch TrafficCom has been selected by the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission and the Kansas Department of Transportation to continue providing staff, consulting and operational support to the Kansas and Missouri bi-state traffic management system known as Kansas City Scout, continuing...
Road Construction News September 22, 2016
The team at Roads & Bridges invites all our readership to participate in our annual State of the Industry survey. We want to hear about how you think the 2016 construction season has been, what's happening in your region and what you expect 2017 to be like for your company.    Please take a few...
Funding News September 19, 2016
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll, which discusses Congress passing transportation funding for the 2017 fiscal year.
Highway Construction News September 08, 2016
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18 transportation infrastructure projects in 15 states and the District of Columbia.   Foxx said the grants will be combined with other funding from...
Transportation Management Products September 02, 2016
The Kespry Drone 2.0 is a lighter-weight version of the previous model that flies twice as long, covers twice the ground area and has twice the wind resilience as a result of the new airframe, battery and flight system improvements. The 2.0 flies over 30 minutes per flight, covers up to 150 acres...
Transportation Management News August 30, 2016
On August 29, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) established the new Small UAS Rule (Part 107), changing operation regulations for the commercial drone industry across the nation.   Part 107 established new rules for non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, establishing...
Funding News August 29, 2016
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll question, which concerns the pending Senate rescission proposal, now that Congress is heading back to session.
Highway Construction News August 24, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation is weighing whether it should move ahead with new performance standards that would require transportation projects to track, measure and reduce carbon pollution.   In tens of thousands of public comments delivered last week, environmental groups, business...
Road Construction News August 08, 2016
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll, which ponders what DOTs should focus on heading into winter.

The Jane Byrne flyover will rise above the interchange and intersect with westbound I-290 just past Halsted Street.

Transportation Management Article August 03, 2016
Chicago natives are no strangers to traffic. Growing numbers of cars and trucks throughout the region have caused an increase in traffic delays, leading to excessive travel times and congestion. That’s why the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) had to think boldly and reach deep in...
Transportation Management Article August 03, 2016
In cities across the nation, Americans are increasingly choosing to relocate to the urban core for smaller spaces, convenience, entertainment options, proximity to nearby restaurants, shopping and employment opportunities. A critical challenge for urban living spaces in many cities is...
Transportation Management Article August 03, 2016
The term Big Data (BD) has become ambiguous, confusing and often misused in the transportation industry. It is a broad term that has become as much a marketing strategy and industry buzzword as anything else. There’s big money in BD, but what’s all the hype about? Is it really something that the...
Funding News August 01, 2016
Drop by our homepage and take this week's poll question, which considers miles-traveled taxation as a potential boon to state revenue.
Transportation Management News July 28, 2016
With buses, ferries and travel lanes all clogged along the Bay Bridge corridor, Bay Area transportation officials are hoping a $40 million suite of programs, approved Wednesday, can offer commuters some short-term relief.   The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's (MTC) plan focuses on...
Transportation Management Products July 25, 2016
DeviceMaster RTS products from Comtrol connect RS-232/422/485 serial devices to the network using existing software applications and Comtrol’s PortVisionDX web configuration and management software. The RTS products range from 1-port models for single-device networking to 32-port models for high-...
Transportation Management Products July 25, 2016
The RocketLinx ES8509-XT from Comtrol is part of a series of industrial Ethernet and power over Ethernet switches designed to meet demands of traffic and transportation applications. Products in this line feature remote reboot, powerful web configuration, and Comtrol’s PortVision DX Software to...
Transportation Management News July 18, 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said its preliminary data for 2015 show that motor vehicle traffic deaths increased 7.7% from 2014, resulting in an estimated 35,200 deaths last year.   NHTSA said although the data is preliminary and requires additional analysis, its early...
Transportation Management Products July 05, 2016
The desktop video wall from Vizzion is designed for operation centers to watch images and video of live traffic, incidents and weather. The turnkey Windows application features current viewpoint detection, automatic image enhancement and automatic intelligent cropping. 
Transportation Management Products July 05, 2016
NEXCOM and AuroLED collaborated to offer an on-bus intelligent transportation system (OBITS) solution that brings security surveillance, fleet management, bus driver console and passenger information systems (PIS) applications aboard public buses. The OBITS solution covers multiple applications...
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