Traffic Management

News May 26, 2016
A convoy of U.S. Army vehicles will be cruising Interstate 69 in Michigan’s St. Clair and Lapeer counties in late June to test driverless and connected vehicle technology.   The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and the Michigan Department of...
News May 25, 2016
For too long, congestion and gridlock have been the norm for the one million cars and 150,000 commercial trucks that use San Bernardino’s Devore Interchange weekly. During peak times, it’s not uncommon for traffic to exceed five miles.  Bumper-to-bumper traffic conditions on the interchange...
News May 18, 2016
Siemens announced Seattle, Wash. will implement Concert, an integrated traffic management platform that connects both Siemens and third-party systems across the city including traffic control centers, intersection controllers, and parking guidance systems.   The software will link these traffic...

I-564 is an increasingly clogged corridor into and out of Hampton Roads.

Article May 16, 2016
Naval Station Norfolk (NSN) is located in the heart of Hampton Roads, occupying over 3,400 acres.   Home to over 300 commands, NSN serves as the deep-water homeport for 75 warships and submarines, including five of the U.S. Navy’s 12 aircraft carriers. On any given weekday, approximately 60,000...
News May 16, 2016
Georgia transportation officials are studying how to add semi-only lanes for truck traffic on Interstate 75 between Macon and Atlanta's southern suburbs.   State officials have yet to decide how to schedule the semi-only lanes and other big initiatives over the next 10 years, according to Georgia...
News May 12, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) and Baton Rouge City-Parish are teaming up with Waze, the free, real-time navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers.   Through this free partnership, LDOTD and the City-Parish will join 65 other communities...
News May 11, 2016
By December 2015, Coach USA, Coach Canada and Megabus had completed the deployment of the GreenRoad system throughout its North America locations.   Sean Hughes, director of corporate affairs North America, said that the traffic light LED system on the dashboard relays the driving alerts.  ...
News May 06, 2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is praising the state’s wrong-way driver detection system for keeping drivers safe on the roads.   According to RIDOT, since its inception last year, the technology prevented crashes where the systems are installed and a total of 47 wrong-way...
News May 04, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced an opportunity to apply for $8 million in federal funding for projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to mobility issues in public transportation.   The program, known as the Mobility on...
News May 03, 2016
On Monday, transportation officials activated real-time traffic signs in the Taunton area that they plan to expand across the state by the end of the year.   Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials say they plan to have 137 signs in place, covering more than 700 miles of...
News May 02, 2016
The installation of concrete poles topped with electronic equipment along I-75 from US-27 to the Alachua County line are part of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) 511 Traveler Information system, which includes real-time video and obstruction warnings aimed at notifying drivers...
News May 02, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $357 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to finance the construction of four new toll lanes on State Highway (SH) 288 in Houston, Texas.   “The TIFIA...
News April 25, 2016
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is calling on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement overdue security standards for train and bus systems in the country.   Transit mega-hubs in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other major cities obviously need strong security, he said,...
News April 20, 2016
NYDOT is getting $27.14 billion across fiscal years 2016-2020 for capital improvements under the recent 2016-2017 state budget agreement.   Of this total, $21.1 billion is for capital improvements of highways, bridges, rail, aviation infrastructure, transit (other than Metropolitan Transit...
News April 19, 2016
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) visited the proposed future light rail stop in Hopkins, Minn., Sunday morning to warn that nearly $900 million in federal funding for the Southwest Corridor light-rail line will be lost if state legislators don’t fund the state’s smaller share this year.   Standing in...
News April 18, 2016
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has issued its notice to proceed to North Perimeter Contractors to begin work on the $800 million I-285/SR 400 Improvement Project in Atlanta.   According to GDOT, the corridor handles 420,000 vehicles. As of now the notice authorizes right of way...
News April 15, 2016
Nebraska this week saw passage of the Transportation Innovation Act (L960), a bill that increases funding for Nebraska transportation projects and authorizes design-build project delivery, Construction Manager/General Contractor delivery, and the use of public-private partnerships (P3s) for...
News April 14, 2016
A Kansas State University researcher is partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) to develop a state-specific crash prediction model for rural multilane highways.   “Saving even a single life would be important for Kansas as well as for the U.S.,” said Syeda Rubaiyat Aziz, who...
News April 12, 2016
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a plan to build 50 miles of "better bike lanes" throughout Chicago over the next three years, a strategy that Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld said will strengthen the "quality and connectivity of our bike network" by creating...
News April 05, 2016
According to Mississippi House Transportation Committee Chairman Charles Busby (R-Pascagoula) who was working during the past week on a broad-based plan to increase revenue for an infrastructure plan, members want to look for additional “efficiencies” in the Department of Transportation during the...
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