Illinois Tollway asphalt paving
Asphalt Paving Article May 20, 2019
The Illinois Tollway maintains and operates 294 miles of roadway on five tollways across 12 counties in Northern Illinois and serves more than 1.6 million... more
Express lanes in Georgia; highway construction
Highway Construction News May 17, 2019
The Georgia DOT (GDOT) is planning to build new toll lanes along the top end of I-285—also known as The Perimeter—in the metro Atlanta region for a $4.6... more
high-speed rail project California
Funding News May 17, 2019
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced this week that the agency is officially terminating its agreement with the California High-Speed Rail... more
Construction management for Caltrain improvements
Associations News May 17, 2019
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board selects LAN as part of construction management team for Caltrain improvements May 6, 2019—The Peninsula Corridor Joint... more
Project Neon Las Vegas

A look at progress along Project Neon as of January 2019. Photo courtesy of Nevada DOT.

Highway Construction News May 16, 2019
The Nevada DOT (NDOT) announced this week that an expanded high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) network will open to Las Vegas traffic on Monday, May 20, marking an... more
Top 10 Roads 2019
Road Construction News May 16, 2019
The time has come to submit your entries for Roads & Bridges' Top 10 Roads awards for 2019. The deadline to enter a project for consideration is July 22... more
ALL Crane Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1
Cranes Case Studies May 15, 2019
As any craftsman will tell you, having the right tool for the job makes all the difference. It is true for small tools weighing just a few ounces—and even for... more
bus transit projects

Image: FTA

Funding News May 15, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $423.3 million in FY 2019 competitive grant... more
Road driving simulator testing Missouri S&T; MoDOT

Students use a driving simulator on the Missouri S&T campus to test the Route 160 roadway design before construction. Photo by Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T, ©2019 Missouri S&T

Road Design News May 15, 2019
Two undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) used a driving simulator to help a civil engineering firm evaluate a new... more

Presto’s Geoterra HDPE mats

Drainage Case Studies May 14, 2019
Dickey Stephens Ball Park in Little Rock, Ark., is home to the AA minor league Arkansas Travelers, an Anaheim Angels farm team. A combination of recent... more
autonomous vehicles; self-driving trucks
Technology News May 14, 2019
Testing of autonomous trucks is occurring this week along the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida.   The self-driving trucks will be tested on the... more
Greater Dayton RTA

Image: Greater Dayton RTA via Twitter

Public Transportation News May 13, 2019
The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will be joining forces with the Ford Motor Company in a first-of-its-kind project to offer transportation... more
state funding for public transportation
Funding News May 13, 2019
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Council on Public Transportation recently published its 37th annual Survey of... more
Congress House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee budget
Highway Construction News May 10, 2019
This week, leaders from the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure in the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi... more
Public transportation and mobility improvements
Funding News May 10, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced the opportunity to apply for $15 million in research funds through the new Integrated... more
Doosan Infracore forms partnership with Palantir
Associations News May 10, 2019
Doosan Infracore forms a strategic partnership with big data unicorn Palantir May 1, 2019—Doosan Infracore announced that it formed a strategic partnership... more
I-4 Ultimate Improvement road construction project
Highway Construction News May 09, 2019
The I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project in Orlando, Florida, is reportedly falling behind on its scheduled 2021 completion date by nearly nine months.   According... more
Brian W. Budzynski
Editorial/Commentary Article May 08, 2019
A few issues ago I got pretty snippy about the unnecessary complication of buying a transit ticket in Washington, D.C. This past January, I was again back in D... more
Equitable, just, inclusive transportation
Transportation Management Article May 08, 2019
Transportation professionals play an important role in shaping the past, present and future of communities. The transportation network should connect people to... more
Public safety on New York State roads

Public safety on New York State roads increased as drivers provided more information about their vehicles and their ability to operate it.

Road Traffic Safety Article May 08, 2019
If we and our cars were both on Facebook, our relationship status would be “It’s complicated.” Like all relationships, it involves compromises and trade-offs.... more
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