Chicago-area Metra rail service suffers decreased ridership
Transit News February 21, 2019
In the Chicago metropolitan area, Metra Rail is the system that gets commuting workers in and out of the city. It’s service runs nearly 50 miles outside the... more
Rhode Island DOT begins testing autonomous vehicle technology
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News February 21, 2019
Rhode Island DOT (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, this week hosted a demonstration of autonomous vehicle technology at... more
Road milling, road recycling, road maintenance
Road Maintenance News February 20, 2019
During an industry executive panel at the ARRA-AEMA-ISSA annual meeting in Cancun, Mexico, most of the talk centered around forming relationships.   Like any... more
I-4 Ultimate improvement project
Safety News February 20, 2019
Three workers sustained minor injuries from a fall that occurred last week while working on the I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando, Fla.   The incident took place... more
Trailers Videos February 20, 2019
Contractors spanning numerous sectors explain how Multi-Tank Trailers from Thunder Creek Equipment help them improve fueling operations, labor challenges, and... more
California high-speed rail
Funding News February 20, 2019
The U.S. DOT announced yesterday that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) intends to cancel $929 million in federal grant funds yet to be paid for the... more
Safety Videos February 19, 2019
AASHTO MASH tests supersede NCHRP-350 tests. PSS tested the CrashGard Sand Barrel System to MASH Test Level 3 last spring. CrashGard passed all six tests. In... more
Bridges Videos February 19, 2019
On Friday, Feb. 8, San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) crews closed La Jolla Village Drive to thru traffic at Genesee Avenue in the University City... more
positive train control railroad
Safety News February 19, 2019
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently released a status update regarding railroads’ self-reported progress toward full implementation of positive... more
tribal lands transit

Image: Federal Transit Administration

Funding News February 18, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $5 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments under FTA’s Tribal... more
bridge design software
Software Bridge Analysis Design Case Studies February 18, 2019
Compared to other bridges, pedestrian bridges have it easy. After all, people are nowhere near as heavy as motor vehicles, tractor-trailers or trains. Because... more
Congress transportation policy
Associations News February 18, 2019
Four key transportation leaders in Congress will hold an upcoming discussion regarding recent developments for infrastructure legislation at a policy... more
ARTBA TDF
Associations News February 15, 2019
ARTBA Foundation seeks nominations for annual industry leader development program Feb. 6, 2019—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association... more
San Francisco’s Transbay Tube will receive a seismic retrofit

Image source: Bay Area Rapid Transit

Transit News February 14, 2019
The San Francisco Bay area has become almost notorious for its high cost of living and the plethora of out-of-town commuters who may work in the city but can’t... more
intelligent transportation systems
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News February 14, 2019
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install 17 miles of fiber optic cable to connect U.S. 24 between Woodland Park and I-25/Cimarron Street... more
Highway Construction Videos February 14, 2019
The I-5 widening project in southern California is a massive $3.2 billion undertaking divided into two sections—I-5 North and I-5 South. The goal is to improve... more
ALL Crane Link-Belt
Cranes Case Studies February 13, 2019
Cranes and bulldozers rule different realms: one, the air and the other, land. So it is not every day they collaborate on setting a bridge, but they did just... more
U.S. DOT FHWA funding
Funding News February 13, 2019
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) yesterday announced $10.2 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants to seven... more
Northbound Lake Shore Drive bridge structural cracking emergency

Image: @RoseanneTellez on Twitter

Bridge Rescue News February 12, 2019
Transportation officials in the city of Chicago have shut down the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive at the bridge over the Chicago River due to what is... more
traffic congestion study
Traffic Management News February 12, 2019
INRIX Inc., the world leader in mobility analytics and connected car services, recently published the company's 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard that identifies... more
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