Road Traffic Safety

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week released new year-end estimates showing total U.S. driving fell by 13.2%—from 3.3 trillion…
February 26, 2021
The Jumping Fish sculpture Sarasota, Florida
The Jumping Fish sculpture stands 16 ft high by 12 ft wide in the center island of the modern roundabout at Cocoanut Avenue & Palm Avenue. The sculpture was selected from among 140 submissions and is the 84th piece in Sarasota’s Public Art Collection. It was sculpted in 2019 by Jeff Laramore. Image courtesy of City of Sarasota; photography by Nate Ilardi.
Sarasota, Florida is a city that has long proudly supported the arts. The city’s vibrant arts scene includes the Ringling College of Art and Design…
February 22, 2021
A Work Zone Speed Control System was chosen as runner up in ATSSA's 2021 Innovation Awards.
A Work Zone Speed Control System was chosen as runner up in ATSSA's 2021 Innovation Awards. Image: ATSSA
Two exhibitors at ATSSA’s 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo received Innovation Awards today in recognition of new products created by their…
February 18, 2021
Nevada receives funding to deploy emerging technologies on Las Vegas freeways
Image: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), the Nevada DOT (NDOT), and partners received a $6 million grant to expand emerging…
February 10, 2021
New Jersey officials this week announced $1.8 million in FY 2021 Safe Streets to Transit Program (SSTT) grants for seven municipal projects in…
February 09, 2021
Arizona testing smart work zones along I-40 to increase safety
Image: Arizona DOT
In order to increase safety and mobility in highway work zones, the Arizona DOT (ADOT) is studying a smart work zone at an existing I-40 bridge…
February 05, 2021
D.C. takes major step in Dave Thomas Circle intersection safety redesign
Image: District DOT
The District DOT (DDOT) in Washington D.C. this week achieved a major milestone in making one of the District’s most notorious intersections—dubbed…
February 02, 2021
Since the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, one image from that day has captured the zeitgeist of a country still battling the threat of…
January 29, 2021
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