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PennDOT begins posting variable speed limits on on I-76 Schuylkill Expressway
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has recently posted Variable Speed Limits (VSL) and Queue Detection and Warning (QDW)…
May 12, 2021
I2X or Smartphone communication
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City streets are evidently dangerous for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other vulnerable road users (VRUs).  For example, 30 people are killed and more…
May 12, 2021
Joni Seymour was selected to serve as Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) for the Oklahoma Transportation Cabinet Agencies, which include the Oklahoma…
May 06, 2021
A study recommended using a remotely operated, sensor-equipped unmanned surface vessel (USV) to support the Michigan DOT’s bridge inspections.
A study recommended using a remotely operated, sensor-equipped unmanned surface vessel (USV) to support the Michigan DOT’s bridge inspections. All photos: Michigan DOT
Michigan wants all of its bridges to be on solid footing. In 2019, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) commissioned a study to look at…
May 05, 2021
Commercial vehicles and traffic passing through the construction of a new diverging diamond interchange at Happy Valley Road and Interstate 17 in Phoenix, Arizona in 2020.
Commercial vehicles and traffic passing through the construction of a new diverging diamond interchange at Happy Valley Road and Interstate 17 in Phoenix, Arizona in 2020. All images: Arizona DOT
We all want safer roads. A word that has frequently been used lately in the transportation safety industry is “zero.” The Federal Highway…
April 26, 2021
CARMA Program research vehicles.
CARMA Program research vehicles. All images: FHWA
The average driver spends 54 hours and 21 gallons of fuel stalled in traffic each year, according to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. That…
April 21, 2021
Austin strategic mobility plan
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The City of Austin this past week celebrated two years since City Council unanimously adopted the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP). The policy…
April 21, 2021
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is leveraging innovations in technology and equipment to reduce the risk of crashes in work zones as…
April 20, 2021
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