Transportation Management

Welcome to the Transportation Management Channel, a special section that provides the user an in-depth look at the multiple aspects of traffic management — straight from sources of Roads & Bridges magazine and our Transportation Management & Engineering supplement.  Topics covered include intelligent transportation systems, traffic signals, traffic monitoring, intersection safety, traffic design software, electronic tolling and congestion pricing.

Last month, Amtrak reported that it carried more than 30 million passengers in the latest fiscal year––an all-time record, indicating a renewed…
November 14, 2011
Washington’s Metro radio system is deeply flawed, according to the Washington Examiner. The system is plagued with dead spots throughout its network…
November 11, 2011
Next Monday, Chicago’s Pace express buses will start operating on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55)’s newly widened shoulders in an effort to cut…
November 08, 2011
The Massachusetts Bay Transit Agency (the MBTA, or the T) will be running fewer trains in severe winter weather conditions to avoid the miscues of…
November 07, 2011
I-35 W in Bloomington, Minn., was poised to get bus rapid transit (BRT), but this will now be delayed for at least three years after other…
November 04, 2011
The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) does not want a repeat of last winter’s nightmare, when hundreds of vehicles were stranded for hours…
November 02, 2011
The New Jersey Turnpike is getting some flashy new traffic information signs to replace the outdated ones, which in some cases have been around since…
November 01, 2011
An updated transportation plan for Bloomington, Ind., is causing contention between state and local officials and would affect both transit and road…
October 28, 2011
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