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Washington DC DOT picks preferred bidder in city’s first public-private partnership

The District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Office of Public-Private Partnerships (OP3) announced Wednesday that they had…

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USDOT announces Amit Bose as new administrator of Federal Railroad Administration

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that Amit Bose has been confirmed as the 15th Administrator of the Federal…

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FAA requests feedback on noise, land use around airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking comments from the public and the aviation industry through Feb. 25 on a…

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Roads cost New York motorists $28B annually, report says

New York motorists lose $28 billion statewide annually because of deteriorated and congested roads and bridges and a lack of…

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Mississippi using LiDAR technology for road construction

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced Monday that it will be using light detection and ranging (LiDAR) to improve…

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Connecticut launches group rates for public transportation

Connecticut recently launched CTpass, a program that offers group rates to eligible organizations to access public transportation services, including rail…

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Rhode Island report outlines strategy for electric vehicle infrastructure

Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee’s administration submitted a report to the state General Assembly on Dec. 30, providing strategic policy…

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N. J. Transit awards contract for Newark Penn Station modernization

The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors announced Monday that they had approved a first of its kind all-inclusive professional…

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Oregon DOT says $1.2B in federal transportation funding will help save lives

Much of the estimated $1.2 billion in transportation funding allocated to Oregon from the federal government will focus on safety,…

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Delaware to begin pilot speed safety program in I-95 construction zone

The Delaware Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Delaware State Police, will launch the pilot Electronic Speed Safety Program…

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FHWA should develop criteria for specific highway projects, GAO study finds

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) should develop and apply criteria to assess the scalability of Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives…

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USDOT doubles investment in Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Grant Program

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced it would double the number of grants available as part of…

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Virginia senators question Amtrak on train stranded in storm

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) have sent a letter to Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn and Amtrak…

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Country’s first curved steel tubular bridge under construction

The first curved steel tubular flange girder bridge in the United States is under construction along Interstate 95 in southeastern…

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Michigan DOT deploying carbon fiber reinforced bridge components to reach goal of 100-year bridges

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is continuing to deploy carbon fiber to reinforce bridge components as a way to…

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Transportation construction group urges FHWA to strengthen safety provisions

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has joined with five other transportation construction advocacy groups in urging the…

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Reps. Graves, Crawford call on Biden administration to drop plans to suspend rail regulations

U.S. Reps. Sam Graves (R-MO), ranking member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Rick Crawford (R-AR), ranking member of…

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Predictive models could reduce car crashes, Mineta research finds

Researchers at the Mineta Transportation Institute have developed accurate predictive models for traffic congestion and road accidents using statistical techniques…

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Canadian Pacific Railway Limited commits to supporting Amtrak service expansions

Amtrak and Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) announced Thursday that they had entered into an agreement to support the proposed…

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MDOT MTA unveils statewide transit plan to deliver regional, intercity travel options

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) unveiled a draft of the Statewide Transit Plan that aims…

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