Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington Department of Transportation, sees many challenges ahead for state DOTs – especially as pressure on existing capacity keeps rising while the funding required to keep the state's transportation network ship-shape continues to shrink.
Katie Thomson, a former Obama-administration U.S. Department of Transportation official who now serves as vice president and general counsel for Amazon's transportation and logistics operations, offered her perspective on some of the future transportation challenges and opportunities facing America...
Caitlin Hughes, director of the Federal Highway Administration's office of freight management and logistics, noted in a presentation at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 2018 Joint Policy Committee meeting in Spokane, Washington, on July 18 that a nationwide...
The Federal Transit Administration issued two final rules on July 18 that, according to an agency statement, aim to "strengthen the safety of public transportation systems."
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements or CRISI program on July 19 that includes more than $318 million in grant monies.
In written testimony offered before the Senate Finance Committee's Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness on July 18, Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of American Association of Port Authorities, stressed that – in order to be competitive in the 21st century global...
The Federal Aviation Administration announced on July 16 it will award $659.8 million in airport infrastructure grants as part of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program or AIP funding for airports across the U.S.
An annual survey conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration over the last nine years found that "warm-mix asphalt" made up nearly 39 percent of all asphalt pavement mixtures produced in the United States in 2017.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and technology company Iteris organized a three-hour long "mobile workshop" on July 17 during the group's 2018 Joint Policy Committee Meeting in Spokane, Washington, to explore that city's growing bike infrastructure...
Technology is rapidly changing all aspects of public and private sector operations, according to Matthew Garrett, director of the Oregon Department of Transportation. And the pace of change is only going to accelerate in the near future, so state DOTs need to ready themselves for both the...
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation released key data from the state's tractor-trailer-only tolling program gathered from June 11, when the program began, through July 10. The data included the number of transactions, number of diversions, and receivables from gantry Locations 1 and 2, the...
Roughly $1.2 million in grants are being made available by the District Department of Transportation through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program or TAP, which provides funding to projects considered to be "alternatives" to traditional highway construction.
The tasks Keith Herrington and Marvin Lindsey usually perform as maintenance workers with the Mississippi Department of Transportation tend towards the mundane, involving everything from patching roadway potholes to picking up litter strewn along the sides of the state's many highways.
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