Warning that the Highway Trust Fund is "broken" and will run out of money after its current funding law expires in 2020, the executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials said state officials will urge members of Congress next week to find a...
The Federal Highway Administration said new estimates for vehicle miles traveled show that traffic volume on U.S. roads rose 2.8 percent in 2016 to a new record high of more than 3.2 trillion.
The Trump administration delayed approving a $647 million Federal Transit Administration grant to help fund a big electrification project for the San Francisco-area commuter rail system known as Caltrain, in an action that was seen aimed at California's separate-but-related effort to build a bullet...
The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Agency on Feb. 16 announced it was making grants to transportation projects to support broader commercial efforts in Florida, Mississippi and Texas.
GSA-WMATA Partnership to Cut Energy Costs for DC-Area Transit System by $1M Annually
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America this month released what it calls a public policy "roadmap" of recommendations on how to advance the research and deployment of "transformational" smart technologies that include automated vehicles and wireless communications in...
Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Feb. 20 that the State Bond Commission had approved $50 million in additional funding for the state's passenger rail program, which will help fund several CTrail Hartford Line projects.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo this month said the New York Department of Transportation awarded $25 million in grants to fund 19 rail and port improvement projects across the state.
Jamie Fox, who advised New Jersey governors of both political parties and twice headed the state's Department of Transportation, died Feb. 20 at age 62, reportedly of heart failure.
The TRIP national research organization issued reports highlighting the costs to motorists of deteriorated roads in Alabama and West Virginia, at a time when legislators in both states are weighing proposals to increase state funding for transportation.
The Federal Highway Administration said Feb. 21 it was making available $1 million to Nevada in emergency relief funds to help begin repairs on flood-damaged roads and bridges there.
AASHTO has just released new editions of two publications involving temporary bridge structures, one for design specifications and the other a construction handbook supplement.
The association is making available through the online AASHTO Bookstore a new "Communications Guide for State Departments of Transportation" that is the result of a two-year study under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
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