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How DOTs could use drones to assess infrastructure damage from natural disasters

How DOTs could use drones to assess infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Researchers from the University of New Mexico (UNM), San Diego State University, and BAE Systems are working on a prototype ...

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to Congress

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx submitted a revised Grow America Act to Congress March 30. It suggests a 45-percent increase in ...

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling more than $52 million

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nine projects in seven Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) districts, representing more than ...

Transportation funding solution still elusive during infrastructure forum

Transportation funding solution still elusive during...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The need for updating and maintaining U.S. infrastructure work is a clear, agreed-upon issue, but the means of providing funds ...

TRB to hold webinar on “creative ways” to fund transportation

TRB to hold webinar on “creative ways” to fund...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The Transportation Research Board is planning a webinar April 15 to discuss potential new means for funding transportation infrastructure projects, such ...

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure by closing corporate tax loophole

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

A $478 billion transportation funding amendment to the 2016 budget put forth by Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was struck ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

Move Seattle pushes for $900 million to fund city transportation projects

Move Seattle pushes for $900 million to fund city...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Move Seattle, a 10-year transportation plan encompassing transit, walking, biking, and freight, will require a $900 million levy paid through ...

Colorado DOT sets strategic blueprint for the next 25 years

Colorado DOT sets strategic blueprint for the next 25...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) March 19 officially adopted the 2040 Statewide Transportation Plan (STP)—a plan officials say outlines the ...

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi jobs, long-term road and bridge projects

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

As part of a growing list of fallout amid uncertainty about the Highway Trust Fund, the Mississippi Department of Transportation ...

FHWA: Americans drove more than 3 trillion miles in 2014

FHWA: Americans drove more than 3 trillion miles in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) says Americans drove slightly more than 3 trillion miles last year, ...

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