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FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and Trimble permission to fly drones

FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Though the Federal Aviation Administration has largely dropped the ball with regard to establishing regulations for commercial drone flights, the agency ...

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations until 2017 or later

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration is so far behind in creating regulations for commercial drone and unmanned aerial vehicle use that ...

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 30, 2014

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may ...

FAA names 6 sites for drone testing; could begin surveying construction sites by 2015

FAA names 6 sites for drone testing; could begin...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

Itching to begin using drones on your construction jobsite? It could happen as soon as 2015 thanks to a major ...

Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement performance

Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement...

Posted by Contributed on Nov 15, 2013

Increasingly, specifiers around the world are recognizing the benefits of diamond grinding and other diamond saw cut textures for their ...

House could consider bill to bring back 330 NHTSA employees

House could consider bill to bring back 330 NHTSA...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 10, 2013

The House may consider a bill next week that would bring back about 330 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during government shutdown

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 02, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and sectors of the DOT announced Tuesday they will not update ...

Government shutdown suspends certain DOT activities

Government shutdown suspends certain DOT activities

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 01, 2013

The federal government shut down at 12:01 a.m., and today 18,481 U.S. Department of Transportation employees aren’t at work because ...

18,481 DOT positions would be furloughed with government shutdown

18,481 DOT positions would be furloughed with...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 30, 2013

Better Roads reported Friday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) would remain operational if the federal government shuts down ...

Aiming to transform surveying, Drone makers and pilots wait for FAA approval

Aiming to transform surveying, Drone makers and pilots...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 11, 2013

Crain's Detroit Business has an interesting read on the state of the burgeoning drone industry, outlining the ways it could ...

DOT spokeswoman moves to FAA chief of staff

DOT spokeswoman moves to FAA chief of staff

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 07, 2013

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Public Affairs Director Sasha Johnson is set to become chief of staff for the Federal ...

Opinion: Bill extensions becoming the norm for this Congress

Opinion: Bill extensions becoming the norm for this...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 21, 2013

I had to laugh a little, sadly, last week when I read that Congress couldn't get a farm bill passed. ...

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