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ESRI developing highway maintenance, linear referencing...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 05, 2010

Redlands, Calif.-based ESRI has announced plans to develop a comprehensive highway data maintenance and linear referencing solution scheduled for release ...

Tennessee DOT accepting biofuel corridor grant...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2010

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is now accepting applications for the next round of Green Island Biofuel Corridor Network ...

Biden announces 10,000 stimulus-funded transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 19, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden today announced that 10,000 transportation projects are now under way in all 50 states and the ...

Senate votes to move ahead with ‘jobs...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 16, 2010

The U.S. Senate voted 61 to 30 on March 15 to end debate on the amended version of the “jobs ...

Study identifies most congested cities

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 25, 2010

In today's USA Today. Los Angeles, New York and Chicago take top billing. No surprises there. But there are a ...

Your guide to the basics of transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 22, 2009

How do government officials decide where to put a bus stop, road, or bridge and how transportation projects are planned?   The Federal ...

The good news: Transportation stimulus projects reach...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 12, 2009

  From ConstructionPundit's sister blog, The Roadologist: The Department of Transportation has jumpstarted more than 10,000 transportation projects across the United States ...

The construction industry says, ‘We’re not...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 20, 2009

At Chicago's Soldier Field Today (Home of the Chicago Bears football team) local business leaders, laborers and construction workers rallied ...

DOT recovery spending hits $3 billion but rail money...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 28, 2009

Federal transportation construction programs spent $3.145 billion through Sept. 18 on highways, bridges and other repairs ranging from transit systems ...

A Sweet Way to Fix Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 17, 2009

What do soda pop, candy and roads have in common? The first two help create potholes in your teeth, and ...

Caltrans allocated $139 million for transportation, $2...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 11, 2009

The California Transportation Commission allocated $139 million to improve the state’s transportation system and provide further support for the state’s economy.  ...

Why do highways have to be ugly?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 25, 2009

In a recent post over at the Front Porch Republic blog a writer waxed poetic about his favorite stretch of roadway. ...

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