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VIDEO: Why CDOT uses Howitzer artillery to trigger avalanches

VIDEO: Why CDOT uses Howitzer artillery to trigger...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 10, 2016

It's a constant challenge for the Colorado Department of Transportation to keep roads and mountain passes clear from the torrent ...

Kansas City applies for Smart City grant to test transportation innovations

Kansas City applies for Smart City grant to test...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 08, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Beyond Traffic, Smart City Challenge is a chance for one city to win $50 million to ...

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of highway deaths

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to help make the roads safer by giving drivers a weekly reminder of those ...

Road workers head to New York City to help with expected blizzard

Road workers head to New York City to help with...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 22, 2016

New York City is preparing for the up to one foot of snow expected to fall on the Big Apple this ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer retro-reflective signs

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 08, 2016

The California Department of Transportation is installing new retro-reflective signs to replace older road signage. According to CalTrans, the orange retro-reflective ...

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from transportation budget

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 07, 2016

Kentucky might see several road construction projects delayed after the governor ordered a $112.5 million cut – 5.6 percent – ...

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