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VDOT’s 511 app helps drivers plan for holiday travel

VDOT’s 511 app helps drivers plan for holiday...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 22, 2015

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but the joy of the holiday season doesn't necessarily roll ...

Washington, Oregon DOTs team up on electronic signs to display travel times between the two states

Washington, Oregon DOTs team up on electronic signs to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 26, 2015

New traffic signs have gone up in Oregon and Washington to alert drivers to travel times to popular locations between ...

VIDEO: Music to your gears: Artist uses New York traffic to create musical notes

VIDEO: Music to your gears: Artist uses New York...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 29, 2015

An artist from Brazil has turned cars driving down a New York highway into a musical notes to compose a ...

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or nearly there

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 17, 2015

Drivers in Oregon probably noticed their commute has been getting significantly more lengthy this year, and a new study found ...

Minneapolis residents aren’t happy about all of the road work

Minneapolis residents aren’t happy about all of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 17, 2015

When departments of transportation get complaints, it's usually about some road or another needing work done. But the Minnesota Department ...

Americans throw away billions sitting in traffic each year

Americans throw away billions sitting in traffic each...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 14, 2014

If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's the fact that we all hate sitting in traffic, right? ...

Most commuters happy with new beltline signs

Most commuters happy with new beltline signs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 27, 2014

So far most drivers in Madison, Wisconsin, have been happy with the Department of Transportation's new beltline signs. The DOT says ...

Construction error and weather causes new pavement to crumble within hours

Construction error and weather causes new pavement to...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 19, 2014

Emergency highway repairs were needed on Interstate 65, near Corridor X, in Alabama following a construction error. Alabama Department of ...

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 17, 2014

Traffic deaths in the United States fell nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012 according to a study done by ...

State agencies focus on travelers for July 4th weekend

State agencies focus on travelers for July 4th weekend

Posted by EQW Staff on Jul 03, 2014

With many highway work zones closing for the long weekend, some state agencies are turning their focus to safety and ...

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about ignoring infrastructure needs

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 16, 2014

In the search for morality tales about the consequences of inadequate investment in infrastructure, it would be hard to top ...

Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend

Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend

Posted by EQW Staff on May 22, 2014

The National Safety Council has offered its traffic fatality estimate for Memorial Day weekend. NSC estimates 382 deaths and 40,900 medically ...

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