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Bay Bridge construction project suspended after causing major traffic issues

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after causing...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 23, 2014

Caltrans officials have decided it was best to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates ...

Strategizing for Safety

Strategizing for Safety

Posted by Contributed on Aug 06, 2014

How the construction team for Minnesota’s Highway 23 Paynesville Bypass completed this project ahead of schedule despite truncated work season.   As ...

FHWA Administrator Mendez: Safety is top priority in innovation

FHWA Administrator Mendez: Safety is top priority in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2013

Safety is the top priority when considering new innovation in transportation and infrastructure, Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez said in ...

Traffic congestion increases by 4 percent in Q1 2013

Traffic congestion increases by 4 percent in Q1 2013

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2013

Traffic congestion in the United States is on the rise, signaling an improvement in the nation’s economy, USA Today reported. Following ...

Let’s Mess with Taxes

Let’s Mess with Taxes

Posted by John Latta on Apr 09, 2013

 Something had to give. People want better roads and less congestion. So politicians promise to deliver. But people don’t want to ...

Study connects traffic jams to economy, forecasts cost to consumer to exceed $1,000 annually by 2020

Study connects traffic jams to economy, forecasts cost...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2013

The total cost of traffic congestion to the U.S. economy in 2011 was $121 billion, according to a report from ...

Congestion expected to cost average commuter $1,010 annually by 2020

Congestion expected to cost average commuter $1,010...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 05, 2013

The average U.S. commuter spent $818 on traffic congestion costs in 2011, according to a 2012 Annual Urban Mobility Report ...

Variable pricing: A case study

Variable pricing: A case study

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

Inside the highway and bridge industries By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com Using different tolls for different times of day and for different vehicles ...

Hello, traffic jam?

Hello, traffic jam?

Posted by John Latta on Mar 26, 2013

No more back seat driver telling you how to avoid doing the congestion crawl. Honda can now have a smart ...

Congestion pricing thins carpoolers on SF Bay Bridge

Posted by John Latta on Mar 12, 2013

Ironically, vehicles carrying a lot of people are taken off the road by congestion pricing more than vehicles with just ...

Measuring Misery

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 06, 2013

Inside the highway and bridge industries   by John Latta,  jlatta@randallreilly.com The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has come up with The Planning ...

RoadWorks

RoadWorks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2013

Inside the highway and bridge industries   Big Bang Theory for Federal Highway Giants   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     A new report from the Federal ...

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