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Kansas to invest more than $6M into road, street safety

June 4, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

On Friday, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced the state would spend nearly $6 million on road and street safety. Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding, the money will provide six Kansas communities with money from the U.S. Department of […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Legislation introduced to electrify and modernize American transportation infrastructure

May 8, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

On Monday U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and U.S. Rep. Robert Garcia (D-CA) reintroduced legislation to electrify and modernize the transportation infrastructure across the country. The BUILD GREEN Infrastructure and Jobs Act would authorize the U.S. Department of Transportation to […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

New York State budget includes investments in transit infrastructure and safety

April 24, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

New York state plans to invest in transit, infrastructure and roadway safety as part of the fiscal year 2025 budget. “Whether you’re on the roadway or the subway, you deserve to get to your destination quickly and safely,” Gov. Kathy […]


Infrastructure

Shared mobility: A revolution in urban mobility and beyond

February 29, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

Within a constantly changing world, public transport is an evolving sector. If you have an eye on mobility and how people move in their daily life, you will have heard this before. Here at the International Association of Public Transport […]


Infrastructure

Governors Highway Safety Association highlights actions toward traffic safety

February 26, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a nonprofit association representing the highway safety offices of states, territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently highlighted the actions it has taken over the past year to prioritize traffic safety and […]


Infrastructure

USDOT offers $1.256 billion grants to boost roadway safety

February 22, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced a significant opportunity for communities nationwide to enhance roadway safety through the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant programme. With $1.256 billion in funding available, the initiative, established under the […]


Infrastructure

How technology can help infrastructure owners to fly

February 22, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

In Summer 2023, a billboard ad was wrapped around a construction site in Antwerp, Belgium. “Hey ChatGPT,” it read, “Finish this building…” The ad – which went viral and notched up thousands of approving comments – continued: “AI can do […]


Infrastructure

RATP Dev awarded contract for operation of Saintes Grandes Rives public transit network

February 21, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

The municipal authority of Saintes Grandes Rives (Charente-Maritime, France) has awarded the contract to operate and maintain the BUSS public transit network to RATP Dev for a period of seven years. The goal of this new contract is to offer […]


Infrastructure

Tennessee communities receive more than $46M through three state grant programs

January 17, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently awarded more than $46 million through three grant programs to communities statewide to support multimodal investments in walking, biking, and transit. “Increasing safety, promoting healthy lifestyles, and providing improved access to our cities […]


Infrastructure

Novel railway point switching technology, inspired by aircraft control systems

January 10, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Researchers from the University of Birmingham, U.K., are working on Repoint, a new cutting-edge railway switch (points) technology to improve upon the traditional design, which has been in use for over 200 years. While conventional railway switches guide trains from […]


Infrastructure

An AI model to predict parking availability

January 10, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

In the ever-changing landscape of smart city innovation, researchers have introduced the Residual Spatial-Temporal Graph Convolutional Neural Network (RST-GCNN), which could help users find an on-street parking space more efficiently. The work is published in the International Journal of Sensor […]


Infrastructure

Texas cargo bridge projects could be expedited under new law

January 8, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Several Texas-Mexico border infrastructure developments recently received a boost after a new law took effect that speeds up the federal approval process for international cargo bridge projects. U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, led the […]


Infrastructure

Iowa seeking electric vehicle infrastructure proposals

December 27, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) and its partners recently issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for electric vehicle charging infrastructure along interstate alternative fuel corridors. “Releasing this funding opportunity is a key milestone for Iowa DOT,” Garrett Pedersen, Iowa […]


Infrastructure

Tennessee reveals 10-year, $15B plan

December 20, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently revealed a proposed 10-year, $15 billion fiscally-constrained project plan. This is the first such plan released by TDOT. “TDOT is proud to establish this fiscally responsible infrastructure investment program for the state of […]


Infrastructure

New York to invest $100M for roadway repaving, resiliency enhancements

November 30, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Wednesday, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced her state would release $100 million to support repaving and improvements to state roadways impacted by the extreme weather. Hochul said the state would fund repaving projects in 66 locations covering nearly […]


Infrastructure

Electric fleets made possible through innovative infrastructure partnerships

November 28, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

Transportation companies across the globe have increased their focus on sustainability in recent years. This eco-friendly push can largely be attributed to emerging government regulations and growing consumer concerns. In an effort to clean up their acts, many fleet owners […]


Infrastructure

Rail development and mega facility planned for Savannah

November 28, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

Capital Development Partners, a Georgia-based industrial real estate and infrastructure developer, announced last week that it plans to build a nearly 1 million square foot rail development and mega facility in Savannah. The $155 million infrastructure and facility, the Central […]


Infrastructure

USDOT announces $16B investment in 25 rail projects along Northeast Corridor

November 8, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced it had awarded more than $16 billion to 25 passenger rail projects along the Northeast Corridor between Boston, Mass., and Washington, D.C. The funding, part of the Bipartisan […]


Infrastructure

FAA awards more than $201M in airport Infrastructure grants

September 28, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded 82 airports nationwide with more than $201 million in airport infrastructure grants for airfield lighting systems. The airports will purchase and install lighting for runways and taxiways with the goal of keeping operations […]


Infrastructure

$1.4 Billion Committed to Rail Safety, Supply Chain Boost

September 25, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration announced Sept. 25 that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law. “These projects will make American rail […]