Tag: Virginia

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

DOT Awards Virginia $97.6 Million in Loans to Improve I-81

December 15, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Virginia has $97.6 million in two new low-interest federal loans to improve safety and traffic flows along its rolling Interstate 81 that cuts through rural mountain areas in a main trucking route linking southern economic areas and northeast markets. The […]


Biden nominates climate expert to lead Maritime Administration

October 18, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

President Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) has some in the maritime industry wondering if she is the right person for the job given the crisis affecting American ports. Ann Phillips, who currently serves as special assistant […]


Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board approves state department budgets

June 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), a 17-member board charged with approving funding allocations for the state’s transportation system, recently approved the Fiscal Year 2022 budgets for three departments. CTB approved budgets for the Virginia Department of Transportation, $7.2 billion; the […]


Virginia DOT receive international award for P3 projects

March 23, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Office of Public-Private Partnerships have been named a Public Sector Procurer of the Year by industry publication P3 Bulletin. The 2020 P3 Awards recognized outstanding achievement in public-private partnerships throughout the Americas. […]

Travel & Public Transit

Statewide procurement: Simplifying zero-emission bus purchasing

June 24, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Contract development for the purchase of new vehicles is time and resource demanding, and with advances in zero-emission bus technology, these new technologies further attenuate resources. Couple this with the incremental costs for the asset over conventional technologies and the […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Driver Growth, Infrastructure Leading Concerns for VA and NJ Ahead of Elections

November 2, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

Freight transportation, infrastructure issues and jobs will be key considerations for many voters electing new governors on Nov. 7 in New Jersey and Virginia — the only states with gubernatorial contests this year. In Virginia, workforce growth and development are […]