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Metro “Code of Conduct”; In addition, fare offers and raised pedestrian crossings

Posted on March 10, 2022 at 11:03 a.m. by West Side Rag Photograph by Molly Sugarman. By Molly Sugarman Tube safety is improving, Andrew Albert told the Community Council 7 transport committee on Tuesday, March 8. Although unpleasant incidents still occur, they are less frequent, he said. Albert is co-chair of the committee. The police, […]

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Roads commission seeks grants to replace and rehabilitate bridges

Once again, the Huron County Road Commission is seeking grants to potentially help rehabilitate or replace four county bridges. The Huron County Board of Commissioners provided support for grant applications through the Federal and Local Bridge Program for Bridges. These bridges are: The Haist Road Bridge over the Pigeon River in Winsor Township. The Hartsell […]

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Kinross Ore Transportation Plan – A Critical Review | Letters

There are some things going on that every Delta Junction resident should be worried about. Kinross, the foreign company that operates the Fort Knox mine near Fairbanks, is developing two new surface mines on leased land near Tok from the village of Tetlin. In public presentations, Kinross says that starting in 2024, they plan to […]

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At least 12 transportation project applications to be submitted for Smart Scale | local government

Safety improvements on Fifth Street in Charlottesville, changes to the intersection of Rio Road and Belvedere Boulevard, and adjustments to US 250 in eastern Albemarle County are among several local road projects that officials hope to receive state funding. Area governments and organizations plan to submit at least a dozen transportation projects in Charlottesville and […]

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Portland Politicians Endorse Activist-Led Transportation Funding Plan – Blogtown

Portland Transportation Bureau Oregon lawmakers are urging state transportation leaders to dedicate a one-time influx of federal funds to walking, biking and transportation safety infrastructure in an effort to meet Oregon’s climate goals. “Our state has been clear at all levels of government on the need to center our policymaking on equity and climate protection,” […]

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Montana Department of Transportation details a busy summer for the Missoula area

MISSOULA – The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) has a busy season ahead in the Missoula District, from repairs to the Beartracks Bridge in downtown Missoula to rebuilding the narrow freeway along Salmon Lake, Work will also include infrastructure changes to a dangerous stretch of Highway 93 south of Lolo, and Missoula County will make […]

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19 bridges in southwest Florida classified as “structurally deficient”; FDOT says not to worry

NEWS AT A GLANCE Hundreds of thousands of people cross bridges in Southwest Florida every day, but how many of those bridges meet modern safety standards? And how often should it be repaired? WINK News studies how the State of Florida inspects every bridge for safety and reveals how Florida bridges compare to the rest […]

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Pilot Program to Discover the Best Spot for Hawaii’s Red Light Cameras

© Shutterstock The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) recently started a pilot project to determine if it is possible to install red light cameras at various Honolulu intersections. “Red-light running is a major contributing factor to urban crashes nationwide,” said Ed Sniffen, HDOT’s assistant director for highways. “Our goal for the two-year pilot project is […]

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The State of Bridges and Overpasses in Southwest Florida

FORT MYERS The Pittsburgh Bridge collapse has many people wondering what the bridges in Southwest Florida are like. There is a 24-page long list of bridges in Southwest Florida. Some are very small with little traffic while others accommodate thousands of drivers per day. The Florida Department of Transportation’s list includes several bridges along I-75. […]

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Department of Transportation plans further safety reviews along Highway 97 in Kaleden – Penticton News

Road safety study continues Photo: archive photo An accident near Kaleden closed both lanes of Highway 97 in December As the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure gave the go-ahead to review options for a protected turn lane last week for the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 3A near Kaleden, their review work on this […]

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Austin residents fear city’s transportation plan will change their neighborhood

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Neighbors in downtown Austin fear changes to Austin’s city street network could spell the end of their neighborhood as they know it. In Rosedale, West 49th Street is a narrow road surrounded by homes, a school, and a historic site. Joe and Caroline Reynolds have called this area home for decades. “We’ve […]

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DOTD focused on bridges before ice potential

BATON ROUGE — Department of Transportation and Development crews surveyed the Huey P. Long Bridge Thursday afternoon to pre-treat potential areas of concern with possible isolated ice overnight. “Primarily the Mississippi River crossings, we’re spraying brine, salt water,” spokesman Rodney Mallett said. “We don’t put salt. Once you put salt, it can fly off.” This […]

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FEC approves N75.78 billion contracts for FCT, erosion control and transportation

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the award of contracts for various projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), flood control in the six geopolitical zones as well as for the Department of Transportation with a combined value of d around N75.78 billion. . The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, joined by […]

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Transport problems in the upper valley are unlikely to improve in 2022

Drivers navigate the roundabout outside Aspen on Saturday, January 1, 2022 (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) Anyone who thought last summer’s horrific rush hour traffic jam entering and exiting Aspen was the worst, but they better recalibrate their frustration meter because next summer will be almost assured to be worse. The impending repaving of […]

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Managing Waco’s Transportation Puzzle: New DFO Director Takes Over Amid Growth | Local government and politics

He said increasing congestion, coupled with deferred infrastructure maintenance across the country, means there is a lot of catching up to do. Kumar’s college background made him stand out as a candidate to take over as director, said Chelsea Schultz, a senior planner with Waco MPO who served as acting director before Kumar was hired. […]

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County to launch West Falls church transportation needs study tonight

The proposed active transportation study area at West Falls Church. Green covers areas within a mile of the metro station (via FCDOT) With plans to develop the West Falls Church subway station area now in place, Fairfax County decided to assess how to improve the surrounding transportation network so that it can actually accommodate the […]

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Franklin County Spends $ 1.93 Million to Replace ‘Two Aging Bridges’ | Local news

Franklin County begins the process of replacing two other aging bridges. County commissioners have approved separate lump sum agreements with Union’s Cochran Engineering to provide replacement services for the Calvey Creek Highway Bridge near Robertsville and the Kiel-Lyon Highway Bridge near New Haven. The Calvey Creek Highway Bridge, a 50-foot span that crosses Brady Creek, […]

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NCDOT builds road bridges for wildlife and humans | North Carolina News

By RICHARD STRADLING, The News & Observer Raleigh, NC (AP) – The North Carolina Department of Transportation is building a bridge over Interstate 40 that is one of the first in the state to accommodate the needs of bears and elk. The bridge will carry I-40 over Cold Springs Creek and Harmon Den Road, near […]

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Group of 46 bridges crossing the state with unique history and architecture – CBS Denver

(CBS4)– Some of Colorado’s most endangered places don’t include a single location, but rather a group of 46 bridges. When the railroads removed their rail yards, they left behind steel truss bridges. Rather than removing them, city planners have often transformed them into walkways. Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation is similarly looking at bridges […]

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A new Green Lake bike path? The Seattle Department of Transportation wants your input

Through Seattle Times Staff Reporter The Seattle Department of Transportation is seeking community input on a plan to build a protected paved bike path around the outer western edge of Green Lake. The proposed trail would run along Green Lake Drive North and Aurora Avenue North, where there is currently a gravel footpath along both […]

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NCDOT builds road bridges for wildlife and humans | State and regional news

“They need these large areas to move around and find resources,” Hillard said. “And then there’s the human security aspect. Hitting a 1,000 pound moose is dangerous.” Wildlife crossings are more common in the west, Hillard said. In Montana, for example, the state’s Department of Transportation has constructed more than 40 wildlife crossings along a […]

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Group of 46 State Bridges with Unique History and Architecture – CBS Denver

(CBS4)– Some of Colorado’s most endangered places include not a single location, but rather a cluster of 46 bridges. When the railroads pulled out their marshalling yards, they left steel truss bridges behind. Rather than removing them, town planners have often reused them as walkways. Now, the Colorado Department of Transportation is similarly reviewing bridges […]

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Latest News on MD Transportation’s Capital Plan – Conduit Street

On Monday, November 22, the State House and the Senate will hold a joint hearing to discuss the proposed Consolidated Transportation Program. Next week, the House Transportation and Environment Subcommittee will hold a joint hearing with the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee to discuss the proposed Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP). Those who follow Annapolis hope […]

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How Pete Buttigieg plans to boost racial equity through transportation

Washington Pete Buttigieg, the transportation secretary who holds the purse strings of much of President Joe Biden’s $ 1,000 billion infrastructure package, spoke to reporters about its impact – the promise of more electric cars , intercity train lines, larger airports – when a sharp question came up. How would he go about integrating racial […]

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Nevada will receive $ 2.5 billion in transportation funding from federal infrastructure legislation | Carson City Nevada News

View full picture The NDOT will use publicly established transport priorities to make priority funding decisions. CARSON CITY – The Nevada Department of Transportation applauds the signing of the new five-year federal infrastructure funding bill, which will support the department’s ability to maintain and build the extensive network of roads, highways and bridges of the […]

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Trillion dollar package means millions for South Dakota roads and bridges

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – South Dakota is expected to receive $ 1.9 billion in federal assistance for highway projects over the next five years under the recently approved federal infrastructure program, according to the administration of President Joe Biden. But that’s not the only money that would come to South Dakota. The state would […]

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The AASHTO expresses its disappointment at the extension of the transport bill

© Shutterstock The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has expressed disappointment with Congress’ failure to pass a long-term reauthorization of surface transportation. In a statement, the organization said the short-term extension of the FAST law until December 3 would leave transportation services on hold. “For the second time in a month, […]

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USDOT and California Announce Partnership on Supply Chain Infrastructure Program

© Shutterstock California Governor Gavin Newsom and the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced Thursday that they have formed a strategic partnership to identify billions of dollars in funding for infrastructure improvement projects in that state. The announcement would allow California to accelerate work on a network of related projects that will collectively help grow […]

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Meade County Commission Hears Transportation Plan Update | Local News

STURGIS – Meade County is in the process of updating its transportation master plan as the county continues to experience substantial population growth. Steve Grabill, of KLJ Engineering in Rapid City, said KLJ has been selected by Meade County and the South Dakota Department of Transportation to update the county’s plan. Grabill said at the […]

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Pennsylvania innovates at Coatesville station

© Shutterstock The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and federal and local business and elected officials recently opened the new $ 65 million Coatesville station. The new station will improve connections to the Amtrak Keystone corridor, improve multimodal connectivity, maintain the movement of goods in the region and provide the surrounding community with a modern […]

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Interstate 16/75 project changes with closure of bridges and tracks

For over a year, the folks passing through Macon learned to navigate the delicate Interstate 16 / Interstate 75 construction project: keep right to go south, stay in the left lane to travel to east towards Savannah. Then it changed. Drivers have endured an ever-evolving list of lane closures, speed changes, traffic changes and more […]

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Senate approves short-term extension of transportation programs

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a short-term extension to transportation programs on Saturday, sending President Biden interim legislation after the House again delayed voting on an estimated $ 1,000 billion infrastructure bill . The 30-day extension to transportation programs effectively creates a new deadline for Democrats to resolve the divisions that delayed the $ 1,000 […]

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Wide river. Soap Creek Bridges on State Replacement Schedule

Broad River Bridge on Georgia Highway 79 (Photo courtesy of the GDOT Bridge Office). Replacing two key bridges over the next four years will bring significant improvements in safety and economic growth to Lincoln County, as the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) office of bridges released dates for tender for the replacement of the Broad […]

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Authorities consider repairs to historic bridges | News, Sports, Jobs

The Makanali Stream Bridge at Mile Post 8.2 is one of six historic bridges state and federal authorities hope to repair along the Hana Expressway. Photo HDR Engineering Inc. State and federal officials are evaluating solutions to repair or replace six historic bridges between Huelo and the city of Hana to maintain a “Safe and […]

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Walking programs save some students without school buses

Ultimately, when the ashes of COVID-19 have been sifted through and its epitaph is written, the damaging effects of the coronavirus will not be hard to find. The start revealed some underlying imperfections in the country’s collective education system, ranging from technological inequalities to shortages of bus drivers, made more critical by its threat to […]

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2nd CT Congressional District to Use Federal Funding to Reinforce Crumbling Bridges, Railways and Foundations | Connecticut News

WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut’s 2nd Congressional District is awaiting a share of the federal infrastructure package that Congress is working on. The Golden Star Bridge. WFSB file Channel 3 has been working to find out where the money will go and what the impact will be on residents. According to elected officials from the […]

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California homeless campfire damages 2 bridges, disrupts public transportation

Two bridges were damaged and public transportation was disrupted Wednesday when a fire broke out at a homeless camp in northern California. The large fire was originally reported at 12:45 a.m. along a large encampment under a Sacramento light rail viaduct near Interstate 80, Sacramento Fire Captain Keith Wade told Fox News. A huge plume […]

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Madison County studies costs to widen four narrow bridges on Old US 431 south of Hampton Cove

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The Madison County Commission commissioned a road study of four bridges over the Flint River as a preliminary step before seeking funding for state highways that would pay 80% of the cost of widening the narrow bridges. Madison County commissioned a nearly $ 20,000 study to determine the extent of work needed […]