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Bloomberg reports, “Starting later this month, Uber will allow customers in downtown Pittsburgh to summon self-driving cars from their phones, crossing an important milestone that no automotive or technology company has yet achieved.” The post Uber to Roll Our Self-Driving Cars this Month in Pittsburgh appeared first on Toll Roads News.
The Blade, among others, report that within a year, the Ohio Turnpike will begin testing “automated cars and trucks.” The vehicles will “someone in the driver’s seat whose role is primarily to make sure the vehicle’s guidance system is working properly,” according to the paper. Show More Summary
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, “The [Pennsylvania Turnpike] commission is in the early stages of creating a public-private partnership that will result in a private company installing a broadband system along the 550-mile turnpike at no cost to the agency. Show More Summary
Tulsa World reports, “The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority will consider a toll increase to finance the construction of $892 million in proposed improvements to the state turnpike system.” The report adds that the OTA approved a 16 percent...Show More Summary
The Oklahoman reports, “A lawsuit filed with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Friday contends the way the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has been funding road projects is unconstitutional. That funding relies on bond financing.” The report...Show More Summary
Northwest Florida Daily News (Ft. Walton Beach) reports, “The Mid-Bay Bridge Authority took another step toward reviewing its toll structure on [August 18]. All five members of the board voted in favor of spending around $36,000 to contract...Show More Summary
News 12 Westchester reports, “Progress is being made in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge with the latest installation of hanging cables. The installation of the cables, which are used to support the center span, comes aShow More Summary
This content is for TRN Subscribers Only. Not a Subscriber? Subscribe today to get immediate access! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me Reset Password The post GDOT Commissioner McMurray Chats up I-75 Toll Lanes appeared first on Toll Roads News.
Houston Chronicle reports that TxDOT is considering a plan for off-peak HOV lanes along U.S. 290, “… solving what had been a contentious change in plans for U.S. 290.” The report adds, “The change would come by dedicating the inner-most...Show More Summary
NJBIZ.com reports, “With the state’s Transportation Trust Fund just “days away from exhausting all of its available funds,” Gov. Chris Christie issued an executive order Wednesday allowing the state treasurer to dip into the general fund to help pay for necessary road projects.” The post Gov. Show More Summary
Antioch Herald reports, “State Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) and State Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose) presented a $7.4-billion transportation plan late Wednesday, which includes an increase of 17 cents per gallon in the state gas tax, to help pay for it. Show More Summary
ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com reports, “Fighting traffic can sometimes seem like an upstream battle. With that in mind, contractors say they’ve found a way to condense 30 nights of highway lane closures into less than three days ofShow More Summary
This content is for TRN Subscribers Only. Not a Subscriber? Subscribe today to get immediate access! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me Reset Password The post Mr. Roadshow seeks Nickname for “Nasty Stretch” of I-580. (Blood Alley is Taken) appeared first on Toll Roads News.
The Herald (Everett) reports, “Almost a year into the toll lane adventure on I-405, we’re still stuck in traffic. All that construction and $484 million bought drivers a chance to meditate, plow through their podcast backlogs, and ponder...Show More Summary
The Journal Gazette reports, “A special committee tasked with recommending stable, long-term road funding options to the legislature will likely craft its plan behind closed doors in executive session – a departure from precedent. Some...Show More Summary
MassLive.com reports, “As Massachusetts transportation officials prepare to go to a completely cashless tolling system, allowing drivers to pay tolls at highway speeds as they sail under technologically wired metal gantries, they’reShow More Summary
Tyler Morning Telegraph staffs the groundbreaking ceremony for Segment 4 of Toll Loop 49, reporting that, ” Segment 4 – also known as the Lindale Relief Route – has been a much anticipated addition of the Toll 49 system and will allow U.S. Show More Summary
OK, so you had a tough week at the office. Well, remember things could always be worse. Consider... The Tribune (India) reports there’s a stray animal problem on the country’s NH-1 toll highway. A motorist tells the newspaper he wasShow More Summary
Associated Press reports that the sentencing hearing for David Samson, former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has been pushed back until December. “Samson admitted he used his position as head of the agency...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Daily News reports, “Driving on ‘deficient roads’ costs motorists in California more than $53?billion a year, and those in the Los?Angeles-Long?Beach-Santa?Ana area are shelling out on average $2,800 annually as a result, according...Show More Summary