Gwinnett officials voted Tuesday to spend more $767,000 to explore the future of transit in the county.
The city wants to be a pioneer in self-driving cars, and is in early talks with General Motors about the car maker testing new autonomous vehicles, most likely in University City.
Huntersville has pushed back against a planned $2.3 million study of alternatives to light rail in northern Mecklenburg County, digging in against a project that has failed to gain traction for nearly two decades.
Daily News (New York City) editors write that PANYNJ chair John Degnan is really, really opposed to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to create a separate New York State inspector general for the authority, so opposed that he met with the editorial board to vent his objections. Show More Summary
SaintPetersBlog spotlights a report commissioned by the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) that says “the agency’s strategic investment planning decisions have generated $1.2 billion in local and state gross domestic product...Show More Summary
Alstom has delivered its new Smartlock 400 signalling interlocking technology to the Serbian Railway Company in collaboration with the Serbian Mihajlo Pupin Institute.
The UK's Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is set to take over day-to-day operations of its Midland Metro trams when the existing concession held by National Express expires next year.
WTOP reports, “More people are using the Dulles Toll Road this year compared to 2016, and a lack of snow could be playing a role. Drivers paid about $12 million in tolls in January and more than $11 million in February. The $23 million...Show More Summary
San Antonio Express-News reports, “The Cibolo City Council has given the green light to a Dallas firm that hopes to construct and operate a toll road — called Cibolo Parkway — leading south from FM 1103 in town to Interstate 10.... The development agreement approved by a 6-0 city council vote... Show More Summary
Portland Press Herald reports that Governor Paul LePage “would like to see the Maine Turnpike Authority merge with the Maine Department of Transportation, believing it would lead to the elimination of most tolls.” The governor told a...Show More Summary
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) in the US has announced plans to replace the Noroton Heights Railroad Station platforms in Darien.
I think of my nearest airport as the world’s biggest little airport. Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) serves the 12th-largest metro area in the country, yet its only intercontinental flight is a daily British Airways 747-400 to London Heathrow (LHR). Show More Summary
San Francisco-based urban designer Luca Giaramidaro has travelled through many of Europe’s best high-speed rail hubs on a fact-finding mission to see what California can learn to support its own high-speed project.
UK-based civil engineering company BAM Nuttall has secured a contract from Stadler Rail Services UK to build a train depot in Kirkdale, Liverpool.
WKBW reports that business owners harmed by traffic backups at the New York Thruway’s Grand Island Bridges tollbooths want the tolls lifted or an electronic toll collection system installed. They rallied with other toll opponents last night, March 22, in Niagra Falls. Show More Summary
The Orange County Register reports that the San Clemente, California, officials are unhappy with the Transportation Corridor Agencies for designating a potential 241 Toll Road extension route that runs into the city. (TCA is studying...Show More Summary
WAVY reports that Virginia’s Governor, Terry McAuliffe, and transportation secretary, Aubrey Layne, “will be in Portsmouth [this afternoon, March 23] to announce a proposed budget amendment designed to help ease the financial burdenShow More Summary
OregonLive.com reports that Congressman Peter DeFazio, ranking minority member of the House Transportation Committee, “is betting that Americans will pay a penny more at the pump to pay for infrastructure investment, and he’s doubling...Show More Summary
Seacoastonline.com’s editorial staff endorses the New Hampshire Senate AET bill, SB 134. “We support the passage of the bill as it’s currently written. It is only a matter of time before [the move to cashless tolling happens], and now is as good a time as any. Show More Summary
SILive.com reports that MTA has instituted a review process to verify that motorists who receive the Verrazano Narrows toll discount for Staten Island residents actually reside in the borough. “If everything checks out, the resident discount is renewed automatically. Show More Summary