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Concern for Marathon Runners’ Safety May Cause Three-Hour, Partial Closure of Golden Gate Bridge in July

San Francisco Chronicle reports, “Safety concerns, including worries over terrorism, are prompting Golden Gate Bridge authorities to consider a proposal to close all northbound lanes of the iconic span during the upcoming San Francisco...Show More Summary

Plenary Roads Denver Seeks Express Lane Toll Rate Adjustments to Ensure “Reliable Travel Times”

Daily Camera reports, “The cost of sailing briskly along the express lanes on U.S. 36 and Interstate 25 could soon be going up on average — although in some spots, rates may go down — if proposed rate adjustments announced Thursday are approved. The [Colorado] High Performance Transportation Enterprise... Show More Summary

New HCTRA and TxDOT Safety Measures Protect Motorists against Highway Flooding Hazards

Houston Press reports that as Tropical Storm Cindy approached the Gulf Coast, Harris County and Houston emergency management officials prepared “dozens of barricades or gates” in case of flash flooding. After several people drowned in...Show More Summary

Attempt to Name the Tappan Zee Replacement after Mario Cuomo Fades in the Night

The Journal News reports, “A late-night push by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to name the Tappan Zee Bridge after his father fizzled out Wednesday after the Assembly adjourned without putting it to a vote. Cuomo took rank-and-file lawmakers by surprise Wednesday...Show More Summary

Joseph Lhota Returns as MTA Chairman

The New York Times reports, “Joseph J. Lhota, who led the Metropolitan Transportation Authority under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo before leaving for a failed mayoral run in 2013, has been chosen by the governor to return as chairman. The surprise,...Show More Summary

BC Mayor Says Pattullo Bridge Must Be Replaced by 2020, and Tolls Are Needed to Get the Job Done

Surrey Now-Leader reports that Surrey, BC, officials, who say the current Pattullo Bridge must be replaced by 2020, are concerned about a potential withdrawal of provincial funding for the project. “In the absence of tolls — or withShow More Summary

Motorists Will Travel Free on Korean Government Expressways during National Holidays

The Korea Times reports, “State-run Korean expressways will be toll-free during national holiday seasons, starting from Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) in October. The move also will allow drivers to use the roads free during the Lunar...Show More Summary

Mexico’s New Electronic Toll Collection Program Spans 2,500 Miles of Highway

“ITS International” reports, “Mexico recently implemented one of the largest remote toll systems in the world, covering 4,000km [approximately 2,500 miles] of the country’s public highways.... [T]he system,” developed by Indra for Caminos...Show More Summary

German Officials Debate Use of Toll Data to Track Criminal Suspects

Deutsche Welle reports, “A call to allow using autobahn toll data to track criminal suspects has triggered a fresh row among Germany’s justice ministers. Originally, the project’s data was intended only to calculate car users’ highway...Show More Summary

Transportation Funding (Toll Proposals Included) Figures in Oregon and Wisconsin Budget Deadlocks

KATU reports that “more than two dozen mayors, county leaders and mass transit officials from the metro Portland area signed a letter to [Oregon] lawmakers urging them not to leave Salem without having approved a long-term $8.2 billion...Show More Summary

Realignment of Xplore’s Strategic Framework On Track

Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ: XPLR) today announced an update on its current strategic realignment. As part of that process, the company filed a Form 8-K on 21 June announcing that Brian Usher-Jones, an independent director, had notified the board of …

Chela Launches New High-Performance Additive for Toilets and CETs in Rolling Stock Environments

The International chemical cleaning company Chela announced today the launching of their product, BIOGEL 250.

Ensival Moret Becomes Part of Sulzer

Sulzer is pleased to reveal it has completed its acquisition of Ensival Moret, an industrial pumping solutions company.

TfWM submits plans for £200m extension of Midland Metro, England

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has submitted plans for the £200m extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesbury to the new DY5 Enterprise Zone at Brierley Hill.

Arcadis to assist Network Rail's digital programme

Engineering and management consulting company Arcadis has been appointed by the UK's Network Rail as a Programme Partner (Systems) in its Digital Railway team under a new 12 month contract.

Monroe County (FL) Commissioners Vote to Study Tolling US 1 in the Keys

WSVN reports, “Tolls on U.S. 1? It might actually happen in the [Florida] Keys. At a county commission meeting in Monroe County [yesterday, June 21], commissioners voted unanimously to determine the impact that tolls may have on the highway. Show More Summary

KY Officials Say Tolling of the Planned I-69 Ohio River Bridge Remains a Strong Possibility

WFIE reports that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is making progress on the I-69 Ohio River bridge project. Officials have identified five possible crossing sites and plan to narrow the range this fall. “But, the biggest question,” according to the station, “is how much the bridge will cost. Show More Summary

Lawmakers Substitute “Commuter Pass” for Tolls on Syracuse Segment of NY Thruway reports, “A bill that would make the Syracuse section of the New York State Thruway free of toll charges is on its way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk. The state Assembly passed its version of the bill [Tuesday night, June 20]...Show More Summary

Australian Pension Fund Executives Lobby US Officials to Win a Role in the Trump Infrastructure Initiative

The Australian Financial Review reports, “Australia’s [pension fund management] industry has directly pitched to Trump administration cabinet members to help fund the US President’s planned $US1 trillion infrastructure rebuild, with IFM Investors chief executive Brett Himbury dining at Vice President Mike Pence’s home to discuss the plan.... Show More Summary

Despite Ordering MnDOT to Study Tolling, Minnesota Lawmakers Are Skeptical about Its Expansion

KUOW reports, “At the state Capitol, opposition to new toll lanes remains strong. House Transportation Finance Committee Chairman Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, doesn’t expect the discussion to move much beyond fact-finding. ‘I am not personally...Show More Summary

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