January 24, 2017

U.S. Department of Transportation selects Texas as 1 of 10 testing locations for autonomous vehicle technology

AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has named Texas a national Automated Vehicle (AV) Proving Ground for the testing of connected and automated vehicle technologies. The designation establishes Te...

January 24, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to contribute to FTA’s Shared Mobility Online Dialogue, which closes Friday, January 27. This is your chance to offer suggestions for guidance, best practices and other ways we can support the public transportation industry’s efforts to explore shared mobility options that improve and expand transit s...

January 24, 2017

President Trump on Tuesday signed orders to advance construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.

The orders do not grant the final permits needed for the oil pipelines but will move both projects toward approval, a person familiar with the action said.

The Trump administration began to inform law...

January 23, 2017

A 16-mile stretch of highway in southwest Georgia is beginning to earn a reputation as the one of the most sustainable roads in the world. The portion of Interstate 85 in Troup County currently plays host to a number of pilot projects not seen anywhere else in the nation (or in the world).

The Ray – an 18 mile stretch of roa...

January 18, 2017

Savannah, Ga. - Four new Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Garden City Terminal Monday, bringing the Port of Savannah’s total to 26, more than any other terminal in the U.S.

“For customers, it means the capacity to move up to a thousand containers per hour across a single dock at America’s largest terminal -...

January 17, 2017

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January 17, 2017

The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thomas Donohue, called for national policymakers to "seize the opportunity" to make major improvements in transportation and other infrastructure, and to include a sustainable revenue source for federal transportation programs.

"We can generate more [economic] growth and jobs by...

January 16, 2017

Rush-hour traffic is unbearable for many commuters today – and the problem is growing. By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities, which is 10% more than today. To address this rising concern, Airbus is harnessing its experience to make the dream of all commuters and travelers come true one day: to fly over...

January 16, 2017

Far, far away in a remote stretch of nowhere in particular, a big ol' truck paints a black stripe. More trucks follow behind laying down fine pieces of rock over the asphalt. And that's it.

This video contains little more than a drone's-eye view of a road-building crew at work in Western Australia. Yet the pure geometric Zen...

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