December 21, 2018

In September at the annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in Atlanta, Jay Rogers, CEO and co-founder of LM Industries, discussed how technology – especially 3D printing – is spurring transportation to evolve at a “faster and faster pace.”

Rogers explained during his presenta...

December 21, 2018

Two rogue drones buzzing the runway at London's Gatwick Airport froze hundreds of incoming and outgoing flights during the busy holiday season on Thursday, prompting an intense search for the drones' operator and serving as a dramatic example of a potential threat to commercial airspace.

The incident at Britain's second-busi...

December 20, 2018

Of the record $17.8 billion in sales generated by independent US retailers and restaurants on “Small Business Saturday” earlier this holiday shopping season, 41% came from online buyers, a 17% increase over last year. But the dark side of these ecommerce surges is that many small and midsize businesses aren’t equipped to ha...

December 20, 2018

United Airlines will spend more than $300 million on a new baggage system at Bush Intercontinental Airport to speed up bag delivery and handle an increasing number of travelers.

The current system for Terminals C and E moves an average of 26,000 bags each day. During peak flying times, such as the holidays, the system can ha...

December 20, 2018

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is expected to ask voters next fall for more than $3 billion in borrowing authority to implement its next wave of transit projects.

The 20-year plan laid out by Metro officials includes roughly 20 more miles of light rail, 75 miles of bus rapid transit and 110 miles of two-way HOV lanes alo...

December 19, 2018

Of the $1.5 billion in grants announced, 13% are for public transportation-related projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) yesterday announced the nearly $1.5 billion FY 2018 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant awards, of which $195 million was awarded to public transportation...

The $783 million design-build contract went to Archer Western Herzog joint venture for the 26-mile line

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has approved a $783 million contract for Archer Western Herzog joint venture to design and build the 26-mile Cotton Belt commuter rail line.

The line will stretch across North Texas from Dal...

December 19, 2018

An international joint-venture involving Dubai-based DP World and industrial engineering specialists SMS Group has unveiled a new intelligent container storage system that the partners say could revolutionize the way that containers are handled in ports.

The system, known as the High Bay Storage system, was originally develo...

December 18, 2018

LIKE ANY PROPERLY terrifying invasion, it’s hard to tell whether the robot one will come by land, air, or sea. Toyotahas put its bets on the first two already: It has built its own autonomous driving tech, obviously, and Toyota AI Ventures has put money into robo-shuttle developer May Mobility, lidar maker Blackmore, and fl...

December 17, 2018

Eastern railroad Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) made it official today and said it will relocate its headquarters to Atlanta from Norfolk.

The relocation, which is expected to take a couple of years, was finalized after the Atlanta City Council signed off a deal for the railroad to sell its property in Atlanta’s downtown...

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