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Call for Nominations: 2016 ARTBA Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards

The American Road & Transportation Builders Associations (ARTBA) Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction Council is now accepting nominations for its annual awards program. The awards honor the extraordinary efforts of individuals, companies and public agencies that promote leadership and career advancement for women in the industry.

Seven western states claim national awards for outstanding transportation projects

Seven western state departments of transportation claimed awards in a national competition highlighting excellence in projects that have improved travel safety, reduced roadway congestion, and provided more mobility options.

Building Rugged Haul Roads

Demonstration proves geogrid can minimize rutting and reduce aggregate use.

Virginia initiates first transportation program based on objective, data-driven prioritization

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) voted on the first wave of transportation projects scored by Virginias new data-driven prioritization process. The process evaluates each projects merits using key factors, including: improvements to safety, congestion reduction, accessibility, land use, economic development and the environment.

Seven Northeast states claim national awards for outstanding transportation projects

Seven northeastern states' departments of transportation became the first in 2016 to claim awards in a national competition highlighting excellence in construction projects that improve travel safety, reduce roadway congestion and provide more mobility options.

Minimizing Safety Risks in Transit Tunnels

International safety regulations for the design of mass transit systems include guidelines for ensuring life safety and fire protection.

Reconstructing History

Stantec replicates mushroom character of the 1925 Crane Road Bridge in design of a replacement structure.

Streetcars Are Back!

Restored historic viaduct carries the new Dallas Streetcar over the Trinity River floodplain, spurring mixed-use development and revitalization.

Major Mixed-use Project Breaks Ground

Miami Worldcenter to offer 27 acres of urban retail, hotel, and residential development.
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The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will conduct a webinar on Thursday, June 27, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET to discuss how transportation agencies are heading toward performance management practices as part of agency culture. Presenters will explain how agencies may achieve strategic objectives by using oversight performance measures to drive organizational improvements. This webinar will focus...
(June 25-26, 2019 NIST Gaithersburg Campus) The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its partners, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Intel, Intel Mobileye, Lyft, Ricardo, SAE International, and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, invite you to participate in a workshop on Consensus Measurement Methodologies for Automated Driving System-Equipped Vehicles, to be held at the NIST Gaithersburg Campus, on...
Bentley Systems colleague recognized for outstanding contributions to urban water engineering and planning. Exton, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced that Bentley colleague, Thomas Walski, Ph.D. P.E., F. ASCE, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Julian Hinds Award, by the American Society...