New data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 1.58 trillion miles in the first six months of 2017, continuing a streak of steadily increasing vehicle miles traveled (VMT) that began in 2011.
Despite a plethora of alternative transportation modes — buses, trains, bicycles — city dwellers are driving more miles than ever, according to University of Michigan researchers.
The City of Houston awarded TransCore a $33.6 million contract to design and build an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) that will be deployed across 489 intersections throughout the city.
Cities plagued with terrible traffic problems may be overlooking a simple, low-cost solution: High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) policies that encourage carpooling can reduce traffic drastically, according to a new study co-authored by MIT economists.
The National Complete Streets Coalition announced its new Safe Streets Academy, a program designed to help jurisdictions transform their commitment to traffic safety into practice.
StreetLight Data, Inc. announced a breakthrough in urban, suburban, and rural planning that it said delivers dramatically more accurate, representative and dynamic traffic data.
Michael Baker International was awarded a $7.6 million contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to study the I-605/SR-91 interchange, identify improvements and widen a particularly choked three-mile stretch of westbound SR-91 in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) selected Parsons to modernize the Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation System (RIITS) to facilitate and encourage near real-time transportation data exchange between more than 125 traffic, transit, emergency service, and other agencies to improve transportation in Southern California.
Iteris, Inc. was awarded Orange County’s first Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) project. This initial ICM project will integrate freeway and arterial operations along the I-5, SR-55 and SR-91 freeways to improve mobility in Orange County.