CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Caltrans Releases Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Parts of Southern California

As part of an effort to identify how climate change might impact the State Highway System, Caltrans is releasing three Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments that focus on the risks posed to the transportation system by wildfires, extreme temperatures and precipitation, sea-level rise and coastal-bluff erosion in Southern California. Read More »

DELAWARE RIVER AND BAY AUTHORITY: S&P Global Ratings, Moody’s Reaffirm DRBA Bond Ratings; DRBA to Issue $180 Million Series 2019 Revenue Bonds

Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced that independent credit agencies, S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s), affirmed the bi-state agency’s bond ratings of ‘A’ and ‘A1’ respectively on both the DRBA’s long-term underlying rating (SPUR) on revenue bonds outstanding and the proposed $180 million Series 2019 Revenue Bonds. Read More »

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Applications Sought for $34 Million in Sustainable Transportation Planning Grants

Caltrans will award more than $34 million in transportation planning grants for fiscal year 2020-2021 to successful applicant local agencies and their efforts to plan more sustainable communities, reduce transportation-related greenhouse gases and adapt to the effects of climate change. Read More »

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Travel ID getting more attention as deadline gets closer

With the federally-imposed deadline of October 1, 2020 drawing closer, as of this Friday the Transportation Security Administration will advise passengers passing through airport security checkpoints that it’s important to consider getting a Travel ID in order to meet upcoming new federal identification requirements. Read More »

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Georgia DOT, Federal Highway Administration and The Ray Sign Charter, Formalize Initiative to Build Future Infrastructure on Interstate 85

The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and The Ray announced that the public-private-philanthropic partnership has signed a formal charter that defines the parties’ full commitment to working in partnership on the living transportation innovation laboratory along 18 miles of Interstate 85, known as The Ray. Read More »

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Government Lamont and Other Officials Mark the One-Year Anniversary of the Hartford Line

Governor Ned Lamont today joined Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner Joe Giulietti, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and other federal, state and local officials to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the launch of the CTrail Hartford Line – the passenger rail service that has multiple stations in Central Connecticut along the I-91 corridor connecting New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield. When it launched last year, the Hartford Line was the first rail line to open for service in Connecticut since 1990. Read More »

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT: DOTD announces three proposals submitted for Loyola Drive Interchange project

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. announces the submission of three design-build proposals for the Loyola interchange improvements providing better access to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (LANOIA) in Jefferson Parish. Read More »