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TRIP report ID’s Oregon’s 50 worst highway, multi-modal ‘chokepoints’

May 13, 2010

The I-5 Columbia River Crossing tops the list of Oregon’s worst transportation chokepoints, along with the I-5/I-84/I-405 Interchange, the OR 212/224 Corridor, the I-205/I-5 Interchange and the OR 217/I-5 Interchange. according to a new report released today by TRIP, a ...

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Caltrans: 111 public transit, air quality projects get $63.3 million in funding

May 13, 2010

Caltrans today announced it has awarded $63.3 million to fund 111 public transit and air quality projects across California to upgrade transit service and purchase eco-friendly buses. All of the funding comes from Proposition 1B, the 2006 transportation bond, which ...

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MHC Kenworth – Kansas City named 2009 Kenworth Dealer of Year

May 13, 2010

MHC Kenworth in Kansas City, Mo., was named 2009 Kenworth Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Seattle. “It’s an outstanding honor for MHC Kenworth - Kansas City to ...

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Mary Peters, LaHood’s predecessor, confirmed for public-private partnership conference

May 12, 2010

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has just been confirmed as a general session speaker at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA's) 22nd Annual Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, scheduled for July 22-23 in Washington, D.C. Peters will ...

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Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center honored for leadership

May 04, 2010

Plans for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) were awarded the 2010 Compass Blueprint Recognition Award for Sustained Leadership. The Southern California Association of Governments will hold its fourth annual Compass Blueprint Recognition Awards in La Quinta, Calif., on May 5 ...

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LaHood confirmed for ARTBA public-private partnership conference July 22-23

Apr 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has confirmed to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) that he will deliver the keynote address at the association’s 22nd Annual ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference, held July 22-23 at ...

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Orange County Transportation Authority names new deputy CEO

Apr 12, 2010

Orange County Transportation Authority names new deputy CEO

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has named Darrell Johnson, a transportation industry veteran and longtime supporter of public transit, as the agency's new deputy CEO. Johnson, who most recently held the position of executive director of rail programs, took his ...

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EPA, DOT set federal standards on fuel economy, greenhouse gas emissions for cars, light trucks

Apr 07, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have jointly established new federal rules that set the first-ever national greenhouse gas emissions standards and will significantly increase the fuel economy of all new passenger cars ...

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The Department of Labor: 45,000 jobs added in the first 3 months of 2010

Apr 05, 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on April 2. Temporary help services and health care continued to add jobs over the month. Employment in federal ...

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Laser scanning of New York Route 17 upgrade gets nod from American Council of Engineering Companies

Apr 01, 2010

Laser scanning of New York Route 17 upgrade gets nod from American Council of Engineering Companies

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York has honored one of Erdman Anthony's projects as among the best in the northeast region. The firm’s entry, laser scanning of New York Route 17 Upgrade to I-86, exit 131, earned ...

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Surface trade up 19.5%

Mar 30, 2010

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 19.5 percent higher in January 2010 than in January 2009, reaching $56.7 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation ...

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ARTBA Foundation taking nominations for ‘Globe Awards’

Mar 29, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting nominations for the 2010 “Globe Awards.”  This annual competition honors U.S. transportation construction industry excellence in environmental protection and mitigation. Established in 1998, the “Globe Awards” program ...

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