Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

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Read: Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure at BusinessFacilities.com. Daily News Featured Florida Tourism Transportation & Infrastructure Central Florida Infrastructure KPMG Orlando Economic Partnership Orlando International Airport Sponsored Content TransportationFrom a world renowned airport to new commuter rail, Orlando knows how to gets things moving.

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded state Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category A grants totaling more than $2.7 Read: Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit at BusinessFacilities.com.

State touts paving technology on transportation projects

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The Missouri Department of Transportation said technology such as intelligent compaction, infrared scanning and mapping software vastly improved some of its pavement construction operations

Massachusetts plans $17B transportation program

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Transportation authorities will use state and federal funds for new projects and renovations of rails, bridges, tunnels and highways

What is a Harbor and their Types in Water Transportation

The Constructor

Transportation Transportation EngineeringA harbor is a partially enclosed water surface with greater depth and this area is not effected by the action winds or waves. Types of harbors are.

Checklist for transporting construction equipment


Construction equipment does a great job of doing everything we need it to do without the help of any other equipment. When it comes to digging holes, grading land, moving massive material and prepping the earth for a giant project, they are the lone wolves.

Portland’s Metro Government Aims at 2020 Transportation Measure

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A poll showing strong voter support encourages Metro government to ask for a transportation tax in 2020

Canadian Company Converts CO2 into Transportation Fuel

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A Canadian start-up company is moving toward commercial development of a process to capture carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into a synthetic transportation fuel

Our Chief Transportation Advisor reflects on safety

FDR Safety

A review of the history of safety over the last few decades offers good reason for hope, says Rose McMurray , Chief Transportation Advisor at FDRsafety. Department of Transportation, and we are very proud to have her on our team. Transportation safety

Knight Transportation Creating 87 Jobs In Michigan

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Source: Knight Transportation. The incentive will help Phoenix, AZ-based Knight Transportation establish its first Michigan Logistics branch. The Right Place worked in partnership with Indiana-based Ginovus to bring Knight Transportation to West Michigan.

Highway Transportation Funding on the Block?

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The Fiscal Times reports that on Tuesday July 10, Senators Mike Lee, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz introduced their Transportation Empowerment Act S. 3190 in an effort to dramatically reduce the federal government's participation in keeping the country's transportation system funded and maintaine

Easy to Transport Emergency Shelter

Jetson Green

The design firm Designnobis of Turkey has recently come up with a unique concept for a pop-up shelter, which would be easy to transport and assemble. One of the key advantages of their design is the fact that it can be transported very easily due to its super small size while disassembled.

Senate Panel Rejects Transportation Cuts

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A Senate panel has rejected President Trump’s effort to eliminate Obama-era transportation grants, instead opting to provide a funding boost for the program.

Seattle-area light rail, transportation plan busting $54B budget

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Costs could jump by up to $2 billion as agency Sound Transit considers swapping elevated tracks for tunnels and other enhancements, a report found

Report Calls for Regional Clean Transportation Plan

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$136B North Texas transportation plan clears key environmental hurdle

Construction Dive

DOT determined that the Mobility 2045 plan — which is funding rail, bus and highway systems to accommodate an estimated 51% regional population increase — meets federal air quality requirements

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Funding approved for $4B Atlanta transportation program

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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority officials pared down their list of projects from more than $11 billion to match expected 2016 tax revenue

Sustainable Transportation Efforts Mobilize Worldwide

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Cities and countries around the globe are vowing to cut carbon emissions from transportation by all possible means, from electric cars and buses to flying taxis and hyperloop

2018 ARTBA Transportation Construction Forecast: Modest

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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) has released its economic forecast for 2018 and says the U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly next year, following a 2.8

Transportation Market: Still Waiting for the Boom

Construction Equipment

The talk continues to be about the skilled labor shortage in the road and bridge construction market. The fear of steel prices crippling productivity is only creating a slight pause, and after checking the damage it is business as usual. Of course, throwing additional weight on the labor shortage

Orange County, California, officials approve $43B transportation plan

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Planned construction includes high-occupancy vehicle lanes, regular lanes, express lanes, interchanges and toll roads, the exploration of highways for autonomous vehicles and more

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Alaska requests $925M for transportation, infrastructure

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The state's surface transportation program would receive the largest amount — $670 million

For Transportation Projects, 'Virtual' Opportunities and Real-Life Challenges

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transportation Despite ongoing uncertainty regarding federal funding promises, there is no shortage of opportunities in all sectors of U.S.

VIDEO: ARTBA Honors Four Students in Transportation & Safety Video Contest

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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has announced the winners of its 8th annual Student Transportation Video Contest. The association received 21 submissions from students across the country in two categories: transportation and safety. The contest aims to raise

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Voters Support Investment In Transportation

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Voters showed their support for transportation infrastructure investments in the recent election, approving 272, or 79 percent, of 346 state and local ballot measures, according to an analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

Illinois DOT needs at least $39B for transportation and infrastructure work

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The funding request includes up to $15 billion during the next 10 years for highway maintenance alone

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Transportation Funding Boost on Hold

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Last December, the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was passed by Congress, complete with funding for Highway Trust Fund transportation projects. An infrastructure funding boost that was approved and funded by Congress last year is on hold because of the short-term spending bill currently making its way through Washington.

USDOT awards $487M in transportation grants

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A record 64% of the transportation investment grant funding was awarded to projects in rural areas, while three projects won the maximum award amount

ARTBA Transportation Safety Program Now ANSI Accredited

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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced today the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) Program, launched in late 2016, has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 international standard.

Arkansas opens $142M of transportation projects to low bids

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State officials pushed contractors to lower costs before awarding the largest of the 31 projects, a highway widening program in the northeast

Transportable House That Ships Like Furniture

Jetson Green

The largest home in the company’s APH80 series, also known as Transportable House (Casa Transportable) as it is called, measures 27 square meters (9mx3m), and consists of 3 different spaces, namely a living room/kitchen, a bathroom, with a full, shower and a double bedroom, with a bed included.

Monster special transport machines

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One of the leading producers of heavy transportation machinery is TII Group – Transporter Industry International – created by Otto Rettenmaier by bringing together the German companies Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik and Kamag Transporttechnik, and Nicolas Industries of France.

Best Rail - WTC Transportation Hub

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With its iconic wings that evoke a dove, the symbol of peace, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub honors those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks while serving New Yorkers and visitors today

States Face Transportation Funding Gaps

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While top state transportation officials look and listen for hints about President Trump’s promised, still unreleased infrastructure plan, they are working to cope with more-immediate funding issues

Candidates on Transportation and Infrastructure

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8, ARTBA is carefully monitoring the candidates’ positions on transportation policy. If your livelyhood depends on the state of this country's infrastructure and transportation, you'll want to read what the candidates are saying

NJDOT: It's Transition Time in Transportation

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With infrastructure a hot issue, a big management shift and $615 million in top project starts, ENR New York's Owner of the Year is worth watching

Alstom Transportation To Create 200 Jobs In Upstate New York

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Read Alstom Transportation To Create 200 Jobs In Upstate New York on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing New York Public-Private Partnerships Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Alstom Business Incentives Economic Development Empire State Development Employment Expansion Site Selection Upstate New York

Four Tips For Successful Equipment Transport

Construction Equipment

Here are a few tips from A-1 Auto Transport for transporting equipment. Improper moving and storage of heavy equipment can cause damage and mechanical faults, which then could cause project delays and a number of other issues. Avoid wide-load designations Equipment such as crawler dozers, wheel

Obama Signs Short-Term Transportation Bill

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President Barack Obama signed a short-term transportation bill extending funding for highways and other surface transportation through Nov. 20, a three-week extension from the last deadline of Oct.

Smoother Moves Coming in Transportation

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The ongoing modernization program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) continues with a $1.95-billion automated people-mover system, being developed under a public-private design-build-finance-operate-maintain partnership by LAX Integrated Express Solutions