New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Wrestle with Transportation


New York, New Jersey and Connecticut construction news recently centered on infrastructure and transportation. All three areas in the region are coping with increased pressures on their transportation systems, with some having an easier time responding to the challenges than others.

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

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.

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

Q Bridge Wins America's Transportation Award

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The Q Bridge, also known as the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, over the Quinnipaiac River in new Haven, Connecticut was awarded for the Best Use of Innovation by Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO

Groups Apprehensive About Proposed Transportation Cuts in Initial Trump Budget

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Transportable House That Ships Like Furniture

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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.

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.

Easy to Transport Emergency Shelter

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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.

Special Report: Presidential Candidates on Transportation

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Nearly all the remaining candidates have made at least one substantive public statement on transportation, or have included it in policy documents posted by their respective campaigns.

Airport/Transit Award of Merit: World Trade Center Transportation Hub

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The World Trade Center Transportation Hub is part of a 16-acre redevelopment of lower Manhattan after the destruction of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack

Slight Growth Expected for 2016 Transportation Construction Market

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transportation construction market is expected to hit $208.3 billion in 2015, according to the American Road & Transportation Association’s (ARTBA) chief economist. transportation construction market In 2016, the U.S.

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Stakeholders Push To Align 3D Standards for Transportation

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of Transportation, is working with industry to create a national spatial accuracy standard for the collection of 3D transportation assets. The Federal Geospatial Data Committee, sponsored by the U.S.

Houston Area Transportation Infrastructure Largely Still Unusable

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Airports, rail and bus service in the Houston area were still being assessed Aug.

Transportation Hub Will Be a Safe Haven

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San Francisco "groundscraper's" robust steel frame engineered to allow immediate reoccupancy after a very strong quake. Infrastructure

In Unpredictable Times, Transportation Needs Remain Constant

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Buoyed by the FAST Act, infrastructure projects move steadily forward in 2016

225 California Transportation Projects at Risk

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"We're taking another whacking," spokesman John Goodwin of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission said of the decision last month to trim the State Transportation Improvement Plan by $754 million this year -- marking the largest scaling-back of that pot of money in nearly 20 years, with a $328.3

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

New Zealand's First City Builds Out Transport System

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Auckland’s $1.8-billion City Rail Link (CRL) is under construction in New Zealand’s most populous metropolis, bringing an end to uncertainty that had frustrated plans to connect vital transport routes to the central business district

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GA Governor Announces $10 Billion Transportation Plan

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Georgia Commissioner of transportation, Russell McMurry, said the 18-month project list details resurfacing 2,500 miles of road, replacing 118 deteriorating bridges, and repairing 300 more bridges

Classification of Roads and Their Details

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Road transportation is an essential network for any country. Roads/Highways Transportation Pavements Roads Transportation EngineeringClassification of roads based on many factors such as materials, locations, traffic etc.

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The Right Approach to Delivering a Successful Travel and Transportation Project

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Through a full lifecycle approach, Oracle Construction and Engineering solutions are creating the framework for success within the travel and transportation industry

Transportation and Energy Jobs Lead Region’s 2016 Top Starts

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Expanded geographic coverage area also includes Arkansas, Oklahoma and Mississippi

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.

Digital Transformation Coming To Transportation World

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Big data, automation are hot topics in industry. Infrastructure

Public transportation of the future: Four new sustainable technologies


On my way in to work this morning, I walked through a tree lined street, admired my wintry surroundings, breathed fresh air, and chatted with one of my neighbors at the bus stop. I listened to music and sent a message to my mom while waiting to transfer to the metro. A short time later I arrived at work with a clear head, and ready to start my day

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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

Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition releases Drainline Transport Report Phase 2.1 supplement

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supplemental report on the drainline transport of solid waste in building drains. Code council among coalition members providing new insight into building drains. The Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition (PERC) has released the Phase 2.1

Gridlock Sam Brings His Own Street Smarts to Transportation

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Equal parts transportation-planning compendium, autobiography and love letter to New York City, "Street Smart" (Perseus Books Group) lays out Sam Schwartz's vision for the future of multimodal and multinodal transportation systems.

Team Named to Plan and Manage $5-Billion Euro Transport Canal

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Planned waterway will eliminate a major river transport bottleneck in northern Europe when completed in 2025. Infrastructure

Report Says $163 Billion Needed Annually for Transportation Infrastructure

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Finalists Named in Transportation Project Awards Program

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Twelve finalists in the 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition have been announced. These projects from 10 state departments of transportation are now competing for the national Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award.

Types of Concrete Pavements -Their Construction Details and Applications

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Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer Pavement Design Transportation concrete pavement Concrete Technology Pavements Transportation Engineering

Why is Bitumen Used in Road Construction? Properties and Advantage of Bitumen for Pavements

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Building Materials Building Technology Pavement Design Roads/Highways Transportation Bitumen Bituminous Pavement Pavements Roads Transportation EngineeringBitumen is used in road construction due to various properties and advantages it has over other pavement construction materials.

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Grading of Bitumen- Different Methods of Bitumen Grading

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Building Materials Building Technology Transportation Transportation EngineeringThere are different methods of grading of bitumen such as chewing, penetration grading, viscosity grading and superpave performance grading of.

IGCC Series: Transportation Considerations for Green Buildings.

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Types of Bitumen Mixes for Pavement Construction and their Applications

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Transportation Transportation EngineeringThere are various types of bitumen mixes with aggregates for pavement construction. Applications of these bitumen mixes for pavements is discussed in.