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Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to combat extreme winter weather

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 26, 2013

Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to combat extreme winter weather

It’s no secret that extreme winter weather can drive up costs, forcing state transportation departments to think creatively when looking for effective solutions within their budgets. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) President and Secretary of the Kentucky ...

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Featured Article: Intelligent vehicle systems defy bad weather

Better Roads Staff - Jun 01, 2010

Featured Article: Intelligent vehicle systems defy bad weather

By Tina Grady Barbaccia The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) in partnership with the University of Minnesota Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute developed a pilot project using an Intelligent Specialty Vehicle System (ISVS) for winter maintenance vehicles. The ISVS ...

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Even with stimulus, some states being asked to tighten their belts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 13, 2009

Looks like even with the stimulus, some states are going to have to tighten their belts when it comes to transportation funding. Doesn't seem to make much sense, does it? I thought the stimulus was supposed provide MORE money to allow ...

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