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MnDOT launches route-planning app, webpage for truck drivers

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 09, 2013

MnDOT launches route-planning app, webpage for truck drivers

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has launched a real-time service webpage for truck drivers. The new page, part of the agency’s 511 services, allows truckers to plan the best route from origin to destination. When drivers download MnDOT’s 511 mobile application, ...

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Foxx talks transportation needs in Connecticut, Minnesota

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 23, 2013

Foxx talks transportation needs in Connecticut, Minnesota

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday took his first official trips, visiting New Haven, Connecticut, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Foxx, who officially took on his new role as DOT chief earlier this month, discussed transportation needs in each city he traveled to. The ...

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Twin Cities’ Metro Transit cracks down on fare-paying

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 15, 2013

Twin Cities’ Metro Transit cracks down on fare-paying

Minnesota’s Metro Transit has begun implementing a system to help the transit determine when and where riders are not paying, according to the Star Tribune. The system involves drivers on three of the busiest bus routes entering information into a computer ...

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Minnesota cuts tax hikes from transportation bill

Amanda Bayhi - May 09, 2013

Minnesota cuts tax hikes from transportation bill

The Senate Tax Committee voted yesterday to remove tax increases from the Minnesota’s transportation finance bill, Minnesota Public Radio reported. The committee rejected and removed two particular provisions: a 7.5 cent per gallon tax increase for road and infrastructure maintenance and ...

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Minnesota DOT reveals $1.1 billion in road construction plans

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 29, 2013

Minnesota DOT reveals $1.1 billion in road construction plans

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has revealed plans for $1.1 billion in road construction in 2013, according to Finance & Commerce. The program would cover 337 ongoing and new projects such as the $17.6 million Highway 36 interchange at English Street ...

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Stantec named Employer of the Year by women's transportation group

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 08, 2010

Stantec named Employer of the Year by women's transportation group

Stantec was recently named Employer of the Year by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS LA), an organization devoted to professional development for women in the transportation sector. Designed to recognize companies for their support of the ...

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Cat sells $3.4 million of heavy equipment in auction

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Dec 08, 2010

Cat Auction Services sold more than $3.4 million of heavy equipment during an unreserved public auction held at the Ziegler Cat dealership in Columbus, Minnesota, this week. More than 165 bidders registered onsite, and 340 bidders registered online for the auction. ...

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Missouri receives $31 million for high-speed rail projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 29, 2010

Missouri was awarded $31 million for high-speed rail projects under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus." “We are very pleased. This is the best news we could have hoped for given the extreme competition for rail funding,” ...

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