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Polly Trottenberg leaves DOT for position as New York City transportation commissioner

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 02, 2014

Polly Trottenberg leaves DOT for position as New York City transportation commissioner

Newly-elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed U.S. DOT Under Secretary for Policy Polly Trottenberg as the city’s new transportation commissioner. In her new role, Trottenberg will lead efforts to reach de Blasio’s goals “to expand Bus Rapid ...

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Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 21, 2013

Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

A Genie S-85 telescopic boom aided in the installation of the Rockefeller Christmas tree earlier this month. The lift, provided by Genie dealer Tri Lift, allowed the rigging crew to place the necessary guy wires after a large crane raised the ...

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Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement performance

Contributed - Nov 15, 2013

Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement performance

Increasingly, specifiers around the world are recognizing the benefits of diamond grinding and other diamond saw cut textures for their pavement and bridge deck surfaces. While most properly designed and constructed Portland cement concrete pavements (PCCP) can last for 30 ...

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Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 26, 2013

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Some of the cities on this list are probably obvious, but I was surprised about a few of the cities on this “Top 5” list from Clean Technica. Here are the five cities where you’re most likely to see someone charging ...

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PHOTOS: WTC transportation hub to be “a light-radiating work of art”

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 18, 2013

PHOTOS: WTC transportation hub to be “a light-radiating work of art”

The World Trade Center (WTC) transportation hub in New York City is well on track for its opening in 2015, according to a report from the Houston Chronicle. The $3.9 billion project will reach three levels underground, linking the already-operating 11 ...

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PHOTOS: 1930s bus station remnants are tucked beneath New York City hotel

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 15, 2013

PHOTOS: 1930s bus station remnants are tucked beneath New York City hotel

Former Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood often promoted repurposing old buildings like the Macomb Transit Center in western Illinois, which was was created from a former porcelain factory. Similarly, ScoutingNY has found a former transit center that is now used as a ...

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Working Work of Art

Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2013

Working Work of Art

At 130, the Brooklyn Bridge still does the job it was built for.   by Doug Hecox and Josh Guterman, FHWA     “Many believe the Brooklyn Bridge will last forever, but it won’t last without people continuing to keep it well maintained.” – NYCDOT’s Joannene ...

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