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$3.54 billion capital transportation program proposed for New Jersey DOT, NJ Transit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 27, 2010

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a proposed Transportation capital program for NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT in the amount of $3.54 billion for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2010. The FY 11 spending plan includes a $200 million ...

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Volvo Trucks backs Obama on environmental endeavors

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 21, 2010

Denny Slagle, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, participated in an event at the White House today during which President Obama signed a presidential memorandum aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving the fuel efficiency of medium- ...

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INDOT awards first of several contracts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 21, 2010

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced the first of many contracts designed to address roadway and traffic concerns for the closed S.R. 912 (Cline Avenue). Walsh and Kelly Construction Company of Griffith was the low bidder at $927,922.95 for ...

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California Transportation Commission allocates $668 million to 79 transportation projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 20, 2010

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $668 million to 79 transportation projects statewide. The funding includes $152 million for nine projects from Proposition 1B, a $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) and approved by voters in ...

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Top highway official kicks off events to improve minority contracting for transportation projects; dates of additional events announced

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 18, 2010

Federal Highway Administrator (FHWA) Victor Mendez met today with members of the business community in Denver at a workshop to improve small businesses’ ability to compete for federal transportation contracts and engage more women and minorities in construction careers. “Open and ...

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ARTBA: Senate climate bill 'shorts' transportation sector

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to non-transportation purposes —- a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the ...

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Caltrans: 111 public transit, air quality projects get $63.3 million in funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

Caltrans today announced it has awarded $63.3 million to fund 111 public transit and air quality projects across California to upgrade transit service and purchase eco-friendly buses. All of the funding comes from Proposition 1B, the 2006 transportation bond, which ...

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TRIP report ID's Oregon's 50 worst highway, multi-modal 'chokepoints'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

The I-5 Columbia River Crossing tops the list of Oregon’s worst transportation chokepoints, along with the I-5/I-84/I-405 Interchange, the OR 212/224 Corridor, the I-205/I-5 Interchange and the OR 217/I-5 Interchange. according to a new report released today by TRIP, a ...

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Mary Peters, LaHood's predecessor, confirmed for public-private partnership conference

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 12, 2010

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has just been confirmed as a general session speaker at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA's) 22nd Annual Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, scheduled for July 22-23 in Washington, D.C. Peters will ...

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Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center honored for leadership

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 04, 2010

Plans for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) were awarded the 2010 Compass Blueprint Recognition Award for Sustained Leadership. The Southern California Association of Governments will hold its fourth annual Compass Blueprint Recognition Awards in La Quinta, Calif., on May 5 ...

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NAPA changes 2011 Annual Meeting dates to Feb. 6-9

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 03, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has changed its 2011 Annual Meeting dates to better accommodate the program schedule. The revised information is listed below: WHAT: NAPA’s 2011 Annual Meeting WHEN: Feb. 6–9, 2011 WHERE: Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Florida WHY: ...

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LaHood confirmed for ARTBA public-private partnership conference July 22-23

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has confirmed to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) that he will deliver the keynote address at the association’s 22nd Annual ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference, held July 22-23 at ...

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