TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-L35A-RW-1: The Estimation and Use of Value of Travel Time Reliability for Multi-Modal Corridor Analysis demonstrates local methods to incorporate travel time reliability into the project evaluation process for multi-modal planning and development.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today completed his four-day bus tour in our nation’s capital to urge Congress to act on a long-term transportation bill. While traveling through five states – Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia – Secretary Foxx visited universities, manufacturers, bridges, freight facilities, and highway projects to highlight the importance of investing in America’s infrastructure.
The nation’s cadre of emergency responders trained in techniques to clear roadway incidents safely and quickly continues to grow.
“The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) by means of this RFI, seeks to obtain informed views of the opportunities and challenges to the development, deployment, operation, and use of accessible transportation applications and corresponding infrastructure systems related to the (ATTRI) program.
Via AASHTO Journal
The U.S. Department of Transportation is sending out reimbursements totaling more than $232 million to more than half the nation for emergency road and bridge repairs they have made after storms or other unusual events going back to 2007.
Drawn from the Federal Highway Administration's emergency relief program, the money is being disbursed to 26 states and Puerto Rico.
Via AASHTO Journal
The heads of state departments of transportation will convene Feb. 24-27 for the annual Washington Legislative Briefing by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an event that will draw key policymakers to meet with the state leaders in the nation's capital.
Some highlights of the plan include program categories, which provide the structure for research, development, and adoption of ITS technologies: