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Infrastructure, Public Works

Arizona DOT to hold hearing on five-year construction plan

May 19, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) will hold a public hearing Friday to discuss the 2023-2027 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program. The agency’s recommended plan for the next five years of statewide construction projects allocates $571 million for the […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Biden, Buttigieg announce $1B in grants for Safe Streets Program

May 18, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Monday, President Joe Biden and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that applications are being accepted for $1 billion in funding for projects that address street and roadway safety. Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Safe Streets […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Iowa Transportation Commission presents draft of improvement program

May 13, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) presented a draft of the Fiscal Year 2023-2027 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program to the Iowa Transportation Commission Tuesday. Included in the $4.2 billion in state and federal funding expected to be available over the […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

PennDOT releases long-range plan for transportation project investments

May 12, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently released its 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), establishing the priorities and critical transportation strategies that will guide project investments. “Long-range planning is an important function of PennDOT in that it compels us to […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority names Randy Clarke as general manager, CEO

May 12, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board Of Directors recently named Randy Clarke as the agency’s next general manager and CEO. “With the current challenges facing Metro, we knew we needed to find an accomplished and innovative executive who […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Pennsylvania legislation would modernize management of state’s public transportation systems

May 10, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Legislation soon to be introduced in the state Senate would modernize the management of the state’s public transportation systems. The legislation would update Title 74 to provide predictability in capital funding and increase local control in transit decisions. The bill […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

ERCOT, MISO Warn of Potential Power Supply Shortfalls

May 6, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) over the past week separately expressed concerns about power supply uncertainties in the face of upcoming warmer-than-normal temperatures. MISO raised an alarm on April 28 when […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Quarter-cent transportation sales tax coming to North Carolina ballot in Fall

May 4, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

A decision Monday by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will put a transportation sales tax on the November ballot. The commissioners approved a resolution to put a quarter-cent sales tax before voters. The board said that the tax […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Pennsylvania awards $10M to 12 projects at state airports

April 26, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Pennsylvania recently awarded 12 projects at 10 airports $10 million in state investments through the Aviation Transportation Assistance Program. The awards are intended to expand aviation-related operational and economic opportunities statewide. “Aviation plays a vital role in keeping our state’s […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Grid Interconnection Queue Filled with Solar and Energy Storage Projects

April 14, 2022

Via: PowerMag

A study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) shows more than 1.1 TW of solar and energy storage capacity were in the U.S. power grid’s interconnection queue at the end of 2021. Notably, that total is more […]