Latest Department of Transportation Stories

2011-07-07 08:00:00

Guide shows how to create aesthetic and cultural enrichment for state highways on Native lands. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has released a report that presents a guide to tribal corridor management planning (TCMP) and a model for the segment of California State Route 96 that lies within the boundaries of the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation in eastern Humboldt County.

2011-06-17 12:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This month the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be airing an educational campaign in a mini telenovelas series format in an effort to educate the Hispanic community about the consequences of drinking and driving.

2011-06-08 11:07:00

Funding, Modernization Strategies Expected by August HARRISBURG, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Funding Advisory Commission (TFAC) met on June 6 to discuss various modernization strategies for PennDOT to invest an additional $2 billion to $2.5 billion annually into Pennsylvania's transportation infrastructure.

2011-06-01 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® announces that the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) recently selected I/Incident Analyst to improve the safety of its roadways.

2011-05-27 09:15:00

On Wednesday, the federal government unveiled new fuel economy window stickers for vehicles starting with the 2013 model year.

2011-05-10 14:14:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interstate travelers across Northwestern Pennsylvania may enjoy smoother travels following the installation of a wireless network of traffic cameras, dynamic message signs and highway advisory radio systems. The Department of Transportation says the region's Intelligent Transportation System, or ITS, will mostly be funded by the federal government.

2011-05-06 13:08:00

Can address security aspects of potential al-Qaida rail attacks on 9/11 anniversary SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the revelation that al-Qaida may have been planning U.S.

2011-04-28 14:40:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NACD has serious concerns about the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's proposed rule to prohibit the transportation of flammable liquids in external product piping, known as wetlines, on Department of Transportation specification cargo tank motor vehicles.

2011-04-20 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S.

2011-04-13 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motorcyclists attending the Sturgis Road Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg this weekend are invited to enhance their safety skills at two seminars offered by the Department of Transportation. The first seminar, offered at 11 a.m.

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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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