Latest Department of Transportation Stories

2011-08-18 13:48:00

Adaptable templates help state DOTs maintain essential functions during emergencies, disasters SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug.

2011-08-01 12:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E., today delivered the Transportation Funding Advisory Commission (TFAC) final report on long-term transportation funding options to Governor Tom Corbett.

2011-07-21 08:35:00

HOUSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AvStar Aviation Group, Inc. (AvStar) (OTCBB: AAVG) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Twin Air Calypso Limited, Inc (TACL). has completed its Commuter Authority application and will forward it to the Department of Transportation (DOT) today.

2011-07-15 09:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are invited to share their ideas for highway planning during a series of public hearings to update the state's 12-Year Transportation Program.

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.