Latest Illinois Department of Transportation Stories

2013-04-03 23:03:10

IDOT is striving to provide higher safety records in 2013 than in 2012. eBikerLeather is taking a stand behind IDOT and making sure that motorcycle riders gear up for riding season. (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 The weather is changing, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is pushing more pressure on motorcycle riders to gear up and ride smart. As the riding season is getting closer, bikers start seeing more signs like "Watch out for Bikers" or "Gear Up - Ride Smart". This marketing tactic...

2011-07-13 09:13:00

CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An annual report released this month by the Illinois Department of Transportation reveals that Illinois State Police troopers continued to ask motorists of color for permission to search their car without cause at a higher rate than white drivers during 2010. The report documents that the pattern identified by the ACLU of Illinois in its complaint recently filed with the U.S. Department of Justice continued in 2010. Hispanic motorists were...

2010-09-23 06:00:00

AURORA, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA now advises parents of infants and young toddlers to secure their children in rear-facing child safety seats for as long as possible, maxing out the upper weight or height limits of the car seat. Researchers indicate that toddlers are 75 percent less likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash when they ride in a rear-facing car seat up to their second birthday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) (Logo:...

2010-06-02 06:30:00

- Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) sponsored the 34 unit order on behalf of nine transit agencies in the state - IDOT utilized a Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) Grant to reduce acquisition costs - Azure Dynamics technology is available to transit agencies throughout the United States via established contracts - Azure Dynamics has announced 177 Balance(TM) Hybrid Electric vehicle sales to...

2010-05-18 08:58:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed against the Company by the State of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). IDOT will receive a total of $40 million in full and final settlement of the lawsuit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO ) Under terms of the settlement, IDOT will receive $20 million within 10 days. The remaining $20...

2008-10-03 12:00:12

LANCASTER, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ecology and Environment, Inc. (Nasdaq:EEI) has been awarded a contract agreement for consultant services from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The firm has been providing services to IDOT for approximately 15 years, and this is the fifth contract between the two parties. This $4.5-million contract encompasses hazardous waste and UST investigations at sites of planned IDOT construction activities, oversight of emergency...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.