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Maryland Department of Planning Broadens Conversation on ‘A Better Maryland’ Plan The Maryland Department of Planning is currently engaging local officials, staff, and residents in the new State Development planning process, A Better Maryland. Planning kicked off the effort in early November with a listening session in Garrett County followed by meetings in St. Mary’s, […]
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In Auto Industry Home, Michigan Tries to Accommodate Bikes In the capital of the U.S. auto industry, drivers have been slow to accept that more Americans are choosing bicycles over cars for commuting or for fun and exercise. While other states adopted bike-friendly safety laws to accommodate cycling’s soaring popularity, Michigan steered clear of the trend […]
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Connecticut DOT Unveils Long-Range Transportation Plan The Connecticut Department of Transportation has released its draft 2018 statewide long-range transportation plan. The plan, which is a federally mandated policy document, outlines strategies and actions for addressing transportation issues and needs in Connecticut. The plan’s foundation is Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s “Let’s GO CT” strategic transportation initiative, […]
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North Dakota DOT Seeking Public Comments on Transportation Improvements The possibility of autonomous cars and connected cities would change how North Dakotans get around every day. As part of the ND Moves campaign, the Department of Transportation is looking for more information on how to improve transportation around the state. Tuesday’s meeting gave residents the […]
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Wyoming DOT I-80 Master Plan Seeks Improved Winter Safety, Proposes New Funding Options Interstate 80 has a lot of two things: heavy trucks and crashes. Trucks comprise half the traffic on Wyoming’s primary east-west transit corridor and are involved in roughly 40 percent of the 1,500 crashes that take place on the route every year. […]
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Michigan’s New Flex Route Can Cut Travel Time in Half, MDOT Says Drivers on Michigan’s U.S. 23 north of Ann Arbor are experiencing a new traffic management system called Flex Route, in which they can use the inside median shoulder during rush hours. Overhead signs direct drivers when the additional lane is available. A green […]
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Florida DOT Barrier Island Traffic Study Pitches Innovative Solution: Driverless Vehicles An update on the Florida Department of Transportation barrier island traffic study went better than the previous discussion, when critics questioned the study and how it was being conducted. DOT project manager Frank Domingo and Tricia Labud, District 1 traffic operations spokeswoman, emphasized solutions […]
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New Mexico DOT Solicits Input on Bike Routes The New Mexico Department of Transportation is gathering input through the end of December about the possible creation of bike routes along state and U.S. highways. Representatives of NMDOT and Bohannan Huston, a firm hired to undertake the bike route study, met with the Farmington Metropolitan Planning […]
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North Dakota DOT Looking Into the Future with ‘ND Moves’ The North Dakota Department of Transportation is changing the future of transportation. A new project is getting started and targeting the needs of North Dakotans. What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation? The North Dakota Department of […]
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PLANNING What’s the Federal Government’s Role in Smart Cities? Cities could soon be largely automated with sensors that regulate traffic patterns, garbage trucks that are deployed only when the dumpsters are filled, and with cameras monitoring crime-ridden areas and using artificial intelligence to identify perpetrators. Those and other futuristic elements constitute some technologists’ vision of […]
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