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AASHTO Executive Director Bud Wright Talks Transportation on CSPAN

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

On January 4th 2018, Bud Wright, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), appeared live on CSPAN’s Washington Journal. The broadcast focused on the topic of infrastructure investment and the challenges ahead this year. Wright spoke on behalf AASHTO’s members; the transportation departments in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This video contains experts of Wright’s comments about key issues such as public and private transportation investment, project streamlining and fixing the troubled Highway Trust Fund.

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Oregon DOT: How We Fix The Roads

Posted by Infra on Thursday, January 11th, 2018

When a road, bridge, or culvert has a problem – how does that get addressed? One way is through something called “Fix It” as part of the Oregon Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. This video explains how it works.

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Utah DOT: Getting to Know the Blast Crew

Posted by Infra on Monday, January 8th, 2018

Don’t you wish you could blow things up and get paid for it? In this episode of Talking Orange we meet a group of UDOT employees who do! The Region 4 blast crew works hard to keep Utah moving by blasting away rocks that get in the way of roads.

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Delaware: Planning for Autonomous Vehicle Impacts

Posted by Infra on Friday, January 5th, 2018

Video from Delaware DOT outlines the different levels of autonomy in vehicles, and the changes that Delaware will have to make in order to accommodate AVs in the near future.

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New York City: How Does the Subway Prepare for Winter?

Posted by Content Coordinator on Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Extreme cold and winter storms means NYC subway service may change. Learn more about our Winter Weather Travel Guide at http://web.mta.info/coldWeather/ –mtainfo on YouTube

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AASHTO Transportation TV: State DOTs Use Tech to Battle Winter

Posted by Infra on Thursday, December 28th, 2017

December 21st is the official start of winter but state department of transportation road crews–America’s frontline weather responders–have been ready for months. In this TTV Special report, Battling Winter: State DOTs Turn to Tech to Save Lives, Time and Money–we see how States are working proactively to keep roads open and operating safely during winter.

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New York City – Unsustainable: Traffic 2018

Posted by Infra on Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Subway reliability is way down, and the bus system is shedding riders at an alarming rate. And because transit is so unreliable, today New York is accommodating growth in cars, in the form of the tens of thousands of Uber and Lyft vehicles we now find on our streets each day.

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West Virginia DOT: 50th Anniversary of the Silver Bridge Collapse

Posted by Infra on Monday, December 18th, 2017

This documentary, “Silver Lining: The Catastrophe that Lead to the Creation of the National Bridge Inspection Standards,” was created to honor the 46 lives lost and acknowledge the program that has saved thousands of lives across the nation.

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Pennsylvania DOT’s Public-Private Partnerships

Posted by Content Coordinator on Friday, December 15th, 2017

PennDOT operates one of the most ambitious and comprehensive public-private partnership (P3) programs in the nation. The featured projects bring value to Pennsylvania by significantly reducing structurally deficient bridges, supporting motorist safety, enhancing mass transit and rail service, and in some cases, generating new revenue to support future investment. –Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on YouTube

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City Parks: America’s New Infrastructure

Posted by Content Coordinator on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

City Parks Alliance releases the latest video in the five-part series, “City Parks: America’s New Infrastructure,” focused on the role of linear parks in providing transportation options to city residents. Featuring Fairmount Park System in Philadelphia, PA, The 606 in Chicago, IL, and The Lafitte Greenway in New Orleans, LA, this video share information on how the parks are providing commuter access to jobs and retail, as well as recreational walking and cycling needs.

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