Transportation

From highway, rail and airport projects to transportation advancements, such as the Hyperloop, follow these important projects locally and internationally.



FrontRunner Station Project Starts After Groundbreaking

The Utah Transit Authority and Utah Division of Transportation recently commemorated the start of construction on the new FrontRunner Vineyard Station. The groundbreaking for the station is the culmination of several years of transit and transportation planning for the city and area....


New Connection for Boston Subway Lines Could Cost $850M

An engineer with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority outlined a plan before an MBTA board on June 7 that would create a subway extension linking Boston's Red and Blue Lines at a cost of $850 million, while also requiring nearly 10 years of design and construction....


Kansas Invests $42M to Support Projects

Gov. Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced on May 26 that more than $42 million will support 30 transportation construction projects across Kansas through an expanded list of recipients of the Kansas Department of Transportation's Cost Share Program for spring 2021....


Florida's Transportation Funding Provides Safe, Reliable Infrastructure

Following Gov. Ron DeSantis' signing of the state's budget, and through support from the Legislature, Florida is continuing to fund key transportation initiatives that enhance safety across the transportation system and embrace innovative solutions to increase mobility as Florida continues to grow....


U.S. Officials Approve $47.5M to Build New Alaska Airport

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved funding for approximately $47.5 million in funding to build a new Alaska airport and refurbish two existing state airports. The Newtok Airport, the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Kenai Municipal Airport will receive funding for the projects, Alaska's News Source reported....


Illinois Governor Announces $20.7B Construction Plan

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and labor, legislative and local leaders on May 19 to announce the release of a $20.7 billion multi-year plan to improve Illinois' roads and bridges over the next six years....


Valley Transportation Brings 30-Year Expertise to Niche Service

When Brad Grafe, owner and president of Valley Transportation Service Inc. , established the company in 1989, he observed a vital niche: providing transportation services to manufacturers and shippers countrywide....


Metro Overpass Collapses in Mexico City, Leaving Many Dead, Injured

Rescuers were on the scene throughout the night May 3 and early May 4 to pull victims from the rubble following the collapse of an elevated section at a Mexico City metro train station. As a result of the collapse, a subway car careened onto a busy boulevard late as it approached the Olivos station, killing at least 23 people and injuring about 70, according to city officials....


Illinois DOT Makes $110M Available to Modernize, Revitalize State's Ports

The Illinois Department of Transportation is making $110 million in grant funding available via the Rebuild Illinois capital plan to improve public ports across the state and is now seeking proposals to help modernize and revitalize the state's marine transportation system....


Wisconsin DOT Issues $99M to State Municipalities for Transportation Aid

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently issued more than $99 million to municipalities across the state to support a variety of local transportation projects — money that comprises second quarter General Transportation, Connecting Highway and Expressway Policing Aids payments for 2021....







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