MTC, Waze and Healthcare Institutions Partner on Carpool Initiative

[Editor: This is the text of a February 7, 2017, news release from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.] MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser Waze Carpool Now Open to All in San Francisco Bay Area Adapted from Waze’s release. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with […]

New OCTA Board Chair Outlines 2017 Strategic Initiatives

[Editor: This is the text of a Jan. 25, 2017, news release from the Orange County (CA) Transportation Authority.] OCTA Chair Michael Hennessey Sets Transportation Goals for 2017 ORANGE – Orange County Transportation Authority Chair Michael Hennessey unveiled the OCTA board’s strategic initiatives for 2017, placing focus on advancing capital projects, improving the transit system […]

FDOT Details Recommended $10.8 Billion FY 2017-2018 Budget

[Editor: This is the text of a January 31, 2017, news release from FDOT. Some emphasis added.] GOV. SCOTT’S “FIGHTING FOR FLORIDA’S FUTURE” BUDGET INVESTS MORE THAN $10 BILLION IN FLORIDA’S TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $10.8 billion in the recommended FY 2017-2018 […]

Consistent Growth in ORB Traffic and RiverLink Transponder Use

[Editor: this is the text of a news release from RiverLink.] RIVERLINK OPERATIONAL UPDATE: FIRST MONTH OF TOLLING LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2017) — The first full month of tolling is complete on three Ohio River bridges connecting Louisville and Southern Indiana. Tolling on the new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge, the new I-65 Abraham […]

Illinois Tollway Hosts Event to Promote Its Workforce Diversity Incentive Programs

[Editor: This is the text of a January 31, 2017, news release from the Illinois Tollway.] ILLINOIS TOLLWAY TO HOST NETWORKING EVENT TO PROMOTE CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE DIVERSITY PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES New Earned Credit Program Hiring Portal launched to connect contractors with diverse skilled workers DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway will host a Resources […]