Transportation Management

Welcome to the Transportation Management Channel, a special section that provides the user an in-depth look at the multiple aspects of traffic management — straight from sources of Roads & Bridges magazine and our Transportation Management & Engineering supplement.  Topics covered include intelligent transportation systems, traffic signals, traffic monitoring, intersection safety, traffic design software, electronic tolling and congestion pricing.

In the few years I have been writing the editorial column for this supplement, I, for the most part, have never referred in any direct way to my…
August 14, 2019
As Congressional leaders in Washington debate an infrastructure bill, state and local officials are not waiting. Collaborative initiatives have been…
August 14, 2019
U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Vern Buchanan (R-Florida) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Masaachusetts), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike Caucus, introduced the Bikeshare Transit Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that supports local bikeshare programs by helping communities across the country access federal funds for bikeshare facilities and equipment.
U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Vern Buchanan (R-Florida) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Masaachusetts), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike Caucus, introduced the Bikeshare Transit Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that supports local bikeshare programs by helping communities across the country access federal funds for bikeshare facilities and equipment.
U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Vern Buchanan (R-Florida) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Masaachusetts), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike…
July 26, 2019
Alabama DOT expands traffic center operations
Traffic centers like this one in Washington State are proliferating across the U.S.
The Alabama DOT (ALDOT) is expanding its traffic monitoring system and making sizable upgrades to its app, in effort to reduce congestion and…
July 10, 2019
NYC DOT to add thousands of speed cameras to most dangerous school zones
NYC DOT to add thousands of speed cameras to most dangerous school zones
As part of its ongoing push toward Vision Zero, the New York City DOT (NYC DOT) has announced that it will expand its school zone speed camera…
July 09, 2019
Kansas and Missouri DOTs partner on driver alert technology pilot program
Kansas and Missouri DOTs partner on driver alert technology pilot program
The Kansas DOT (KDOT) has teamed up with its counterparts in Missouri to initiate a pilot program in four Kansas metropolitan areas that alerts…
July 08, 2019
Last week, the U.S. DOT announced the awarding of $15 million in grant funding to two new national University Transportation Centers (UTCs).   The…
June 10, 2019
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