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London Underground Unveils Driverless Trains

London Underground has unveiled how its next generation of "driverless” trains will look – but insisted they will not operate automatically when they are...

The $5.4-Billion Tunnel Plan to Fix the 710 Freeway

Transportation officials are working on the design of a 4.9-mile-long twin tunnel to improve the 710 Freeway.   At a projected cost of $5.4 billion, the planned 710 Freeway...

The World’s First Solar Roadway

The world's first road capable of turning sunlight into energy officially opened for traffic Wednesday in the Netherlands.  It's actually a 230-foot-long bike path...

A Look at the Proposed 1200 Fig Towers Development in Downtown...

The development will consist of a pair of elliptical, 36-story towers with 648 “high end” condominium units and 50,000 square feet of ground-level retail...

The Cost of Deteriorating Transportation Infrastructure on the LA Driver

A new report from TRIP, a Washington, D.C. transportation research group, finds that Los Angeles motorists are each spending an extra $2,458 per year...

L.A. Approves $135-Million Development Near Historic Olvera Street

The City of Los Angeles has approved a $135-million development to be constructed near Olvera Street and Union Station, just north of the 101 Freeway between Hill...

Major Improvements are Coming to the Streets of LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) recently released a report that outlines its strategy for making Los Angeles streets safer and it includes the following...

2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards

Each year the  American Society of Civil Engineers honors the top engineering projects that contribute significantly to the civil engineering progress and society.  The 2015 Outstanding Civil...

Caltrans to Add Toll Lanes on 405 Freeway

State transportation officials are moving forward with a controversial plan to add toll lanes to a busy stretch of the 405 Freeway in Orange...

The Metropolis Project Breaks Ground After 27 Years

The Metropolis Project was first proposed in 1987 in the form of three office towers, a hotel and retail center in the area between South Park...

San Diego Completes Largest Dam Raise in U.S. History

San Diego County Water Authority completed work on the $838-million expansion of the San Vicente Dam in Lakeside, east of San Diego.  The dam...

Dubai Unveils Plans to Build World’s Largest Mall

Dubai has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest mall.  Occupying a total area of 48 million square feet, the project will house the world's...

SoLA Village Planned for Downtown Los Angeles

SoLA Village is a newly proposed $1-billion residential, hotel and retail development south of the 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles.  The proposed project would...

The Future of Los Angeles Union Station

Union Station is the region’s primary transit hub, connecting Southern California counties whose combined population totals more than 17 million.  Metro purchased the iconic...

The Austin Urban Rail Project

The Austin Urban Rail Project is a proposed light-rail transportation venture aimed at introducing high-capacity transit in the Central Texas area.   It consists of a 9.5-mile track...