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 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...

City of Los Angeles Identifies “Great Streets”

In an effort to create safer, more accessible thoroughfares for all modes of transportation, the City of Los Angeles has identified the first 15 streets to receive major...
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Robot Car Valet Parks Your Car for You

Visitors at Germany’s Düsseldorf Airport can pay a robotic system named Ray to park and retrieve their cars.  Drivers can leave their cars at the arrival level...

Federal Government to spend $2 billion on Los Angeles ‘Subway to...

(Reuters) - The federal government will spend $2 billion to extend a subway line under Los Angeles' storied Wilshire Boulevard, an effort to ease congestion in...

Solar Roadways To Provide Endless Electricity

An entrepreneurial couple from Iowa developed an industrial-strength solar road panel that may revolutionize the transportation industry.These solar road panels (Solar Roadways) are a...
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Protected Intersections for Bicyclists

This is a proposal for the George Mason University 2014 Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition that presents a vision for a safe,...

Car System That Locates Vacant Parking Spaces

Two Korean engineers have developed a technology that allows a vehicle to locate vacant parking spots. The system combines the car's ultrasound sensors, cameras...

Housing Development To Replace Hollywood Park Race Track

Betfair Hollywood Park will be replaced by a 388-acre mixed-use residential and retail development.The development will provide:525 mixed-use residential units 675 single-family homes 1,500 townhomes 1,500 condominiums 300-room...
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Google’s Self-Driving Car

The Google self-driving car navigates some common scenarios on city streets near the Googleplex.

Los Angeles Ranks High In Pedestrian Deaths

Los Angeles had the second-most traffic-related pedestrian fatalities in a new report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).The following are a...

California Eyes Plan to Speed Bullet Train

Excerpts Taken From The Wall Street Journal: Five months after a judge in Sacramento halted state financing for California's bullet train dead in its tracks, Democrats...