February 2010 Posts

US DOT Addresses Distracted Driving

February 14, 2010

The US government recently launched a distracted driving website to target the dangerous practice. Click through to find the latest news on distracted driving and what the DOT is doing about it.

At the U.S. Department of Transportation, we heard America’s call to end the dangerous practice of distracted driving on our nation’s roadways. Distracted driving is a serious, life-threatening practice and we will not rest until we stop it. We are leading the effort but you are the key to preventing distracted driving.

www.distraction.gov

Transportation System Management and Operations Workshop

February 11, 2010

Throughout 2010, KAI is hosting a series of workshops and open houses in its offices to help commemorate the firm’s 25th anniversary. On February 4th, the Ft. Lauderdale office of KAI kicked-off the series with a Transportation System Management and Operations workshop. Below are the highlights of the presentation.

Slideshow presentations included.

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Welcome to Streetwise!

February 09, 2010

The KAI team is excited to announce our entrance to the blogosphere with Streetwise, the newest informative site on transportation planning and traffic engineering. As a means to stay connected with readers on issues that affect us all, we have created this blog to keep you updated on transportation industry news.

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Arterial Performance Presentation

February 04, 2010

Learn about the latest research on probe vehicle-based arterial performance measurement, such as travel time and running speeds using a variety of methods including Bluetooth MAC address reading.

Slideshow presentations included.

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Florida's High-Speed Rail

February 02, 2010

On the verge of Florida receiving federal funding for high-speed rail, the Miami Herald recently reported on the opinions of the plan’s supporters and opponents.

Florida to get $1.25 billion from feds for high-speed rail: President Barack Obama, seeking to deliver on his State of the Union promise to create jobs, will arrive Thursday in Tampa to announce Florida will receive $1.25 billion in funding for high-speed rail. The state, which has flirted with the idea for a quarter century, applied for $2.6 billion in stimulus money for a line that would run from Orlando to Tampa.

[Miami Herald]

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