Innovation Spotlight

Next-Generation TIM: Integrating Technology, Data, and Training

Next-Generation TIM: Integrating Technology, Data, and Training

Over 6 million reportable crashes occur every year in the United States. Each crash places responders and motorists at risk of secondary crashes while having a severe impact on congestion. New tools, data, and training mechanisms can be used to improve safety and reduce clearance times at roadway crashes. New and existing TIM programs, including ...
Innovation Spotlight: NJDOT UAS Program

Innovation Spotlight: NJDOT UAS Program

The NJDOT UAS Program has been a leader among state DOT UAS programs. In this interview, we asked Glenn Stott, Program Manager, NJDOT Aeronautics & UAS, to provide an update on how the UAS Program has been deployed on recent projects. ...
NJ STIC 1st Quarter 2021 Meeting

NJ STIC 1st Quarter 2021 Meeting

The NJ State Transportation Innovation Council (NJ STIC) 1st Quarter 2021 Meeting, held on March 29, 2021, focused on the advancement of the EDC-6 Innovative Initiatives during the two-year program time frame (January 2021-December 2023). The STIC Meeting Agenda had been distributed to the invitees prior to the meeting. Participants could use the chat feature ...
2-D Hydraulic Modeling User’s Forum Web Series

2-D Hydraulic Modeling User’s Forum Web Series

The FHWA 2-D Hydraulic Modeling User’s Forum webinar series wrapped up on March 2, 2021. The recorded webinars featured a discussion of model controls and results, FHWA Resource Center opportunities, training opportunities, current software versions, resources, and FEMA guidance available. ...
Center for Local Aid Support (CLAS) On-Line Trainings

Center for Local Aid Support (CLAS) On-Line Trainings

The FHWA’s Center for Local Aid Support has developed a series of self-paced online training courses for local agencies and tribal communities. The training courses focus on Every Day Counts initiatives. ...
A-GaME’s 2020-2021 Winter Webinar Series:  Ready When You Are

A-GaME’s 2020-2021 Winter Webinar Series: Ready When You Are

The FHWA A-GaME winter webinar series is ready for viewing when you are. The recorded webinars featured several topics highlighting proven, effective exploration method and practices for enhanced, effective site characterization that reduce project risks, improve quality and accelerate project delivery.  ...
Bike-Friendly Resurfacing in the DVRPC Region

Bike-Friendly Resurfacing in the DVRPC Region

DVRPC is working with PennDOT Connects and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia to provide resources to local municipalities to improve the biking environment. ...
Innovation Spotlight: Bicycle-Friendly Resurfacing in Mercer County

Innovation Spotlight: Bicycle-Friendly Resurfacing in Mercer County

Matthew Zochowski, a Transportation Planner with Mercer County, recently spoke with us about Mercer County’s Bicycle-Friendly Repaving program to make roads safer for bicyclists by creating a network of bike routes throughout the County. ...