New & Noteworthy

On this page you can find news of recent projects and initiatives.
Research Spotlight: Exploring the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Improve Railroad Safety

Research Spotlight: Exploring the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Improve Railroad Safety

Partnering with the FRA, New Jersey Transit and NJDOT, a research team at Rutgers University is using AI techniques to analyze rail crossing safety issues. ...
NJDOT’s Commercial Vehicle Alerts Initiative Featured in National Operations for Excellence Webinar

NJDOT’s Commercial Vehicle Alerts Initiative Featured in National Operations for Excellence Webinar

The National Operations Center for Excellence held a webinar featuring New Jersey and Colorado DOT initiatives to establish private sector partnerships that use crowdsourced data ...
What NEVI Means for EV Adoption in New Jersey

What NEVI Means for EV Adoption in New Jersey

New Jersey has been at the forefront of electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the US in terms of vehicles on the road. How will the ...
Try this at Home: Florida Safe & Accessible Pedestrian Facility Inventory Model

Try this at Home: Florida Safe & Accessible Pedestrian Facility Inventory Model

This article, one in a series, takes a closer look at “homegrown innovations” implemented by state and local agencies to save lives, time, and money. ...
24th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase – Call for Abstracts!

24th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase – Call for Abstracts!

The NJDOT Bureau of Research is looking for transportation-related research projects for presentation at the 24th Annual Research Showcase. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. ...
Reconnecting Communities: Redressing the Past to Advance a More Equitable Future

Reconnecting Communities: Redressing the Past to Advance a More Equitable Future

The Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program looks to address adverse impacts of past planning and engineering decisions that sited highways through historic, minority and lower-income neighborhoods. ...
NJ Participants Requested for the Eastern Transportation Coalition’s Phase 4 Study of Mileage-Based User Fees

NJ Participants Requested for the Eastern Transportation Coalition’s Phase 4 Study of Mileage-Based User Fees

New Jersey seeks study participants with passenger and commercial vehicles to examine Mileage-Based User Fees (MBUF) as a new model for funding transportation infrastructure. ...
Mentoring in Monroe: An Interview on NJDOT’s Commitment to Communities

Mentoring in Monroe: An Interview on NJDOT’s Commitment to Communities

We spoke with NJDOT's Dr. Venkiteela about the mentorship process, a capstone project undertaken with students at Monroe Township High School, and what the future ...