Department of Transportation

Utah pilots real-time roadway-conditions tool

by • 6 months ago

New software being tested by Utah's Department of Transportation will help it build toward a goal of knowing "what’s going on everywhere at all times.”

Arizona launches digital driver's license with Idemia

by • 8 months ago

Arizona officials said the new service offers additional convenience and security, but they're still encouraging people to carry a physical card, just in case.

NJ Transit will test AI-powered face-mask detection

by • 10 months ago

NJ Transit will install cameras in its rail cars capable of gathering more data about ridership in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Drones four times faster at scanning car crashes than old methods

by • 4 years ago

A new report from the North Carolina transportation department recommends government adoption of the technology for "dramatically reducing" investigation time.

A tiny tweak to Chicago's red light camera policy is expected to reduce revenue by $17 million

by • 5 years ago

The city is heeding the safety recommendations of a recent independent study that include moving several cameras and giving drivers an extra beat to make it through the intersection.

Finalists for $40M federal smart city contest make their last pitches

by • 5 years ago

The seven cities left in the running for the Department of Transportation's "Smart City Challenge" pleaded their cases for funds to overhaul their transportation infrastructure through IT.

Pennsylvania bill aims to set connected car standards, kickstart testing

by • 6 years ago

New legislation could let the state's Department of Transportation start working with private companies to experiment with the technology.

Federal DOT adds connected bus system to smart city contest prize

by • 6 years ago

The department's "Smart City Challenge" now comes with an award of a system to make city buses smarter and safer.