If you were ever to attend a North Carolina Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) get together, you would probably see one of Project Manager Ben Peterson’s three kids running around. Always game for a barbecue or picnic, Ben makes our staff in North Carolina feel like an extension of his own family. After graduating from Michigan Tech in [...]
Another major milestone in the implementation of the South Florida Regional Managed Lanes network was achieved on March 24, with the opening of the first phase of the I-75 Express Lanes from Northwest 170th Street in Miami-Dade County to I-595 in Broward County.This 15-mile segment features a new, four-lane barrier separated, tolled managed lanes facility within [...]
We are in an industry surrounded by change. We have seen and heard of the latest in new and emerging technologies that will change the way we know transportation. When, where, and how this change will impact each of us is still to be determined with the biggest debate being the “when.” While we may not know exactly when certain technologies will take off, we know they are on the horizon because of the amount of money projected to fund key emerging technology sectors. But what is being talked about now that could boost our timeline?
RS&H Senior Design-Build Engineer Rachel Back has been accepted into the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP). In May, she will travel to Washington, D.C., to deepen her knowledge of the transportation industry and meet with members of Congress to discuss transportation initiatives for the country. “I am [...]
Contract Support Specialist Jill Clarke in RS&H’s Marathon, Florida, office spoke to a group of high school students last month about civil engineering at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She created an hour-long presentation for the Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program, Inc. (WOT). The WOT mentoring and scholarship program targets at-risk [...]
More and more commuters have recognized the convenience and benefits of managed lane roadways. Agencies are responding to this growing acceptance by expanding these facilities and creating a safe and efficient regional network of managed lanes. Due to the overall magnitude of these projects and their potential to dramatically improve mobility, agencies look to optimize toll operations by developing an end-to-end customer experience for motorists.
Connected and autonomous vehicle technology will ultimately reshape our entire transportation industry, writes RS&H Vice President and Tolls Service Group Leader Mike Davis in the latest issue of Florida Engineering Society Journal. You can read the entire story by clicking the link below: The Stepping Stones to a Future of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles [...]
RS&H Vice President Jim Avitabile has been a big part of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) in his home state of Florida. As region president, he helped expand DBIA membership, diversified initiatives and implemented a successful awards program that made the region financially sustainable. It only make sense that Avitabile is being recognized [...]
You can read National Tolls and Technology Service Group Leader Mike Davis’ thoughts on how transportation agencies are preparing for a future with connected, autonomous vehicles in R&D Magazine by clicking here. Recent Posts
Connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology will ultimately reshape our entire transportation industry. The change is already happening — 41 states have either introduced or enacted autonomous vehicle legislation since 2012, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. But, to move to widespread adoption of CAVs and the smart infrastructure needed for [...]