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Inspiring ideas that are shaping the future of transportation.

Plugging into the benefits of electrification

HNTB’s Mike Rassias and Pranaya Shrestha, PE, discuss transit's historic opportunity to invest in clean technologies and the push to electrify commuter rail in the latest InTransit Extra.

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Emerging Technologies

The latest Transportation Point articles features three leaders in emerging technology adoption: The City of Columbus, Ohio, The Florida Department of Transportation and The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Each article explores new ways to enhance mobility and create more efficiencies as technologies rapidly change, workforce demands shift and the pace of change continues to accelerate.

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The Next Big thing

How PennDOT plans to use emerging technologies to address everything from equity and climate justice to work zone safety

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Considering alternate futures

Florida Department of Transportation is preparing for the impacts of emerging technologies.

Brad Thoburn, Assistant Secretary for Strategic Development explains how FDOT is planning for multiple scenarios to ensure their transportation system is ready for the future.

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Smart Columbus Makes The Grade

After winning a multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, The City of Columbus has been on the forefront of utilizing emerging technologies to advance mobility.

Ken Paul and Mandy Kisling Bishop share the key successes from implementing the Smart Columbus Program to create safer, cleaner and more equitable transportation for City of Columbus residents.

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Taking Inclusion to the Next Level in Michigan

Building on years of work to strengthen connections between communities and transportation programs, Michigan’s DOT is now integrating inclusion and equity into its DNA.

Improving lives with more equitable investments in roads, transit and stormwater management

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome explains how the vision for improved mobility, safety and opportunity is taking shape across the diverse city of Baton Rouge, drawing on the involvement and ideas of citizens themselves.

Building Opportunity and Economic Vitality in a "Forgotten Triangle"

The Opportunity Corridor is defining what it means for infrastructure to be inclusive. HNTB's Matt Wahl details their approach to planning and building the amibitious project.

Leveling the Playing Field so Opportunity Can Thrive

Ricky Smith, Executive Director and CEO of Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport shares how the organization is cultivating opportunity and inclusion.

Fast-Tracking Equity in the Northern California Megaregion

With a massive upgrade to the Bay Area's rail network in the planning phase, BART is prioritizing equity and inclusion to create a system that serves every community.