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U.S. Department of Transportation

Establishes national transportation policy, including highway planning, and supervises programs for urban mass transit; railroads; aviation; and the safety of waterways, ports, highways, and pipelines. Administers the Transportation Act of 1966, which protects historic sites from being adversely affected by transportation projects.
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According to information provided by the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans), "Most of the concrete pavement removed from existing highways and streets in California is processed and used as aggregate base throughout the state.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, seamless and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia's economy and is sensitive to both its citizens and its environment.
News of the project came at a community meeting by California Department of Transportation officials held Tuesday at the Platt Branch of the Los Angeles Library.
John Fisher, an assistant general manager of the Department of Transportation, denied city vehicles interfere with public parking.
Douglas Saathoff, Nighthawk's CEO, stated, "I'm extremely pleased to receive this order from the Oregon Department of Transportation.
4 million licensed drivers attain average speeds of 42 mph on freeways - or 32 mph in more congested areas, said Paul Chow, an associate transportation engineer for the California Department of Transportation.
Jandegian, President, URS Division, said: "We look forward to working with the Washington State Department of Transportation on this project to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion on the Snoqualmie Pass East section of Interstate 90.
Officials of the city's Department of Transportation, which developed the system, said the initial test of the first two smart crosswalk locations showed 30 percent more motorists stopped for pedestrians than in a regular crosswalk.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are again teaming up with thousands of law enforcement personnel statewide to boost safety belt use in Texas.
He helped gather a petition with 45 signatures from local merchants last June that prompted City Councilman Mike Feuer to request a new crosswalk from the Department of Transportation.
The units have been ordered for the Colorado Department of Transportation ("CDOT"), who will use them to wirelessly activate roadside signage to communicate weather-related hazards to drivers.

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