Diamonds: A DOT's best friend
In October 2016, the Texas DOT is scheduled to bid a $60 million construction project for two miles of State Loop 1 that contains the intersection of State Loop 1 and Slaughter Lane in South Austin. The agency considered conventional diamond and single-point urban interchanges, but chose a configuration that’s gaining popularity for its safety and efficiency: the diverging diamond interchange (DDI).
Rail & Transit
El Paso Extends Bus Rapid TransitBrio is defined as energy and confidence, and the bright chartreuse, blue, and white buses and stations that encompass the Brio bus rapid transit (BRT) line in the City of El Paso, Texas, certainly embodies those concepts. Opened in 2014, the line has been so popular that it is now being extended to serve a key eastern portion of the city.
Flint Water Crisis
The water tragedy in Flint, Michigan, has been the subject of extensive media coverage, both locally and nationally. Unfortunately, as with any incident of high public interest, the race to provide immediate coverage can lead to inaccurate or incomplete reporting. LAN offers this resource as a place to learn the truth about its involvement with the transfer of water from the Detroit source to the Flint River.