Michigan Work Zone Safety Task Force Perception Survey Results Now Available!

In late 2018, industry leaders from Michigan construction companies, the Michigan Department of Transportation, and engineering firms teamed up to establish the Work Zone Safety Task Force (WZSTF). Aimed at improving work zone safety and reducing the number of injuries and deaths across the state, the task force is comprised of seven Action Teams. Each […]

MDOT RFQ: ITS RWIS Design Build Project, Bay & Metro Regions

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Bay Region and Metro Region, are requesting Statements of Qualifications (“SOQs”) from entities (“Submitters”) interested in submitting proposals for designing, installing, and integrating into the existing ITS system control software 20 to 30 full or partial Environmental Sensor Stations (ESS) across the Bay and Metro Regions (the “Project”). Responses […]

Lance Binoniemi Named Top Lobbyist

Congratulations to Lance Binoniemi, MITA’s vice president of government affairs, for being named one of the top lobbyists in Lansing by Michigan Information & Research Service (MIRS). Binoniemi has been at the forefront of MITA’s lobbying efforts for increased infrastructure funding since he joined the association in 2011. As vice president of government affairs, Lance […]

Michigan lawmakers have ‘window of opportunity’ to tackle road funding this year, business leaders say

Mlive May 28, 2019   Now that lawmakers have reached a deal on auto insurance, it’s time for them to get cracking on a road funding solution, Michigan business and local government leaders said Tuesday. During a Tuesday morning press conference, Michigan Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Rich Studley, Michigan Municipal League CEO and […]

Michigan Business and City Leaders Urge Bipartisan Solutions to Fix State’s Infrastructure

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan business and groups representing Michigan’s municipalities urged the Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to work together to make fixing Michigan’s infrastructure a priority at a news conference Tuesday at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Today marks the first day of the Detroit Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference that will be attended by […]