October 29, 2020
  • 12:26 pm AASHTO to Examine Election Impact on Transportation at Annual Meeting
  • 12:25 pm CDC Says Public Transit Passengers, Operators Should Wear Masks
  • 12:17 pm FHWA Awards AID Funds to Seven State DOTs
  • 12:13 pm USDOT: Connected Vehicle Pilot More Complex Than Expected
  • 12:10 pm Expansion in the Works for Nevada Smart Roadway Project
 

The Ohio Department of Transportation, the Ohio Turnpike, Ohio State Highway Patrol, and AAA jointly recently released new data gleaned from a survey that there are significant gaps in knowledge among Ohio motorists about Ohio’s Move Over law. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT.] That survey – conducted by Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, research assistant professor at […]

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The Kansas Department of Transportation recently updated its traveler information website, KanDrive.org, to provide motorists driving through the state with more user-friendly and timely details so they can make better travel decisions. “The new KanDrive website is easier to use and includes more features that will help drivers as they travel Kansas highways,” noted Julie […]

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The District Department of Transportation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of goDCgo – a program that promotes sustainable travel options to help reduce traffic, stress on infrastructure, and air pollution. [Above photo by DDOT.] “We are very proud of goDCgo’s success in providing employers, commuters, residents, and visitors with the information and assistance they need […]

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The Nevada Department of Transportation is encouraging school children across Nevada to participate in an art contest sponsored in part by the National Association of State Aviation Officials and World Air Sports Federation that aims to celebrate the ways in which aviation, hang gliding, hot air ballooning and other air sports connect people globally. The […]

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The first annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials took place at the Raleigh Hotel in Washington D.C. on December 12, 1914 – a point in time when World War I was only five months old and Woodrow Wilson was at the start of the first of two terms as […]

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The publication division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has issued a new publications catalog. Organized by categories, the new catalog features the latest information concerning AASHTO’s publications, including descriptions, available formats, and prices. For additional information concerning the purchase of specific publications or details about it within the catalog, simply […]

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The U.S. Department of Transportation established October as the first-ever National Pedestrian Safety Month and, concurrently, many state departments of transportation are highlighting their efforts to improve pedestrian safety. [Above photo by the Oregon DOT.] For example, the California Department of Transportation is enhancing pedestrian safety measures at high-risk locations based on traffic collision data, […]

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A new Texas A&M Transportation Institute road safety study indicated that while the risk of death or injury due to motor vehicle crashes increased on Texas roads during the COVID-19 the pandemic, the number of actual motor vehicle crashes dropped across the state. [Above photo vis the Texas DOT.] The number of Texas traffic crashes […]

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A new report issued by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds that among electric scooter or “e-scooter” riders who sustained injuries, nearly three out of five sustained their injuries while riding on the sidewalk — and about a third of these riders got those injuries in places where sidewalk riding is prohibited. [Above photo […]

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A new Government Accounting Office report claims the Federal Aviation Administration “has not fully implemented key practices” that are necessary to carry out a risk-based cybersecurity oversight program for the U.S. aviation industry. [Above photo by the FAA.] The 55-page report states that modern aircraft are equipped with networks and systems that share data with […]

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