January 18, 2020
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 12:29 pm USDOT Stresses Need to Reserve 5.9 GHz Channel at TRB
  • 12:27 pm USDOT’s Chao Highlights New Vehicle Safety Initiatives at TRB
  • 12:19 pm State DOTs Renew Focus on Ways to Reduce Traffic Fatalities
  • 12:13 pm State DOT Roundtable Highlights Asset Management Needs
  • 12:06 pm USDOT Preps $906M Worth of INFRA Funding for FY 2020

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials unanimously passed a resolution at the organization’s 2019 annual meeting in St. Louis that established several key points as the industry seeks to eventually transition to new performance-based roadside safety device compliance measures in the coming years – an effort delayed by the lack of a […]

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The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved 10 detailed resolutions outlining the surface transportation funding policy positions the organization plans to support as that key federal legislation needs to be reauthorized in 2020. [Above photo by Cathy Morrison/MoDOT.] The current 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation or FAST […]

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The board of directors for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved four joint position statements at its 2019 annual meeting in St. Louis in conjunction with the American Road & Transportation Builders Association and the Associated General Contractors of America. Those joint statements ranged from the highly technical – the use […]

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Longtime transportation industry veteran Kirk Steudle (seen above at right), the former director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, received the George S. Bartlett Award at the 2019 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual meeting in St. Louis in recognition of his long and continuing service to the transportation industry. [Above photo […]

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The Infrastructure Improvements to Downtown St. Louis project – a collaboration between Illinois and Missouri DOT teams (seen above)  that delivered major multimodal enhancements to both states – received the Grand Prize in the 2019 America’s Transportation Awards competition during the 2019 American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials annual meeting in St. Louis. The $801 […]

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In an effort to attract more students to the civil engineering profession and to provide additional workforce development opportunities for state department of transportation employees, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials signed a partner agreement with the American Society of Civil Engineers at the 2019 AASHTO annual meeting in St. Louis. [Above […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved four policy statements at its annual meeting in Atlanta on Sept. 24 that it plans to share with the American Road & Transportation Builders Association and the Associated General Contractors of America via the AASHTO-AGC-ARTBA Joint Association Committee, which develops official recommendations that are then […]

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In what he described as probably the “last time I speak to this group” as chairman of the House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, retiring Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., (seen above) noted in remarks Sept. 24 at the annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials that he believes a […]

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Deregulation will remain a central tenet of the USDOT and Federal Highway Administration going forward, explained Brandye Hendrickson (above), FHWA’s deputy administrator, during remarks at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual meeting in Atlanta, GA, Sept. 24. “We are in full implementation mode for the ‘one federal decision’ process and we […]

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During a speech at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual meeting in Atlanta Sept. 20-24, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (above, photo by Georgia DOT) said his state is planning to invest in a second inland container port facility and build “truck-only” lanes on Interstate 16 out of the port of Savannah […]

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