August 8, 2020
  • 11:46 am AASHTO’s Tymon Named a ‘Top 25 Newsmaker’ by ENR
  • 11:43 am MIT: Fully Autonomous Vehicles Remain a Decade Away
  • 11:39 am Podcast: AASHTO’s Tymon Talks National Infrastructure Needs
  • 11:36 am Study: Carpool Payments Would Reduce Traffic Congestion
  • 11:33 am FAA Awards Grants for Drone Emergency Response Research
 

The University of Michigan won the 2020 Transportation Technology Tournament on August 4 for an innovative solution to curb space management for multi-modal transportation in Ann Arbor, MI. It’s the second consecutive time the school won this yearly competition. The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) along with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Intelligent Transportation […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released the third and final 2020 update to its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, 40th Edition, commonly referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. The organization noted that its final 2020 update to its Materials Standards guide includes eight new […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is making two key 2020 management courses – one to be held in September and the other in October – virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The AASHTO National Transportation Management Conference – which focuses on helping state DOT managers develop supervisory skills and leadership abilities […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released its new Design and Traffic Publications catalog – one of a series of approximately 15 “mini” publications catalogs, each representing various publication categories and specialized topics. The Design and Traffic Publications catalog features AASHTO compendiums related to highway and street design, transit facilities, traffic […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shawn Smith, senior project manager with the Maine Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as the vice chair for its Committee on Construction. A 30-year veteran of the Maine DOT, Smith’s career experience spans highway reconstruction, pavement preservation, and bridge repair activity to […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shante Hastings (seen above), chief engineer for the Delaware Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as vice chair of the Steering Committee for the AASHTO Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I. Formerly called the AASHTO Technology Implementation Group, A.I.I. aims to accelerate the adoption […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Multi-State Transit Technical Assistance Program or MTAP Steering Committee elected a new chair and vice chair on July 14. The new chair of the MTAP Steering Committee is Don Chartock, deputy director of the public transportation division at the Washington State Department of Transportation. A 20-year […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a program specialist for transportation finance and a program specialist for policy and government relations – both full-time positions based at AASHTO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The program specialist for transportation finance supports the programs and tasks delivered by […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released the second of three 2020 updates to its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, 40th Edition, commonly referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. The Materials Standards guide contains specifications, test methods, and provisional standards commonly used in the construction […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is seeking a consultant to serve as the program manager for its Transportation and Civil Engineering & Roadways In Developing Elementary Students​ educational outreach imitative – known as the TRAC & RIDES program. The purpose of the TRAC & RIDES program is to introduce K-12 students […]

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