July 27, 2021
  • 10:07 am AASHTO, NRDC Urge Congress to “Go Big” on Transportation
  • 9:59 am AASHTO Seeks Flexible Use of ARP Funds for State DOTs
  • 9:46 am AAA: Road Travel Dropped Drastically during COVID-19
  • 9:42 am Microtransit Could Help Expand Traditional Transit Service
  • 9:35 am FHWA Providing AID Demonstration Program Grants

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently opened the registration portal for its 2021 Council on Rail Transportation annual meeting, taking place in Milwaukee, September 28 through October 1. [Above CTRail photo via Wikipedia] This will be the first in-person meeting held by AASHTO since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is helping sponsor a series of listening sessions as part of the Federal Transit Administration’s “America’s Open and Transit’s Open” national outreach effort. [Above image by the FTA] State department of transportation executives, transit agency leaders, transit advocacy groups, and leaders of national equity organizations will […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued a new bridge preservation guide to help in extending structure life and reducing maintenance costs. AASHTO said the “Guide to Bridge Preservation Actions, 1st Edition,” intends to offer guidance on selecting cost-effective preservation, maintenance, and treatment actions to extend the service life of bridges, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a program manager for engineering, traffic engineering and maintenance. This position encompasses a variety of activities, such as supporting various AASHTO engineering committees, Technical Service Programs or TSPs, and associated technical committees. That includes overseeing AASHTO’s Transportation […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials notes that the application period for the AASHTO Executive Institute or AEI closes July 19. AEI is the last of the three Institutes to begin accepting applications under AASHTO’s new leadership development series, revamped in 2020 now provided via a new contract with the University of […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released a new pavement publication supplement for highway engineers. AASHTO’s Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, 3rd Edition, 2021 Supplement includes an updated top-down cracking fatigue model employing Paris’ Law of crack propagation for generating mechanistic responses. It also includes predictions for both […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently made three reappointments to its Special Committee on AASHTOWare, also known as SCOA. First, AASHTO tapped Heather Stout, executive director for the office of information technology at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, to serve a second three-year term as SCOA’s chair. A nearly 10-year agency veteran, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – an equal opportunity employer – is beginning recruitment for two positions, both full-time, with the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.: Director of Communications and Marketing Associate Program Manager for Multimodal Transportation To apply for either position, submit a resume and cover letter to AASHTO close […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Denise Whitney-Dahlke (seen above) – strategic data program manager for the Oregon Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as vice chair of its Committee on Data Management and Analytics or CDMA. Whitney-Dahlke is a nearly 18-year veteran of the Oregon DOT, starting […]

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Brandye Hendrickson (seen above) will be joining the Texas Department of Transportation as its new deputy executive director effective July 19. Hendrickson – who currently serves as the deputy director for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – is filling the position vacated by Marc Williams, who became TxDOT’s executive director on […]

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