August 17, 2018
  • 11:44 am Finding the Future Workforce for State DOTs Becoming Tougher
  • 11:40 am GHSA Report Examines ‘Human Interaction’ Issues with CAVs
  • 11:38 am Debate Continues Over Potential Benefits of CAVs
  • 11:33 am Brookings Institution: View Infrastructure as an ‘Economic Anchor’
  • 11:32 am October TRB Summit will Examine Ways to Boost Infrastructure Resiliency

Eight transportation projects from six southeastern states were recognized for a wide range of achievements in the third regional America’s Transportation Awards competition, including the significant reduction in motor vehicle crashes via new roadway designs, the creation of safer routes for bicycles and pedestrians, plus restoring access to communities after natural disasters. “State DOTs are […]

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Leni Oman, a 21-plus veteran with the Washington State Department of Transportation, received an appointment on July 27 to be the vice chair for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Knowledge Management for a two-year term. Currently serving in the role of “knowledge strategist” at WSDOT – a position she’s […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently transformed its AASHTO Bookstore resource into the ‘AASHTO Store,’ which will serve as the ‘digital home’ for the group’s AASHTO Publications and Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3) resources. With almost 200 courses currently available, TC3 technical trainings courses cover a wide range of topics, from […]

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Online voting is now underway to decide the People’s Choice Award winner in the annual Faces of Transportation photography and video contest sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. One of 96 photographic images will be voted the People’s Choice Award winner and a panel of judges will select the winner […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently appointed Dallas Hammit and Amy Tootle as the chair and vice chair, respectively, for the group’s committee on construction, which ensures that AASHTO’s guide to specifications for construction is kept up-to-date with the latest “best practices” gathered from its state DOT members. Hammit currently serves […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a finance specialist to support internal office administration at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. AASHTO said the finance specialist would perform a wide range of duties, from assisting its accounting team with running monthly financial reports and processing […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Transportation Vanguard Award, with submissions accepted from member transportation departments until August 17, 2018. Details the nomination process for the awards can be found at https://meetings.transportation.org/aashto-awards/. Send nominations via e-mail to pngethe@aashto.org as a single file in Microsoft Word format […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is welcoming Glenn Page aboard as the organization’s associate program director for project delivery, reporting to Jim McDonnell, AASHTO’s program director for engineering. Page (seen below) will be responsible for overseeing AASHTO staff on the project delivery team, as well as staffing the group’s research advisory […]

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Earlier this month, the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials finalized an agreement for a project that provides local and tribal transportation professionals, through funding from FHWA, with access to 120 courses available AASHTO Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council or “TC3” library. According to FHWA, access to the training […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is launching a completely revamped version of its 13 year-old transportation jobs web portal on July 1; a portal available to AASHTO members as well as other transportation-related organizations and companies. Since 2005, AASHTO has offered its members and job seekers the opportunity to advertise and […]

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