August 17, 2019
  • 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
  • 12:26 pm Survey Finds Consumers “Lack Confidence” in Autonomous & All-Electric Vehicles
  • 12:22 pm AASHTO President: “Transportation Represents Freedom”
  • 12:19 pm Leadership Reset Underway for Several Transportation Agencies
  • 12:13 pm IIHS Study: Street-Level Protected Bike Lanes Need Improvements
  • 12:08 pm FRA Unveils NOFO for $244M in FY 2019 CRISI Grants

Michael Bryant, director of the civil rights division at the Texas Department of Transportation, has been appointed to a two-year term as vice chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Civil Rights. Originally from Washington, D.C., Bryant moved to Austin with his family in 1978. He is an alumnus […]

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Richard Price, associate program manager for transit policy and technical services for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, recently penned a column highlighting the importance of completing Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans or PTASPs required by the Federal Transit Administration by July 20 next year. “Why the hurry? Well, to complete these […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials just released the last of three 2019 updates for its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing and AASHTO Provisional Standards reference compendium on July 31 – a publication typically referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. [Above photo by the Arizona Department of […]

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This is the second installment in a new monthly video series compiled by AASHTO Publications – in conjunction with Transportation TV – that provides a roughly two-minute update on recent American Association of State Highway and Transportation book releases and news. Included in this month’s video are highlights of the seventh edition of the AASHTO […]

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A student team from the University of Michigan took home top honors at the second annual Transportation Technology Tournament; a competition sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence and the U.S. Department of Transportation. The NOCoE is a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, […]

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Starting this month, AASHTO Publications – in conjunction with Transportation TV – will be producing a new monthly video series to provide a roughly two-minute update on recent American Association of State Highway and Transportation book releases and news. Included in this month’s video are highlights of the second edition of AASHTO’s its “Guidelines for […]

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From now through August 2, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I., is accepting nominations for new innovative technologies. A.I.I. accepts submissions for consideration from state departments of transportation and AASHTO associate members. Formerly called the AASHTO Technology Implementation Group, A.I.I. aims to accelerate the adoption of new […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Julie Lorenz – secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation and director of the Kansas Turnpike Authority – to serve a two-year term as chair of the organization’s Council on Aviation. Gov. Laura Kelly initially named Lorenz interim secretary of the Kansas DOT in […]

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Can better data management help improve highway safety? The Kansas Department of Transportation is answering that question via a pilot program using AASHTOWare Safety Analyst to better integrate motor vehicle crash information with roadway location and design features. Originally developed as a cooperative effort between the Federal Highway Administration and participating state and local agencies, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently made appointments to its Committee on Human Resources and Committee on Civil Rights. The organization re-appointed Lee Wilkinson (above left), director of the operations and finance division at the Iowa Department of Transportation, to a new two-year term as chair of the Committee on Human […]

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