April 9, 2020
  • 7:13 am AASHTO Asks Congress for $50B Fiscal Backstop for State DOTs
  • 2:18 pm Transportation Investment Touted for Post-Coronavirus Recovery
  • 1:00 pm NHTSA, EPA Roll Out Final Fuel Economy Rule
  • 12:57 pm New Study Pinpoints Transportation Outreach Tactics
  • 12:54 pm AASHTO Committee Offers Virtual COVID-19 Panels

The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and ITS America, with support from the Federal Highway Administration – is launching a fellowship initiative to help bolster interest in the Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO discipline. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released a new publication: Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide: A Manual of Practice, 3rd Edition. This revised manual provides an overview of the methodology termed mechanistic-empirical or “M-E” pavement design. Based on engineering mechanics that have been validated through extensive road test performance data, the manual […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Melinda McGrath (seen above), executive director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation to serve a two-year term as chair of the organizations Special Committee on Research and Innovation. The Special Committee on Research and Innovation supports AASHTO, its members, and the transportation community at […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released a new publication: Guide for Design and Construction of Near-Surface Mounted Titanium Alloy Bars for Strengthening Concrete Structures, 1st Edition. The organization this new guide provides design and construction recommendations for strengthening existing reinforced concrete structures with titanium alloy bars – known as TiABs […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Joseph Giulietti (above), commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, to serve a two-year term as the chair of the organization’s Council on Rail. Chosen to lead the Connecticut DOT in December of 2018 by then-incoming Governor Ned Lamont (D), Giulietti began his transportation […]

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Lorrie Harris Tudor – slated to become the new director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation on March 20 – has been appointed to serve a two-year term as chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Funding and Finance. She’s served as vice chair of the CFF since 2017. […]

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The most recent Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program or “SICOP” podcast on March 3 interviewed Paul Brown, a longtime member of the Clear Roads consortia; a group of states conducting practical research in winter maintenance. [Above photo by the Colorado DOT.] Brown talked about his organization’s latest efforts to make roadways safe for […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Transportation System Operations (CTSO) formally unveiled infrastructure guidelines designed to support the deployment of Cooperative Automated Transportation or CAT systems at the organization’s annual Washington Briefing on February 28. The CTSO said that those guidelines envision all of the industry stakeholders and elements of […]

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A 20 percent discount is available for the month of March on all the titles available the current American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials publications catalog. More information on how to place and order and the discount code to use is available in the video below.

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently appointed Jack Marchbanks (seen above), director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, to serve a two-year term as co-chair of the Special Committee of Associate Members. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT.] AASHTO’s associate members are officials of state or local agencies other than state […]

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