June 30, 2022
  • 1:21 pm Biden Endorses Temporary Suspension of Federal Gas Tax
  • 1:17 pm Logistics Report Highlights Freight Infrastructure Needs
  • 12:48 pm NASA Building Air Mobility ‘Information Infrastructure’
  • 12:47 pm FTA Supporting Projects for ‘Underserved Groups’
  • 12:43 pm Tony Tavares Appointed Caltrans Director

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shannon Marshall (seen above) – communications director for the Virginia Department of Transportation – as vice-chair of its Committee on Transportation Communications, known as TransComm. [Above photo by Virginia DOT] TransComm’s objective is to promote excellence in communications through the exchange of ideas and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has named Malcolm “Mack” Long, director of the Montana Department of Transportation, as chair of its Committee on Construction. [Above photo by AASHTO] Long – appointed Montana DOT’s director in January 2021 – spent his 25-year career in construction; work that encompassed airports, highways, and utilities. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued AASHTOWare Bridge 7.2, the latest version of its core bridge design and rating software platform. [Above image by AASHTO] AASHTOWare – which offers a suite of transportation software products delivered through a collaborative business model with state departments of transportation across the country – […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued 2022 Interim Revisions to its “Guide Specifications for LRFD Seismic Bridge Design, 2nd Edition,” publication, originally published in 2011. [Above image by AASHTO] AASHTO made specific changes to the following specification sections within that publication: Section 3 General Requirements; Section 4 Analysis and Design […]

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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. [Above image by AASHTO] The first position is for program specialist for engineering, which provides program support to AASHTO’s engineering director and the organization’s engineering […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has made its annual “Survey of State Funding for Public Transportation Report” available for purchase via the online AASHTO Store. [Above graphic by AASHTO] The Fiscal Year 2022 report – based on FY 2020 data due to the COVID-19 pandemic – provides a snapshot of state-by-state […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials seeks nominations for its annual awards, including its “President’s Awards,” which honor individuals or teams at state departments of transportation that have performed exemplary service during the year. [Above photo: WSDOT’s Tony Allen (center) receives the Thomas H. MacDonald Memorial Award at the AASHTO 2021 annual […]

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Joey Sagal (seen at right in above photo) of the Maryland Department of Transportation is the new chair of the National Operations Center of Excellence’s Technical Advisory Committee or TAC. He has been a member of the NOCoE TAC since 2018. [Above photo by the Maryland State Highway Administration] As chair, Sagal – who has […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently made two key committee appointments. [Above photo by AASHTO] AASHTO named Shanté Hastings, deputy secretary and chief engineer for the Delaware Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as the vice chair of its Committee on Transportation Systems Operations. She most recently served as vice […]

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AASHTOWare, a division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, recently issued a request for proposal or RFP to develop a specific set of professional services and tools for its software product suite. [Above image via AASHTO] AASHTOWare – which offers a suite of transportation software products delivered through a collaborative business […]

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