May 23, 2022
  • 12:50 pm NHTSA: 2021 Crash Fatalities Highest in 16 Years
  • 12:47 pm USDOT Issues 180-Day ‘Buy America’ Waiver
  • 12:43 pm USDOT Makes $1B in Local Road Grants Available
  • 12:41 pm State DOTs Supporting National Bike Month
  • 12:38 pm FRA Formally Establishes Corridor ID Program

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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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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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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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently appointed Paul Ajegba (seen above) – director of the Michigan Department of Transportation – to serve as chair of its Council on Public Transportation for a two-year term. [Above photo by the Michigan DOT] Ajegba is 31-year veteran employee of the Michigan DOT who became […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is holding a May 9 webinar discussing how to reduce the effects of climate change on transportation infrastructure using natural and nature-based solutions. [Above photo by the Minnesota DOT] Sponsored by AASHTO’s Center for Environmental Excellence, this webinar explores how the implementation of natural and nature-based […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – an equal opportunity employer – seeks to hire a marketing specialist to support its overall marketing and communications program, as well as AASHTO’s technical service programs. This is a full-time position based out of the organization’s headquarters, located in Washington, D.C. [Above image via AASHTO] […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials just released a new publication entitled Bridge Security Guidelines, 2nd Edition. [Above image by AASHTO] This publication offers guidance on bridge design for “human-induced” extreme events, such as the response of concrete bridge columns subjected to blast loads, as well as blast-resistant design and detailing guidelines […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Craig Thompson – secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as chair of its Council on Water Transportation. [Above photo by the Wisconsin DOT] Governor Tony Evers (D) named Thompson as Wisconsin DOT secretary in January 2019. He previously […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials hosted its 2022 AASHTO Executive Institute April 25-28 in Washington D.C. [Above photo by AASHTO] Thirty-two senior state department of transportation executives from around the country attended the four-day program to examine emerging transportation policies and discuss critical transportation issues. The AEI – formerly the National […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is holding a Census Transportation Planning Products or CTPP conference in Reno, NV, June 7-9. To register, click here – and note that the deadline for early bird registration is April 29. [Above image via AASHTO] Attendees at this conference will explore current research and get […]

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