April 17, 2021
  • 11:45 am Joint Letter to Congress Calls for ‘Generational’ Infrastructure Investment
  • 11:44 am EPW Hearing Focuses on Highway Trust Fund Solvency Solutions
  • 11:43 am President Biden’s Preliminary FY 2022 Federal Budget Released
  • 11:41 am House T&I Republicans Issue Infrastructure Modernization Bill
  • 11:38 am USDOT Making $1B in Grants Available via RAISE Program

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has opened the registration portal for 2021 spring meeting, which will be held virtually May 10-14 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To register for this meeting, click here. The agenda for AASHTO’s 2021 virtual spring meeting will cover a wide array of transportation and infrastructure […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has opened registration for two programs within its brand new leadership development series, revamped under a new contract with the University of Kansas signed in October 2020. AASHTO’s 2021 leadership development series includes three newly renamed leadership development institutes – the AASHTO Management Institute (AMI), the […]

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The April 23 nomination deadline for the 2021 America’s Transportation Awards is fast approaching. [Above photo of 2020 Grand Prize Winner WSDOT. Photo by WSDOT.] This yearly competition helps showcase why transportation infrastructure – and why properly funding it – is vital to supporting the nation’s economy while improving the quality of life for communities […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a director of technology and digital Strategy who will also serve as the organization’s chief information officer at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. As a member of the senior management team reporting directly to AASHTO’s executive director, the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials plans to open 2021 registration soon for its brand new leadership development series, revamped under a new contract with the University of Kansas signed in October 2020. AASHTO’s 2021 leadership development series includes three newly renamed leadership development institutes – the AASHTO Management Institute (AMI), the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is supporting a new webinar series on transportation equity and the Black experience in the industry hosted by the Council of University Transportation Centers or CUTC. Called “Changing the TIDE in Transportation” – with “TIDE” standing for “Transparency, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity” – the first episode […]

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A new video produced by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials highlights the organization’s recent report extolling the benefits of transportation investment. That report– entitled The Benefits of Transportation: The 2021 Round-Up of State DOT Solutions that Deliver Benefits to Communities and Citizens – and its supporting website showcase specific transportation projects and programs on a […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released a new report entitled Commuting in America 2021: The National Report on Commuting Patterns and Trends—Brief 21.1. The Changing Nature of Work – the first in a series of several reports produced by the Census Transportation Planning Products or CTPP program on the subject […]

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In the latest edition of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials “State DOT’s Best” video series, the California Department of Transportation – known as Caltrans – highlights its winter operations skills. California’s climate during the winter season can vary widely depending on latitude, elevation, and proximity to the coastline. This video demonstrates […]

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George McAuley, a longtime veteran of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation who most recently served as the agency’s executive deputy secretary, passed away suddenly in February. [Above image via PennDOT.] McAuley had also chaired the steering committee of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I., since March 2019. “George […]

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