February 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
  • 12:38 pm Transportation Funding to Flow Following Bicameral Legislative Agreement
  • 12:33 pm Senate Commerce Committee Holds Infrastructure Hearing
  • 12:27 pm USDOT to Open up its Regulatory ‘Guidance’ Documents to Review
  • 12:24 pm Trump Administration Issues Executive Order Regarding Artificial Intelligence
  • 12:16 pm Report Highlights How to Bring More Women into the Transportation Workforce

Drew Gilmore, administrator of the Office of Real Estate within the Ohio Department of Transportation, was recently appointed vice chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Committee on Right-of-Way, Utilities, and Outdoor Advertising Controls or CRUO. It is a committee tasked with reviewing and recommends changes to laws, rules, regulations, and […]

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Each year, the Research Advisory Committee of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials asks state departments of transportation to identify and document recently completed “high-value” research projects. The RAC then publishes an annual compilation of all these projects in a document called Research Impacts: Better – Faster – Cheaper, which helps eliminate […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence recently held its inaugural Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition to highlight how various transportation agencies across the country are using TSMO and an operations focused approach to save lives, time, and money on the nation’s roadways. The group’s first-ever TSMO competition garnered 60 submissions from […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host an hour-long webinar on Feb. 20 from 1 to 2 p.m. EST regarding public engagement strategies for state departments of transportation. Three presenters – Ryan Avery of consulting firm WSP, Jay Styles from the Virginia Department of Transportation, and Peter Olson with the Minnesota Department […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Rail is holding its annual winter meeting Feb. 19 through Feb. 22 in Washington, D.C. Attendees get the opportunity to engage with key federal, congressional, and rail industry leaders during the council’s annual “legislative update,” as well as connect with class I and short […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a multimedia producer for its communications team at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. The multimedia producer will play a key role in helping AASHTO create, write, produce and edit video content for websites, social media platforms, webinars and […]

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AASHTO re:source, part of the engineering and technical services division within the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, is seeking a laboratory assessor to  perform independent on-site assessments of construction materials testing laboratories. A four-year degree in science (such as geology, environmental, etc.) or engineering (such as civil, mechanical, industrial, materials, or environmental) […]

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On Jan. 29, the American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials’ Council on Active Transportation will conduct a free one-hour webinar on bicycle and pedestrian project planning. [Above photo by North Dakota DOT.] Ben Ehreth and Steve Mullen from the planning/asset management division at the North Dakota Department of Transportation will provide an overview […]

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The annual “Washington Briefing” legislative conference organized by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials provides an opportunity for state department of transportation leaders and transportation industry executives to hear from and interact with key Capitol Hill policymakers on a range of issues, from infrastructure funding to autonomous vehicles. AASHTO’s 2019 Washington Briefing […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence brought five students looking to start a career in transportation systems management and operations or TSMO to the 2019 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting last week in Washington, D.C. [Pictured above, left to right: NOCoE Managing Director Patrick Son; Bryan Tran, University of Alberta; Diego Correa, New York University; […]

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