September 19, 2020
  • 1:51 pm Western States Battling Wildfires Get Recovery Funds
  • 1:50 pm Southeastern States Start Recovering From Hurricane Sally
  • 1:38 pm States Continue Receiving FHWA Redistribution Funds
  • 1:32 pm NTIA Encourages FCC to Open 5.9 GHz Spectrum
  • 1:29 pm USDOT Issues $1B in BUILD Grants
 

Marlene Hartinger, chief auditor for the Oregon Department of Transportation, is the new chair of the Committee on Internal and External Audit for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. For the last two years, she served as vice-chair of the committee. Hartinger, Oregon DOT’s chief auditor since 2005, originally joined the agency […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Transportation Communications, known as TransComm, is offering a new webinar as part of its continuing professional development series. The new webinar – entitled Creative Community Outreach — Building Strong Relationships (Even Virtually) – will be held on September 24 and details the public outreach […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence or NOCoE will reveal the overall winner of its second annual Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition on September 24 during a YouTube Live Event hosted by Jim Tymon, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The awards announcement and ceremony […]

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Twelve state department of transportation projects from Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin, are competing for the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Award in the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards contest. Sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, AAA, and the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Doug Vaughn, chief financial officer with the Washington Department of Transportation, as vice chair of the organization’s Committee on Funding and Finance. Appointed WSDOT’s chief financial officer in March 2017, Vaughn leads a team of financial professionals in areas that include accounting and financial […]

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AASHTO re:source – a technical service program of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – launched a podcast series in early August to cover an array of construction materials testing and inspection questions with “people in-the-know,” including testing problems and solutions to laboratory best practices and quality management. The first episode of the […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is holding a “Summer 2020 Sale” through September 18 whereby customers can save 20 percent on all AASHTO books, manuals, and guidelines by entering promo code 3478-XX54-2BE4-45CF when placing online orders via the AASHTO Store. AASHTO is also releasing a new publication […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is currently seeking to hire a mobility program analyst; a full-time position located in the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. AASHTO said the program analyst will work with its director for safety and mobility primary staff liaisons to ensure AASHTO members are cognizant of key technical, operational, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Communications – known as TransComm – announced the winners of its yearly skills awards competition during its virtual annual meeting on August 25. TransComm’s skills award competition – which for more than 35 years has recognized the best communications and marketing work by state […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will facilitate a two-hour informational webinar on August 27 to educate state department of transportation specialists about the First Responder Network Authority or FirstNet – a system created by the Middle-Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act to improve communication system interoperability between public-safety groups across […]

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