October 21, 2020
  • 11:54 am State DOTs Push Protective Measures During Pedestrian Safety Month
  • 11:50 am New Texas A&M Study Highlights COVID-19 Impact on Motor Vehicle Crash/Injury Rates
  • 11:39 am IIHS Report Focuses on E-Scooter Safety Issues
  • 11:36 am GAO Report Highlights FAA Cybersecurity Gaps
  • 11:33 am MARAD Issues $220M in Grants, Adds to Port Toolkit
 

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting — to be held the week of November 9-13 – will feature a broad selection of “knowledge sessions” on everything from autonomous vehicles or AVs to communicating the value of transportation investments to the public – especially in the post COVID-19 environment. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will host a Toward Zero Deaths or TZD webinar on October 27 to examine the need for infrastructure investments to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, as the number of them killed or injured continues to grow in the United States. [Above photo by the Virginia DOT.] […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and ITS America, with support from the Federal Highway Administration – is officially accepting submissions for its 2021 Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO Awards competition. For the 2021 […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed two new members to its Special Committee on Research and Innovation. The first new member is Carolyn Morehouse, chief engineer and division director for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. A 15-year member of the Alaska DOT&PF, Morehouse helped develop the state’s […]

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As part of the 2020 Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO Awards competition, the National Operations Center of Excellence named two industry leaders as its “TSMO Champions” for the year – Tony Kratofil, COO and chief engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation and Faisal Saleem, Intelligent Transportation Systems branch manager for the Maricopa […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has selected the University of Kansas to develop a new AASHTO Leadership Development Series starting in 2021 – one that will replace its existing National Transportation Management Conference, National Transportation Leadership Institute, and National Transportation Advanced Leadership Institute programs. The organization said those current leadership development […]

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The registration link for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials virtual annual meeting is now live. Originally planned to be held in Baltimore, MD, November 4-8, AASHTO decided to transition to a virtual annual meeting in August due to the COVID-19 pandemic – changing the meeting time as well to the week […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Scott Marler (above), director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as chair of the Committee on Transportation System Operations or CTSO. The CSTO committee focuses on harnessing transportation system operations, intelligent transportation systems, and other emerging technologies to improve the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Rail Transportation is turning its 2020 annual meeting into an all-virtual event October 5-6. The virtual meeting will cover a wide array of freight and passenger rail issues, including safety, transportation efficiency, federal policymaking, and state DOT rail planning requirements. Keynote speakers for the […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a special 20 percent discount on its Bridges and Structures publications through October 9 in support of the Steel Day 2020 public outreach campaign. “Steel Day” is the annual structural steel industry event sponsored by the American Institute of Steel […]

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