June 1, 2020
  • 1:06 pm COVID-19 Will Create Long-Term Impact on State DOT Revenues
  • 12:58 pm States Fine-Tune Performance Targets for Highway Safety
  • 12:54 pm TRB Looks at How Transportation May Change Due to COVID-19
  • 12:50 pm Paper Extols Virtues of ITS for Reducing Traffic Congestion
  • 12:47 pm FHWA to Provide Short-Term FMV Exceptions

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is searching for a deputy director, a position located at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., which will be the second most senior position on AASHTO’s leadership team. More detail regarding the deputy director’s role can be found on AASHTO’s job site at: https://jobs.transportation.org/job/aashto-washington-dc-16-deputy-director/ The deputy director […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials reappointed three members to its Special Committee on AASHTOWare, which oversees the development of the organization’s cooperative computer software development program. All three will serve new three-year terms that start on July 1 this year and end on June 30, 2022. Those three reappointed committee members […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shawn Wilson, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, to a two-year term as chair of its Agency Administration Managing Committee. Formerly chair of AASHTO’s Council on Water Transportation, Wilson has served as secretary of the Louisiana DOTD in January 2016. He […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Public Transportation recently published its 37th annual Survey of State Funding of Public Transportation, which offers a snap shot of state-by-state investments in public transit. [Above photo by the Federal Transit Administration.] Available from the AASHTO Store by clicking here, the survey chronicles how […]

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Public private partnerships or P3s are being used more frequently by state departments of transportation to tackle a wide range of projects – everything from bridge replacement to highway lighting. [Above photo by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.] On top of that, a consensus study report issued last December by the National Academies of Sciences, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire an implementation specialist to help support the organization’s National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP. This job position is located at AASHTO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The implementation specialist will be responsible for the implementation of new products, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials released the first of three 2019 updates this month for its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing and AASHTO Provisional Standards – commonly referred to as the Materials Standards publication – which contain specifications, test methods, and provisional standards commonly used […]

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Two systems designated by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I., as “lead technologies” recently won a pair of safety awards. The Michigan Department of Transportation recently took home the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission 2018 Outstanding Traffic Safety Achievement Award for its Gateway Treatment. That low-cost safety […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council or TC3 recently launched a just-in-time or JIT video library, featuring more than 60 free videos in four broad categories: construction, maintenance, materials, plus traffic and safety. Those videos, which can be accessed at any time via TC3’s YouTube channel, share information […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Tim Henkel (above right), assistant commissioner-modal planning and program manager at the Minnesota Department of Transportation, as chair of its Committee on Performance-Based Management. The group also named John Milton (above left), director of enterprise and risk management at the Washington State Department of […]

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