August 11, 2020
  • 11:46 am AASHTO’s Tymon Named a ‘Top 25 Newsmaker’ by ENR
  • 11:43 am MIT: Fully Autonomous Vehicles Remain a Decade Away
  • 11:39 am Podcast: AASHTO’s Tymon Talks National Infrastructure Needs
  • 11:36 am Study: Carpool Payments Would Reduce Traffic Congestion
  • 11:33 am FAA Awards Grants for Drone Emergency Response Research
 

Russell McMurry (seen above), commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has been appointed to a two-year term as chair of the American Association of Stater Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Highways and Streets. McMurry – appointed to be Georgia DOT’s commissioner by a unanimous vote of the State Transportation Board in January 2015 […]

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The annual American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Washington Briefing – being held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington D.C. – will focus on legislative issues related to transportation policy and infrastructure funding; issues that will be directly addressed by some of the nation’s key transportation policymakers […]

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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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