October 19, 2021
  • 11:59 pm Federal, State Agencies Ramping Up Pedestrian Safety Efforts
  • 11:55 pm AASHTO Issues Connected, Automated Vehicle Policy Paper
  • 11:52 pm New Research Seeks to Improve Drone Navigation Capability
  • 11:48 pm Canadian Transit Agencies Test Anti-Bacterial Copper Coatings
  • 11:43 pm Illinois DOT Highway Worker Rescues Trapped Truck Driver

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Committee on Data Management and Analytics – known as CDMA – is hosting a free two-day virtual technical conference and meeting October 5-6. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT] The meeting’s program – available by clicking here – offers a platform to discuss data issues and challenges […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Association of State Energy Officials along with other organizations is sponsoring a free one-day virtual summit regarding the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure nationwide. [Above photo by the Colorado DOT] One of the five sessions within this virtual summit on September […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently appointed a new director of communications and marketing while hiring a new director of technology and digital strategy. Maggie Kasperski, AASHTO’s new director of communications and marketing, joined the organization in 2011 and held multiple positions during her tenure – interrupted briefly between 2014 and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published Framework for Assessing the Business Case ROI for Intercity Passenger Rail Corridor Investments, 1st Edition. EBP US Inc., with assistance from the Mineta Transportation Institute, prepared this new guide, which is a joint publication between AASHTO and the American Public Transportation Association. The new […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently established a series of COVID-19 protection protocols for its 2021 Council on Rail Transportation Annual Meeting, taking place in Milwaukee, September 28 through October 1. [Above photo by the Colorado DOT] AASHTO said attendees and staff must provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a […]

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Shawn Wilson – secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development – will join a panel discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion or DEI in transportation communications at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Committee on Transportation Communications, known as TransComm. Wilson, who also serves as […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Steel Bridge Alliance have jointly issued Guidelines for the Qualification of Structural Bolting Inspectors, 2nd Edition. The new guide supersedes the Recommendations for the Qualification of Structural Bolting Inspectors, 1st Edition, previously published by AASHTO and NSBA. To download a free copy of […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has officially opened the registration portal for the 2021 Committee on Transportation Communications – or TransComm – Annual Meeting. The event will be held virtually September 21 through 23. TransComm is comprised of state department of transportation communications and marketing professionals from all the 50 states, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published the 2020 AASHTO Salary Survey, which provides job classifications and salary information on positions currently used by the transportation industry. The 2020 survey – published in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic – contains 82 matched titles divided into five broad job categories. For […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a senior technical publications strategy specialist; a full-time position located at AASHTO’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. This job position supports AASHTO’s director of publications in the production management of the association’s technical publications: managing large and complex […]

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