February 17, 2019
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 12:38 pm Transportation Funding to Flow Following Bicameral Legislative Agreement
  • 12:33 pm Senate Commerce Committee Holds Infrastructure Hearing
  • 12:27 pm USDOT to Open up its Regulatory ‘Guidance’ Documents to Review
  • 12:24 pm Trump Administration Issues Executive Order Regarding Artificial Intelligence
  • 12:16 pm Report Highlights How to Bring More Women into the Transportation Workforce

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently made appointments to two of its committees. Carmen Swanwick (above at right) from the Utah Department of Transportation will chair AASHTO’s Committee on Bridges & Structures, while Devin Townsend (above at left) with the Nebraska Department of Transportation will serve as a member of the […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence named the North Carolina Department of Transportation as the overall winner of its first annual Transportation Systems Management and Operations awards competition on Jan. 13 at the 2019 Transportation Research Board annual meeting in Washington, D.C.; beating three other finalists to take home the TSMO trophy. [Above photo: NOCoE’s […]

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At the 2019 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials highlighted two key resources available via its publication division: the 7th edition of its “Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets” manual, commonly referred to as the “Green Book,” and its Professional Engineer or PE Exam Kit. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials seeks to hire an implementation analyst to support its National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP and an administrative assistant for its Publications division. Both job positions are at located at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The implementation analyst will be responsible for the implementation of […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence plans to announce its annual Transportation Systems Management & Operations award winners on Sunday, Jan. 13, during the opening reception of the 2019 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The awards presentation will take place at 5:00 p.m. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will be participating in the Careers in Motion Networking Fair being held on January 13 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in Exhibit Hall A at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. AASHTO […]

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The policy division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is promoting Susan Howard (above, right) into the role as program director for transportation finance, effective Jan. 7, 2019, and is hiring Avital Barnea (above, left) to fill Howard’s current role as program manager for freight starting on Jan. 22, 2019. Howard […]

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The American Association for State Highway and Transportation Officials released the second edition of its “LRFD Bridge Design Guide Specifications for GFRP-Reinforced Concrete” on Dec. 12. This edition updates Load & Resistance Factor Design or LRFD specifications with descriptions of the “unique material properties” of glass fiber reinforced polymer or GFRP composite materials, as well […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials offers a unique opportunity for mid-level state transportation professionals with between eight and 15 years of experience working in the areas of engineering or transportation policy:  the Transportation Management Fellowship program. This program gives participants access to the nation’s top engineers, policy-makers, academics, and other transportation […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published three new “guide specifications” that focus on specific aspects of bridge design and construction. The first is “Guide Specifications for the Design of Concrete Bridge Beams Prestressed with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Systems, 1st Edition,” which addresses the design of prestressed concrete beams constructed of […]

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