January 20, 2021
  • 12:03 pm Infrastructure Investment Key to Economic Recovery, Groups Say
  • 12:00 pm GHSA Finds Uptick in Traffic Fatality Rate ‘Troubling’
  • 11:56 am AASHTO Expresses Concern over FCC’s 4.9 GHz Plan
  • 11:54 am State DOT Reports Highlight Importance of Airport Investment
  • 11:49 am USDOT Issues Highway/Rail Crossing Safety Grants
 

The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 or NEPA for short established regulations and processes for project planning and implementation to ensure the consideration of environmental impact and sustainability from transportation projects. The term “NEPA assignment” refers to the transfer of the Federal Highway Administration’s role for NEPA environmental reviews to a state department of […]

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The first annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials took place at the Raleigh Hotel in Washington D.C. on December 12, 1914 – a point in time when World War I was only five months old and Woodrow Wilson was at the start of the first of two terms as […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Melissa Batula (seen above), deputy secretary for highway administration for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as vice chair of the organization’s Council on Active Transportation. Batula became deputy secretary for highway administration in January following a 14-year career at PennDOT […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will be holding a new “roundtable webinar” series on Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO best practices. The first webinar in the series will take place on November 2 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST. To register for this webinar click here. Organized by […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire an administrative coordinator within its engineering division for its National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP. This full-time position is located at AASHTO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters: however, all employees are currently working from home due to the […]

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The publication division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has issued a new publications catalog. Organized by categories, the new catalog features the latest information concerning AASHTO’s publications, including descriptions, available formats, and prices. For additional information concerning the purchase of specific publications or details about it within the catalog, simply […]

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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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