April 18, 2021
  • 11:45 am Joint Letter to Congress Calls for ‘Generational’ Infrastructure Investment
  • 11:44 am EPW Hearing Focuses on Highway Trust Fund Solvency Solutions
  • 11:43 am President Biden’s Preliminary FY 2022 Federal Budget Released
  • 11:41 am House T&I Republicans Issue Infrastructure Modernization Bill
  • 11:38 am USDOT Making $1B in Grants Available via RAISE Program

Matthew Yarnold (second from left in the photo above), assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University is the recipient of the 2021 Robert J. Dexter Memorial Award Lecture. [Above photo by Eric James.] The Steel Bridge Task Force Oversight Council of the American Iron and Steel Institute, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Humberto “Burt” Tasaico (seen above) to a two-year term as vice chair of the organization’s Transportation Policy Forum. Tasaico – the strategic initiatives and program support director for the North Carolina Department of Transportation – is a native of South America with undergraduate and […]

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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 – recently named the winners of its 2021 Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO Awards competition. NOCoE said in […]

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In this installment of the ‘On Time with Tymon’ video series, Jim Tymon – executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – provides a preview of the 2021 Washington Briefing, being held virtually February 23 through February 25. AASHTO’s annual Washington Briefing conference will focus on establishing partnerships with President […]

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In recognition of Black History Month, a new video from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials highlights the considerable contributions made by African Americans to the U.S. transportation system through innovation and resiliency. Included in the video are the stories of Elbert R. Robinson, Garret A. Morgan, Granville T. Woods and Carmen […]

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A monthly webinar series sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will focus on drone usage for communications purposes. [Above photo by the NCDOT.] That webinar – to be held February 18 and hosted by AASHTO’s Committee on Transportation Communications, known as TransComm – features insights from two veteran drone pilots […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has officially opened the registration portal for the group’s annual Washington Briefing meeting – held virtually in 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. AASHTO’s Washington Briefing serves as an opportunity for participants to hear from state departments of transportation leaders and industry executives on pressing […]

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In 2020, AASHTOWare formed a partnership with Numetric to deliver a brand-new safety product – AASHTOWare Safety Powered by Numetric – to state departments of transportation. To help state DOTs manage the data requirements of this new safety software package, AASHTOWare will be hosting a webinar on February 18 at 1:00 PM EST. Ivana Vladisavljevic, […]

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The 2020 annual report released by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials highlighted how the organization handled the challenges presented by the COVID-19 while maintaining its focus on supporting state departments of transportation. “AASHTO achieved many significant accomplishments in 2020, and chief among them was its support for state DOTs as they […]

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The 2020 annual report from the National Operations Center of Excellence highlights some of the many ways the organization continues to raise awareness regarding the benefits of transportation systems management and operations or TSMO across the country. As part of its ongoing outreach efforts, NOCoE – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway […]

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