June 19, 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
  • 12:07 pm EPW Leaders Join Effort for FAST Act Rescission Repeal
  • 12:02 pm Hearing Examines Potential 5.9 GHz Spectrum Changes
  • 11:54 am More Disaster Declarations as Midwest Flooding Continues
  • 11:51 am Fixing Highway Trust Fund Debated at Hearing on Trucking
  • 11:45 am Six State DOTs Win Awards in First Round of National Transportation Competition

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Public Transportation recently published its 37th annual Survey of State Funding of Public Transportation, which offers a snap shot of state-by-state investments in public transit. [Above photo by the Federal Transit Administration.] Available from the AASHTO Store by clicking here, the survey chronicles how […]

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Public private partnerships or P3s are being used more frequently by state departments of transportation to tackle a wide range of projects – everything from bridge replacement to highway lighting. [Above photo by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.] On top of that, a consensus study report issued last December by the National Academies of Sciences, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire an implementation specialist to help support the organization’s National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP. This job position is located at AASHTO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The implementation specialist will be responsible for the implementation of new products, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials released the first of three 2019 updates this month for its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing and AASHTO Provisional Standards – commonly referred to as the Materials Standards publication – which contain specifications, test methods, and provisional standards commonly used […]

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Two systems designated by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I., as “lead technologies” recently won a pair of safety awards. The Michigan Department of Transportation recently took home the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission 2018 Outstanding Traffic Safety Achievement Award for its Gateway Treatment. That low-cost safety […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council or TC3 recently launched a just-in-time or JIT video library, featuring more than 60 free videos in four broad categories: construction, maintenance, materials, plus traffic and safety. Those videos, which can be accessed at any time via TC3’s YouTube channel, share information […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Tim Henkel (above right), assistant commissioner-modal planning and program manager at the Minnesota Department of Transportation, as chair of its Committee on Performance-Based Management. The group also named John Milton (above left), director of enterprise and risk management at the Washington State Department of […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials released the second edition of its Manual for Bridge Element Inspection reference guide on March 25. [Above photo by the Virginia Department of Transportation.] This edition replaces two current AASHTO publications: The first edition of the MBEI, published in 2013, along with its 2015 Interim Revisions. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Paul Ajegba, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as chair of the Committee on Right of Way, Utilities, and Outdoor Advertising Control, known as CRUO. [Above photo by Michigan DOT.] This committee is tasked with reviewing and recommends changes […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials welcomed three new fellows to its engineering department at the group’s Washington D.C. headquarters. The three will each spend a year working on a variety of highway engineering, environmental, and policy issues for AASHTO. Marlon Spinks is a 17-year veteran of the Michigan DOT. He loves […]

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