August 24, 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
  • 1:04 pm State DOTs Sign Letter Supporting Preservation of 5.9 GHz Spectrum
  • 1:01 pm America’s Top 12 Transportation Projects Vying for Two Prestigious Awards
  • 12:55 pm Traffic Congestion Keeps Climbing, Says Latest Urban Mobility Report
  • 12:51 pm WOTUS Rule Loses Again in Federal Court
  • 12:40 pm Researchers Seeking Ways to Toughen Infrastructure Against Tsunamis

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Research Advisory Committee Work Group has compiled a series of “how to” white papers to help state DOTs tailor National Cooperative Highway Research Program research “needs statements” more effectively. [Above photo by Jeminus.] The RAC said its series includes white papers on a variety of research […]

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State department of transportation executives Roger Millar, Laurie Berman, and David Bernhardt (left to right in photo above) were all recently appointed to two-year terms to chair key committees and councils for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, will chair AASHTO’s Council on […]

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The AASHTOWare Project Task Force has officially kicked off a development project to expand the initial functionality of its AASHTOWare Project Data Analytics software. This effort is part of a process AASHTOWare – a software suite offered through an American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials technical service program – began back in June […]

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George McAuley, deputy secretary of highway administration for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as the chair of the steering committee guiding the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I. [Above photo by PennDOT.] Formerly called the AASHTO Technology Implementation Group, the […]

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From now until April 12, states can nominate up to three projects for the 2019 America’s Transportation Awards; a program in its 12th year that helps showcase why transportation infrastructure – and why properly funding it – is vital to supporting the nation’s economy while improving quality of life for its citizens. Sponsored by the […]

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Russell McMurry (seen above), commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has been appointed to a two-year term as chair of the American Association of Stater Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Highways and Streets. McMurry – appointed to be Georgia DOT’s commissioner by a unanimous vote of the State Transportation Board in January 2015 […]

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The annual American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Washington Briefing – being held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington D.C. – will focus on legislative issues related to transportation policy and infrastructure funding; issues that will be directly addressed by some of the nation’s key transportation policymakers […]

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Drew Gilmore, administrator of the Office of Real Estate within the Ohio Department of Transportation, was recently appointed vice chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Committee on Right-of-Way, Utilities, and Outdoor Advertising Controls or CRUO. It is a committee tasked with reviewing and recommends changes to laws, rules, regulations, and […]

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Each year, the Research Advisory Committee of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials asks state departments of transportation to identify and document recently completed “high-value” research projects. The RAC then publishes an annual compilation of all these projects in a document called Research Impacts: Better – Faster – Cheaper, which helps eliminate […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence recently held its inaugural Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition to highlight how various transportation agencies across the country are using TSMO and an operations focused approach to save lives, time, and money on the nation’s roadways. The group’s first-ever TSMO competition garnered 60 submissions from […]

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