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 BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host an hour-long webinar on Oct. 17 from 3 pm to 4 pm that will explore ways that state departments of transportation and tribal governments can collaborate together better on a range of transportation projects. The webinar will highlight successful examples of collaboration and leadership from […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the 7th edition of its “Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets” manual – commonly referred to as the “Green Book” – which is considered by many to be the pre-eminent industry guide to current highway and street design research and practices. AASHTO […]

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An innovative fix for a congestion-plagued interchange connecting people to some of Chicago’s most popular destinations and a bikeable/walkable greenway connecting neighborhoods (seen above) along Atlanta’s north side were the winning projects in the 2018 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The Illinois Department of Transportation’s $135 million Interstate 55 and Lake Shore Drive Interchange project earned […]

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Kirk Steudle (above, right, in photo by Georgia DOT), the retiring director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, was given a Special Presidential Merit Award at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual meeting Sept. 20-24 in Atlanta. The award recognized Steudle’s 31-year career with the Michigan DOT that encompassed a range […]

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Collin Castle from the Michigan Department of Transportation (above, center, in  photo by Georgia DOT) and Alison Ragan with the Wyoming Department of Transportation were named the winners of the 2018 Transportation Vanguard Award during the annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in Atlanta Sept. 20-24. The award is […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials made four recent hires for its policy division and AASHTOWare product group. Oscar Bermudez, Sofie Rhoads, and William Lusk are joining AASHTO’s policy team and will be based at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. Bermudez is the new program specialist for environment at AASHTO and will […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials seeks to hire a project engineer at its Washington, D.C., headquarters location to support its National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP. The project engineer will be responsible for the implementation of new products, monitor the sustainability of current NTPEP technical committees, and serve as a […]

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A group of 12 transportation projects, culled from four regional competitions, are now in the final round of the 11th annual America’s Transportation Awards competition – with the two winning entries to be announced at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Annual Meeting in Atlanta on Sunday, Sept. 23. In April, 35 state […]

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Eight transportation projects in five mid-America states won awards during the fourth and final regional America’s Transportation Awards competition, with the three highest-scoring ones moving on to compete among the “Top 12” projects in the country for two “Grand Prize” winning designations that will be announced at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released the third of three 2018 updates to its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, commonly referred to as the “Materials Standards.” The August update includes 10 new and 21 revised standards, with revisions to the […]

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