July 23, 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
  • 12:28 pm Contentious House Hearing Examines FTA’s CIG Program, HTF Impact
  • 12:20 pm FHWA’s Hendrickson to Become AASHTO’s Deputy Director
  • 12:16 pm GAO Report Finds INFRA Grant Program Lacks Consistency, Transparency
  • 12:11 pm FHWA’s Nason Highlights Need to Reserve 5.9 GHz Spectrum for Transportation
  • 12:07 pm USDOT, FMCSA Step-Up Efforts to Deter Human Trafficking

Colorado, Michigan, and New Mexico nominated new department of transportation leaders as 2018 drew to a close, while outgoing Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) named an acting transportation secretary and Hawaii re-nominated its current transportation department director. All of them now await confirmation by their respective state legislatures. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) nominated Shoshana […]

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The California Air Resources Board issued a new rule on Dec. 14 that sets a “statewide goal” for its 200 public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission buses by 2040; a changeover that affects 12,000 units across the state. [Above photo by Proterra.] The agency noted in a statement that its Innovative […]

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The Arizona Department of Transportation is adding 25 new “high-tech” snow plow trucks to its fleet of 200 units; trucks equipped with lighter, more flexible 12-foot plow blades that can be adjusted from inside the cab. The agency added that those new trucks are being used almost exclusively on wider interstate highways, including I-17 and […]

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On Friday night, Jan. 11, the Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle – also known as State Route 99 – will be permanently shut down; marking the start of roughly three weeks of intensive construction work to move traffic into the new $3.3 billion, 2-mile-long SR 99 tunnel. [Above photo by WSDOT.] In a Dec. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will be participating in the Careers in Motion Networking Fair being held on January 13 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in Exhibit Hall A at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. AASHTO […]

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