October 28, 2021
  • 1:12 am FHWA: Highway Trust Fund Should be Solvent into 2022
  • 1:09 am Panel: State DOTs Key to Improving Freight Connectivity
  • 1:04 am AASHTO’s Active Transportation Council Building “Research Roadmap”
  • 11:58 am AASHTO Survey Details Harm of Short-Term Funding Extensions
  • 11:54 am Senate Appropriations Releases FY 2022 USDOT Funding Bill

The Colorado Department of Transportation is poised to play a key role in a new transportation electrification strategy initiated by newly-elected Gov. Jared Polis (D). [Above photo by Colorado DOT.] In a 5-page executive order issued on Jan. 17, Gov. Polis directed the Colorado DOT to develop a departmental electric vehicle policy and a plan […]

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On Jan. 22, the Mississippi Transportation Commission approved $250 million for 163 Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund or ERBRF projects that aim to repair or replace 200 bridges – including 99 that are currently closed and another 91 that have posted weight restrictions. [Above photo by Mississippi Transportation Commission.] City and county governments get […]

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On Jan. 29, the American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials’ Council on Active Transportation will conduct a free one-hour webinar on bicycle and pedestrian project planning. [Above photo by North Dakota DOT.] Ben Ehreth and Steve Mullen from the planning/asset management division at the North Dakota Department of Transportation will provide an overview […]

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The annual “Washington Briefing” legislative conference organized by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials provides an opportunity for state department of transportation leaders and transportation industry executives to hear from and interact with key Capitol Hill policymakers on a range of issues, from infrastructure funding to autonomous vehicles. AASHTO’s 2019 Washington Briefing […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence brought five students looking to start a career in transportation systems management and operations or TSMO to the 2019 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting last week in Washington, D.C. [Pictured above, left to right: NOCoE Managing Director Patrick Son; Bryan Tran, University of Alberta; Diego Correa, New York University; […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently made appointments to two of its committees. Carmen Swanwick (above at right) from the Utah Department of Transportation will chair AASHTO’s Committee on Bridges & Structures, while Devin Townsend (above at left) with the Nebraska Department of Transportation will serve as a member of the […]

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