August 17, 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
  • 12:26 pm Survey Finds Consumers “Lack Confidence” in Autonomous & All-Electric Vehicles
  • 12:22 pm AASHTO President: “Transportation Represents Freedom”
  • 12:19 pm Leadership Reset Underway for Several Transportation Agencies
  • 12:13 pm IIHS Study: Street-Level Protected Bike Lanes Need Improvements
  • 12:08 pm FRA Unveils NOFO for $244M in FY 2019 CRISI Grants

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced two winners of its third annual “Safety Message Contest” on June 14; a contest that seeks a “clever play on words” to encourage the adoption of safer motor vehicle operator habits. After tallying more than 5,000 votes for the 15 safety message finalists, the winners were Mitzie Warner of […]

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Twelve years ago, the U.S. Senate officially created National Pollinator Week as a way to focus on supporting the species of ants, butterflies, beetles and other wildlife that are responsible for helping pollinate more than 80 percent of the world’s flowering plants. To that end, state departments of transportation highlighted their efforts to support pollination, often by […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently made appointments to its Committee on Human Resources and Committee on Civil Rights. The organization re-appointed Lee Wilkinson (above left), director of the operations and finance division at the Iowa Department of Transportation, to a new two-year term as chair of the Committee on Human […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials just released the second of three 2019 updates for its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing and AASHTO Provisional Standards reference compendium – a publication typically referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. [Above photo by the Washington State DOT.] The […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Multistate Transit Technical Assistance Program has elected four new members to its steering committee, each of whom will serve a three-year term starting on July 1. They are: Brodie Ayers, transit project coordination unit manager for the division of transit and rail at the Colorado Department […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is re-opening recruitment for two positions in its Washington, D.C., headquarters office. The first job opening is for Web/Database Administrative Coordinator; a grade 7 position within the organization’s engineering team. This position provides program support in updating and managing information in databases, spreadsheets, and on websites […]

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