January 27, 2021
  • 6:54 am Safety, Infrastructure Touted at USDOT Secretary-Designee Hearing
  • 6:52 am Biden-Harris Administration Crafting COVID-19 Relief, Infrastructure Plan
  • 6:49 am AASHTO Sets 2021 Transportation Policy Priorities
  • 6:42 am Biden-Harris Administration Announces USDOT Appointees
  • 6:39 am ACI Report: COVID-19 Pandemic Will Cost Airports Billions
 

Both Florida and Virginia are tapping their respective share of Volkswagen (VW) Settlement funds to make “clean technology” investments, including electric vehicle (EV) recharging infrastructure, zero-emission all-electric port cargo handling equipment, and the purchase of all-electric vehicles for state government fleet use. [Above photo by the Florida Department of Management Services.] Florida plans to invest […]

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently issued a video reviewing the benefits of the now-complete I-94 North-South project in the southeast part of the state. Finished on time and on budget, this project modernized an 18.5-mile stretch of interstate – improving outdated roadway design to help improve work commutes, traveling to tourist destinations, and shipping […]

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued more than $2 million worth of Transportation Alternatives or TA grants to help fund a variety of urban and rural for transportation improvement projects across the state. [Above photo by the North Dakota DOT.] Bill Panos, director of the North Dakota DOT, noted in a statement that those […]

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued a range of COVID-19 guidance as it restarted Adopt-A-Highway activities across the state on July 8. “As Pennsylvania reopening efforts continue, these vital volunteer clean-up activities will resume,” explained Yassmin Gramian, PennDOT secretary, in a statement. “I am grateful to the thousands of volunteers and encourage their continued vigilance […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shawn Smith, senior project manager with the Maine Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as the vice chair for its Committee on Construction. A 30-year veteran of the Maine DOT, Smith’s career experience spans highway reconstruction, pavement preservation, and bridge repair activity to […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shante Hastings (seen above), chief engineer for the Delaware Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as vice chair of the Steering Committee for the AASHTO Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I. Formerly called the AASHTO Technology Implementation Group, A.I.I. aims to accelerate the adoption […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Multi-State Transit Technical Assistance Program or MTAP Steering Committee elected a new chair and vice chair on July 14. The new chair of the MTAP Steering Committee is Don Chartock, deputy director of the public transportation division at the Washington State Department of Transportation. A 20-year […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a program specialist for transportation finance and a program specialist for policy and government relations – both full-time positions based at AASHTO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The program specialist for transportation finance supports the programs and tasks delivered by […]

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