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 Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public input through October 9 via an interactive website for a freight plan compiled for its District 2 region: a plan that seeks to support the safe and efficient movement of agricultural commodities, forestry products, and manufactured goods. [Above photo by the Minnesota DOT.] The Minnesota DOT said […]

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The Colorado Department of Transportation is launching a new campaign called Uncomfortable High to curb marijuana-impaired driving: a campaign Colorado DOT created with input from state residents. [Above photo by the Colorado DOT.] As part of a statewide initiative called The Cannabis Conversation that began in 2017, the Colorado DOT set out to get feedback from state […]

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As part of the statewide focus on walking, walkable communities, and pedestrian safety, the Maryland Department of Transportation is joining with state and local agencies, nonprofits, and communities to host ‘Walktober’ – a month-long series of activities and four virtual webinars to be held in October. [Above photo via Wikimedia Commons.] Those four webinars – […]

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A System Safety Program Plan or SSPP, crafted by TransitAmerica Services Inc./Alternate Concepts (TASI) for the CTrail Hartford Line System, recently received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration — the first SSPP to be approved by the FRA in the country, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. [Above photo by CTrail.] “Being the first […]

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Marlene Hartinger, chief auditor for the Oregon Department of Transportation, is the new chair of the Committee on Internal and External Audit for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. For the last two years, she served as vice-chair of the committee. Hartinger, Oregon DOT’s chief auditor since 2005, originally joined the agency […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Transportation Communications, known as TransComm, is offering a new webinar as part of its continuing professional development series. The new webinar – entitled Creative Community Outreach — Building Strong Relationships (Even Virtually) – will be held on September 24 and details the public outreach […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence or NOCoE will reveal the overall winner of its second annual Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition on September 24 during a YouTube Live Event hosted by Jim Tymon, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The awards announcement and ceremony […]

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Twelve state department of transportation projects from Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin, are competing for the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Award in the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards contest. Sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, AAA, and the […]

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