December 8, 2021
  • 12:44 pm Governors, State DOT CEOs Talk Infrastructure at Summit
  • 12:41 pm Federal Modal Leaders Detail IIJA Priorities at Summit
  • 12:37 pm AASHTO Names Lee Deputy Director-Chief Policy Officer
  • 12:36 pm AASHTO Comments on CEQ’s Proposed NEPA Changes
  • 12:34 pm Congress Passes CR to Fund Federal Government

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – an equal opportunity employer – seeks to hire a program director for environment, a full-time position located at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The program director provides leadership and oversight for AASHTO’s environmental programs, including the Committee on Environment and Sustainability and its subcommittees: the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, the Associated General Contractors of America, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are leading an effort to urge the House of Representatives to pass the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act” or IIJA passed by the Senate on August […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has named the Top 12 finalists in the 2021 America’s Transportation Awards competition. [Above photo of the Brent Spence Bridge by the KYTC] State department of transportation projects in Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Utah have […]

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The Federal Transit Administration is making up to $409.6 million in competitive grants available to support building and maintaining transit buses and vans in communities nationwide. [Above photo by the MBTA] In a notice of funding opportunity issued September 21, the FTA said that grant money – available through the agency’s Grants for Buses and […]

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The U.S Department of Transportation is designating 44 transportation projects around the country as “INFRA Extra,” making them eligible to apply for credit assistance for up to 49 percent of their costs. [Above photo by the USDOT] Those projects made it to the final round for funding under the 2021 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America or INFRA […]

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The Federal Aviation Administration recently awarded more than $431.8 million in grants to support projects at 60 airports in 31 states plus Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. That funding comes from the final round of fiscal year 2021 Airport Improvement Program or AIP grants. [Above photo by the NCDOT] FAA added that due to the $100 […]

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U.S.-based Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI), Operation Lifesaver Canada, and the Association of Mexican Railroads joined forces this year to observe Rail Safety Week 2021 across North America September 20-26. [Above rail crossing photo via Wikipedia Commons] This annual weeklong event concentrates public attention on the need for rail safety education and saves lives by educating and empowering the […]

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Pennsylvania’s Public-Private Transportation Partnership Office has selected three private sector teams to compete for public-private partnership or P3 aimed at rehabilitating or replacing key bridges statewide. [Above photo by PennDOT] The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation – which oversees the Major Bridge P3 Initiative – said proposals from those three teams, which are comprised of consulting […]

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At a recent press event, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) highlighted the start of work on three transportation projects that will improve the efficient, safe and reliable travel for residents, businesses and visitors to the Tampa Bay area. [Above photo via the Florida Governor’s Office] Those projects – enhancements to the Howard Frankland Bridge, modernizing […]

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The recently opened 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in central Ohio is a connected highway project that seeks to enhance motor vehicle safety, reduce traffic congestion, and improve fuel economy. [Above photo by DriveOhio] This connected highway project – overseen by InnovateOhio, which coordinates service integration among state agencies – involves the Ohio Department of Transportation, […]

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