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 National Weather Service recently named the Arizona Department of Transportation a “Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence” for agency innovations designed to improve driver safety and awareness during bad weather conditions. [Above photo by the Arizona DOT.] “Weather conditions in Arizona can bring extreme heat, blinding dust storms, flash flooding, thunderstorms, snow, ice and […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority are crafting a series of new bus lanes around Sweetser Circle in the city of Everett as part of the MBTA’s Rapid Response Bus Lane Program. [Above photo by the MBTA.] The Sweetser Circle project – part of a statewide MBTA-municipal collaborative program that […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has selected the University of Kansas to develop a new AASHTO Leadership Development Series starting in 2021 – one that will replace its existing National Transportation Management Conference, National Transportation Leadership Institute, and National Transportation Advanced Leadership Institute programs. The organization said those current leadership development […]

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The registration link for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials virtual annual meeting is now live. Originally planned to be held in Baltimore, MD, November 4-8, AASHTO decided to transition to a virtual annual meeting in August due to the COVID-19 pandemic – changing the meeting time as well to the week […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Scott Marler (above), director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as chair of the Committee on Transportation System Operations or CTSO. The CSTO committee focuses on harnessing transportation system operations, intelligent transportation systems, and other emerging technologies to improve the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Rail Transportation is turning its 2020 annual meeting into an all-virtual event October 5-6. The virtual meeting will cover a wide array of freight and passenger rail issues, including safety, transportation efficiency, federal policymaking, and state DOT rail planning requirements. Keynote speakers for the […]

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