February 7, 2023
  • 1:19 pm AASHTO Joins “First Movers” Roadway Safety Partnership
  • 1:15 pm FRA to Expand Passenger Rail Grant Amount
  • 1:10 pm Amtrak: Entering ‘Exciting Time’ for Passenger Rail
  • 1:08 pm AASHTO Asks FMCSA for Emergency Exemption Clarifications
  • 1:05 pm ETAP Podcast: NYSDOT Details Transportation Resilience Efforts

The Kansas Department of Transportation has launched a statewide survey – open until November 24 – to learn state residents think about the mechanisms used to fund highway and bridge maintenance and construction. [Above photo by the Kansas DOT] The survey is part of a project examining the feasibility of switching to a vehicle miles […]

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear (D) recently hosted a ceremony highlighting the placement of new roadside signs recognizing the state’s two historically black colleges and universities or HBCUs. [Above photo via the Kentucky Governor’s Office] He noted that contractors hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are installing five signs on two Kentucky interstates and a local […]

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The National Operations Center for Excellence or NOCoE recently named the winners of its 2021 Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO competition. NOCoE – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, with support from the Federal Highway […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published a policy paper outlining the ten key policy principles needed for connected and automated vehicles or CAVs – a paper intended to be a “living document,” reviewed and updated every year to reflect changes in technology and policy. [Above photo via Wikimedia Commons] “To […]

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Seventeen states recently took home at least one award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recognizing outstanding work in a range of communications skills, tactics and campaigns. AASHTO’s Committee on Transportation Communications – known as TransComm – sponsors this annual skills awards competition in order to facilitate the sharing of best practices and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued a new publications catalog. The new index – entitled AASHTO Publications Catalog-2021, Volume 4 – includes the latest information concerning the organization’s publications, including descriptions, available formats, and prices. AASHTO also noted that the paperback version of its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and […]

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