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 Georgia Department of Transportation recently launched a new podcast series called ‘Ahead of the Curve’ to expand its engagement efforts with the public on a variety of issues. [Above image by the Georgia DOT] “The primary goal of Georgia DOT’s new podcast is to communicate directly with the public and the transportation industry about […]

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The Arizona Department of Transportation recently highlighted the benefits of its collaboration with the Arizona Game & Fish Department (AZGFD) to reduce elk-vehicle crashes on northbound I-17 south of Flagstaff in a blog post. [Above photo by Arizona DOT] In 2011, AZGFD noted a high number of elk-vehicle crashes occurred along a stretch of I-17 near Munds […]

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After reporting a record-breaking month in September, NC by Train – an intercity passenger rail service operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation – set another monthly record for ridership in October. [Above photo by NCDOT] The Carolinian and Piedmont trains carried 55,493 passengers in October, beating September’s record of 48,488 passengers by over […]

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A new report from the Iowa Department of Transportation quantifies the aviation industry’s impact on the state’s economy and quality of life for its residents. [Above photo by the Iowa DOT] The report shows that aviation generates $6.4 billion in economic impact for Iowa every year, which includes $1.8 billion related to airport activity and […]

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Joung Lee (seen above), deputy director-chief policy officer of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, recently sat down with the AASHTO re:source podcast to discuss implementation progress on the year-old $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA. [Above photo by AASHTO] Enacted November 2021, the IIJA provides $351 billion for […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the 2022 issue of AASHTO Magazine. [Above image by AASHTO] Available online and in print, the 2022 edition of the AASHTO Magazine – unveiled at the group’s annual meeting in Orlando October 19 through 23 – includes a wide array of stories from the state department […]

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