May 16, 2021
  • 1:47 pm Treasury Offers Transportation Spending Guidance for ARP Funds
  • 1:43 pm State DOT CEOs Talk Transportation Equity at Hearing
  • 1:42 pm AASHTO Urges FHWA to Move Forward with MUTCD Revision
  • 1:37 pm FAA Issues Nearly $900M in Airport Improvement Program Grants
  • 1:26 pm State DOT Panel Examines Workforce Recruitment, Retention Issues

The Arkansas Department of Transportation officially designated a section of Highway 22 as the “True Grit Trail” on November 14 in recognition of the famous novel by Arkansas author Charles Portis. [Above photo via KARK TV News.] First published in the Saturday Evening Post and later released as a novel, “True Grit” is told from […]

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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) – a division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation – unveiled its 2019-2020 winter weather plan, which includes several modifications based on “lessons learned” from the 2018-2019 winter season. [Above photo by Paul Morris.] In a statement, the transit operator – which provides subway, bus, commuter rail, ferry, and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Transportation Communications Committee (known as TransComm) will hold a webinar on Thursday, December 5, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET on how to effectively communicate during winter weather situations. [Above photo by the Utah Department of Transportation.] The webinar will give state department of transportation […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is asking AASHTO Journal readers to help evaluate the quality of AASHTO’s communications by completing the 2019 Communications Survey, which can be accessed by clicking here. This annual poll tracks trends in AASHTO’s communication outreach efforts, examining those print and digital channels used by the organization […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Steel Bridge Alliance are jointly publishing a new steel bridge guide specification; one developed to establish and define the minimum requirements for the transportation, handling, and erection of steel bridge components as well as the quality and value in the completed bridge structure. […]

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Recently, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Center for Environmental Excellence – in collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration and the Association Metropolitan Planning Organizations – conducted a peer exchange on Environmental Justice Analysis Strategies at the 2019 AMPO Annual Conference. [Above photo by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.] That session provided […]

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