July 21, 2018
  • 3:24 pm WSDOT’s Roger Millar: “We Must Become Stewards of the Transportation System”
  • 3:20 pm Amazon Transportation and Logistics Executive Shares View of the Future
  • 3:18 pm FHWA: Truck Parking Survey Will Include Drayage, Short-Haul Drivers
  • 3:16 pm FTA Issues Two Final Safety-Related Rules
  • 3:14 pm FRA to Offer $318M Worth of Grants for Rail Infrastructure, Safety Improvements

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Transportation Vanguard Award, with submissions accepted from member transportation departments until August 17, 2018. Details the nomination process for the awards can be found at https://meetings.transportation.org/aashto-awards/. Send nominations via e-mail to pngethe@aashto.org as a single file in Microsoft Word format […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is welcoming Glenn Page aboard as the organization’s associate program director for project delivery, reporting to Jim McDonnell, AASHTO’s program director for engineering. Page (seen below) will be responsible for overseeing AASHTO staff on the project delivery team, as well as staffing the group’s research advisory […]

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Earlier this month, the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials finalized an agreement for a project that provides local and tribal transportation professionals, through funding from FHWA, with access to 120 courses available AASHTO Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council or “TC3” library. According to FHWA, access to the training […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is launching a completely revamped version of its 13 year-old transportation jobs web portal on July 1; a portal available to AASHTO members as well as other transportation-related organizations and companies. Since 2005, AASHTO has offered its members and job seekers the opportunity to advertise and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials along with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association held a free live-streaming webinar on May 14 entitled The State of Highway Investment: Plans, Promises and Predictions, focusing on both current trends and future plans for federal, state, and local surface transportation investments – especially in […]

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In a social media-driven era, when a smart messaging campaign can hook an audience to sell an idea and be amplified by tweets and likes, two examples stand out for transportation. In both Texas and Michigan, key officials cut videos that highlighted failings in their transportation infrastructure to advocate for more investment. In Texas, during a gubernatorial election in which he […]

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