2014 AASHTO Washington Briefing The Washington Briefing is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with your colleagues on the issues and challenges facing state transportation departments. This three-day event brings together the who's who in the transportation industry and provides a forum to share our vision and address critical issues directly with Members of Congress. Past Washington Briefing speakers and guests have included the US Secretary of the Department of...
AASHTO Centennial Blog to Post Nation’s Stories about Travel in America The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is celebrating its 100th birthday by encouraging the traveling public to share its experiences and memorabilia about the many positive ways transportation has touched their lives.
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AASHTO's 100th Anniversary Website In November 1914 a small group of 14 state highway engineers met at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia to discuss the creation of an association that would address the unique concerns of the public officials responsible for "getting America out of the mud." AASHTO turns 100 years old next year, and this website allows you to see where transportation began, how far it has come, and where the future leads.
President's FY 2015 Budget Features Four -Year Surface Transportation Reauthorization Proposal
On Tuesday, President Obama released his plan for a four-year surface transportation reauthorization as part of his fiscal year 2015 budget.
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TRIP Report Highlights Surface Transportation Projects Most Urgently Needed for Nevada's Economic Growth
Nevada will need to move forward with various critical surface transportation projects in order to create and maintain that state's economic growth, according to a new report released this week by transportation nonprofit TRIP. The report specifically identifies the 25 most urgent transportation ...
Pennsylvania DOT Provides Additional Mobility, Transit Option with New Bus Service
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials announced Tuesday that the community of Carlisle, Penn., will see the new public transit service – the Carlisle Circulator, run by Capital Area Transit (CAT) – within the next six weeks.
California DOT Completes Project to Reduce Congestion and Fuel Emissions on Busy Interstate
California Department of Transportation officials announced Wednesday the completion of 10 miles of new carpool lanes that will encourage motorists to carpool, which will relieve congestion, provide greater transportation options, and reduce fuel emissions in San Diego.
Iowa DOT Keeps Drivers Safer with Live Snowplow Cameras
Iowa Department of Transportation is keeping motorists across the state informed on road conditions during snowstorms and their aftermath with new snowplow cameras, allowing drivers to see what roads are really like and make better travel decisions.
Texas DOT Launches Online Crash Report Purchase System to Save Time, Increase Efficiency
Texas Department of Transportation last week announced a new online system that allows the public to access vehicle crash reports faster and easier than ever before.
Biennial Federal Report Finds Continued Transportation Infrastructure Investment Deficit
A new federal report released last week shows that the United States is under investing in surface transportation infrastructure by more than $23 billion a year.
Traffic Congestion Climbs, Signaling Growing Economy, INRIX Says
Traffic intelligence platform INRIX released its Traffic Scorecard Annual Report this week, announcing that congestion on the nation's roadways jumped in 2013 after two years of congestion declines.
Pedestrian Deaths Declining for First Time in Years, Preliminary 2013 Data Say
According to a report released Wednesday by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the number of pedestrian fatalities across the country is declining for the first time in years.
House T&I Panel Discusses Value of Public-Private Partnerships in Highway and Transit Projects
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's special panel on public-private partnerships held a hearing on Wednesday to talk specifically about these partnerships for highway and transit projects, gaining insight on a range of issues pertaining to transportation PPPs.
Transportation Construction Coalition Launches "Hardhats for Highways" Campaign, Targets Congress
A newly launched campaign by the Transportation Construction Coalition is hoping to educate Congress on how many jobs depend on federal investments in transportation infrastructure, namely for highway and transit projects.
Carper Named to Chair Senate EPW Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, announced last week that Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE) will lead the Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Carper fills the vacant spot left by Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), who retired from the Senate ...
Minnesota DOT's Mulvihill Named to AASHTO Highway Traffic Safety Committee
Minnesota Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner and Chief Engineer Susan Mulvihill has been appointed to serve on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Standing Committee on Highway Traffic Safety. Mulvihill was appointed by AASHTO President and Kentucky ...
AASHTOWare Bridge Product Wins National Award
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) recently named an AASHTOWare bridge program winner of a national award for excellence in engineering.
Nominations Open for AASHTO National Transportation Leadership Institute
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials announced this week that it is now accepting nominations for the upcoming AASHTO National Transportation Leadership Institute, the organization's graduate-level management training program designed to supplement engineering ...
Watch Special Coverage of 2014 AASHTO Washington Briefing on Transportation TV
This week on Transportation TV, watch excerpts from speeches by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Chair Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), House Committee Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA), and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The speeches were delivered ...
In this Transportation TV News Update Special Report, watch excerpts from speeches by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) chairman of the House Transportation and...
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Indiana Transportation Funding Bill Gets Final Vote
Illinois DOT Asking Lawmakers for More Money
Mr. Obama's Risky Transportation Plan
Transit Ridership Reaches Highest Level Since 1956
Kansas DOT Seeks Sponsors to Bring Technology to Rest Stops
Michigan DOT's 'Reality Check' Clears Up Common Transportation Myths
Texas DOT Launches New Technology to Reduce Congestion for Travelers Headed to Port Aransas During Busy Spring Break
Minnesota DOT's Susan Mulvihill Named to AASHTO Highway Traffic Safety Committee
Special Coverage of 2014 AASHTO Washington Briefing
Oregon Travel Experience Takes Upscale Approach to Management of Rest Areas
Transportation Construction Coalition Launches 'Hardhats for Highways' Campaign, Targets Congress
Commercial Drone Pilots Cheer Judge Finding Against FAA
TSA Halts Testing on Technology to Screen Passengers' Online Data
In Indianapolis, a Bike Path to Progress
A Little Homework Makes Spring Break Travel Smoother, Safer
Transportation Sector Loses 3,600 Jobs
New Boston Mayor's Legislative Skills Needed on Transportation
Bridge Scandal Relegates 'Traffic Study' to Punch Line
Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics 2013, Volume 1
Sustainable Energy and Transportation Strategies, Research, and Data
March 10, 2014