AASHTO Revenue Matrix Out Now While public officials continue to discuss ways to fund a new surface transportation authorization, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has updated its popular matrix of revenue generating options with new easy-to-understand graphics.
AASHTO Revenue Matrix Video As the discussions continue in the nation’s Capital on ways to fund a new surface transportation authorization, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is releasing an updated matrix of 38 funding options, for Congress to consider. This Transportation TV video gives viewers an up close look at AASHTO’s 2014 Funding Matrix –a new technical tool designed to offer solid information about the many ways surface...
100 Days - 100 Years: Social Media Campaign Around Highway Group's History Nabs Thousands of Viewers It started as an idea to build a social media audience with a series of themed messages about the history and approaching 100th birthday of what became the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Now, just past the halfway point, it's already clear that thousands of viewers are tracking those tales.
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AASHTO Centennial Promo Video: Gear Up! This is AASHTO'S centennial year! Watch this video and join the celebration by gearing up. From baseball caps and polo shirts to pens and coffee mugs -- find something for yourself or purchase that perfect gift. Watch this video to see what's available and how to make your purchase today! AASHTO: A Century of Achievement for a Better Tomorrow -- 1914 to 2014.
Centennial Video on AASHTO Wows Audience at Annual Meeting Gala Celebration
A nearly 10-minute video that looks at the history of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials was the star of the gala dinner celebration during the annual meeting in Charlotte, N.C.
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Foxx Calls on AASHTO Members for Help Pushing Congress on Long-Term Funding
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called on AASHTO members to strengthen their push for Congress to pass a new federal highway and transit bill, citing examples of past success when AASHTO strongly engaged the funding issue and a recent example by Tennessee Transportation Commissioner John Schroer.
Wyoming’s Cox Takes Presidency; Iowa’s Trombino Elected Vice President
The AASHTO board of directors – made up of transportation department chief executives from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico – elected Wyoming Department of Transportation Director John Cox as the association's president for the year ahead and Iowa DOT Director Paul Trombino III as vice president.
Gov. McCrory Talks Long-Term Planning, Development With AASHTO Members
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory gave AASHTO members at the annual meeting some first-hand lessons in the value of long-term transportation planning and backing it up with revenue to improve economic development.
Acting FHWA Chief Sees ET-Plus Crash Test Results Available Late Jan-Early Feb
Acting Federal Highway Administrator Greg Nadeau told AASHTO's Board of Directors he expects to make available by late January 2015 or early February the results of eight crash tests to be conducted on the Trinity Industries ET-Plus guardrail end terminals.
Board Approves New Strategic Plan to Guide AASHTO Policies in the 2014-2019 Period
The AASHTO board of directors approved a new five-year strategic plan during its annual meeting to steer the organization for 2014–2019. It envisions AASHTO supporting state transportation department members through policy development, advocacy, technical services and leadership training.
California, Florida DOTs Win for Projects in America’s Top Transportation Awards
AASHTO, AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce named the California Department of Transportation as winner of the Grand Prize in the 2014 America's Transportation Awards competition that judges major road and bridge projects, while the Florida DOT took the peoples' choice award.
Motorist from coast to coast got a wake-up call this week as a blast of cold weather brought snow and/or freezing temperatures to just about every state in the country. When winter weather strikes roads can become impassible and vehicle...
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Top Minnesota Transportation Lawmakers Say Gas Tax Outdated
Florida Legislators Working on Transportation Funding Suggestions
New Jersey Lawmakers Seek Roadmap to Fund Transportation
West Virginia Gets $291,000 for Highway Safety Programs
Montana and Railroads Developing Plans for Oil Train Safety
Railroads Hope to Avoid Freight Gridlock Through Chicago this Winter
North Carolina Railroad OKs $13 Million Investment
Connecticut Busway to Begin Service in March
Airlines Preemptively Cancel 200 Flights for Today
188 House Members Urge Norwegian Air Rejection
Florida DOT's Billy Hattaway Recognized for Pedestrian Safety Efforts
US DOT Delays Truck Size and Weight Study
FRA Issues Industry-Wide Safety Advisory on Roadway Worker Authority Limits
BTS Releases September 2014 North American Freight Numbers
In Time for Holiday Travel, FAA Takes Another NextGen Step
Recipe for Safe Thanksgiving Travel: Patience, Preparation
US DOT's 2014 ITS Benefits, Costs and Lessons Learned Report and Fact Sheets Available Online
Research Pays Off: Roadway Safety on Indian Reservations
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