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Our Way Forward

America's Transportation Future

Throughout our history, investments in transportation have led America forward. Now is the time to renew this legacy for the next generation.

Faces of Transportation

Faces of Transportation Photo/Video Contest Now Open!

Do you like photos of transportation? Do you like to *take* photos of transportation subjects? Do you like to see people in those photos? Well, get that camera ready - AASHTO announces the 11th annual Faces of Transportation photography contest! We’re looking for your best photographs and/or videos of people, projects, and personal experiences that demonstrate the benefits of transportation in America.

Check out the contest rules, guidelines, lots of great articles and tips at our Faces of Transportation blog at http://facesoftransportation.org! Enter today!

AASHTO Bookstore

Available for Pre-Order: The 35th Edition of the Materials Book

Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, 35th Edition and AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2015 Edition.

The 35th Edition of the Materials Book contains 479 materials specifications and test methods commonly used in the construction of highway facilities, including 71 revised and 19 new specifications and test methods.

Five volume set. Pre-order now for late July delivery.

Transportation TV

Two Minute State DOT Update: Idaho Hikes Its Gas Tax for Road Improvements

In this “Two-Minute State DOT Update” Brian Ness Director of the Idaho Transportation Department discusses passage this year by the Idaho legislature of a package of revenue enhancements for transportation that includes a gas tax increase. The increases are expected to generate $95 million annually. However Idaho’s total maintenance backlog of roadway projects is more than $262 million.

SECURITY

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

NOTICES

Meetings:
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee ,
38220–38221 [2015–16297]
 

RULES

Safety Zones:
Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display; Saint Lawrence River, Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY ,
37976–37978 [2015–16345]
 

Safety Zones:
Bay Village Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display; Lake Erie, Bay Village, OH ,
37978–37980 [2015–16354]
 

Safety Zones:
Erie Boom on the Bay Fireworks Display; Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA ,
37980–37982 [2015–16353]
 

Safety Zones:
Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display; Lake Ontario, Oswego, NY ,
37982–37984 [2015–16352]
 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives:
Airbus Airplanes ,
38036–38038 [2015–16165]
 

RULES

Airworthiness Directives:
The Boeing Company Airplanes ,
38038–38041 [2015–16154]
 

Airworthiness Directives:
The Boeing Company Airplanes ,
38033–38036 [2015–16155]
 

FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Meetings:
Medical Review Board ,
38265 [2015–16393]
 

PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Meetings:
Risk Modeling Methodologies Public Workshop ,
38266–38267 [2015–16265]
 

Special Permit Applications:
Hazardous Materials ,
38268–38271 [2015–15846]
 

Special Permit Applications:
Hazardous Materials ,
38271–38272 [2015–15848]
 

Special Permit Applications:
Hazardous Materials; Modifications ,
38267–38268 [2015–15847]
 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

RULES

Approval of Alabama's Request To Relax the Federal Reid Vapor Pressure Gasoline Volatility Standard for Birmingham, AL ,
38284 [2015–16390]
 

Approval of Alabama's Request To Relax the Federal Reid Vapor Pressure Gasoline Volatility Standard for Birmingham, AL ,
38284–38289 [2015–16392]
 

Transboundary Shipments of Hazardous Wastes Between Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Member Countries:
Revisions to the List of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Member Countries ,
37992–37994 [2015–16400]
 

FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

NOTICES

Agreements Filed ,
38200–38201 [2015–16231]
 

PROPOSED RULES

Organization and Functions; Rules of Practice and Procedure; Attorney Fees ,
38153–38158 [2015–16260]
 

RULES

Access to Commission Information and Records; Freedom of Information Act ,
37997–38001 [2015–16101]
 

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Requests for Nominations:
Transit Advisory Committee for Safety ,
38265–38266 [2015–16288]
 

SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

NOTICES

Discontinuance of Service Exemptions:
CSX Transportation, Inc.; Raleigh County, WV ,
38272–38273 [2015–16240]
 

Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemptions:
Delaware and Hudson Railway Co, Inc., Broome County, NY, et al. ,
38273–38274 [2015–16361]
 

The AASHTO Daily Transportation Update is published electronically Monday through Friday and is a service of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. For further information or comments please contact Zach O'Connor, zoconnor@aashto.org, or the AASHTO Daily Transportation Update's editor, Bernie Wagenblast at bernie@bwcommunications.net.

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