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Daily Transportation Update

FUNDING

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INFRASTRUCTURE

SAFETY

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TRANSIT

AVIATION

SECURITY

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

AASHTO Centennial

AASHTO Centennial Sponsor Recognition Video

​The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), is celebrating its 100th year. Over the past century AASHTO and its member departments of transportation in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, have benefited from the strong partnerships forged in both the public and private sectors. No organization can accomplish great things alone. This video acknowledges the sponsors who are making AASHTO’s National Centennial Celebration possible.​

AASHTO Bookstore

AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Customary U.S. Units, 7th Edition

The AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications are intended for use in the design, evaluation, and rehabilitation of bridges, and are mandated by the Federal Highway Administration for use on all bridges using federal funding. These Specifications employ the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methodology using factors developing from current statistical knowledge of loads and structural performance.


This new edition includes clearer direction on seismic isolation design, as well as a number of major updates and revisions to the following sections: Section 3, Loads; Section 4, Structural Analysis; Section 5, Concrete; Section 6, Steel; Section 10, Foundations; Section 11, Abutments; and Section 12, Buried Structures.

AASHTO Bookstore

Guide for Geometric Design of Transit Facilities on Highways and Streets, 1st Edition

This guide provides a comprehensive reference of current practice in the geometric design of transit facilities on streets and highways, including local buses, express buses, and bus rapid transit operating in mixed traffic, bus lanes, and high-occupancy vehicle lanes, as well as bus-only roads within street and freeway environments. It also covers streetcars and LRT running in mixed traffic and transit lanes, and within medians along arterial roadways.

SECURITY

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Federal Register Information

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives
Airbus Airplanes
50869–50872 [2014–20257]
 

Airworthiness Directives
Airbus Airplanes
50872–50875 [2014–20261]
 

Airworthiness Directives
50863–50867 [2014–20262]
 

Airworthiness Directives
Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes
50880–50883 [2014–20223]
 

Airworthiness Directives
Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes
50860–50863 [2014–20263]
 

Airworthiness Directives
Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (Embraer) Airplanes
50857–50859 [2014–20260]
 

Airworthiness Directives
The Boeing Company Airplanes
50867–50869 [2014–20204]
 

Airworthiness Directives
The Boeing Company Airplanes
50875–50877 [2014–20218]
 

Airworthiness Directives
The Boeing Company Airplanes
50877–50880 [2014–20221]
 

NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals; Correction
50982–50983 [2014–20239]
 

MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Meetings
Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council
50981 [2014–20305]
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel FIFTH WIFE
 

Requests for Administrative Waivers of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Vessel GLOBALHOPPER
50982 [2014–20282]
 

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NOTICES

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger Vessels
50980–50981 [2014–20323]
 

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.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ernie Cochran at ecochran@aashto.org.

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