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Voting now open for 11th annual Faces of Transportation contest

Brian Ethridge - Aug 26, 2014

Voting now open for 11th annual Faces of Transportation contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has opened online voting for the eleventh annual Faces of Transportation photography contest. Voters are invited to choose their favorite photograph from among 78 images being judged in three categories: "Quality of ...

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FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 11, 2014

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet your crew is able to safely remove snow and allow people, goods and services to begin moving again. That may soon ...

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7 state projects honored in northeastern America's Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 10, 2014

7 state projects honored in northeastern America's Transportation Awards

Seven northeastern state transportation projects have earned honors in America’s Transportation Awards, the sponsors announced Tuesday. The competition — hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — recognizes the ...

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AASHTO seeks nominations for annual Skills Contest

Amanda Bayhi - May 27, 2014

AASHTO seeks nominations for annual Skills Contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Transportation is seeking nominations for its annual Skills Contest, AASHTO Journal reports. The contest recognizes public-relations practitioners in state departments of transportation while allowing for an exchange of ideas. To ...

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Senate EPW releases MAP-21 Reauthorization Act

Amanda Bayhi - May 13, 2014

Senate EPW releases MAP-21 Reauthorization Act

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee on Monday night revealed the text of its surface transportation reauthorization bill. Dubbed the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act, the six-year bill would reauthorize surface transportation projects through fiscal year 2020 and is indexed for ...

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VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness Week events

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 07, 2014

VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness Week events

National Work Zone Awareness Week began Monday, and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will host an official kick-off event on Tuesday in Seattle. This year, the campaign takes place April 7-11 across the nation, with transportation agencies spreading the ...

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America’s Transportation Awards deadline extended to April 18

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2014

America’s Transportation Awards deadline extended to April 18

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has announced that the deadline to nominate a project for America’s Transportation Awards is now April 18. AASHTO said it extended the deadline by a week “to better accommodate its members.” In ...

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AASHTO adds video entries to 10th annual Faces of Transportation contest

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 03, 2014

AASHTO adds video entries to 10th annual Faces of Transportation contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is preparing to begin its annual Faces of Transportation photo contest. But this year, AASHTO is expanding the competition beyond just photography by allowing video entries. Themed “Transportation in America,” the ...

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'Nation at a Crossroads’ tool aims to educate about impact of Highway Trust Fund insolvency

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 27, 2014

'Nation at a Crossroads’ tool aims to educate about impact of Highway Trust Fund insolvency

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has unveiled a new informational tool that aims to educate the public and elected officials about the potential impact of an insolvent Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The HTF, which funds the ...

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IBTTA Twitter chat series to focus on transportation, tolling issues

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 21, 2014

IBTTA Twitter chat series to focus on transportation, tolling issues

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) on Tuesday will launch a series of Twitter chats that focus on transportation issues such as tolling funding and investment. Dubbed #TranspoChat, the monthly series will kick off Tuesday at 3 p.m. Eastern ...

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Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 02, 2014

Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Rep Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), both chair of their respective chamber’s transportation committee, on Thursday each reiterated President Obama’s message that the new highway bill is about job creation and retention, according to our sister site, ...

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Sen. Boxer, Rep. Shuster, Transportation Secretary Foxx to talk Highway Trust Fund at AASHTO Briefing

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 20, 2014

Sen. Boxer, Rep. Shuster, Transportation Secretary Foxx to talk Highway Trust Fund at AASHTO Briefing

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are slated to speak at an event next week hosted by the American Association of State ...

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