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FHWA hosts webinar on AASHTO’s PaveSuite

Amanda Bayhi - May 20, 2013

FHWA hosts webinar on AASHTO’s PaveSuite

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will host a webinar on PaveSuite on May 22 from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, according to AASHTO Journal. The webinar, titled “SR500 NHI Innovations: PaveSuite, Transforming Pavement Data into Informed Decision Making,” will ...

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Adventure Cycling, AASHTO kick off bike route campaign

Amanda Bayhi - May 03, 2013

Adventure Cycling, AASHTO kick off bike route campaign

Adventure Cycling Association is coordinating with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) U.S. Bicycle Route System to host the fourth annual month-long U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) fundraising campaign with the hope of raising $100,000 by the ...

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AASHTO hosts 9th annual Faces of Transportation photo contest

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 19, 2013

AASHTO hosts 9th annual Faces of Transportation photo contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AAASHTO) is hosting its ninth annual Faces of Transportation photography contest, which focuses on the people and projects that are making communities better and emphasizes the importance of transportation. Transportation department employees ...

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One Stop Shopping: AASHTO’s guide to state transportation funding initiatives

John Latta - Apr 18, 2013

One Stop Shopping: AASHTO’s guide to state transportation funding initiatives

Which state is doing what to fund transportation infrastructure projects? It can be hard keeping up as almost every states tries to find new money in hard times with increasing pressure from the infrastructure itself, whether it is simply aging or ...

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Are We Choosing Failure Over Success?

Better Roads Staff - Apr 03, 2013

Are We Choosing Failure Over Success?

Early in my career, I worked for a special interest consumer magazine that was getting beaten badly by the competition. In a series of meetings about how to save our magazine and our jobs, we identified the reasons we were ...

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It'll Cost How Much?

John Latta - Feb 19, 2013

It'll Cost How Much?

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com We know the current, ongoing lack of adequate investment in infrastructure will cost us. But just how much? Bluntly, a new report tells us that “unless the U.S. invests an additional $1.57 billion per year in infrastructure — ...

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It'll Cost How Much?

Better Roads Staff - Feb 07, 2013

It'll Cost How Much?

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   We know the current, ongoing lack of adequate investment in infrastructure will cost us. But just how much? Bluntly, a new report tells us that “unless the U.S. invests an additional $1.57 billion per year in infrastructure — ...

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Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

Better Roads Staff - Feb 07, 2013

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

    For the first time, pavement preservation is part of national surface transportation reauthorization legislation, which now explicitly supports preservation and asset management. Pavement preservation techniques are promoted as cost-effective and environmentally sustainable strategies designed to extend the life of existing pavements ...

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Kirk Landers: Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Jan 09, 2013

Kirk Landers: Editor Emeritus

The bridge you are crossing is sponsored by…       When we talk about public-private partnerships, we mostly think of tollways and tolled bridges. But in this age of tax aversion and desperate underfunding, states are exploring smaller-dollar possibilities for the concept, some ...

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Cracking Cold

Better Roads Staff - Feb 17, 2012

Cracking Cold

Solving the Riddle of RAP and Thermal Cracking   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in hot-, warm- and cold-mix asphalt is growing dramatically, as tests validate its use in ever-increasing quantities. But there are fears that higher quantities ...

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What AASHTO thinks about report ‘Measuring Transportation Investments: The Road to Results’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 11, 2011

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials on May 11 commented on the conclusions of a new report released by the Pew Center on the States and the Rockefeller Foundation. A statement by John Horsley, AASHTO executive director, on ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

RoadWorks

By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson     PIRG Blasts Highway Advocates; ARTBA Blasts PIRG The report is nothing if not blunt: “Highways do not, and — except for brief periods in our nation’s history — never have paid for themselves ...

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