More Articles for American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

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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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

Financial District

Playing with a New Deck The rules of the transportation funding game have changed in Washington. By John Latta Rules about how things may be, can be, should be and are done on Capitol Hill are rarely written simply. And if they are, ...

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RoadScience

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

RoadScience

Hot, Cold and Green (and the 3Es) In-place pavement recycling meets a variety of needs. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Green construction now is the No. 1 theme in roadbuilding, and hot-in-place pavement recycling (HIR) and cold-in-place pavement recycling (CIR) have taken on the ...

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Lattatudes

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

Lattatudes

A view from a bridge By John Latta Down on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in Biloxi a few weeks ago, I took a drive to see the new ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Changes Coming Thick and Fast from “Activist” EPA Is the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) close to creating, by coincidence, a perfect regulatory storm that could affect highway and bridge work across the country? The agency is working on new standards and ...

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Rural America's Vital Road Needs 'Overlooked'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2010

Politicians and planners involved in "policy discussions" about future transportation funding and development are overlooking the people of rural America. So says John Horsley, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). For the complete story, ...

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Kirk Landers

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

Kirk Landers

Autumn Reading By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus Early September brought a quick end to the hazy, escapist days of summer. First came an Innovation NewsBriefs newsletter saying that sentiment is growing in Washington, DC to keep the federal highway funding where it’s at ...

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Road Science Tutorial: Many paths to low-energy asphalt mixes

Better Roads Staff - Jun 01, 2010

Road Science Tutorial:  Many paths to low-energy asphalt mixes

In-plant foamed asphalt processes grow in popularity as producers, contractors and agencies embrace warm mix asphalt By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Warm mix asphalt (WMA) is created by mixing a solid chemical compound additive with hot mix asphalt in the plant. Except ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Mileage Fee System Possible By 2015 says RAND Report – By Audrey Dutton, Washington Bureau, The Bond Buyer newspaper   A mileage-based revenue system to fund federally assisted transportation projects could be implemented within about five years, the RAND Corp. said in a ...

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