June 28, 2016 - Industry News
As the U.S. Interstate Highway system turns 60, it is in dire need of repairs and improvements – and that will require a substantial increase in funding for the long-term, says a new report.
Tags: Department of Transportation, Highway Funding, AASHTO, Interstate, Infrastructure Funding, Interstate System
December 21, 2015 - Industry News
As much as 70% of state Departments of Transportation are tracking El Niño to make preparations for the unusual winter weather ahead, including increasing stocks of salt and de-icing chemicals, according to a new survey.
Tags: Road Salt, Department of Transportation, AASHTO, De-Icing, Winter Driving
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
The Department of Transportation has unveiled specifics about its Build America Transportation Investment Center, which aims to ease the “procedural, permitting, and financial barriers to increased infrastructure investment and development.”
Tags: DOT, Infrastructure, AASHTO, Infrastructure Funding
February 27, 2015 - Industry News
Lobbying by officials of State transportation departments can help get a long-term highway bill passed this year, say key U.S. Representatives and Senators at an annual Washington briefing presented by AASHTO.
Tags: Congress, Washington D.C., AASHTO, Highway Bill
February 28, 2013 - Industry News
The House of Representatives will begin oversight of the new federal highway program March 14 with a hearing to review implementation of key elements of last year’s highway bill.
Tags: Highways, Government, AASHTO, MAP-21, Infrastructure
February 13, 2013 - Industry News
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America along with major automakers, safety advocates and transportation officials from across the country, are joining together to urge the Federal Communications Commission to protect the 5.9 GHz band of spectrum.
Tags: AASHTO, CVSA, FCC, AAA
February 10, 2013 - Industry News
Transportation groups are voicing concern over a recent proposal to open up the 5.9 gigahertz band for unlicensed use, citing the need for that band to be utilized to save lives and improve overall safety through connected vehicle technology.
Tags: DOT, AASHTO, FCC
November 20, 2012 - Industry News
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Board of Directors voted to approve Frederick G. "Bud" Wright to be the seventh executive director to lead the nearly 100-year-old organization
Tags: AASHTO, FHWA
November 8, 2012 - Industry News
Despite the arrival of another storm last night, recovery efforts from the hurricane-turned-superstorm Sandy continue throughout the Northeast, while fuel problems have a domino effect in the Southeast
Tags: Sandy, FMCSA, AASHTO, FHWA, Diesel
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