AASHTO Journal

Study: Disabled Vehicles Contributing to Roadway Crashes

Crashes involving stopped or disabled vehicles that may not have stood out enough to alert other motorists to the danger they pose are contributing to hundreds of roadway fatalities and thousands of injuries per year, according to a study conducted by Impact Research and highlighted by the Insurance Institute for …

AASHTO, APTA Issue High Speed Rail Investment Guide

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued an 18-page high-speed rail investment guide in partnership with the American Public Transportation Association. [Above photo by KTX II] AASHTO and APTA said they developed this guide to provide cities, metropolitan agencies, state departments of transportation, and federal agencies …

Bill Seeks to Create USDOT Traffic Signals Grant Program

Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., introduce a bill on June 14 to create a “Smart Technology Traffic Signals” grant program within the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve the functioning of traffic signals across the country through the implementation of what he called “innovative technologies.” [Above photo via Wikipedia Commons] The “Smart …

TRB Opens 15th Annual “Communicating Concepts” Contest

The Transportation Research Board is accepting entries for its 15th annual “Communicating Concepts with John and Jane Q. Public” competition, which will focus on efforts to highlight “new and emerging” transportation technologies that are transforming and reshaping how people and goods move from point A to point B. [Above image …

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Jun 04, 2021

Proposed House Surface Transportation Bill Provides Step Toward Reauthorization

Jun 02, 2021

ITS America, AASHTO Take Legal Action to Retain 5.9 GHz Band for V2X Technologies

May 26, 2021

Center for Environmental Excellence Unveils New Website Packed with Resources

May 24, 2021

AASHTO Applauds Senate EPW Leaders’ Bipartisan Reauthorization Legislation

Jun 23, 2021

AMENDED Press Release Interstate Closure due to AZ wildfires

Jun 22, 2021

Press Release Interstate Closure due to AZ wildfires

Jun 22, 2021

DelDOT Resumes Bicycle Safety Checkpoints

Jun 22, 2021

Arizona I-10 CLOSURE - Road Advisory - CLOSURE for FIRE between Benson & Wilcox

Jun 22, 2021

Proposed Bridge Replacement of Three Bridges on Old Hwy 10 East of Hysham

Jun 22, 2021

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