AASHTO

Government, Business, Safety

New AASHTO Director Jim Tymon Outlines Goals for 2019

Tymon Tymon gives an interview on transportation policy. (aashtovideo via YouTube)

Advocating for a sustainable solution for the federal Highway Trust Fund will be a top priority for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ new leader.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2019
Government

AASHTO Names New Leaders

Illinois I-55 and Lake Shore Drive interchange Illinois DOT’s Interstate 55 and Lake Shore Drive interchange project won AASHTO's grand prize. (Illinois DOT/Flickr)

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has elected a new president, vice president and executive director during its annual meeting in Atlanta.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2018
Government, Safety

AASHTO Announces 12 America’s Transportation Awards Finalists

America's Transportation Awards The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Replacement Project in progress. (Caltrans via Youtube)

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has revealed which 12 transportation projects have entered the final phase of the America’s Transportation Awards competition.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Mid-America States Receive AASHTO Transportation Awards

Missouri I65 Interstate 65 in Missouri. (Counselman Collection/Flickr)

Five Midwestern states recently earned awards from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials for outstanding transportation projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2018
Government

AASHTO’s Top Western Members Earn Transportation Awards

California State Route 91 Junction of Interstate 15 and California State Route 91. Caltrans won in the public-private partnership large category for its State Route 91 corridor improvement project. (Ken Lund/Flickr)

Several states representing the western region of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials earned awards for outstanding transportation projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 14, 2018
Business

AASHTO’s Bud Wright Announces Retirement

Bud Wright, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, will retire at the end of the year.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 24, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Business, Labor Leaders Offer Support for Infrastructure Funding

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue Donohue by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — The chorus of support for funding highways and infrastructure grew louder last week with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveiling a four-point plan that would raise fuel taxes, expedite the permitting process, facilitate more private investment and help construction firms address a shortage of skilled labor.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 18, 2018
Government

State Transit Leaders Ask Chao to Delay Reporting Start Date

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations via YouTube

Chief executives from transit agencies are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to delay the start date for a federal mandate requiring the organizations to begin reporting on their performance management

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 11, 2017
Government

AASHTO to Tax Leaders: Advance Private Activity Bonds

The national group representing state transportation directors again called on tax policy leaders on Capitol Hill to produce tax reform legislation that would help advance infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 8, 2017
Government, Business

AASHTO Announces New Leaders, Transportation Award Winners

Boulder turnpike American Council of Engineering Companies, Colorado, via YouTube

The Departments of Transportation of both Colorado and Idaho were honored as top winners at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ annual meeting Sept. 27.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017

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