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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
Government, Business

‘Stars Really Are Aligning’ on Infrastructure Funding, AASHTO Official Says

Eugene Mulero/TT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Washington’s legislative landscape is fertile for advancing a long-term infrastructure funding package this year, a senior official with the group representing state transportation directors said March 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 29, 2017
Government, Business

Long-Term Funding Plan, Freight Connectivity Top AASHTO’s Agenda

Establishing a long-term funding plan for highway projects, and enhancing access for commercial vehicles along freight corridors are among the top policy priorities this year for the association representing the states’ departments of transportation.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Business

AASHTO Honors Idaho’s Transportation Department for Innovation

The Idaho Transportation Department’s employee-driven innovation program has been saluted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.  

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
January 18, 2017
Business

Joint AASHTO, AAPA Report Calls for More Investment in Freight Infrastructure

Chris Kuhlman

In commemoration of the first anniversary of the FAST Act becoming law, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Association of Port Authorities released their State of Freight II report Dec. 6.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
Government, Business

Maine Transportation Commissioner Elected AASHTO President

David Bernhardt, the transportation commissioner in Maine, was elected president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials by the organization’s board at its annual meeting Nov. 15 in Boston.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Government

Anthony Foxx to AASHTO Members: Push Congress for Long-Term Transportation Plan

Jonathan S. Reiskin/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx urged state transportation officials meeting here to lobby their members of Congress on the necessity of passing a long-term surface transportation program that will facilitate expansion of the nation’s economy and population.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 25, 2015
Government, Business

Wyoming's John Cox Elected AASHTO President

John Cox via Wyoming Department of Transportation

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Board of Directors has elected Wyoming Department of Transportation Director John Cox as the association’s president.

Transport Topics
November 24, 2014

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