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Wright Takes States’ Case to Capitol Hill as Time Nears for Decisions on Trust Fund

April 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

The CEO of the association representing state departments of transportation took their case to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, telling a news conference "the time is now" for Congress to end states' uncertainty over the expiring Highway Trust Fund and calling…

Michael Baker International Partners with AASHTO for TRAC & Rides Program

March 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

March 18, 2015—Michael Baker International, a leader in transportation and civil engineering, has announced its partnership with the American Association…

AASHTO Introduces Toward Zero Deaths Plan to Reduce Roadway Fatalities

March 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) joined the National Strategy on Highway Safety…

Our Way Forward: AASHTO Education Campaign Highlights Trust Fund’s Long-term Investment Needs

February 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015—As Congress considers how to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, the association representing state transportation agency chiefs is launching a multimedia campaign that calls on lawmakers to “think big” and focus on long-term…

Policy Chief Meets With Industry Groups on Challenges of Infrastructure Financing

February 23, 2015 - in Financial

AASHTO Policy Director Joung Lee met with local government and public-private partnership stakeholders this month in separate national conferences, as the transportation industry discusses Highway Trust Fund revenue options Congress may consider along with…

AASHTO Applauds President’s Proposed Transportation Investments

February 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials today commends President Obama’s proposed FY2016 federal budget, which includes $478 billion for transportation infrastructure investment over the next six years. "We applaud the President…

AASHTO Completes Series of Reports Tracking Commuter Trends and Behavior

January 28, 2015 - in Analysis, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015—America is a nation on the move – rarely more so than during its daily commute to work, which comprises approximately 28 percent of all daily trips on U.S. roadways and transit systems, according to a new research paper. Understanding…

Kentucky Transportation Secretary Wins National Award

January 20, 2015 - in People, Transportation

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 16, 2015—Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock has received a national award for his leadership on U.S. highway transportation issues. Secretary Hancock, a career engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), recently…

U.S. Bicycle Route System Grows to Over 8,000 Miles

December 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Missoula, Mont., Dec. 16, 2014—Adventure Cycling Association and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today announced that AASHTO’s Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved 1,253 miles of new U.S.…

AASHTO and APTA’s 2015 Bottom Line Report Estimates $163 Billion Needed Annually to Fix Nation’s Aging Surface Transportation System

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 9, 2014—The “2015 Bottom Line Report” on transportation investment needs, released today by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Public Transportation Association, estimates that…