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Gov. McCrory Talks Long-Term Planning, Development With AASHTO Members

December 1, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory gave AASHTO members at the annual meeting some first-hand lessons in the value of long-term transportation planning and backing it up with revenue to improve economic development. He urged transportation officials from throughout…

AASHTO Board Elects Wyoming’s John Cox President and Iowa’s Paul Trombino Vice President

November 25, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Board of Directors today elected Wyoming Department of Transportation…

AASHTO Board Approves New Six-Year Strategic Plan

November 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 24, 2014 – The Board of Directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today approved…

California, Florida DOTs Win Top America’s Transportation Awards

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 24, 2014—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Florida Department of Transportation…

Three Ideas That Are Likely to Change the Way DOTs Work

It has been 100 years since the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, or AASHTO, was conceived by visionary leaders. In this significant anniversary year, we acknowledge innovations and achievements that have changed the way transportation…

Economic Risks Pose New Challenges to States Planning Their Transportation Projects

October 20, 2014 - in Financial, Transportation

States could face new challenges meeting their transportation budget needs in coming months if bumps for the economy in early autumn give way to a longer slowdown that threatens their revenue streams. The past week's turmoil in global stock markets was partly…

Two ITD Communications Projects Earn Awards at National Gathering

October 16, 2014 - in Corporate

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 16, 2014—Two unique communications efforts by the Idaho Transportation Department were among the nation’s best projects recognized by the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) at a recent gathering in…

AASHTO Awards Top Prizes In the Faces of Transportation Photo/Video Contest

September 30, 2014 - in Projects, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014— Two aesthetically intriguing photographs and two compelling videos won top prizes in the Faces of Transportation competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials. The photographs…

AASHTO Celebrates 100th Anniversary During 2014 Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C.

September 29, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate, Transportation

For 100 years, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has helped state departments of transportation transform the nation – its security, economy and quality of life – through the development of an integrated, multi-modal…

America’s Top 10 Transportation Projects Competing for Two National Awards

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the 2014 America's Transportation Awards competition top 10 projects. "While all 73 projects nominated deserve recognition for their…