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AASHTO Journal

AASHTO Urges Congressional Tax Writers to Consider New Taxes, Fees for Trust Fund

Jul 21, 2017
​​With the Highway Trust Fund on course to hit fast-approaching deadlines that could force it to sharply cut spending on road and transit projects,...

Panel Sends USDOT Bill to House With Cuts, After Challenge on Infrastructure

Jul 21, 2017
​​The full House Appropriations Committee on July 17 approved a fiscal 2018 transportation funding bill that would make cuts in transit assistance ...

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Call for Entries in National Faces of Transportation Photo and Video Contest

Jul 21, 2017
​WASHINGTON – Calling all photographers! The national Faces of Transportation photography and video contest sponsored by the American Association o...

Northeast States Receive Top Honors in National Competition

Jul 12, 2017
10th Annual Contest Recognizes America’s Best Transportation Projects ​PHILADELPHIA– State department of transportation projects that greatly impro...

As Motorists Hit the Road for the 4th of July, a Video Series Focuses on Funding

Jun 29, 2017
​Video Trilogy Examines the Road Usage ChargeWASHINGTON – This Fourth of July holiday millions of motorists will use America’s multimodal network o...
​T. Bella Dinh-Zarr is a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). An independent Federal agency, NTSB is charged by Congress with investigating all US civil aviation accidents as...
Posted: Jul 14, 2017

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Multi-modal design philosophies have been described using a variety of names, including context sensitive solutions; practical design and complete streets. Regardless of the name, the ultimate goal is always to design a safe transportation system that supports a greater quality of life and robust economy.

Bud WrightAASHTO Executive Director

America’s Transportation Awards showcase the outstanding transportation projects that improve travel and quality of life in the United States. Through these awards, we recognize state DOTs for their diligent efforts to help improve the quality of life and economic prosperity in communities across the country.

Paul TrombinoAASHTO President, and Director, Iowa DOT

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AASHTO – The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials – is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system.

AASHTO works to educate the public and key decision makers about the critical role that transportation plays in securing a good quality of life and sound economy for our nation. AASHTO serves as a liaison between state departments of transportation and the Federal government. AASHTO is an international leader in setting technical standards for all phases of highway system development. Standards are issued for design, construction of highways and bridges, materials, and many other technical areas.