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WSDOT’s Roger Millar: “We Must Become Stewards of the Transportation System”

Jul 20, 2018
Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington Department of Transportation, sees many challenges ahead for state DOTs – especially as ...

Amazon Transportation and Logistics Executive Shares View of the Future

Jul 20, 2018
Katie Thomson, a former Obama-administration U.S. Department of Transportation official who now serves as vice president and ...

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Northeast Transportation Projects Win Big in National Competition

Jul 11, 2018
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – State departments of transportation across the country are working to make transportation systems stronger and ...

Five Western States Honored in National Transportation Competition

Jun 13, 2018
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Outstanding state department of transportation projects that tested innovative ways to improve driver safety ...

AASHTO’s Executive Director Announces Retirement

May 24, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials announces that Executive Director Frederick G. “...

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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

Featured Publication

  • NEPA Indirect and Cumulative Impact Analysis (2 PDHs)

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    This course provides a step-by-step overview of both the indirect and cumulative impact analyses. The difference between indirect and cumulative impact is discussed, and common terms used in both processes are reviewed. 

    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations require that potential direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts are considered to determine significance during the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. 

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  • NEPA Overview Series: Determining Transportation Needs (1 PDH)

    MBI-2 Cover Final_TTV

    This is the first course in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Overview series. The NEPA requires Federal agencies to assess the environmental effects of their proposed actions prior to making decisions. Using the NEPA process, agencies evaluate the environmental and related social and economic effects of their proposed actions. 

    This course explains the NEPA principles as they relate to transportation development, including planning and decision making.

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  • Warm Mix Asphalt (2 PDHs)

    MBI-2 Cover Final_TTV

    This course provides an overview of warm mix asphalt placement for quality control technicians and inspectors. This course briefly describes the production process of warm mix asphalt as it compares to hot mix asphalt, as well the financial and environmental benefits of warm mix asphalt, and what inspectors should look for during plant production. 

    The placement and compaction process of warm mix asphalt is also covered. This course emphasizes effective communication .....
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  • Benchmarking and Best Practices for State Equipment Fleet Management (2.5 PDHs)

    MBI-2 Cover Final_TTV

    The topic of benchmarking is closely aligned with performance management. Most agencies have a strategic plan from which they make decisions on how to allocate resources and pursue their long-range strategy. This course discusses how to create a group of performance metrics to track based upon whats important in an agencys long-range strategy. This course also covers topics such as developing performance metric targets, measurement techniques, internal and external benchmarking, performance gaps, limitations of .....
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  • Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, 4th Edition

    MBI-2 Cover Final_TTV

    This guide provides information on how to accommodate bicycle travel and operations in most riding environments. It is intended to present sound guidelines that result in facilities that meet the needs of bicyclists and other highway users. Sufficient flexibility is permitted to encourage designs that are sensitive to local context and incorporate the needs of bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists. However, in some sections of this guide, suggested minimum dimensions are provided. These are recommended .....
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About AASHTO

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.