At a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee meeting on Feb. 12, leaders from big labor, big business, AASHTO, and AMTRAK testified to the importance of keeping the Highway Trust Fund solvent. The first two specified increasing the gas tax.
Feb 14, 2014 The Hill
Five years after the I-35W bridge collapse, Congress has yet to address the failing condition of America's bridges. There is no consensus between the two parties in Congress on how to remedy the situation, unlike the progress shown in Minnesota.
Aug 5, 2012 StarTribune (Minneapolis)
The recent release of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) 2012 Update to the Guide for Development of Bicycle Facilities sparked an interesting discussion on the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professional’s (APBP) email listserv. Opinion
Aug 1, 2012 By
Why would the nation's major public transit organization work so closely with America' major road lobbying group, even when it comes to opposing landmark climate legislation aimed at reducing 33% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from transportation?
Jun 5, 2010 theTransportPolitic
Tensions have arisen between the Obama administration and Oberstar, who is anxious to get working on the transportation reauthorization bill. DOT Secretary LaHood is calling for an extension of the 2005 highway bill instead.
May 21, 2010 Politico
That's the title of a new report from CNU and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) that attempts to right the wrongs of the car-centric street design of the past 75 years.
Apr 9, 2010 Streetsblog
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) selects its issues to look for in the year ahead, including more legislation aimed at distracted drivers and the use of social media by transportation agencies.
Jan 7, 2010 ThomasNet News
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has selected finalists in its 2009 America's Transportation Awards competition. Projects range from lane-widening in Delaware to HOT lanes in Miami.
Sep 11, 2009 AASHTO
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released a report, "Achieving the Vision: Intercity Passenger Rail" to guide investment of the $8 billion Recovery Act and future funding on passenger and freight rail.
May 29, 2009 AASHTO Press Release
American commercial streets are often designed almost exclusively for cars; streets are often as many as eight or ten lanes wide, lengthening pedestrian trips and encouraging motorists to drive at speeds unsafe for pedestrians.
Apr 8, 2008 By