Via AASHTO Journal
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Oct. 28 that the U.S. Department of Transportation's Build America Bureau is soliciting project applications through Dec. 15 for up to $850 million in a fiscal 2017 round of what the USDOT calls Fastlane grants.
Message from the Managing Director
By Patrick Son
Arizona Department of Transportation is calling for the public to help set transportation priorities for the next 25 years. ADOT wants five minutes of participants' time before Nov. 11. It’s an opportunity to make known opinions for which transportation projects need to be priorities over the next five years. ADOT updates the quarter-century plan every five years.
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and several of our colleagues around the country are glad to see the industry (both public and private sectors) embracing and supporting the Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM) that first started with Purdue University & The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). ATSPMs have completely revolutionized for the better our day-to-day management of traffic signal operations and maintenance.
Via FHWA news release
Rowan University Integrates 16 SHRP2 Solutions into Engineering Curriculum
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) joins the National Weather Service (NWS), Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and local emergency managers in promoting Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week to help Mississippians protect themselves from tornadoes, lightning, damaging winds, hail, flash floods and winter weather.
The Michigan State University Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for the position of Director of the National Center for Pavement Preservation (NCPP) at MSU. The director is responsible for NCPP programs and operations, and coordinating NCPP activities with the efforts of MSU faculty and staff involved in research, education and outreach related to effective pavement and bridge preservation.
Via AASHTO Journal
In an Oct. 14 Federal Register notice, the U.S. Department of Transportation provided detailed guidance to states on how to prepare the freight plans they must develop to qualify for federal freight program funding, and offered extensive recommendations on how to set up voluntary advisory committees.