AASHTO Offering Five Transportation ‘Resiliency’ Webinars in December

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Resilient and Sustainable Transportation Systems technical services program is offering five webinars this December that focus on several key “resiliency” topics, from how to make highways and bridges more earthquake resistant to improve the cybersecurity defenses of state DOT information technology...

Event Allows NH youth to Explore Construction, Transportation Careers

By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON Union Leader Correspondent Event Allows NH youth to Explore Construction, Transportation Careers NEW BOSTON — Hundreds of students in New Hampshire left their classrooms on Thursday for a unique, hands-on experience in the fields of construction and transportation. The two-day event kicked off on Thursday at the 4-H...

FMCSA eliminates requirement for military CDL holders to pass knowledge, driving skills tests

Military members looking to become truck drivers may have an easier time in doing so as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has authorized states to waive the commercial learner’s permit (CLP) knowledge test and driving skills tests. It does not direct the states to do so but allows...

Finding the Future Workforce for State DOT’s Becoming Tougher

With the unemployment rate hitting an 18-year low of 4 percent this July and “Baby Boom” generation workers now retiring at roughly 10,000 per day, industries across the United States are finding it harder to recruit and retain workers. A study released by consulting firm Korn Ferry in May predicts...

Transportation Reimagined: A Roadmap for Clean and Modern Transportation in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region

Seven states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic plus Washington, D.C. have pledged to work together to rebuild their transportation system for the 21st century. Given the looming threat of climate change, it is clear that this system must be stronger, cleaner, and more equitable. This report offers a blueprint for...

ARTBA, WTS Alliance Encourages Advancement of Women in Transportation

ARTBA looks forward to working with WTS to promote the development and advancement of women in the transportation design and construction industry. Through this MOU, we also hope to help drive an increase in the number of women entering the transportation workforce,” said AECOM Executive Vice President Matt Cummings, who served as 2017-2018 ARTBA chairman and championed the agreement. Read more here!