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    June 04, 2018 - 02:14 PM
    ATSSA, Roadway, Transportation, Infrastructure

TRIP report highlights Georgia roadway transportation projects, additional funding needed

A press conference held last week by the Georgia Transportation Alliance and TRIP, a national transportation research group, highlighted the need for increased transportation funding to improve roadways and enhance safety.

TRIP released ...

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    August 06, 2018 - 01:49 PM
    ATSSA, Roadway, Transportation

TxDOT’s Bass: Safety is job #1

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Executive Director James Bass emphasized the department’s focus on safety as its number one priority in his welcoming remarks at the recent Transportation Research Board’s Safety Design meetin...

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    June 20, 2018 - 02:03 PM
    ATSSA, Innovation, Transportation

Applications now open for ATSSA 2019 Leadership Program

Inspire. Motivate. Empower.

Be a leader in the roadway safety industry and develop your skills by participating in ATSSA’s 2019 Leadership Program.

The three-day training is for ATSSA members only and will be hel...

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    December 20, 2017 - 08:08 PM
    FHWA, Innovation, Transportation

FHWA seeks ideas for Every Day Counts-5

Initiative fast tracks deployment of selected innovations to advance state highways
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is currently seeking innovations and processes for the fifth round of Every Day Counts (EDC-5) from ...

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    January 10, 2018 - 05:01 PM
    ATSSA, Innovation, Press Release, Transportation

Winners of Traffic Control Device Challenge announced at TRB Annual Meeting

Students across U.S. competed in ATSSA/TRB competition to address wrong-way driving

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 10, 2018) – The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), in partnership with the National Academy o...

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    June 13, 2018 - 02:26 PM
    ATSSA, Roadway, Transportation

Recent survey data highlights importance of work zone safety, ATSSA training

A recent survey showed that 54% of highway contractors in the United States reported vehicles crashing into their work zones in the past year. That same survey also showed that 48% of those reported work zone crashes involved a vehicle driver or p...

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    August 27, 2018 - 01:42 PM
    ATSSA, Government, Policy, Roadway, Transportation, Infrastructure, Advocacy

ATSSA’s California chapter (CAL-ATSSA) advocates to protect new roadway safety funding

ATSSA’s Government Relations team and the CAL-ATSSA chapter are working together to advocate against the repeal of a recently passed state gas tax increase that funds roadway infrastructure maintenance and repair.

The bill, Senate ...

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    June 28, 2018 - 02:42 PM
    FHWA, Innovation, Roadway, Transportation, Infrastructure

FHWA announces innovations in EDC-5 “On-Ramp to Innovation” program

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced the innovations selected for the Every Day Counts (EDC)-5 “On-Ramp to Innovation” program.

The two-year program, which will run 2019-2020, provides training and technica...

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    August 15, 2018 - 01:56 PM
    ATSSA, Roadway, Transportation, Infrastructure

TRIP report: California drivers losing $61 billion annually on roads

California drivers are losing $61 billion annually on the state’s roadways, according to a recent report from TRIP, a national transportation research group.

The report, titled ...

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    August 30, 2018 - 05:31 PM
    ATSSA, Convention & Expo, Transportation

ATSSA announces 2019 National Media Award

Association marks 7th year of recognizing outstanding reporting on transportation and roadway safety industry

ATSSA is now accepting nominations for the ATSSA National Media Award. The annual award is presented for fair, balance...

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