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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 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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    August 01, 2018 - 06:54 PM
    ATSSA, Policy, Roadway, MASH

FDOT adopts “categories” for MASH implementation

Third state transportation department to release implementation plans on adapting to MASH-16 standards

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has adopted the four categories used in the National Cooperative Highway Rese...

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    July 24, 2018 - 09:12 PM
    ATSSA, Government, Policy, Press Release, Infrastructure

ATSSA President & CEO Roger Wentz makes statement on House T&I infrastructure discussion

Washington, D.C. (June 24, 2018) – ATSSA President & CEO Roger Wentz has issued a statement following the release of the House of Representatives’ Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s draft of an infrastructure fun...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    June 01, 2018 - 03:41 PM
    ATSSA, Roadway, Transportation, Infrastructure

Task Force 13 holds 2018 Spring Meeting, addresses issues with roadway infrastructure

The Task Force 13 (TF13) 2018 Spring Meeting was held in April in Lincoln, Nebraska, following the Midwest Pooled Fund Program.

The program allows Departments of Transportation (DOTs), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) divisions, and...

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    May 24, 2018 - 06:13 PM
    ATSSA, Membership

ATSSA continues to seek solutions for member company issues

Association addresses concerns with hiring and retaining qualified workers

There are a number of ways ATSSA works to advance roadway safety. The association works to provide high-quality training to roadway workers and advocates...

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