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MASH to become 'performance specification'

AASHTO endorses motion to provide criteria for product owners to test and certify traffic safety devices

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At its meeting of October 9 in St. Louis, Missouri, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Board of Directors endorsed a motion put forth by the Council of Highways and Streets (Chief Engineers) to develop the Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) into a “performance specification.” 

ATSSA 2019 Midyear Meeting draws hundreds to advance roadway safety infrastructure

Committee and council members convene, association meets with ASC and forms Traffic Signals Committee

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More than 300 ATSSA members convened in San Diego, California for the association’s 2019 Midyear Meeting, where they participated in committee and council meetings, established a Traffic Signals Committee, met with the Automotive Safety Council (ASC), and raised funds for legislative advocacy efforts and the ATSS Foundation.

Making an impact on the next generation

Longtime ATSSA member Marty Weed included The ATSS Foundation in his estate plan

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Hero and icon. This is how ATSSA member Marty Weed was known and has been remembered in the roadway safety industry since he passed away in December 2018. Marty left a legacy. It started when he worked with ATSSA, The ATSS Foundation, and his friends and colleagues to establish the Marty Weed Engineering Scholarship in 2018. The funding provides ten years’ worth of scholarships to new engineers at public agencies to attend ATSSA’s Annual Convention and Traffic Expo.

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