• July 20th, 2018

Caitlin Hughes, director of the Federal Highway Administration’s office of freight management and logistics, noted in a presentation at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 2018 Joint Policy Committee meeting in Spokane, Washington on July 18 that a nationwide truck parking survey now expected to start this August is going to be […]

  • January 18th, 2018

The U. S. Department of Transportation said it is launching an initiative that includes two pilot programs to modernize its own data analysis and integrate traditional datasets with new “big data” sources to gain insights into highway safety. “Advances in data science have the potential to transform the department’s approach to safety research and provide […]

  • January 5th, 2018

AASHTO: Motor vehicle travel on all U.S. highways and streets increased 1.2 percent in October from a year earlier – adding 3.3 billion more vehicle miles – and continued a string of record-high volume levels. The Federal Highway Administration in its latest monthly “Traffic Volume Trends” report said motorists racked up an estimated 275 billion […]

  • November 9th, 2017

<strong>AASHTO:</strong> The level of motor vehicle traffic on U.S. roads and streets grew 1.4 percent this year through August, the Federal Highway Administration said, as drivers accumulated 30.6 billion more vehicle miles than in the first eight months of 2016. That also means traffic volume continues to set new highs since 2016 was a record-high […]

  • October 4th, 2017

AASHTO: Motor vehicle travel on all U.S. roads rose again in July to continue a streak of setting ever-higher record volume levels with every new monthly report. The Federal Highway Administration in its latest “Traffic Volume Trends” report said motorists drove 2.2 billion more vehicle miles in July than in the same month last year, for a 0.8 percent […]

  • September 15th, 2017

Industry and labor officials told the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee that fast-developing automated vehicle technologies in heavy trucks and buses can make highways much safer and freight shipping more efficient, but could create major safety gaps if not closely coordinated with communications systems emerging for passenger cars. The hearing comes at a time that […]

  • May 12th, 2017

A startling new Transportation TV report on road rage is drawing thousands of views on the association’s Facebook page, as it shows examples of extreme behavior by angry motorists and spells out how many drivers admit to displaying poor social behavior behind the wheel. Read the Full Article