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The Capital Beltway: A Ring of Honor All Its Own, By Michael Shean

Autumn is in full swing, and that can only mean one thing here in the D.C. area – the Maryland Renaissance Festival is open for business. But since the heavily attended fair draws visitors from across the capital region of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia to its site northwest of Annapolis, traveling to it also highlights a major transportation artery: the Capital Beltway.

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Centennial Sponsors:

Visionary Sponsors:

Housman and Associates    CH2M Hill    Parsons BrinckerhoffAutodesk    AECOM Bentley Systems     HNTB    

Milestone Sponsors:

HDR, Inc.

Pioneer Sponsors:

3M    InfoTech    Cambridge Systematics
ATSSA    Michael Baker Corporation
Professional Engineers in California Government        

Leadership Sponsors:

Transpo Industries, Inc.    


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October 22, 2014

One Hundred Years Ago Today in Transportation...

“Most Beautiful Road in New England Formally Opened This Afternoon with Dedication of the New Mohawk Trail,” proclaimed a headline in that day’s edition of the Massachusetts-based North Adams Transcript newspaper. Read More

Then and Now

Air Transportation Symposium

One of the major challenges facing the air mode in transportation for the next few years is the finding of funds either from the federal, state or local level to meet such demands. Also, the challenges facing the air mode have been magnified due to the deregulation of air carriers. These are matters of concern for airport administrators particularly, and state and federal government as it relates to the channeling of appropriated funds. Read More

AASHTO Presidential Profile: William S. Keller, Alabama

A mere six years after AASHO was established, Wayne Simpson Keller was elected the new president of the association at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in December 1920. Keller, the state highway engineer of Alabama, had also been one of the founders of AASHO and would prove to a major force in the association during its first decade of existence. Read More