2018 Community of Practice Meeting

July 25-26, 2018
Location: Barr Foundation offices, Boston, Mass.

SSTI’s summer 2018 Community of Practice meeting was held July 25-26 in Boston. The meetings focus on peer-to-peer interaction between CEOs of state departments of transportation. These meetings allow attendees to share ideas and learn from one another’s experiences leading state DOTs. The meetings are open to state DOT CEOs and is by-invitation to others.


Background Materials

New mobility and other disruptive forces

Moving toward policy for new mobility: A guide for cities and states (draft)

California seeks White House meeting on auto mileage revamp

EPA said to seek end of California’s authority over car rule

Auto Alliance letter to RI Governor


Advanced Technology Vehicle data

EPA waiver decision on California advanced clean car program

Infrastructure investments

Modernizing Mitigation: A Demand-Centered Approach (excerpt)

Accessibility in practice

SMART SCALE Technical Guide

I-66 performance report

Utah stepping up multimodal planning and investment under new law

Excerpt from Utah Senate Bill 136 on project prioritization

To reach clean energy goals, Hawaii needs to address VMT

Smart Transportation Rank Choice (draft)

Federally funded data as a speed-management tool

Increasing design flexibility in the AASHTO Green Book


Cheaper gas or better roads? The Battle over California’s new gas tax

Massachusetts rolls back automatic gas tax hike


Help Wanted, FHWA Public Roads

Transportation job needs and priorities report, phase 2, Northeast Transportation Workforce Center

Job needs and priorities report, phase 2 (excerpt), Southwest Transportation Workforce Center

Analysis: New study of DCPS examines why high-performing teachers leave — and what can be done to retain them

TDOT’s approach to staffing