Category: Announcements

Winners Announced in National Faces of Transportation Competition

WASHINGTON – Two captivating photographs and three compelling videos won prizes in the 13th annual Faces of Transportation competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. A photograph of a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) worker giving a Make-A-Wish child…

Faces of Transportation People’s Choice Voting Now Active!

Closes August 15! VOTE TODAY! Online voting is now underway in the annual Faces of Transportation photography and video contest sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. One of 96 images entered in four song title categories will be voted…

Are You Watching Airplanes?

Airports, in general, are pretty good places to get a photograph. There are lots of people, beautiful airplanes, open spaces, workers, interesting lighting – just a great environment for snapping a great picture. (Listen to the song title that inspired this category to get…

I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, All the Livelong… OK, We’ll Stop.

Now that we’ve got that song stuck in your head, think about this: photos and video of all things rail-related including subways and mass transit! We want to see people not only working on the rails but those folks using transit, too. Of course,…

A Sailor’s Life for Me!

Well, perhaps being a photographer is enough. And getting that perfect shot of people working on ships, boats, ferries and at waterfront facilities is an ideal Spring activity. The breeze off the water, the sun, the sounds of gulls and sandpipers… what a beautiful…

Well, Yes, There Are Rules

It wouldn’t be a competition if there weren’t rules, right? We have a few – though we’ve tried to minimize them as much as possible to make your entries easier. A couple of the big ones: Get a model release. This is important since…

Did You Go Orange?

Yesterday was Go Orange Day in state DOTs around the country to honor National Work Zone Awareness Week. People were posting pics of themselves wearing the color everywhere! We gotta say there were a lot of really great photos! Did you take one? Have…

Spring Is Here!

And that means more opportunities to get out and take some awesome photos. When you finally get all your gear together (or not: remember we’re taking social media entries as well!), keep an eye out for people using, building, and/or enjoying this country’s transportation…

Photo Entries for 2018 Contest Now Accepted Via Social Media!

That’s right. We’re now accepting entries for this year’s photo contest from social media. That means you can submit a photo via Facebook (AASHTOspeaks), Twitter (aashtospeaks), and Instagram (aashtospeaks). (Can you tell what our handle is?) If you do send us a photo via…

Song Titles Setting the Tone for ‘Faces of Transportation’ Photo/Video Contest

WASHINGTON – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual Faces of Transportation photography and video contest is marking its 13th year with a twist. Song titles will define the four categories used in the photography portion of the competition and social…

2018 Competition Coming Soon!

On your marks! Get ready! The competition opens in less than two weeks… dust off your camera, load up a new memory card, and get out and take some amazing pictures! Stay tuned to this page for updates.

And The Winners Are…

Two aesthetically intriguing photographs and two compelling videos won top prizes in the Faces of Transportation competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials. The photographs depicting transportation professionals and citizens interacting with iconic symbols of the nation’s infrastructure won…