Category: Announcements

We’re Giving You Some Extra Time

Time is precious. We know that. And the summer is hot. Hard to get out and shoot when it’s 98 in the shade. So, to give you a chance to cool off, take your best shot, and send it to us, we’ve decided to…

2017 Themes

We’ve completely revamped the themes for this year’s contest, making them broader and simpler. Basically, they are based on what we here at AASHTO call “modes” – that is, the ways that people and goods get around. Motor Vehicles Car, trucks, motorcycles – you…

All New for 2017!

We’re back! After a year’s hiatus, we’ve retooled, revamped, and reorganized the Faces of Transportation Photo Contest. Gone are the broad categories that made photographers try to shoehorn images into descriptions that didn’t really fit. And gone are the restrictions that that placed on…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 48,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera…

AASHTO Awards Top Prizes In the 2015 Faces of Transportation Photo/Video Contest

Two aesthetically intriguing photographs and two compelling videos won top prizes in the 2015 Faces of Transportation competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Two photographs taken of people working behind the scenes at state DOTs won the Grand…

Voting Closed – Watch for Winners Soon!

People’s Choice voting has now closed. But, never fear! We will be announcing all the winners next week! Stay tuned…

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Faces of Transportation Entries Due 8/7!

“Hey, dispatch! I thought you told me I’d missed the deadline for submitting an entry into the Faces of Transportation competition! Over…” “Say again? I was annoyed that I thought I had another week! Over…” “You’re telling me they’ve EXTENDED the deadline for 1 more week?! Roger that!…