Investing in Infrastructure: Transportation 101
In this informative video, Joung Lee of AASHTO discusses what he describes as a "major transportation funding challenge facing the nation". Namely, diminishing returns from the gas tax which are the primary revenue source for road investments. Lee updates viewers on the status of the Highway Trust Fund and discusses the passage of a bill by the Oregon State Legislature this summer which creates the nation's first per-mile road usage or VMT fee. Lee says that finding viable transportation funding solutions is paramount given that recent reports estimate that by the year 2020 America must invest more than $3 trillion to preserve and modernize its infrastructure.
News You Can Use about MAP-21
In this MAP-21 update video, Matt Hardy, AASHTO’s program director for planning and policy, provides an overview of the new MAP-21 rules, why they are important for State DOTs, and gives viewers a perspective on when the major rule changes will be implemented.
Understanding OMB A-133
Don't get caught off guard by an upcoming OMB A-133 Audit.
Let's face it, audit season is not typically the most exciting season. In fact, some people dread it. However, with the right knowledge and the right tools in place, passing an OMB A-133 or GASB 34 audit doesn't have to be difficult.
While most people are…Read More
Kelly Reagan Answers 5 Fleet Questions
This is part of a series of interviews with AssetWorks fleet professionals.
Fleet Administrator, City of Columbus, Ohio
The City of Columbus has been continuously recognized for their progressive fleet management practices, including #1 Green Fleet (2011), Top 5 of the 100 Best Fleets in America for…Read More
How to Avoid the Bidding Process when Purchasing a Fleet Management Solution
Government agencies understand that implementing the right fleet solution is key to sustained efficiency and bottom line success. However, more often than not, the bidding process for such solutions proves to be time-consuming, complex and in some cases, an agency might even be forced to accept a lower quality solution (based on price point or other factors) than the one they really needed.
If your organization faces this problem, check out this Quick Guide to learn more about how AssetWorks provides our government customers with an option that enables them to avoid the bidding process. Find out how to make your next purchase as painless as possible.