​​Welcome to the Subcommittee on Transportation Communications

The AASHTO Transportation Communications Subcommittee -- TransComm -- is made up of public affairs professionals from the 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. It promotes excellence in communications through the exchange of ideas and educational programming, presents annual skills awards and advises other committees on communications issues. It is also the sponsor of the yearly TransComm conference.

Announcements (updated Oct. 6, 2015)

2015 TransComm Skills Contest Winne​rs

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 TransComm Skills Contest! The annual skills contest is sponsored by the TransComm to recognize the outstanding work of its public relations practitioners and to facilitate an exchange of ideas and best practicies. Check out past skills winners​ and stay tuned for information on the 2016 contest.

The 2016 TransComm Annual Meeting - Charleston, WV​

​​The 2016 TransComm meeting will be held in Charleston, West Virginia in September 2016. The multi-day meeting will include the top minds in transportation communications. The agenda typically features discussion of transportation safety, best practices, emerging technologies, crisis management and communication skills development. ​

More information on the 2016 TransComm annual meeting is coming soon. For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact the TransComm committee liaison, Lloyd Brown

AASHTO Social Media Survey

The 2015 annual AASHTO social media survey​ reveals a continuing trend toward increasing social media adoption by state departments of trans​portation. In addition, the survey suggests that the use of social media tools has dramatically shifted state transportation department communication staffing responsibilities and overall public engagement strategies.