​Welcome to the Subcommittee on Transportation Communications


The Subcommittee 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.


2015 TransComm Skills Contest

The Skills Contest is conducted annually by the AASHTO Subcommittee on Transportation Communication to recognize the outstanding work of its public relations practitioners and facilitate an exchange of ideas. 

Deadline for submission of all entries is Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 5 p.m. ET via the AASHTO portal.


The 2015 TransComm Annual Meeting​

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TransComm is the annual meeting for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO’s) Subcommittee on Transportation Communications. Approximately 150 communication professionals are expected to attend the meeting and workshops, representing departments of transportation, safety and transportation associations and private companies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. During the four-day conference, transportation officials will connect with each other to enhance collaboration efforts in transportation safety, best practices, emerging technologies, crisis management and communication skills development. ​

Communications-Relat​ed Reports:


2014 AASHTO Social Media Survey​​

The 2014 annual AASHTO social media survey reveals a continuing trend toward increasing social media adoption by state departments of transportation. 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.


AASHTO 2013 Social Media Survey

AASHTO 2012 Social Media Survey 

AASHTO 2011 Social Media Survey

AASHTO 2010 Social Media Survey