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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-09-017
Date: September 2009

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Next Generation Transportation Solutions

A new series of fact sheets available from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) highlights the next generation transportation solutions of FHWA's Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program.

The EAR Program focuses on long-term, high-risk research with a high payoff potential. The program addresses underlying gaps faced by applied highway research programs, anticipates emerging issues with national implications, and reflects broad transportation industry goals and objectives.

Fact sheets now available include Real-Time Measurement of Soil Stiffness During Static Compaction (Pub. No. FHWA-HRT-09-047) and Increasing Highway Throughput: Communications and Control Technologies to Improve Traffic Flow (Pub. No. FHWA-HRT-09-037). To see the full list of fact sheets and to download copies, visit www.fhwa.dot.gov/advancedresearch/pubs.cfm. Printed copies are available at no charge from the FHWA Research, Development, and Technology Products Distribution Center, 814-239-1160 (email: Report.Center@dot.gov).

To learn more about the EAR Program, contact David Kuehn at FHWA, 202-493-3414 (email: david.kuehn@fhwa.dot.gov), or Terry Halkyard at FHWA, 202-493-3467 (email: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov). Information is also available on the Exploratory Advanced Research Web site at www.fhwa.dot.gov/advancedresearch. The site includes details on research solicitations, updates on ongoing research, summaries of past EAR Program events, and information about upcoming events.

Logo of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program.

 

The cover of FHWA's new Exploratory Advanced Research Program fact sheet, entitled Real-Time Measurement of Soil Stiffness During Static Compaction. The cover of FHWA's new Exploratory Advanced Research Program fact sheet, entitled Increasing Highway Throughput: Communications and Control Technologies to Improve Traffic Flow.

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