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|Publication Number: Date: November/December 2002|
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 3
Date: November/December 2002
by Fred Bank
An international tour checks out how European countries handle roadkill, habitat fragmentation, and other impacts of highways on wildlife.
by Clark Martin and Vicki Glenn
A milestone agreement emerged from the National Workforce Summit for an urgent industry-wide partnership to attract and retain transportation workers.
by John W. Epling
This state-of-the-practice software is helping MPOs and DOTs improve their transportation planning.
by Connie Yew and Pamela Friedman
Performance-based management at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation represents progress at its best.
by Keri A. Funderburg
Construction Career Days are sweeping the country, ensuring a bright future for an industry badly in need of more workers.
by Antonio Nieves Torres and John J. Sullivan IV
Students and professors mine the LTPP database to reveal new research insights and earn well-deserved national recognition.
by Ron Zeitz
A behind-the-scenes account of the rapid decisions after an I-40 Oklahoma bridge was struck by two barges.
by Mary Stringfellow
The Louisiana Division uses tried-and-true techniques to ensure a safe, secure, and efficient transportation system for highway travelers.
by Richard A. Livingston, Milton "Pete" Mills, and Morton S. Oskard
Now celebrating its 10th year, FHWA's Advanced Research program has produced a host of tangible results ranging from "smart bridges" to detectors that alert drowsy drivers.
by Joe G. Bared and Evangelos I. Kaisar
This informal study by the authors asserts that roundabouts might be a viable alternative for enhancing traffic flow in place of diamond interchanges.
by John F. Munro
Take a look at the small business innovations that support FHWA research goals and improve the transportation system.