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Federal Highway Administration > Publications > Public Roads > Vol. 69 · No. 6 > Articles

May/Jun 2006
Vol. 69 · No. 6

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-2006-004


Road Users Can Grow Old Gracefully—With Some Help

by Lisa Phillips, Gabriel Rousseau, and Joanne Schwartzberg, MD

When making recommendations on infrastructure design, FHWA considers changes in the abilities of senior motorists and pedestrians.

The Evolution of Advanced Research

by Ariam Asmerom and TaMara McCrae

FHWA outlines its plan to pursue the next generation of high-risk, high-payoff technologies and innovations to solve critical highway challenges.

Following the Flow

by Norm King, Sam Talje, Michael F. Bloom, Jeff Scarborough

TxDOT's new approach to monitoring highway runoff promises improved compliance with clean water standards.

Acting Now, Building for the Future

by Vicki Glenn

SAFETEA-LU provisions aim to bolster professional, management, and technical skills and expertise at State DOTs.

The Battle of Its Life

by Richard F. Weingroff

Even as construction continued at a record pace, the Interstate System needed a rescuer—and found one in Rex Whitton of Missouri.

A High-Tech Route for Freight Efficiency

by Joanne Sedor and Michael Onder

FHWA turns to the information highway to help reduce truck congestion on the Nation's roadways.

Gearing Up for an Aging Population

by Jane Stutts and Ingrid Potts

A new guide aims to improve driving safety for older road users.

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