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Federal Highway Administration > Publications > Public Roads > Vol. 73 · No. 5 > Articles

March/April 2010
Vol. 73 · No. 5

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-001

Articles

Small State, Big Vision

by Corey Bobba, Ann L. Clarke, Stephen Devine, and Norah Davis

Rhode Island is constructing an intermodal transportation facility to connect an existing interstate and airport with a new train station and rental car garage.

Women in Transportation

by Susan Hanson and Elaine Murakami

Improving the current gender imbalance will require strategies on a number of fronts, from education to industry organizations and the workplace.

Recruiting Effort Is a Sweet Success

by Carey Shepherd

Promising careers—and brownies—entice a diverse pool of young people to consider the transportation construction field in Florida.

Applying Lessons From a Bridge Collapse

by Roger Surdahl, Donald Miller, and Vicki Glenn

The ripple effect of a 1989 bridge failure is still felt today as engineers and safety experts continue to update specifications for the construction of temporary shoring.

Taking Stock: Climate Change and Transportation

by Diane Turchetta

An overview of current activities, mitigation technologies, and adaptation strategies, including a sample greenhouse gas inventory by a State DOT.

Reclaiming Roads

by Audrey Copeland, Cecil Jones, and John Bukowski
A national effort is underway to capitalize on the economic and environmental benefits of recycling asphalt pavements.

Watching Out for Senior Walkers

by Essie Wagner

An NHTSA workshop educates local transportation engineers, law enforcement officers, elected officials, and others on how to increase safety for older pedestrians.

A Decade of Safety Success

by Tracy Scriba

The national effort to raise awareness of dangers near roadway construction passes a major milestone.

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