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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-002 Date: January/February 2011|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-002
Issue No: Vol. 74 No. 4
Date: January/February 2011
by Roemer M. Alfelor and C. Y. David Yang
FHWA is working with transportation and meteorological experts to develop strategies to reduce crashes and delays due to storms and harsh atmospheric conditions.
by Roya Amjadi and Kimberly Eccles
FHWA and States have joined forces on research to improve safety at curves, where crash fatality rates remain comparatively high.
by Harold R. Bosch
FHWA’s Aerodynamics Laboratory is working on a number of research fronts to make bridges more resilient.
by James A. Arnold, David R. P. Gibson, Milton K. "Pete" Mills, Michael Scott, and Jack Youtcheff
Ground-penetrating radar assesses loop detectors to determine necessary repairs so that all vehicles, including motorcycles, will be able to trigger traffic signals.
by Jonathan D. Wiegand and C. Y. David Yang
FHWA conducted a CORSIM case study to examine the validity of computer models for generating results that are reliable enough to make transportation investment decisions.
by Steve Albert and O. A. Elrahman
How University Transportation Centers are improving transportation through innovative partnerships, creating a win-win for government, universities, industry-and motorists.