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September/October 2011
Vol. 75 · No. 2

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-006


What Does It Take to Change How We Do Business?

by Kathleen A. Bergeron

Leaders in the transportation community ruminate about strategies to meet the challenges facing the highway world.

Transportation Operations Laboratory: Article I
Modeling Transportation Systems: Past, Present, and Future

by Joe Bared, C. Y. David Yang, Peter Huang, and Randall S. VanGorder

FHWA's new Concepts and Analysis testbed will advance visualization of traffic networks and strategies to help researchers improve safety, mobility, and performance.

Fighting Congestion with Smarter Highways

by Jennifer Charlebois, James Colyar, and Jessie Yung

Washington State is using active traffic management to operate its existing transportation system more efficiently.

The Atlanta BeltLine: A Green Future

by Ethan Davidson

A grassroots solution to transportation challenges, this pedestrianbicycle- transit loop will encircle Georgia's largest city. Could this be a model for other communities too?

Going on a Road Diet

by Carol H. Tan

Lane reduction can increase safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists while improving the quality of life in downtowns across the country.

Wherefore Art Thou Aggregate Resources for Highways?

by Richard C. Meininger and Steven J. Stokowski

At a recent workshop, experts tackled the problems of source depletion and future supply.

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