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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-002 Date: January/February 2016|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-002
Issue No: Vol. 79 No. 4
Date: January/February 2016
by Gregory Nadeau
Preparing the transportation system for the future starts today. But in an era of rapid change, getting there requires consistent, reliable investment at the Federal level.
by James Colyar, Rachel Klein, and Les Jacobson
Ramp metering has demonstrated that it reduces freeway congestion and crashes. So why aren’t more transportation agencies deploying it?
by Rosemarie Anderson and Pamela Beer
A new toolkit from FHWA is paving the way for safer local and tribal rural highways.
by Alan Pisarski, Steve Polzin, and Elaine Murakami
An upsurge in retirements, coupled with workplace trends such as telecommuting, is bound to affect travel on U.S. highways. Here’s what transportation planners will want to know.
by Clark Merrefield, Susan Smichenko, Gerry Flood, and Melonie Barrington
Michigan has established a successful government-academia partnership to help local agencies make data-driven decisions on road safety.
by David Unkefer, Katherine Petros, Bryan Cawley, and Alicia Sindlinger
Civil Integrated Management is shepherding highway construction and transportation asset management into the digital age, while improving the consistency and efficiency of project delivery.