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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-001 Date: November/December 2015|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-001
Issue No: Vol. 79 No. 3
Date: November/December 2015
by Barry Wallick and Michelle Arnold
Fine-tuning a highway driving simulator’s motion-base system goes a long way toward heightening a test subject’s perceptions, leading to a more realistic driving experience.
by Kyle Kitchel
A member of the Osage Nation and 17-year veteran in the Tribal Transportation Program looks back at the history of road building on reservations—and forward at today’s tribal DOTs.
by David K. Hein, Samuel S. Tyson, and David R. Smith
For minimizing stormwater runoff, permeable interlocking concrete pavements are increasingly popular. Learn here about their use, design, construction, and maintenance.
by Clark Martin
FHWA has established five new regional centers to help develop, recruit, and retain a highly effective transportation workforce, especially crucial given so many baby boomer retirements.
by Frank Jalinoos
Some owners are building on existing elements when widening and replacing structures. Here is how this strategy can help expedite construction, minimize site impacts, and address sustainability needs.
by Ronald Gibbons, Joseph Cheung, and Paul Lutkevich
Researchers studying the role of illumination in traffic safety make the case for adaptive control systems.
by Kimberly C. Vásconez
Successful traffic incident management programs depend on the participation of skilled multidisciplinary responders. Defining TIM as a new branch of public safety can help.