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|Publication Number: Date: Jan/Feb 1998|
Issue No: Vol. 62 No. 4
Date: Jan/Feb 1998
by James A. Arnold
Several proposed improvements to the Global Positioning System (GPS) are likely to benefit surface transportation.
by Maria Koklanaris
When they're rounding a high-banked turn at 260 kilometers per hour, that's what they want the wheels of the car to do to the asphalt underneath.
by Anna K. Bennett
The U.S. Department of Transportation, like other agencies of the federal government, is mandated by the Government Performance and Results Act to develop and implement a strategic plan.
by John Arens and Mark Reilly
You're on a road trip, speeding along a lonely stretch of rural highway on a moonless, early summer's night.
by Leslie Busler
As a sergeant in the College Station, Texas, police department, Greg Lewis knows that police work often involves tedious, information gathering and checking.
by Doug Rekenthaler Jr.
The year is 1998. It's a rainy winter evening, and you are struggling to read the handwritten, cryptic directions to the holiday dinner at your boss's home.
by Gary Henderson
Twenty field engineers from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Lands Highway Office have been assigned as members of the Extended Superpave Technology Delivery Team (STDT).
FHWA's New Leaders Have Strategic Vision by David Smith
The bridge to the 21st century comes along a road to the future. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will enter the 21st century guided by a new leadership team and a strategic plan.
by S. Lawrence Paulson
The life of an African-American inventor and entrepreneur is serving as the inspiration for a forward-looking Department of Transportation (DOT) program aimed at encouraging students from kindergarten to college to consider careers in transportation.
by James W. March
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently completed and sent to Congress the 1997 Federal Highway Cost Allocation Study (HCAS) - the first federal HCAS since 1982.