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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-002 Date: November/December 2004|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-002
Issue No: Vol. 68 No. 3
Date: November/December 2004
by Jeff Paniati
Making the most of the highways already in place is one strategy for relieving gridlock.
by Wayne Berman and Robin Mayhew
The transportation system can benefit from a strong link between planning and operations.
by David L. Helman
Clearing incidents safely and quickly requires an effective traffic incident management program 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
by Carol Keenan
With workers and motorists at jeopardy and motorists frustrated by unexpected delays, the operational perspective of work zone management is the present focus.
by Paul Pisano and Lynette Goodwin
Roadway managers are tackling the problem of weather-induced congestion head-on.
by Brandy Meehan and Bob Rupert
Providing motorists with real-time traveler information is a key way that road managers can help motorists deal with the growing traffic congestion on the Nation's highways.
by John Halkias and Michael Schauer
Appropriate timing of traffic signals can decrease congestion, improve air quality, reduce fuel consumption, and minimize aggressive driving behavior.
by Jon Obenberger
Combining access control, vehicle eligibility, and pricing strategies can help mitigate congestion and improve mobility on the Nation's busiest roadways.
by Scott Johnson and Joanne Sedor
Moving commerce efficiently on the Nation's highways is vital to the economy, and FHWA is doing its part to help make that happen.