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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



Operational Solutions to Traffic Congestion

by Jeff Paniati

Making the most of the highways already in place is one strategy for relieving gridlock.

Regional Collaboration to Improve Safety, Reliability, and Security

by Wayne Berman and Robin Mayhew

The transportation system can benefit from a strong link between planning and operations.

Traffic Incident Management

by David L. Helman

Clearing incidents safely and quickly requires an effective traffic incident management program 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Work Zones That Work

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.

Another Rain Delay

by Paul Pisano and Lynette Goodwin

Roadway managers are tackling the problem of weather-induced congestion head-on.

Putting Travelers in the Know

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.

Red Light, Green Light

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.

Managed Lanes

by Jon Obenberger

Combining access control, vehicle eligibility, and pricing strategies can help mitigate congestion and improve mobility on the Nation's busiest roadways.

Reliability: Critical to Freight Transportation

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.




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