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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-05-001    Date:  March/April 2005
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-001
Issue No: Vol. 68 No. 5
Date: March/April 2005



New Focus for Highway Safety

by A. George Ostensen

FHWA's performance-based approach is addressing those initiatives where the prospects for improvement are greatest.

Financing Idle-Reduction Projects

by Diane Turchetta

New technologies offer cost-effective strategies to limit air emissions at truckstops.

The Many Faces of Safety

by John Baxter

Taking a leadership role and championing safe roadways can be the decisive strategy to reduce highway fatalities successfully.

One Way to a Better Road

by Blair Barnhardt

To save time and money, a growing Georgia community in the metropolitan Atlanta area reclaims busy roadways using foamed asphalt base stabilization.

Recognizing Excellence in Transportation Planning

by Truphelia M. Parker

Award-winning projects illustrate creative approaches to address the challenges of envisioning land use, mobility, and safety.

A Fresh Look at Orthotropic Technology

by Alfred R. Mangus

Engineers push for the renaissance of steel deck bridges in the United States.

Strengthening from Within

by Christy Darden and Thomas J. Scott

Seamlessly integrating new and old materials helped strengthen a historic bridge in Washington, DC.

Traffic Analysis Toolbox

by James P. McCarthy

FHWA releases new guidelines to help analysts improve modeling to reduce congestion and improve safety.




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