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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-2006-005 Date: July/August 2006|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-2006-005
Issue No: Vol. 70 No. 1
Date: July/August 2006
by Michael Saunders
The private sector is taking on new roles as States seek to meet more public needs with fewer dollars.
by Elisabeth Kolb
Researchers in New York State are studying an alternative method for disposing of animals killed in roadway collisions.
by Michael Kulbacki, Bert McCauley, and Steve Moler
Reconstruction and emergency repairs aim to resolve longstanding ownership and maintenance troubles for a historic roadway near Yellowstone.
by Ann H. Do and David L. Harkey
A new version of PBCAT helps identify the maneuvers that lead to traffic crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists so DOTs can select appropriate safety countermeasures.
by James Colyar, Jason J. Stribiak, Les Jacobson, and Lisa Y. Nelson
A new FHWA handbook details the importance of managing freeway entrance and exit facilities for optimal mobility and safety.
by Nancy Shanks
A sediment storage system is helping preserve the pristine environment surrounding a scenic highway in the Rocky Mountains./p>
by Crystal Jones and Joanne Sedor
A new FHWA initiative applies vehicle-monitoring technologies to develop performance measures for the movement of goods around the Nation.
by Gene Amparano and David A. Morena
Bigger and brighter signs, more conspicuous signals, and wider stripes are among the innovations making highways safer for older road users.