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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-07-005 Date: Jul/Aug 2007|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-07-005
Issue No: Vol. 71 No. 1
Date: Jul/Aug 2007
by Regina McElroy and Rich Taylor
What are the causes, what are the consequences, and what can be done?
by James D. Ray
With the Corridors of the Future Program, USDOT focuses on a few key areas to get the biggest bang for the public's dollars.
by Patrick DeCorla-Souza
USDOT is joining with Urban Partners in up to five metropolitan areas to alleviate congestion.
by Michael Saunders
Private sector investments in the transportation system may help reduce gridlock on U.S. roadways.
by Rich Taylor
Better information — and the means to deliver it — underpin USDOT's efforts to ease congestion through operational and technological improvements.
by Crystal Jones
National efforts and stakeholder collaborations offer tools and resources for addressing the challenges of moving goods on the Nation's busy highways.
by Robert A. Ferlis
The new technologies described in this futuristic scenario offer a realistic forecast of the state of transportation in 2050.