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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



The Congestion Problem

by Regina McElroy and Rich Taylor

What are the causes, what are the consequences, and what can be done?

Targeted Investment

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.

Partners In Time

by Patrick DeCorla-Souza

USDOT is joining with Urban Partners in up to five metropolitan areas to alleviate congestion.

The Role of PPPs In Addressing Congestion

by Michael Saunders

Private sector investments in the transportation system may help reduce gridlock on U.S. roadways.

Solutions To the Traffic Snarl

by Rich Taylor

Better information — and the means to deliver it — underpin USDOT's efforts to ease congestion through operational and technological improvements.

Perspective on Freight Congestion

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.

The Dream of an Automated Highway

by Robert A. Ferlis

The new technologies described in this futuristic scenario offer a realistic forecast of the state of transportation in 2050.



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