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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-09-005    Date:  Jul/Aug 2009
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-09-005
Issue No: Vol. 73 No. 1
Date: Jul/Aug 2009



Safe Routes to School—Making a Big Difference Via Small Steps

by Rebecca Crowe, Raquel G. Rivas, and Kathy Norcross Watts

This nationwide program is helping reduce traffic congestion while tackling several other societal issues by encouraging children to walk or bicycle to class safely.

The Color of Safety

by Carl K. Andersen

An expert symposium cosponsored by FHWA looked at the use of color in conveying safety messages, particularly in highway applications.

Reconstructing Snoqualmie Pass

by Amanda Sullivan and Amy Danberg

WSDOT takes on current challenges and anticipates new ones in a project to improve the I-90 corridor over the Cascades.

A New Left Turn

by Ramanujan Jagannathan, Warren Hughes, and Joe G. Bared

These preliminary observations discuss the operational benefits and potential safety of displaced left-turn intersections.

Retaining Walls Are Assets Too!

by Matthew J. DeMarco, Scott A. Anderson, and Amit Armstrong

FHWA kicks off an inventory program for roadway support structures to assist management efforts at the National Park Service.



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