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Federal Highway Administration > Publications > Public Roads > Vol. 73 · No. 2 > Articles

Sept/Oct 2009
Vol. 73 · No. 2

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-09-006


Detecting Pedestrians

by David R.P. Gibson, Bao Lang, Bo Ling, Uma Venkataraman, and James Yang

With support from FHWA, researchers are integrating the latest camera technology with traffic control to improve safety at intersections.

NDE Showcase for Bridge Inspectors

by Frank Jalinoos

FHWA offers a new 1-day seminar on nondestructive evaluation methodologies to help State DOTs improve routine and special testing of steel and concrete bridge components.

Advances in Wildlife Crossing Technologies

by Mary Gray

Researchers are deploying the latest tools to reduce animal-vehicle collisions and save the lives of both motorists and critters.

Road Safety Audits for Pedestrian Facilities

by Kohinoor Kar and Michael R. Blankenship

From sidewalk obstructions to inaccessible pushbuttons, RSAs in Arizona reveal common problems to watch for.

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