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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-004 Date: May/June 2011|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-004
Issue No: Vol. 74 No. 6
Date: May/June 2011
by Jennifer Boteler
In today's ever-expanding universe of knowledge, transportation libraries can help researchers find what they need to make sound decisions.
by Donald Davis and Norah Davis
With two major bridges destroyed and $1 billion in infrastructure damages, restoring safety and mobility was both a challenge and an emotional journey for the division office.
by Ann H. Do, Kay Fitzpatrick, Susan T. Chrysler, Jim Shurbutt, William W. Hunter, and Shawn Turner
Findings from recent FHWA research point to effective medium- and low-cost engineering countermeasures for helping reduce fatalities and injuries among pedestrians and bicyclists.
by Sheila Rimal Duwadi and Eric Munley
FHWA is conducting R&D to protect transportation infrastructure from human-induced threats.
by Jessica Hekter and Leslie Fletcher
A one-of-a-kind curved pedestrian bridge drew attention to a downtown waterfall and capped off the rebirth of Greenville, SC, into an exemplary livable community.