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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-12-001    Date:  November/December 2011
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-12-001
Issue No: Vol. 75 No. 3
Date: November/December 2011



When Distracted Road Users Cross Paths

by Ryan Brumfield and Srinivas S. Pulugurtha

Researchers at UNC Charlotte report on their study of the interaction between inattentive drivers and pedestrians at campus crosswalks.

To ABC or Not?

by Toni L. Doolen, Benjamin Tang, Amirali Saeedi, and Samin Emami

A new decision tool for Accelerated Bridge Construction is helping project planners assess the applicability and effectiveness of this technique at specific locations.

In Pursuit of Sustainable Highways

by Benjamin W. Cotton

A new self-evaluation tool, an expert working group, and research on new paving systems are among the ways FHWA is helping transportation agencies meet present and future needs.

Finding the Right Tool For the Job

by Frank Gross and Karen Yunk

Crash modification factors, when used properly, can help transportation engineers identify and apply the most appropriate countermeasures for increasing roadway safety.

Transportation Operations Laboratory: Article II
A Living Outdoor Laboratory

by Benjamin B. McKeever, Deborah Curtis, and Kari Beasley

FHWA's new Cooperative Vehicle-Highway testbed will serve as a proving ground for wireless technologies that connect vehicles with infrastructure.

What's in the Numbers?

by Brian Lomax

Here's a snapshot of the history of FHWA's Highway Statistics and a sampling of the data that make the publication so highly respected and so fascinating.




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