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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.