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July/August 2012
Vol. 76 · No. 1

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-12-005


Trouble in Paradise

by Priscilla Pérez Billig

Invasive plant and animal species are threatening Hawaii's ecosystems, but the State's transportation agency is on the job.

Behind the Scenes at TMCs

by Jimmy Chu and Laurel Radow

Pulling back the curtain on transportation management centers reveals vital hubs for overseeing operations and information sharing on the Nation's highway network.

Unearthing Crow Tribal History

by Steve Platt and Alan Woodmansey

Archaeological excavations along Montana Highway 78 revealed much about the daily lives of the Crow people of more than a century ago.

Replacing Historic Bear Creek Bridge

by Nancy Shanks and Alicia Sindlinger

Colorado recently rebuilt an 88-year-old bridge along U.S. 550, overcoming historical, geological, and logistical challenges with panache.

Walking and Bicycling Pay Off

by Ben Rasmussen, Gabe Rousseau, and William M. Lyons

Four pilot communities evaluated the effectiveness of investing Federal funds in nonmotorized transportation. The results are encouraging.

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