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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-003 Date: March/April 2013|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-003
Issue No: Vol. 76 No. 5
Date: March/April 2013
by Kathleen Bergeron
FHWA champions a new round of innovations to reduce delivery time for highway projects and increase safety.
by Seri Park, Leslie Myers McCarthy, John McFadden, and George Merritt
A win-win: University students gain real-world experience working on transportation projects with local public agencies that have limited resources.
by Emily Pettis and Amy Squitieri
NCHRP has developed a model for evaluating the mid-century residences that soon might trigger a huge need for Section 106 compliance by Federal-aid or federally permitted highway projects.
by Taylor W.P. Lochrane, Haitham Al-Deek, Jawad Paracha, and Tracy Scriba
Researchers are working on microsimulation modeling to improve mobility and reduce congestion.
by David R.P. Gibson, Paul Burton, Neil Boudreau, Michael J. Bobinsky, Jim Hoben, Bo Ling, and Billie Louise Bentzen
During a recent large-scale field test of a new stereo vision system for detecting pedestrians at street crossings, FHWA focused on the visually impaired.