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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-15-004    Date:  May/June 2015
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-15-004
Issue No: Vol. 78 No. 6
Date: May/June 2015



Let’s Ride!

by Dan Goodman

FHWA has just published a guidebook on planning and designing separated bike lanes—innovative bicycle facilities that are being implemented in communities throughout the country.

Smooth Operators

by Grant Zammit and Ben Irwin

AASHTO and its partners recently launched the National Operations Center of Excellence to help transportation agencies establish systems management and operations as a discipline.

Partners Across the Pacific

by Nelda Bravo, Phil Yen, and Agnes Vélez

For more than three decades, Japan and the United States have been cooperating on bridge engineering research to improve resistance to wind and earthquake damage.

On the Road with Ike and Niki

by Richard F. Weingroff

During Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev’s 1959 visit to the United States, President Eisenhower thought showing off U.S. roadways would demonstrate the country’s prosperity. The President had two chances. Neither worked.

A Pivotal Job for Police

by Jeffrey A. King

Law enforcement officials play a crucial role in collecting performance measurement data for traffic incident management. In many ways, the future of TIM is in their hands.

Advancing the Triple Bottom Line

by Alexandra Oster

Through its own work, FHWA shows how to incorporate sustainability into transportation activities to deliver environmental, economic, and social benefits now and in the future.



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