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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-16-005     Date:  July/August 2016
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-005
Issue No: Vol. 80 No. 1
Date: July/August 2016



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Fostering America’s Freight Economy

by Caitlin Hughes Rayman

The FAST Act delivers programs and critical funding to reenergize investment in the movement of goods in the United States.

Getting in Sync

by Anjuliee Mittelman

The new Red Book offers a collaborative process that accelerates environmental reviews and permitting and is gaining traction as the accepted business practice at State DOTs. Try it on for fit.

The Best of the Best

by Craig Casper and Rae Keasler

Here’s how a metropolitan planning organization in Colorado didn’t settle for “good enough” when developing its award-winning transportation plan.

Climbing the Ladders of Opportunity

by Danielle Coles

USDOT is committed to providing pathways to jobs, connecting people to essential services, and revitalizing communities through transportation planning.

Giving a Leg Up

by Kimberly Sarmuksnis

Federally funded, State-administered business development programs are helping level the playing field for disadvantaged business enterprises across the country.

Following in Mom’s and Dad’s Footsteps

by Dan Wolfe

Each year, FHWA employees bring in their children for a fun day of scientific discovery in hopes of encouraging them to consider a STEM career.



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