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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-17-001     Date:  November/December 2016
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-17-001
Issue No: Vol. 80 No. 3
Date: November/December 2016



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Photo: FHWA-HRT-17-001 Public Roads November/December 2016 Cover Image of a rural road winding through mountains.
3-D Version of Public Roads Magazine

Targeting the Crosshairs

by Matthew Albee, Kara Peach, Jeffrey Shaw, and Jonathan Soika

States across the country are using tailored, systemic approaches to make intersections safer.

Keeping Climate Impacts at Bay in Boston

by Gina Filosa, Leslie Stahl, Steven Miller, and Katherin McArthur

Massachusetts aims at resiliency for road infrastructure by assessing risks to the Central Artery/Tunnel and protecting it from potential future flooding.

Wondrous Rides Through Nature’s Wonders

by Richard F. Weingroff and Sherry Hayman

The partnership between the National Park Service, which turns 100 this year, and FHWA has created highway landmarks throughout the country.

The Road Is a Park, and the Park Is a Road

by Norah Davis

The Natchez Trace Parkway is one of the few roadways that is itself a national park, and its northern end starts off with a bang— the award-winning Double Arch Bridge.

A Crown Jewel of Bikeways

by Julie Caniglia

A unique sunken railway in Minneapolis had degenerated into an urban dumping ground. Now the Midtown Greenway is the superstar of the city’s bicycle network. Here’s how it happened.

What Drives Highway Safety Improvements?

by Dana Gigliotti and Karen Scurry

FHWA is rolling out new requirements for performance-based decisionmaking. Take a look at how the HSIP has changed, including the addition of safety performance management requirements.



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