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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-17-002 Date: January/February 2017|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-17-002
Issue No: Vol. 80 No. 4
Date: January/February 2017
by Heather Marie Rose
Looking back at the past and understanding the trends that are emerging today can provide clues to the future of transportation.
by Kay Fitzpatrick, Ann Do, Michael P. Pratt, and Bruce Friedman
The results are in from recent FHWA research: Pedestrian hybrid beacons continue to improve safety at unsignalized crossings.
by Agnes Velez, Alanna McKeeman, and Jessica Klion
Through participating in the World Road Association, the U.S. transportation community has benefited from learning about research, practices, and technologies in other countries.
by Camille Bonham and Corbin Davis
Workshops hosted by USDOT found context-sensitive solutions to reconnect communities previously divided by highway infrastructure.
by Heather Holsinger
Improving the resilience of transportation infrastructure to a changing climate involves integrating preparations throughout the decisionmaking process from planning to design, construction, and beyond.
by Rosemarie Anderson, Pamela M. Beer, and Danena Gaines
Engaging officials and the public is essential to successfully implementing innovations on tribal, county, city, and other municipal roads.
by Lisa Kinner Bedsole, Ken E. Johnson, and Cathy Satterfield
Mumble strips show promise for fewer roadway departures with reduced road noise near residential and environmentally sensitive areas.