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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-18-003    Date:  Spring 2018
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-18-003
Issue No: Vol. 82 No. 1
Date: Spring 2018

 

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Photo. Two girls look at piece of equipment during FHWA's Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day in 2016, a day to encourage children to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
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These girls participated in FHWA's Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day in 2016, a fun day of scientific discovery to encourage children to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The U.S. Department of Transportation is supporting women in transportation through programs like the Women and Girls in Transportation Initiative. For more information, see "Ready, Willing, & Able" on page 28 in this issue of PUBLIC ROADS.

Building a Bridge to Sustainability

by David R. Lastovka and Amy Plovnick

How did Ohio use FHWA’s INVEST to make a major project more environmentally and socially conscious? To find out, read on.

Rolling Out Pavement Technologies

by Gina Ahlstrom

Innovative approaches to construct and maintain roadway surfaces have the potential to save money and improve performance. FHWA is facilitating their use across the country.

Are We Ready for Connected and Automated Vehicles?

by Michelle Noch

Through an ITS training program, USDOT is seeing to it that transportation workers are prepared for the new world.

Human Mosaics Move the Nation

by Jennifer Mayo and Elizabeth Romero

FHWA is paving the way for harnessing diversity in the transportation industry by integrating the values of inclusion and engagement in all of the agency’s activities.

Ready, Willing & Able

by Martha Kenley and Tracy Duval

Women and girls are employed in a variety of transportation jobs, and more are poised to join the workforce. It’s a matter of training and contracting, and FHWA is helping out.

Turning Skeptics Into Adopters

by Daniel Alzamora

Bridges using geosynthetic reinforced soil–integrated bridge system technology are popping up everywhere. The innovation’s popularity continues to increase, and for good reason.

 

 

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