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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-19-001     Date:  Autumn 2018
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-19-001
Issue No: Vol. 82 No. 3
Date: Autumn 2018



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To improve safety on Connecticut’s roads, the Connecticut Department of Transportation teamed up with FHWA, the University of Connecticut, and local law enforcement to overhaul the State’s process for collecting and handling crash data. For more information, see “Better Information for Better Roadway Safety” on page 8 in this issue of Public Roads.

Self-Enforcing Roadways

by Eric Donnell, Kristin Kersavage, and Abdul Zineddin

Strategic planning and design of rural roads can encourage drivers to choose speeds consistent with the posted limits, reducing the severity of speeding-related crashes.

Better Information for Better Roadway Safety

by Robbin Cabelus, Mario Damiata, Eric Jackson, and Robert Pollack

Connecticut's journey to modernize its system for crash data collection, reporting, and analysis could serve as a model for other transportation agencies.

20 Years of Creative Problem Solving

by Clark Merrefield and Judith Johnson

If you have a challenge, the FHWA Resource Center has a team of experts to help you tackle it.

Boosting Pavement Resilience

by Heather Dylla and Rob Hyman

Design considerations can help mitigate the toll that changing environmental factors like temperature and precipitation may take on infrastructure.



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