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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-20-003    Date:  Spring 2020
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-20-003
Issue No: Vol. 84 No. 1
Date: Spring 2020



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In this special issue, get to know the driving forces behind USDOT, FHWA, and FTA. Learn about their visions for the future and how they aim to make those dreams a reality.

Getting Results: A Conversation with Elaine L. Chao

Secretary Chao serves as the powerhouse behind innovative new initiatives and goals for USDOT. Here, she opens up about her career, her experience, and her plans for the Department.

Leading the Way for the Public Transportation Industry: A Conversation with K. Jane Williams

Acting Administrator Williams talks about advancing Secretary Chao's safety mission at FTA and looks ahead to top priorities in 2020.

Honored to Serve: A Conversation with Nicole R. Nason

FHWA Administrator Nason shares insight into reducing traffic fatalities, improving safety, and drawing more women to the transportation field.

CARMASM: Testing Automated Vehicles

by Deborah Curtis, Mae Fromm, and Laura Dailey

Before FHWA's newest CARMA vehicles could join the fleet, they needed to be outfitted with the right equipment.

Experiencing MAGIC in Kansas

by Samantha Darling

A week-long orientation to the range of career opportunities for girls in transportation is making waves in the Sunflower State.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women to Join the Transportation Industry

FHWA and its partners recognize the importance of introducing women and girls to the possibilities and opportunities of the transportation sector.

Female Innovators in Transportation: Yesterday and Today

by Doug Hecox

Learn how women have contributed to transportation history through innovation, and meet some of FHWA's current female leaders.

Expanding the Role of Women in Transportation Professions

by Amy Jackson-Grove

Connecticut's WTS chapter offers professional guidance and opportunities for women to pursue careers in transportation.

Examining Insights, Inclusion, and Impact Across the Globe

by Shari Schaftlein and Jasmy Methipara

The 6th International Conference on Women's Issues in Transportation put gender-specific challenges in the spotlight.



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