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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-20-002    Date:  Winter 2020
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-20-002
Issue No: Vol. 83 No. 4
Date: Winter 2020



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3-D Version of Public Roads Magazine
Some of FHWA's vehicles are equipped with Cooperative Automation Research Mobility Applications, or CARMA. Passenger vehicles, like the ones shown, are designed to communicate with each other, roadways, infrastructure, and other vehicles to enable cooperative driving automation. The vehicles pictured are equipped with the latest version, CARMA3, which is now called CARMASM. See "CARMASM: Driving Innovation" on page 28 of this issue of Public Roads.

Reaching New Heights

by Hoda Azari, Dennis O'Shea, and Derek Constable

During a 2-year study, FHWA took a closer look at the state of practice for unmanned aircraft systems use in bridge inspections.

Coming Back from Disaster

by Fernando Ortiz

After the most devastating hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in recent history, FHWA helped the island recover.

Mainstreaming Transportation Systems Management and Operations

by Tracy Scriba, Aaron Jette, and Pepper Santalucia

The current (and future) traveler demands improved reliability and efficiency. Is your TSMO program ready to deliver?

Showcasing Highway Research

by Kelley McKinley

FHWA recently put its work on display at an inaugural event to highlight innovative technologies.

What Does the Changing Face of Electricity Production Mean for Concrete?

by Saif Al-Shmaisani and Maria Juenger

With coal production on the decline, the concrete industry is looking for alternatives to the use of coal fly ash in concrete mixtures.

CARMASM: Driving Innovation

by Taylor Lochrane, Laura Dailey, and Corrina Tucker

FHWA's cooperative driving automation program is transforming transportation.

Saluting 50 Years of Transportation Training

by Stan Woronick and Christine Kemker

FHWA's National Highway Institute celebrates its golden anniversary in 2020.



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