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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-21-003    Date:  Spring 2021
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-21-003
Issue No: Vol. 85 No. 1
Date: Spring 2021



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CARMASM: Improving Traffic Flows and Safety at Active Work Zones

by Pavle Bujanović, Todd Peterson, and Denise Bakar

FHWA's CARMASM Program is testing how cooperative driving automation can manage work zone congestion and enhance safety.

Micromobility: A Travel Mode Innovation

by Jeff Price, Danielle Blackshear, Wesley Blount, Jr., and Laura Sandt

With increased growth in bikeshare and shared e-scooter systems, FHWA and USDOT are helping State DOTs and cities manage micromobility deployment, and are monitoring trends and evaluating facilities and design needs.

Focusing on Pedestrian Safety

by Tamara Redmon, Ann Do, Rebecca T. Crowe, Darren Buck, and Michael S. Griffith

FHWA and other agencies across USDOT are continually addressing safety concerns for pedestrians by developing and researching effective tools and countermeasures and by coordinating projects, plans, and discussions with State and local officials and safety advocates.

Looking to the Sky for Geotechnical Data

by Derrick Dasenbrock, James Gray, Ben Rivers, Ty Ortiz, Jody Kuhne, and Krystle Pelham

States are using data from unmanned aerial systems to help predict geological threats, prioritize mitigation efforts, and aid recovery after an event occurs—with reduced costs and improved safety.

Magnetic Flux Methods: Detecting Corrosion in Post-tensioned Bridges

by Hoda Azari and Seung-Kyoung Lee

FHWA developed and evaluated a proof-of-concept prototype for the magnetic-based, nondestructive evaluation technique called the return flux method. Laboratory test results prove encouraging in identifying corrosion damage in post-tensioned bridges.



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