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|Publication Number: Date: Summer 1993|
Issue No: Vol. 57 No. 1
Date: Summer 1993
by Robert V. Bryant
Its longevity is a testament to its importance to the community of highway engineers and other transportation officials. But in some ways, this issue of the magazine marks a rebirth.
by Rudolph R. HegmonTo most people, including the majority of readers of Public Roads, road surfaces are just gray areas stretching for miles and miles.
Adapted from the 1993 Biennal Report to Congress
Our nation's productivity and international competitiveness depends on fast and reliable transportation.
by Craig Sanders
To those on the mainland United States, visions of Hawaii usually bring thoughts of relaxing on a white, sandy beach during the long, warm, tropical days, sipping on a fruity drink while an exhilarating equatorial breeze gently whisks away the stress and worries common to everyday life.
by Daniel S. Metzger
As a result of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) and the enlightened vision of planners in the Department of Transportation (DOT), transportation research has a bright future.
by Jerry A. Reagan
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) seeks to improve highway safety by improving the crashworthiness of motor vehicles.