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Publication Number:      Date:  Jan/Feb 1998
Issue No: Vol. 62 No. 4
Date: Jan/Feb 1998



Surface Transportation and Global System Positioning Improvements: L5 and DGPS

by James A. Arnold

Several proposed improvements to the Global Positioning System (GPS) are likely to benefit surface transportation.

Sticking with Rosan

by Maria Koklanaris

When they're rounding a high-banked turn at 260 kilometers per hour, that's what they want the wheels of the car to do to the asphalt underneath.

One LTAP Strategic Plan Implemented 57 Ways

by Anna K. Bennett

The U.S. Department of Transportation, like other agencies of the federal government, is mandated by the Government Performance and Results Act to develop and implement a strategic plan.

FHWA's Photometric and Visibility Lab

by John Arens and Mark Reilly

You're on a road trip, speeding along a lonely stretch of rural highway on a moonless, early summer's night.

Be ALERT for Efficiency and Safety

by Leslie Busler

As a sergeant in the College Station, Texas, police department, Greg Lewis knows that police work often involves tedious, information gathering and checking.

The Human Factors Field Research Vehicle: FHWA Takes Its Show on the Road

by Doug Rekenthaler Jr.

The year is 1998. It's a rainy winter evening, and you are struggling to read the handwritten, cryptic directions to the holiday dinner at your boss's home.

FHWA Forms an Extended Superpave Technology Delivery Team

by Gary Henderson

Twenty field engineers from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Lands Highway Office have been assigned as members of the Extended Superpave Technology Delivery Team (STDT).

FHWA's New Leaders Have Strategic Vision by David Smith

The bridge to the 21st century comes along a road to the future. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will enter the 21st century guided by a new leadership team and a strategic plan.

The Garrett A. Morgan Program: Shaping the Future of Transportation

by S. Lawrence Paulson

The life of an African-American inventor and entrepreneur is serving as the inspiration for a forward-looking Department of Transportation (DOT) program aimed at encouraging students from kindergarten to college to consider careers in transportation.

Welfare Reform and Transportation: There is a Connection

Federal Cost Allocation Study

by James W. March

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently completed and sent to Congress the 1997 Federal Highway Cost Allocation Study (HCAS) - the first federal HCAS since 1982.



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