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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

 
FACT SHEET
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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-17-057    Date:  August 2017
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-17-057
Date: August 2017

 

Office of Operations R&D

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The Office of Operations Research and Development (R&D) produces technology and tools to improve transportation system productivity, efficiency, and performance by proactively anticipating congestion and managing traffic.

Reducing the Impacts of Congestion

Advancing Speed Harmonization

Speed harmonization uses transportation network data to generate optimal speed recommendations for drivers. It has the potential to create smoother and safer traffic flow during recurring congestion periods, reduce travel time, and reduce fuel consumption.

 

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