by Lawrence Dwyer
What is the greatest strength of U.S. transportation?
by Milo D. Cress and Al Imig
When, in the summer of 1990, bridge inspectors in Lincoln, Neb., identified a significant structural problem with the 131-meter (430-feet) through-girder viaduct that was constructed in 1909.
by Michael S. Griffith
Nationwide accident statistics show that more than 50 percent of fatal accidents occur during the hours of darkness.
by Edward W. Morris Jr.
Passage of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) ushered in a new era of choice, freedom, and flexibility for the states.
by Nita Congress
"Transportation is the linchpin to the quality of life." -- Susan Schruth, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, Federal Transit Administration
by Lawrence Vance and Milton K. Mills
Under a research program on advanced freight movement, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) with the support of the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.
Several national surveys confirm that bicycling and walking are popular activities among Americans of all ages.
by Robin L. Schroeder
As the world population grows, so do the amount and type of waste being generated.
Along the Road
"Along the Road" is a hodgepodge of items of general interest to the highway community.
The following new research studies reported by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Research and Development are sponsored in whole or in part with federal highway funds.