by Gregory Nadeau
Preparing the transportation system for the future starts today. But in an era of rapid change, getting there requires consistent, reliable investment at the Federal level.
by James Colyar, Rachel Klein, and Les Jacobson
Ramp metering has demonstrated that it reduces freeway congestion and crashes. So why aren’t more transportation agencies deploying it?
by Rosemarie Anderson and Pamela Beer
A new toolkit from FHWA is paving the way for safer local and tribal rural highways.
by Alan Pisarski, Steve Polzin, and Elaine Murakami
An upsurge in retirements, coupled with workplace trends such as telecommuting, is bound to affect travel on U.S. highways. Here’s what transportation planners will want to know.
by Clark Merrefield, Susan Smichenko, Gerry Flood, and Melonie Barrington
Michigan has established a successful government-academia partnership to help local agencies make data-driven decisions on road safety.
by David Unkefer, Katherine Petros, Bryan Cawley, and Alicia Sindlinger
Civil Integrated Management is shepherding highway construction and transportation asset management into the digital age, while improving the consistency and efficiency of project delivery.
With about 1 year left until Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau and the rest of the Obama Administration turn over the reins to a new team, now is as good a time as any to look back at the…
Along the Road
Along the Road is the place to look for information about current and upcoming activities, developments, trends, and items of general interest to the highway community. This information comes from U.…
by Hugh W. McGee and Jonathan Soika
From 2010 to 2012, more than 70 percent of all intersection-related fatal crashes nationwide occurred at unsignalized intersections.
by Judy Francis
More than 40 percent of the Nation’s bridge inventory is approaching the end of its design service life.
Communication Product Updates
Below are brief descriptions of communications products recently developed by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.