by Heather Marie Rose
Looking back at the past and understanding the trends that are emerging today can provide clues to the future of transportation.
by Kay Fitzpatrick, Ann Do, Michael P. Pratt, and Bruce Friedman
The results are in from recent FHWA research: Pedestrian hybrid beacons continue to improve safety at unsignalized crossings.
by Agnes Velez, Alanna McKeeman, and Jessica Klion
Through participating in the World Road Association, the U.S. transportation community has benefited from learning about research, practices, and technologies in other countries.
by Camille Bonham and Corbin Davis
Workshops hosted by USDOT found context-sensitive solutions to reconnect communities previously divided by highway infrastructure.
by Heather Holsinger
Improving the resilience of transportation infrastructure to a changing climate involves integrating preparations throughout the decision making process from planning to design, construction, and…
by Rosemarie Anderson, Pamela M. Beer, and Danena Gaines
Engaging officials and the public is essential to successfully implementing innovations on tribal, county, city, and other municipal roads.
by Lisa Kinner Bedsole, Ken E. Johnson, and Cathy Satterfield
Mumble strips show promise for fewer roadway departures with reduced road noise near residential and environmentally sensitive areas.
by Tony Furst
In 2016, the Federal Highway Administration began retooling the Office of Innovative Program Delivery (OIPD) to expand the agency’s ability to advance innovation in the transportation community.
by Robert Ritter
Public funds used by State and local governments to build, operate, and maintain the national transportation network are under pressure.
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 Carrie Boris
More and more, travelers are turning to smartphone applications for a wide array of transportation activities.
by Judy Francis
In 2015, 6.3 million police-reported crashes occurred in the United States. These crashes resulted in 35,092 fatalities and 2.4 million injuries.
Communication Product Updates
by Lisa A. Shuler of FHWA's Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and and Innovation Management
Below are brief descriptions of communications products recently developed by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.