by Susan J. Binder
Building on the ISTEA and TEA-21 foundations, the new Federal surface transportation legislation introduces new programs and policies.
by Mileage-Based Road User Charges
As vehicles evolve and burn less fuel, fees assessed for the number of miles actually traveled may prove to be a stable, efficient, and equitable way to finance roads in the United States.
by Earl E. Dubin
Whether they swing, retract, or are raised, New York City's movable bridges are receiving a much-needed dose of care.
by Kathleen A. Bergeron
Incentive and disincentive provisions can help motivate highway builders to complete projects economically, safely, and quickly.
by Lindsay Banks and Mark Sarmiento
Geographic information systems enable State DOTs to streamline tasks and projects related to operations, road routes, safety, engineering, conservation, and more.
by Robert Poole and Peter Samuel
Private concessions offer an alternative to managing American highways.
by Richard F. Weingroff
The first decade of the greatest public works project in history began a transportation system yet unrivaled in the world—along with problems to match.
by David R. P. Gibson, Bo Ling, Michael Zeifman, Shaoqiang Dong, and and Uma Venkataraman
A new detection system using computerized stereovision promises greater pedestrian safety in the years ahead.
Communication Product Updates
by Zac Ellis of FHWA's Office of Research and Technology Services
Below are brief descriptions of products recently published online by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.
This year, the United States celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Dwight D.
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.
by Joanne Sedor
The United States has long relied on the fast and reliable delivery of freight to fuel the Nation's economy, and this trend shows no signs of stopping.
Due to increasing awareness of the impact of highways on the surrounding environment and communities, transportation agencies are exploring context sensitive solutions (CSS) when building and…
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