by Jeffrey Paniati and Bud Wright
A State-based approach to adopting new technologies as standard practice puts transportation stakeholders in the driver’s seat.
by Michael W. Hancock
Kentucky uses practical, right-sized solutions to meet its transportation needs. Check out the benefits—they’re significant.
by Darren Torbic, John Campbell, and and Roya Amjadi
In an FHWA study, researchers evaluated the impacts of various countermeasures on real-world driving on rural roads.
by Alicia Romo and C. Y. David Yang
Refining the questions, improving the collection of data, and evaluating the methods used to study the behavior of road users can help reduce driving errors and improve safety.
by Dave Bergner and Kimberly C. Vásconez
Local departments of public works and DOTs play a vital role in managing traffic incidents. But what exactly are they responsible for? And how can the TIM responder course help clarify their…
One of the most famous quotes in U.S. political history came from the late Speaker of the House of Representatives, Thomas “Tip” O’Neill, Jr., who famously said, “All politics is local.” Something…
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
In 2012, highway crashes resulted in more than 33,500 fatalities in the United States. The Office of Safety is the lead champion within the Federal Highway Administra-tion advocating for the…
by Kimberly Williams
Three injury crashes occur every minute in the United States, putting thousands of incident responders potentially in harm’s way every day. Congestion from these incidents often generates secondary…
Communication Product Updates
by Lisa Jackson 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. All of the reports are or…