Making the most of the highways already in place is one strategy for relieving gridlock.
The transportation system can benefit from a strong link between planning and operations.
Clearing incidents safely and quickly requires an effective traffic incident management program 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
With workers and motorists at jeopardy and motorists frustrated by unexpected delays, the operational perspective of work zone management is the present focus.
Roadway managers are tackling the problem of weather-induced congestion head-on.
Providing motorists with real-time traveler information is a key way that road managers can help motorists deal with the growing traffic congestion on the Nation's highways.
Appropriate timing of traffic signals can decrease congestion, improve air quality, reduce fuel consumption, and minimize aggressive driving behavior.
Combining access control, vehicle eligibility, and pricing strategies can help mitigate congestion and improve mobility on the Nation's busiest roadways.
Moving commerce efficiently on the Nation's highways is vital to the economy, and FHWA is doing its part to help make that happen.
Mobility is one of the country's greatest freedoms. Our Nation's highly developed, efficient transportation system provides the public with a wide choice of where to live, work, and have fun.
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.
Timely and accurate information is the key to moving people and goods more efficiently, safely, and securely.
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Operations and National Highway Institute (NHI) collaborated to create a variety of courses dealing with freight, intelligent transportation...
Communication Product Updates
Below are brief descriptions of products recently published online by the FHWA Office of Operations.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar