by Diane Turchetta
Plug-in electric vehicles have the potential to be a cleaner, more sustainable option for personal travel than conventional vehicles. But market penetration will take time.
by Ahmed Abdel-Rahim and C.Y. David Yang
Using weather data from the Clarus Initiative, researchers have developed a prototype system that could help reduce crashes at intersections.
by Wei Zhang, Joe Bared, and and Ramanujan Jagannathan
An FHWA study offers recommendations for constructing mini-roundabouts to reduce congestion and improve safety at intersections throughout the United States.
by Allison Hamilton
Surprise: showery Oregon is a leader in using renewableenergy along highways to meet sustainability goals, reduce carbon footprints,support local green jobs -- and develop new revenue streams.
For many, the terms "research" and "laboratory" conjure images of solitary scientists in white smocks hunched over their lab benches, engineers crunching numbers at their computers, and graduate…
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.
Why do some pavements perform better than others? To find out, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) launched the Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program, building on research started in…
by Candice Jackson
The relationship between the Nation's transportation infrastructure and places of historical, cultural, and environmental importance is complex.
Communication Product Updates
by Michael Thoryn 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.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar