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by Hoda Azari and Seung-Kyoung Lee
FHWA developed and evaluated a proof-of-concept prototype for the magnetic-based, nondestructive evaluation technique called the return flux method.
by Derrick Dasenbrock, James Gray, Ben Rivers, Ty Ortiz, Jody Kuhne, and Krystle Pelham
States are using data from unmanned aerial systems to help predict geological threats, prioritize mitigation efforts, and aid recovery after an event occurs—with reduced costs and improved safety.
by Tamara Redmon, Ann Do, Rebecca T. Crowe, Darren Buck, and Michael S. Griffith
FHWA and other agencies across USDOT are continually addressing safety concerns for pedestrians by developing and researching effective tools and countermeasures and by coordinating projects, plans,…
by Jeff Price, Danielle Blackshear, Wesley Blount, Jr., and Laura Sandt
With increased growth in bikeshare and shared e-scooter systems, FHWA and USDOT are helping State DOTs and cities manage micromobility deployment, and are monitoring trends and evaluating facilities…
by Pavle Bujanović, Todd Peterson, and Denise Bakar
FHWA's CARMASM Program is testing how cooperative driving automation can manage work zone congestion and enhance safety.
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 Office of Research, Development, and Technology.
by Aileen Varela-Margolles
Highway traffic creates noise—and sometimes the negative impacts of noise in an area need to be mitigated or minimized.
by Thomas Harman and Christine Kemker
Along the Road
by Jeffrey Zaharewicz
Sometimes the inspiration to try something innovative can come from your neighbor's proverbial backyard.
by Stephanie Pollack
by Victoria F. Sheehan
Working Together to Improve Pedestrian Safety