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by Cathy Satterfield and Richard B. Albin
FHWA's Every Day Counts initiative is taking a comprehensive approach to saving lives on rural roads.
by Jihan Noizet and Shari Schaftlein
USDOT is working with partners and stakeholders across the transportation industry to put the brakes on human trafficking.
by Govindarajan Vadakpat, Stephen F. Smith, Zachary B. Rubinstein, and M. Bernardine Dias
FHWA's ATTRI program is funding PedPal, a mobile app that enables pedestrians to communicate directly with signalized intersections and actively influence traffic control decisions to enhance their…
by Zachary B. Haber
Ultra-high performance concrete can advance highway bridge preservation and repair to enhance durability and resiliency.
by Daniel Fodera
FHWA is working to make the organization more effective and efficient by applying an enterprise risk management framework that combines strategic planning, performance planning, and internal controls.
by Hoda Azari and Russell Kok
FHWA researchers examined phased array ultrasonic testing for performing bridge weld inspections and compared the method to the historically used technique of radiographic inspection.
by Secretary Elaine L. Chao
Here at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), we take great pride in the capacity of America's transportation network to enable Americans and goods to safely and swiftly get to where they…
by Julie Zirlin
Which strategies can increase engagement with the people who build and use transportation infrastructure?
by Patrick DeCorla-Souza
Across the United States, transportation agencies at all levels face challenges in funding transportation infrastructure projects.
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 Hillary Isebrands and Jerry Roche
Approximately 40 percent of the Nation's roadway fatalities occur on locally owned roads—an average of 12,000 deaths each year.
by Dr. Melonie Barrington and Sabrina Sylvester
In the past, hydraulic designers and engineers have used one-dimensional modeling tools for bridge and other hydraulic structure projects.
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.