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Public Roads Magazine

Public Roads is Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) premier quarterly magazine. Reading Public Roads is the easiest way to keep up to date on developments in Federal highway policies, programs, and research and technology.

More specifically, the magazine covers advances and innovations in highway/traffic research and technology, critical national transportation issues, important activities and achievements of FHWA and others in the highway community, specific FHWA program areas, and subjects of interest to highway industry professionals.

Each issue contains standard departments that include information on topics of general interest; notices of recent publications in research, development, and technology applications; Internet-related information applicable to transportation professionals; and programs and courses offered by the National Highway Institute. Public Roads also emphasizes the continuing commitment of FHWA to be a world leader in promoting highway research and technology transfer.

To contact the Editor-in-Chief, provide feedback, or suggest topics of interest, send an email to: PublicRoads@dot.gov.

Read the current issue and past issues of Public Roads.

Learn more about becoming an author with Writing for Public Roads: How-To Guide.

Last updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2021