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Freight Facts and Figures 2013 - 7/14/2014
The Federal Highway Administration's Office of Freight Management of Operations has released Freight Facts and Figures 2013. This report is a snapshot...

Release 2 of the Research Data Exchange (RDE) Is Now Available - 7/10/2014
Release 2 of the Research Data Exchange is now available. Two new data environments have been added to the RDE and are available to the public for download...

Talking Freight Seminar on June 18, 2014: Freight Advanced Traveler Information System (FRATIS) – Report on the Initial Metropolitan Area Deployments - 7/3/2014
This webinar will discuss FHWA's Freight Advanced Traveler Information System (FRATIS) program, an initiative that utilizes both private sector freight...

Survey on Projects of National and Regional Significance - 6/5/2014
Section 1301 of SAFETEA-LU established a program to provide grants to States for Projects of National and Regional Significance (PNRS) to improve the...

Operations Performance Measures and Management Program Road Map - 5/8/2014
FHWA has released a program road map for the Operations Performance Measures and Management (OPMM) Program. The OPMM Program Road Map includes potential...

Traffic Signal LED Module Specification Workshop and Informational Report for Snow Conditions - 4/29/2014
FHWA has released a research report on the issue of potential occurrence of snow and/or ice buildup on LED traffic signal lenses. The objectives were...

Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems Implementation Guide: Use of Technology and Data for Effective Work Zone Management - 3/31/2014
Work zone ITS is one operational management strategy that agencies may use in a transportation management plan (TMP). Geared towards public agencies,...

Measures of Effectiveness and Validation Guidance for Adaptive Signal Control Technologies - 3/27/2014
This report documents the tools and methodology developed for validation of Adaptive Signal Control Technologies (ASCT) systems and summarizes the testing...

2014 National Work Zone Awareness Week - 3/20/2014
FHWA is partnering with AASHTO, ATSSA, FMCSA and other work zone safety advocates to raise public awareness about the need for driving and working safely...

Road Weather Management Performance Measures: 2012-2013 Update - 3/11/2014
This report includes a background on the development and update of RWMP performance measures since 2007 including the approaches and data sources used,...

Utah DOT Weather Responsive Traveler Information System - 3/11/2014
The FHWA Road Weather Management Program partnered with Utah DOT to develop, test and deploy a citizen reporting program that allows travelers to provide...

AASHTO Transportation Systems Management and Operations Guidance - 2/24/2014
The American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) Transportation Systems Management and Operations Guidance has now been...

Impact of Exempt Vehicles on Managed Lanes - 2/12/2014
This report examines programs in use by states allowing low-emission and energy efficient vehicles to use HOV, HOT, and managed lanes without meeting...

National Workshop Attracts "Thought Leaders" in Congestion Pricing - 1/2/2014
On July 9-10, 2013, 114 leaders in congestion pricing, managed lanes, and parking pricing convened in Seattle, WA to discuss recent successes and challenges...

US Department of Transportation Connected Vehicle Planning and Policy Stakeholder Workshop - January 16, 2014 - 12/30/2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will conduct a free public workshop focused on soliciting input from transportation infrastructure owner/operators...

Programming for Operations: MPO Examples of Prioritizing and Funding Transportation Systems Management & Operations Strategies - 12/19/2013
The report discusses how metropolitan planning organizations have incorporated transportation systems management and operations projects into the programming...