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2017 Road Weather Management Performance Measures Update - 11/8/2017
The Federal Highway Administration's Road Weather Management Program (RWMP) assesses its progress toward meeting programmatic objectives through established...

Talking Freight Webinar for November 15, 2017: International Urban Freight (I-NUF) Conference Presentations - Examining and Addressing Urban Goods Movement Needs - 11/7/2017
Freight transportation issues and needs often have a particularly significant impact in urban areas. Urban areas are often the locations for manufacturing,...

FHWA Press Release: FY 2017 Surface Transportation System Funding Alternative Program Project Awards - 10/23/2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration announced $14.2 million in grants for states under a program designed to explore...

Update on Proposed Modifications in Highway Work Zones related regulation(s) - 10/16/2017

FHWA Press Release: Federal Highway Administration Awards Nearly $54 Million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grants, 10/4/2017 (FHWA 17-17) - 10/5/2017

Safety Service Patrol Priorities and Best Practices - 9/28/2017
Safety service patrols on freeway and arterial roadways provide a traffic management tool for transportation agencies across the country. A swift response...

Developing and Sustaining a Transportation Systems Management & Operations Mission for Your Organization: A Primer for Program Planning - 9/26/2017
This primer discusses the rationale for and key elements of successful transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) program planning. It is...

Urban Congestion Trend Reports for 2016 Available - 7/6/2017
The 2016 Urban Congestion Trend annual report, subtitled "Using Technology to Measure, Manage, and Improve Operations," is now available. The...

Public Roads Editorial: Focus on Freight: Article 2 - Where Can The Big Rigs Park? - 6/7/2017
Through partnerships, continued education, and effective planning, FHWA and others are implementing strategies to help solve the national shortage of...

Public Roads Editorial: Riding Out The Storm - 6/7/2017
FHWA is partnering with transportation agencies to develop and implement effective traffic management strategies during adverse weather. (FHWA Public...

Synthesis of Variable Speed Limit Signs - 5/25/2017
Variable speed limit (VSL) systems utilize information on traffic speed, occupancy, and volume detection, weather, and road surface conditions to determine...

Freight Intermodal Connectors Study - 5/23/2017
Freight intermodal connectors are roads that provide the "last mile" connection between major intermodal freight facilities (e.g., ports, airports,...

Active Transportation and Demand Management (ATDM) Analytical Methods for Urban Streets - 5/16/2017
This report describes an investigation of analytical, Highway Capacity Manual (HCM)-compatible evaluation methods for urban street active transportation...

Scoping and Conducting Data-Driven 21st Century Transportation System Analyses - 5/16/2017
This guidance document defines a Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) to integrate data-driven time-dynamic operational analyses within transportation...