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Talking Freight Webinar for September 20, 2017: How Freight Shippers Drive EPA's Smartway Transport Partnership - 9/14/2017
This webinar will allow transportation professionals and other participants to gain insights from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and three...

Talking Freight Webinar for September 21, 2017: Freight and Passenger Rail Operations Coordination Issues and Needs - 9/6/2017
This webinar will examine both freight and passenger railroad operations coordination perspectives, including the challenges and opportunities with coordinating...

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...

Web-based Informational Sessions on Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) - 4/14/2017
The purpose of this web-based informational session is to assist transportation planners and system managers effectively advance TSMO programs in three...

Applying Archived Operations Data in Transportation Planning: A Primer - 4/14/2017
The purpose of this primer is to assist transportation planners in effectively using archived operations data for developing, analyzing, and evaluating...

New Pilot Car Escort Vehicle Training Materials are now Available - 3/22/2017
Pilot Car Escort Vehicle training publications including: Best Practices Guidelines; Best Practices for Law Enforcement; Study Guide; Training Manual;...

Making the Business Case for Traffic Incident Management Programs Webinar Recording now Available - 2/7/2017
The webinar took place on October 13, 2016. The webinar recording is now available.

Integrated Corridor Management and the Smart Cities Revolution: Leveraging Synergies - 12/12/2016
Because smart cities and integrated corridor management (ICM) are so fundamentally similar in terms of their requirements and objectives, this primer...

Sharing Work Zone Effective Practices for Design-Build Projects - 12/12/2016
This project constitutes the second phase of previous work to develop design-build projects and work zones resources. This new report is intended to share...

National Coalition on Truck Parking Meeting on December 12, 2016 - 12/8/2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation will be hosting a meeting of the National Coalition on Truck Parking on December 12, 2016. The National Coalition...

2016 Freight Quick Facts Report - 11/22/2016
Our Nation's freight transportation system consists of a vast network of roads, railways, navigable channels, and pipelines that connect hundreds of seaports,...

Research Data Exchange (RDE) Adds More Data Environments for Download - 11/21/2016
The Research Data Exchange (RDE), a web-based portal that provides access to archived and real-time multi-source and multi-modal data to support the...

Transportation Management Plan Effectiveness Framework and Pilot - 11/2/2016
This report was prepared to help practitioners formulate and follow clear, consistent approach towards assessing the effectiveness of Transportation Management...

Planning for Transportation Systems Management and Operations Within Corridors: A Desk Reference - 11/1/2016
This Desk Reference is designed to equip State, regional, and local transportation operations and planning professionals with the knowledge and tools...

Improving Business Processes for More Effective Transportation Systems Management and Operations - 11/1/2016
Many agencies are shaping their Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) programs to more effectively address those planned and unplanned...