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U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC Program purpose. The Highway Research and Development Program funds strategic investment in research activities that address current and emerging highway transportation needs. Statutory citation(s): MAP §§ , 23 USC Funding features. Funded by contract authority from the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund. Change, improvement, and innovation based on highway research have long been important to the highway before the federal-aid highway system was initiated in , Congress provided funds for the Office of Road Inquiry, the precursor of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) research program, to assist the states by gathering information about highway laws, road-building. The committee will monitor and review FHWA's research and technology activities and advise FHWA on (a) research agenda setting and coordination of highway research with states, universities, and other partners, (b) strategies to accelerate the deployment and adoption of innovation, and (c) potential areas where research is needed.
This chapter provides an assessment of the federal role in promoting and conducting highway research and technology (R&T) begins with a review of the institutional and historical context in which the federal highway R&T program operates. 1 The second section describes eight key characteristics that are crucial to the success and effectiveness of a research program and provides. Variable message signs, telephone systems, highway advisory radio, and websites are some of the dissemination devices of systems that collect, process, and disseminate information about travel conditions to the public for day-to-day transportation operations, and these same systems need to be. The Federal Highway Administration, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and National Cooperative Highway Research Program sponsored a scanning study of Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom to review innovative safety practices in planning, designing, operating, and maintaining signalized. means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.
The Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Web Manual was conceived and developed to fill in a critical knowledge gap between the practitioners dealing with bridge performance challenges on a day-to-day basis and the researchers developing and refining NDE technologies serving NDE Wed Manual’s aim is to provide concise and unbiased guidance to help practitioners navigate their way . The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users authorized the Department of Transportation to establish a highway research program to address future challenges facing the U.S. highway system. In , the Second Strategic Highway Research Program was established to conduct research in four areas--safety, renewal, reliability, and capacity. This book is part of the series "Managing Highway Maintenance," prepared for the Implementation Division, Office of Development, Federal. Highway Administration, under contract FH The. series as a whole is described in the Training Guide and Catalog. volume. The contents of this book reflect the views of the contractor. Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology National Household Travel Survey Program. Published Date: What impact does the NHTS Program have on policy, project, or regulatory decision making? 3) How responsive is the NHTS Program to its user community? Research and : Lora Chajka-Cadin, Margaret Petrella, Chris Timmel, Emily Futcher, Jacob Mittleman.