Transportation Management

Welcome to the Transportation Management Channel, a special section that provides the user an in-depth look at the multiple aspects of traffic management — straight from sources of Roads & Bridges magazine and our Transportation Management & Engineering supplement.  Topics covered include intelligent transportation systems, traffic signals, traffic monitoring, intersection safety, traffic design software, electronic tolling and congestion pricing.

You all know the acronym. The MUTCD is the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, right? Not to me. My definition? My Unpleasant Traffic Court…
January 26, 2010
Public agency project owners often seek innovation from the private sector to help reduce project costs and add technical enhancements. Many project…
January 26, 2010
The healthy growth of a community is always a welcome development, but it invariably is accompanied by thorny issues that need to be resolved. A…
January 26, 2010
The aging of road infrastructure, coupled with an increase in traffic volumes, has taken a toll on the existing road network. The need for…
January 26, 2010
Finally, after decades of advocacy and admonition, America is buying a ticket for high-speed rail. It’s high time. Our nation is struggling to…
January 26, 2010
New data from three of the largest toll agencies in the U.S. demonstrates that the number of traffic accidents at open-road tolling (ORT) plazas is…
January 26, 2010
There are certainly enough carousels out there to make one think merry go-rounds really do exist. I see the mechanism spin around every time I run…
January 26, 2010
Interstate highways around Montgomery, Ala., are about to be slammed with thousands (maybe tens of thousands) of extra trucks every month, but it isn…
August 14, 2009
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