Geographic variability of fatal road traffic injuries in Spain during the period 2002-2004: an ecological study
- Bonds may help Dallas solve road woes. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;07/14/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30186, p3
Announces the July 11, 1997 approval of a $1 billion solution to downtown Dallas' traffic woes by accelerating some road projects. Background on the proposed road projects; Options available for the city for financing the road projects.
- Report: As Traffic Congestion Grows, More Construction Needed. Sanchez, Humberio // Bond Buyer;9/8/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31964, p5
Reports that construction of more highway and public transit projects are needed to help alleviate increasing traffic congestion in the U.S. in 2004. Tax-exempt bond issuance that can be spurred by an increase in the construction of roads and mass transit projects; Use of bonds by states and...
- West Virginia DOT Celebrates Opening of Road Extension Project to Cut Congestion. // AASHTO Journal: Weekly Transportation Report;9/13/2013, p5
The article reports on the completion and the opening of the roadway extension project in Martinsburg, West Virginia, which, according to officials of the West Virginia's Department of Transportation, will alleviate congestion and improve traffic flow through downtown.
- HYPERFIX. Mroczka, Gary; Straumins, Val; Pinkelman, Jim // Public Roads;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p2
Provides information on the success of a road project in Indianapolis, Indiana dubbed as Hyperfix 65/70. Changes made in anticipation of the heavy traffic; Program launched to alleviate congestion and offer an alternative for commuters heading downtown; Role of media in the road project;...
- Vision-based Lane-Vehicle Detection and Tracking. Lim, King Hann; Seng, Kah Phooi; Ang, Li-Minn; Chin, Siew Wen // AIP Conference Proceedings;10/10/2009, Vol. 1177 Issue 1, p157
This chapter presents a vision-based lane-vehicle detection and tracking system comprising of (i) enhanced lane boundary detection, (ii) linear-parabolic lane region tracking, and (iii) vehicle detection with a proposed possible vehicle region verification. First, a road image is partitioned...
- Section by Section. Moore, Philip S. // Inside Tucson Business;8/30/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p22
Focuses on Tangerine Road construction, a project to upgrade the road between Interstate 10 and Oracle Road in Tucson, Arizona. Role as the principal east-west corridor for the town of Oro Valley; Realignment of the Tangerine and La Cholla intersection; Integration of multi-use paths for...
- Safety: FHWA proposes change in work-zone plans. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/19/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 19, p11
U.S. states would be required to prepare early, and broader, plans for safety in construction zones on the nation's roads, under a newly proposed Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rule. The proposal, published in the May 7 Federal Register, calls for states to analyze work-zone effects...
- Illinois Highway Proposal Puts Drivers in the Fast Lane. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/13/2004, Vol. 253 Issue 10, p19
This article focuses on construction of toll plazas. Illinois has a $5.3-billion plan in the works to convert half of the state's 274-mile tollway system into high-speed," open-road" tolling. Illinois has a $5.3-billion plan in the works to convert half of the state's 274-mile tollway system...
- M42 plan to proceed. // Commercial Motor;1/1/2004, Vol. 199 Issue 5060, p14
Deals with the plan of M42 to proceed with the use of a hard-shoulder as an extra traffic lane in Great Britain. Road construction plans for the project; Traffic flow in the area of construction; Functional expectations on the area.