Traffic & Transit - Summer 2018

Brian Budzynski
Editorial/Commentary August 2018

A recent drive through a pair of Badger State work zones left me surprisingly calm

Smart Belt Coalition
V2X August 2018

Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania advance the Smart Belt Coalition to collaborate on self-driving and connected vehicle initiatives

WSDOT traffic management centers

The Washington State DOT operates six regional traffic management centers, which provide 24/7 real-time information

Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS August 2018

Resilient, safe, smart and sustainable infrastructure is necessary and within reach; Washington State is taking the initiative for the future of mobility

rail crossings
Safety August 2018

Improving railroad grade crossing safety


The Michigan Traffic Laboratory at the University of Michigan developed SAFEBAND, a program for nighttime traffic operation that attempts to accommodate both efficiency and safety for designing traffic signal timings along arterial roadways.

Traffic Signals August 2018

Optimizing arterial traffic signals to boost safety and reduce traveler speed

Charlotte Blue Line extension

All photos: David Murphy, courtesy of HNTB

Light Rail Transit (LRT) August 2018

LYNX Blue Line light rail extension boosts ridership, development in Charlotte, N.C.

aerial after completion

Naples' Downtown Mobility & Connectivity Study ultimately resulted in recommendations for development of complete streets such as this.

Roadway Design August 2018

Forward planning for a sustainable and vibrant community in Naples, Fla.

rural driving intersection safety
Traffic Safety August 2018

Using naturalistic driving study data to understand rural intersection safety

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