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Two civil engineers—Thomas Telford and John Loudon McAdam—are credited with building the first modern roads in the 1800s. Telford would later improve…
January 04, 2022
I stepped into this role at a critical time, and I am proud to be leading the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America). As a…
December 02, 2021
What should you do when it seems you can do nothing? COVID-19 and related mitigation efforts have seemingly created new problems demanding new…
December 02, 2021
They say that everything’s bigger in Texas, and that’s not just true of the geography and the hats. This spring the FBI uncovered a massive racket…
December 02, 2021
How the texture of a pavement surface contributes to the tire-pavement friction
Image: Hossein Roshani
Proper tire-pavement interaction is essential for the safety of motorists. Pavement surface texture is a major contributing factor to tire–pavement…
October 05, 2021
Have you ever hit a pothole so hard that it throws off your car’s alignment? It’s not pleasant. Neither is driving under a bridge that’s falling…
October 05, 2021
It’s been referred to by Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont as “the congestion buster,” a project that had been anticipated for years, especially by…
October 05, 2021
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