Traffic Safety

Traffic safety is paramount to every road, bridge and transit-based project and planning measure. In this channel, overall safety, work-zone safety, the safe implementation of technology and more are covered in feature articles, regular news, commentary and product information.

News | September 15,2015

Three test cities were awarded the competitive pilot programs; move is applauded by ITS America

News | August 27,2015

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested collision-avoidance systems on 19 new car models.

News | August 17,2015

Asst. Commissioner’s office lauds decision as smart way toward safety progress

Feature | Jeff Zagoudis | July 27,2015

Red-light camera programs are costing people money without improving safety

News | March 11,2015

Investigation shows no evidence multiple versions exist and the ones crash tested are out on road

News | January 19,2015

DOT utilizes radio station to keep commuters abreast of road and traffic conditions

traffic signs
Feature | Paul Carlson, Contributing Author | August 12,2014

Roadside signs can be too reflective, TTI research shows

intersection safety
Feature | Hatem Abou-Senna, Ph.D., P.E., and Essam Radwan, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, Contributing Authors | August 12,2014

Researchers develop strategy to help evolve traffic-signal phasing

News | February 25,2014

Governor announces route will receive a system of electronic signs, cameras

Feature | Roads & Bridges | January 22,2008
Feature | Jenni Prokopy | January 22,2008
Feature | David Matthews | May 10,2005

Don’t say anything at all—just carry a big bat or let your front bumper do the talking

Feature | Kenneth S. Opiela, Contributing Author | January 13,2005

FHWA advances rulemaking on levels of traffic sign retroreflectivity

Feature | Bill Wilson | August 17,2004

Maryland tries to work around anti-sprawl measure to widen Rte. 32

Feature | Gary Groat, Contributing Author | April 12,2004

A closer look at how I-495 officials sold the HOT lane concept

Feature | Ernest Huckaby, Linda L. Brown, Charles Sears, Cherie Kittle, Scott Wainwright, Debra Chapell | July 18,2002

Updated MUTCD will help safeguard work zones

Feature | Gerald L. Ullman, P.E. | December 28,2000
Feature | Kathleen Carsey and Douglas Brand | December 28,2000
Feature | Tim Gregorski | December 28,2000

ATSSA establishes an ITS Council to provide members insight into ITS applications and the role these applications may play in expanding business opportunities for members

Feature | Gerald F. Voigt, P.E. | December 28,2000
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