September 01, 2011

Articles and Reports of Interest

DOT Proposes to Eliminate Deadlines for Replacing Traffic Signs. Review the Request for Comments and Insight from Fellow LTAP/TTAP Centers on the Forum.

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President Obama Asks Congress to Pass Transportation Measures, Protect Jobs.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Has Released the Preliminary Data for 2010 Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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FHWA "Focus" Magazine: August 2011.

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Opportunities/Events

Highways for LIFE Technology Partnerships Program– 2011Announcement.

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Webinar: Long-Term Pavement Performance, September 8.

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TRB Webinar: Special Mixture Design Considerations and Methods for Warm-Mix Asphalt, September 12.

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Keeping Up with Communication Technology: An Online Workshop on the Practical Uses of Social Media, September 21.

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Improving Roadway Safety Programs Through University-Agency Partnerships: A Conference, November 2-3.

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New Resources

A Guide to Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Trail Bridges.

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Presentations, Recording, and a Set of Q&As on Rumble Strips From July FHWA Office of Safety Focus Area Web Conference Are Now Available Online.

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Roundabouts Outreach & Education Toolbox Now Available.

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