TR News November-December 2014: Turning Points

This issue of the TR News features articles that examine pivotal periods in transportation research, including a feature article that examines the contributions of the nine TRB Executive Directors, including Robert E. Skinner, Jr., who retired in January 2015 after 21 years at TRB’s helm. Other features include a review of the first 100 years of commercial aviation, the development of India’s Highway Capacity Manual, and several recent research reports on such topics as smart growth and urban goods movement; new developments in the implementation of roundabouts; the use of geospatial data and mobile LiDAR in state department of transportation projects; active traffic management; and more.The November-December 2014 issue of TR News includes the following articles:
Caretakers and Change Makers: The Nine Leaders Who Built the Transportation Research Board
Pedersen Named TRB Executive Director
Commercial Aviation Soars into Its Second Century: Aerial Views of a Rapidly Developing History—and Outlook
Implementing Modern Roundabouts in the United States
Active Traffic Management Strategies for Arterials
Adopting Geospatial Technologies: Key to the Digital 3-D Revolution in Transportation
Smart Growth and Urban Goods Movement
Research Pays Off: Second-Generation, Full-Depth, Precast Concrete Deck System: Nebraska Department of Roads Applies NUDECK to Improve
Constructability and Cost-Effectiveness

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