TR News November-December 2014: Turning Points


The full issue of TR News 295 is now available. This edition 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. Also included with this issue is TRB’s 2014 Annual Report.

The November-December 2014 issue of TR News includes the following articles:

o  Caretakers and Change Makers: The Nine Leaders Who Built the Transportation Research Board
o  Pedersen Named TRB Executive Director
o  Commercial Aviation Soars into Its Second Century: Aerial Views of a Rapidly Developing History—and Outlook
o  Implementing Modern Roundabouts in the United States
o  Active Traffic Management Strategies for Arterials
o  Adopting Geospatial Technologies: Key to the Digital 3-D Revolution in Transportation
o  Smart Growth and Urban Goods Movement
o  Research Pays Off: Second-Generation, Full-Depth, Precast Concrete Deck System: Nebraska Department of Roads Applies SUNDECK to Improve Constructability and Cost-Effectiveness
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