Transportation Research Board Special Report 296
IA planning and administration
IB energy and environment
IIIB materials and construction
IV operations and safety
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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competencies and with regard for appropriate balance.
This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to the procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.
This study was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Committee for the Strategic Highway Research Program 2: Implementation.
Implementing the results of the second Strategic Highway Research Program : saving lives, reducing congestion, improving quality of life / Committee for the Strategic Highway Research Program 2: Implementation, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.
p. cm.—(Special report ; 296) 1. Traffic safety—United States. 2. Highway research—United States. 3. Traffic congestion—United States. 4. Strategic Highway Research Program (U.S.) I. Title.