Identifier :
Object_Type: governmental
Object_Type: institution
Object_Type: public
Title: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Parent: U.S. Departement of Transportation
Description: The FHWA is responsible for the management of the US highway network and the administration of highway safety programs. It funds a number of research initiatives, notably in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (see the ITS Web Site andthe Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center)and the Transportation environmental Research program (TERP).
The FHWA site contains a number of electronic publications and transportation statistics (traffic volumes; travel trends; highway statistics). Through related sites information can be found on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and traffic safety. The site features the FHWA Information Locator Service. This is a Government Information Locator Service (GILS) that can help you to identify FHWA public information sources. The FHWA Information Locator Contains abstracts of highway research and development reports, audio and visual materials, and information systems to which the general public may have access.
Keywords (GEMET): land transportation; transportation policy; transportation (traffic); transportation systems; federal highway; highways; road; road construction; road planning; road safety; road traffic; road transport; administrative organization; research programs; research policy
Place_Keywords: USA
Language: en
Metadata_Contact: Karel Maesen
Metadata_Date: 1997/04/03 Metadata_Source: Federal Highway Administration Home Page