Traffic Safety

Traffic safety is paramount to every road, bridge and transit-based project and planning measure. In this channel, overall safety, work-zone safety, the safe implementation of technology and more are covered in feature articles, regular news, commentary and product information.

News | September 12,2017

Secretary Chao is expected to make an announcement introducing the new policy at a self-driving testing facility in Ann Arbor, Mich.

News | September 07,2017

The agency will be monitoring highways before, during and after the storm

News | September 05,2017

The agency partnered with Pace Bus Service to implement SmartRoad technology and a flex lane for transit on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway

News | September 01,2017

The lanes are going into two of the city’s busiest streets, in response to increased bike traffic and commuter demand

News | August 17,2017

Preliminary work started in the past week on the ADOT’s $3.7 million thermal-camera based project

News | August 16,2017

The idea is to have sensors equipped with object detection technology on the self-driving vehicles to ensure safety in accidents involving pedestrians

Feature | Lauren Ballard, Lilly O’Brien, Jordan Fraade and Jess Jaworski | August 08,2017

A commitment to ending traffic deaths in Los Angeles

Feature | Brian W. Budzynski | August 08,2017

In the Big Apple, a culture of experimentation and collaboration is fueling Vision Zero success

News | July 28,2017

The board recently approved a $3.7 million plan for a thermal-detection system

News | July 25,2017

The smart road traffic management system will promote safety on U.S. 23 near Ann Arbor

News | July 25,2017

The department is implementing infrared technology to warn truck drivers of low-clearance bridges

Feature | Brian Watson | June 12,2017

Improving work-zone safety through advanced technology

News | June 07,2017

The new law will take effect Sept. 1 of this year

News | June 06,2017

After several years of studying ways to implement a system to prevent wrong-way incidents, the department could be revealing a prototype soon

Feature | Rebecca Sanders, Ph.D. | June 05,2017

Realizing Vision Zero in the U.S. is a goal worth every effort

News | June 02,2017

Analysis shows stonger laws enacted, legislation pushed to curb distracted driving

News | May 08,2017

Sacramento and San Diego roads will be part of the two-year test program to detect wrong-way drivers

News | May 05,2017

Officials anticipate fortnight of lane closures as they address horrible 25+ car turnover

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