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Clickety-Clack: A Study on Joint Bar Integrity

To help prevent the conditions that can lead to derailments, Volpe worked with a team to survey joint bars across the country’s rail system to understand why, and under what conditions, joint bars are at risk for failure.

Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program Yields Striking Results

If you build integrated walking and bicycling networks into a community’s transportation system, will people use it? 

That’s what Congress wanted to know nearly a decade ago when it established the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (NTPP). Through NTPP, the Federal Highway...