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Did You Know? - Archive


The Work Zone Performance Measurement Using Probe Data publication assesses the potential for probe data to support work zone performance measurement programs. It includes an overview of probe data and identifies when and how probe data sources can be used to support work zone performance measures. It provides summaries of several projects that made use of probe data for work zone performance measurement or examined the capabilities and limitations of probe vehicle data. - 2/12/2014

On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed a new transportation authorization bill into law, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). This new law funds surface transportation programs at over $105 billion for fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014. FHWA has established a web site to provide resources and the latest information on MAP-21: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/. - 8/1/2012