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Benefits of the “Road Diet”

November 28, 2012

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By Seth Chalmers One potential way to reduce accidents for pedestrians and vehicles is the “road diet.” A road or lane diet reduces the travel lanes on a highway or road, and increases space for sidewalks or bike lanes. In a lane diet study conducted in Somerton, Arizona, the engineering team observed the effects of […]

The Arizona Department of Transportation’s Intermodal Transportation Division by Seth Chalmers

September 21, 2012

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The Arizona Department of Transportation was created in 1974 following the merging of the Arizona Highway Department and the Arizona Department of Aeronautics. Today, this government organization oversees more than 6,000 miles of freeways, highways, and roads throughout the state. As part of its mission, the Arizona Department of Transportation designs new roads, repairs existing […]