With new innovations in LED technology, great strides have been taken to equip police vehicles with efficient, brighter lighting to enhance the visibility of police cars and emergency vehicles when they are responding to a call, enforcing the law, or saving a life.

FHWA acting administrator Brandye Hendrickson has announced the fifth round of the agency’s Every Day Counts (EDC) program, 10 selected proven, yet underutilized innovations to enhance safety, reduce congestion, shorten project timelines, and improve sustainability.

The Every Day Counts webinar series is a new library that allows you to learn more about EDC innovations on demand. Current topics available include stakeholder partnering, data-driven safety analysis, and collaborative hydraulics: advancing to the next generation of engineering.

The Connecticut Local Safety Data Integration Peer Exchange is designed to help state, tribal, and local agencies identify cost-effective ways to develop and use safety data systems on all public roads and is an opportunity for agencies to discuss data sharing systems and data governance.

CAIT director Dr. Ali Maher and civil engineering professor Dr. Franklin Moon offered their thoughts on New Jersey infrastructure and encouraged lawmakers to view researchers in higher education as a resource and partner for finding solutions to the state’s pressing issues.

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