Pam / Wednesday, August 9, 2023 / Categories: ATSSA, FHWA, Government, Infrastructure, NWZAW, Transportation Integrating wildlife patterns into roadway plans helps save lives Summer issue of Roadway Safety magazine explores this lifesaving strategy With elk, mule deer and pronghorn antelope among the many animals trekking across Wyoming, the state’s Department of Transportation knows the importance of being attuned to their daily movements and seasonal migrations. That information is factored into new road projects to help save the lives of both humans and animals. The Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program included as part of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) is a new source of funding available to aid such mitigation efforts. The Summer issue of ATSSA’s Roadway Safety magazine, now available online, lays out the cost of human-animal collisions across the nation and examines the details of the program to help members understand how they can become involved. The Summer issue also explores: How cellular vehicle-to-everything technology (C-V2X) is taking shape in this pivotal year. How the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to approve a joint waiver for a group of automakers, public agencies and communication professionals is moving C-V2X into action where it can demonstrate lifesaving benefits. The many ways members observed National Work Zone Awareness Week this year. Details of how three innovative tools advance roadway safety. Check out these features and more in the latest issue of Roadway Safety magazine. Previous Article Final rule issued for accessibility of pedestrian facilities in public right-of-way Next Article ATSSA & NCUTCD urge publication of MUTCD without delay Print 5275 Rate this article: 4.8 Tags: FCC IIJA C-V2X Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program Wyoming DOT WyDOT Please login or register to post comments.