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Journal Article

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operations - traffic, planning - standards, policy - equity, organisation - regulation, place - rural, mode - rail


U.S. Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Federal Highway Administration, Transportation industry, Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, Transportation, Transport, Traffic signs, signals and markings, Traffic signs and signals, Traffic signs, Traffic control devices, Streets, Standards, Rural highways, Road marking materials, Retroreflectivity, Regulations, Railroad grade crossings, Procurement, National government, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Low volume roads, Level crossings, Highway signs, signals and markings, Highway signs, Highway railroad grade crossings, Highway rail intersections, Grade crossings (Highways), Grade crossings, Federal Register, Federal government, Federal aid highways, Edge markings, Edge lines, City streets, Centerlines, Center lines, Best practices, At grade intersections


Between December 21, 1999, and January 4, 2000, the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration issued a number of requests for comments and final notices on federal regulations of interest to the transportation community. This feature offers a short description of each announcement, including the date that it was published. Regulation topics include traffic control devices on federal-aid and other streets and highways; traffic control for highway-rail grade crossings; best practices procurement manual; Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; and revisions of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices in the areas of regulatory signs, general markings and signals, temporary traffic control devices, and standards for center line and edge line markings.