News - FEHRL and FHWA sign a Memorandum of Cooperation

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FEHRL and FHWA sign a Memorandum of Cooperation

signing of FEHRL-FHWA Memorandum of Cooperation by Victor Mendez and Joris AlFEHRL President, Joris Al, and Victor Mendez, Administrator of the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two organisations.


FHWA joined FEHRL in 2009. This MoC has been developed to strengthen the basis of cooperation.

The purpose of this Memorandum is to establish a common transparent coordination and communication platform that enables continual collaboration of FEHRL members and FHWA to leverage experience and expertise to identify and address current and future highway transport needs as part of a transportation system to meet societal goals.

The intention is to engage in strategic management and measurement of the international partnership in the following areas:  research agenda setting, conduct of research, development and deployment of innovation strategies in the effort to do the right research, do it well and enable the delivery of value added results.

Cooperation under this Memorandum may include research, development or deployment of technology and innovation activities in the following highway transport areas:  planning, environment, right of way, asset management, materials, structures, hydraulics, traffic operations, traffic impacts, road user behaviour, economics, safety, and policy. Click on the link below to read the full text of the Memorandum.


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