Elkridge, MD

Technician measuring traffic speed using radar gun

LTPP Data Analysis Task Order 13

ARA evaluated the vehicle classification scheme used in the LTPP program and compared it with schemes being used by various states highway agencies. more

Airplane amid airport construction

ACRP 04-08: Improved Models for Risk Assessment of Runway Safety Areas

ARA led the research to improve and validate models and to develop software for analyzing runway safety areas (RSAs). more

Airplane soaring above the clouds

ACRP 04-05: A Guidebook for Airport Safety Management Systems

ARA led the development of the guidebook for implementing airport safety management systems in the United States. more

ACRP

ACRP 1-16: Asset and Infrastructure Management for Airports

ARA compiled a collection of best practices for airport asset management and developed a 10-step process for successful implementation. more

Airport Pavement Test Vehicle (APTV)

FAA Airport Technology R&D Technical Support

ARA supports the FAA’s Airport Technology R&D Branch and its work to enhance the safety and performance of our nation’s airports. more

An ARA engineer using a tablet computer to document pavement condition data

Airfield Pavement Management

ARA supports commercial, general aviation, and military airports worldwide with innovative pavement management services and technologies. more

Tappan Zee Bridge

Risk Management Services

ARA provides engineering-related risk management services to improve infrastructure project and program delivery, and to help achieve enterprise... more

  • Technician measuring traffic speed using radar gun
  • Airplane amid airport construction
  • Airplane soaring above the clouds
  • ACRP
  • Airport Pavement Test Vehicle (APTV)
  • An ARA engineer using a tablet computer to document pavement condition data
  • Tappan Zee Bridge
Airport Services

Airport Services

Research, evaluation, and design of airfield pavements; construction quality assurance; airport safety; aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF);... more

Aviation R&D

Aviation R&D and Technology Deployment

ARA is well versed in helping the FAA, airports, and other aviation agencies conduct critical R&D and deploy innovative technologies. more

Transportation System Security and Safety

Transportation System Security and Safety

Safety management systems, vulnerability assessments, threat-alert sensor systems, and crashworthiness modeling to improve infrastructure... more

Department of Defense Infrastructure

Department of Defense Infrastructure

ARA has supported defense-related infrastructure activities for over 35 years. more

Highway

Highway R&D and Technology Deployment

ARA helps develop and deploy transportation innovations through innovative research and state-of-the-art communications, outreach, and training... more

Pavement Engineering

Pavement Engineering

Mechanistic pavement design, evaluation and testing, pavement management systems, performance modeling, life cycle cost analysis, accelerated... more

Asset Management

Transportation Asset Management

Pavement and asset management, vehicle-based data collection, life cycle cost analysis, and construction and maintenance quality assurance systems... more

Traffic Monitoring

Traffic Monitoring

National-level traffic research; installation and maintenance of traffic counting, classification, and weigh-in-motion systems; data collection... more

Infrastructure Risk Management

Infrastructure Risk Management

ARA provides engineering-related risk management services to improve infrastructure project and program delivery, and to help achieve enterprise... more