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Container Terminal and Cargo-Handling Cost Analysis Toolkit

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2013 ... Dan Seedah [and three others] ∑ "For this task [on TxDOT Project 0-6690], the study team sought to determine the costs associated with container terminal operations and their influence on overall container shipping cost. Commercial ports publish prices (tariffs) for a wide variety of services and the study proposal included the

6690-CTR-P2/P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6690-CTR-P2; Product 0-6690-CTR-P1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6690-p1p2.zip
ZIP file includes PDF and Excel file
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Texas Highway Funding Options

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2013 ... Leigh B. Boske, Shama Gamkhar, Robert Harrison ∑ This study was designed to provide strategic information on highway funding options and alternatives in preparation for the 2013 Texas Legislative Session. The contents evolved during the research teamís two-semester interaction with senior TxDOT staff, led by Mr. Phil

6802-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6802-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6802-1.pdf
398 KB
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Electric Vehicles and Public Charging Infrastructure : Impediments and Opportunities for Success in the United States

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2013 ... by Eric J. Borden and Leigh B. Boske ∑ This report seeks to reach conclusions over the role that electric vehicles (EVs) and public charging infrastructure should play in the future U.S. transportation system As demonstrated in this report, electric vehicles are neither new nor technologically infeasible. Current circumstances

2013-600451-00064-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/13/600451-00064-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00064-1.pdf
1.8 MB
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The Dynamics of U.S.-Asian-South American Waterborne Trade and the Panama Canal Expansion : Their Anticipated Impacts on Texas Ports and the State's Economy

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2013 ... Leigh Boske, Robert Harrison ∑ This report examines noteworthy aspects of US-Asian and US-Latin American trade, particularly the present and likely future roles of Texas ports and the Panama Canal. The purpose is to identify opportunities and challenges faced by the State of Texas and its ports in competing for international

6690-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13 / 0-6690-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6690-1.pdf
986 KB -- Updated 7/28/2013
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0-6628, Economic Considerations in Transportation System Development and Operations

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2013 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Dr. Kara M. Kockelman; Researchers: T. Donna Chen [and four others] ∑ "While many transportation planners and engineers feel unfamiliar with economic principles, their daily job duties frequently involve economic decisions. While these

6628 PSR [CTR] ... 0-6628-S ... Project Summary Report

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6628.pdf
135 KB
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Transportation Infrastructure Planning in Mexico

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2012 ... Rachel Niven, Nathan Hutson, Lisa Loftus-Otway and Leigh Boske ∑ "This poster synthesizes the major findings of a study comissioned by TxDOT to document the Mexican transportation planning process in an attempt to provide a more in-depth understanding of how the country plans and implements major infrastructure projects.

Poster 2012 TRB Annual: Niven

Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by researcher
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International Air Cargo Operations and Gateways : Their Emerging Importance to the State of Texas

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2011 ... by Dr. Leigh B. Boske and Hee Deok Cho ∑ Air cargo transport has become particularly important in todayís expanding global economy for the movement of high-value goods such as electronics, computer components, precision equipment, medical supplies, auto parts, and perishables. Air cargo operations allow fast,

2011-167261-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/11/167261-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167261-1.pdf
561 KB
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U.S. and Texas International Trade and Transportation

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2011 ... by Dr. Leigh B. Boske and Larry K. Anazia ∑ This report examines various aspects of international trade, transportation, and foreign practices implemented facilitate and fund transport-related infrastructure. The report is composed of six chapters. The first chapter provides an overview of the U.S. international trade outlook. The

2011-161121-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/11/161121-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/161121-1.pdf
6 MB
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RTI Special Studies for TxDOT Administration in FY 2010

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2011 ... Khali R. Persad [and twelve others] ∑ This research project was established by the Texas Department of Transportationís (TxDOT) Research and Technology Implementation Office (RTI) in Fiscal Year 2009 and renewed in FY 2010 to evaluate transportation issues as requested by TxDOTís Administration, and develop findings and/or

6581-CT-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6581-CT-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6581_CT_2.pdf
4.6 MB
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Evaluation of Mexican Transportation Infrastructure Projects

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[2010] ... Leigh B. Boske, Lisa Loftus-Otway, Nathan Hutson ∑ "The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs has established interdisciplinary research on policy problems as the core of its educational program. A major part of this program is the nine-month policy research project (PRP), in the course of which two or more faculty members

5985-1 CDROM

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5985_1_CaseStudies.pdf
22 MB
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Impacts of Pending Federal Greenhouse Gas Legislation on the Texas Transportation Sector

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2010 ... by Dr. Leigh B. Boske, James T. Woodward ∑ This 2010 study, funded by the SWUTC, assesses current regulatory attempts to mitigate climate change and how such proposed action would impact the Texas transportation sector economically. Social and political trends suggest the United States may soon join other United

2010-161021-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/10/161021-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/161021-1.pdf
1 MB
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Evaluating Mexican Transportation Planning Processes and Implications for Texas Transportation Assets

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2009 ... Lisa Loftus-Otway [and five others] ∑ Mexico is Texas' largest trading partner, and consequently they share an interest in increasing trade volumes across their 1,254 mile border. Mexico's recent attention to transportation infrastructure and announcement of its five-year National Infrastructure Plan (NIP), are expected to

5985 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5985 ... Project Summary Report, 0-5985

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5985.pdf

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An Evaluation of Mexican Transportation Planning, Finance and Implementation Processes

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2009 ... Lisa Loftus-Otway [and five others] ∑ This research examined the legal, financial, institutional and policy processes that Mexico uses to plan, finance, construct, and implement its transportation network. It documents through twelve case studies the state of the practice in planning, financing, conducting traffic and revenue studies,

5985-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-5985-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5985_1.pdf
2.2 MB
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Directory of Key Contacts

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2009 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and five others] ∑ Contact list for CTR 5985-P2 ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

5985-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5985-P1

Full-text Link:
Online resource not available.
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Analysis of Texas Biofuel Supply Chains Originating in the United States and Brazil

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2009 ... Leigh B. Boske and James T. Woodward ∑ This 2009 study, funded by the Southwest Region University Transportation Center, investigates competing ethanol supply chains terminating in the State of Texas. Midwest corn ethanol and Brazilian sugarcane ethanol constitute two sources of the biofuel necessary for synthesis of the

2009-169201-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/09/169201-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/169201-1.pdf

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The U.S.-Brazil-China Trade and Transportation Triangle : Implications for the Southwest Region

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2009 ... Leigh B. Boske and John C. Cuttino ∑ The advent of globalization and more integrated international trade has placed increased demands on transportation infrastructure. This report assesses the impacts of triangular trade between and among the United States, Brazil and China with an emphasis on the effects on the U.S. Southwest

2009-167861-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/09/167861-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167861-1.pdf

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A Scoping Study of the Impacts of Bioenergy and Alternative Fuels on the Southwest Region's Economy and Transportation Infrastructure

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2008 ... Leigh B. Boske and James T. Woodward ∑ This scoping study inventories renewable energy alternatives and assesses their impact on the Southwest regionís transportation sector. Biofuel transportation requirements and domestic/international supply chains are illustrated. A variety of potential solutions are described, including

2008-167271-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/08/167271-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167271-1.pdf

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The Impact of U.S.-China Trade on Multimodal Transportation Systems and the Economies of Texas and Mexico

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2005 ... Leigh Boske [and four others] ∑ This report examines the dynamics of U.S.-China trade, its implications for the economies of Texas and Mexico, and the role of trans-Pacific transportation supply chains. Part I of the report discusses the emergence of China as a major U.S. trading partner, the extent to which China has become a

2005-167551-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/05/167551-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167551-1.pdf

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Identifying Gaps and Limitations in Data Sources by Mapping the Transportation Chain of International Trade Shipments at U.S. Ports

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2004 ... Leigh Boske, Abhay Kantak, and Stephen Spruiell ∑ According to the Transportation Research Board, from 1990 to 2001, the value of U.S. international merchandise trade more than doubled (in inflation-adjusted dollars), from $891 billion to over $2 trillion. Also, during this period, the value of U.S. merchandise trade grew at

2004-167241-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-04-167241-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167241-1.pdf

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A Guide to Conducting Business Along the Houston, Texas-San Antonio, Chile Trade Corridor

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2003 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ A Guide to Conducting Business Along the Houston, Texas-San Antonio, Chile Trade Corridor describes both the logistics chain and steps that need to be taken to conduct business between the United States and Chile along the sea corridor joining the port of Houston, Texas and the port of San Antonio in Chile. To

2003-167821-2 [CTR] ... SWUTC-03-167821-2

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167821-2.pdf

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A Guide to Conducting Business Along the Houston, Texas-Veracruz, Mexico Trade Corridor

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2003 ... Leigh B. Boske and Carolina Freire Samudio ∑ A Guide to Conducting Business Along the Houston, Texas-Veracruz, Mexico Trade Corridor describes both the logistics chain and steps that need to be taken to conduct business between the United States and Mexico along the sea corridor joining the ports of Houston, Texas and

2003-167821-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-03-167821-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167821-1.pdf

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The Impacts of U.S.-Latin America Trade in the Southwest's Economy and Transportation System : Case Studies of Coffee and Steel on the U.S.-Brazil Trade Corridor

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2002 ... Leigh B. Boske and John C. Cuttino ∑ This report traces economic and transport impacts of U.S.-Latin America trade through case studies of coffee and steel from Brazil to the U.S.-destination Port of Houston. It is the second of a two-report series on economic impacts, following The Impacts of U.S.-Latin American Trade on the

2002-167221-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-02-167221-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167221-1.pdf

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The Impacts of U.S.-Latin American Trade on the Southwest's Economy and Transportation System : Case Study of Coffee and Steel on the U.S.-Brazil Trade Corridor

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2002 ... Leigh B. Boske and John C. Cuttino ∑ ∑ Publ. by: Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs / University of Texas at Austin (LBJ).

LBJ Special Project Report

Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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The Impacts of U.S.-Latin American Trade on the Southwest's Economy and Transportation System : An Assessment of Impact Methodologies

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2001 ... Leigh B. Boske and John C. Cuttino ∑ ∑ Publ. by: Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs / University of Texas at Austin (LBJ)/Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC)/University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

LBJ Special Project Report

Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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The Impacts of U.S.-Latin American Trade on the Southwestís Economy and Transportation System : an Assessment of Impact Methodologies

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2001 ... Leigh B. Boske and John C. Cuttino ∑ Trade between the United States and Latin America brings various economic impacts to the Southwest's economy and transportation network. Measuring these impacts provides strategic information capable of identifying trade opportunities, infrastructure investment demands, and system

2001-167801-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/01/167801-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167801-1.pdf
4.3 MB
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Maritime Transportation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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2001 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ "This research report provides a comprehensive examination of the role played by maritime transportation and ports in fostering international trade and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The report is composed of six chapters, which address various aspects of maritime

LBJ Report 138

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/PRP_138.pdf
17 MB
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Exemplary State Rail Programming and Planning: Case Studies of California, Florida, North Carolina, and Washington State

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2000 ... Leigh B. Boske and John Cuttino ∑ ∑ Publ. by: Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs / University of Texas at Austin (LBJ).

LBJ Special Project Report

Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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Transportation in the Americas : Its Role in International Trade, Economic Integration, and Sustainable Development

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2000 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ "This research report provides a comprehensive overview and examination of the role played by transportation in the Americas in fostering international trade, economic integration, and sustainable development. Over the past two decades, the Western Hemisphere has simultaneously experienced trade

LBJ Report 135

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/PRP_135.pdf
20 MB
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Case Studies of Multimodal/Intermodal Transportation Planning Methods, Funding Methods, and Programs

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1999 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ This report, the second in a two-year series, provides an in-depth look at selected multimodal/intermodal transportation planning methods, funding programs, and projects. The first report, Multimodal /Intermodal Transportation in the United States, Western Europe, and Latin America, identified a wide

LBJ Report 132

Full-text Link:
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Multimodal/Intermodal Transportation in the United States, Western Europe, and Latin America

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1998 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ There is great diversity in the ways in which various levels of government (and their institutions) in different regions of the world have responded to the dynamics of worldwide trade liberalization and increasingly competitive markets in the provision of transportation infrastructure. And there is much to be learned

LBJ Report 130

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/PRP_130.pdf
32 MB
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A Summary of the Railroad System of Texas : A Component of the State and National Transportation Infrastructure

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1998 ... Leigh B. Boske, Steve Roop and Robert Harrison ∑ Railroads continue to play an important role in moving domestic and international freight through Texas, contributing to economic growth in the state. This study addresses the potential for implementing a rail planning process in the Texas Department of Transportation. In order to

1703-S [TTI] ... FHWA/TX-99/1703-S

Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/1703-S.pdf

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State Rail Policies, Plans, and Programs

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1997 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ Since the passage of the federal Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act in 1991, all states are required to conduct comprehensive multimodal transportation planning. This book looks at the number and diversity of plans that address the rail concerns of various states. Thirty-two state rail profiles and a

LBJ Report 123

Full-text Link:
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Transportation Issues and the US-Mexico Free Trade Agreement

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1997 ... by Robert Harrison [and three others] ∑ Eight reports were produced during the four-year duration of Project 0-1319. These reports are summarized below into three areas comprising policy issues, weigh-in-motion studies, and trade transportation forecasting research. | Policy Research: The first study examined the

1319-6 F [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-97/1319-6F

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/pdf2/1319-6F.pdf

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Port-Related State Programs and Federal Legislative Issues

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1996 ... Leigh B. Boske ∑ This report, the second in a two-report series, provides an overview of port-related state programs and an assessment of the economic impacts of three legislative bills on waterborne commerce. The overview includes port administration in various states, state agencies involved in port development, educational

LBJ Report 117

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Logistics Management and U.S. - Mexico Transportation Systems : A Preliminary Investigation

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1995 ... Leigh B. Boske and Robert harrison ∑ Explores the demand for transport services generated by recent regulatory changes and NAFTA. It provides a preliminary investigation into the ways in which growing transportation needs between the United States and Mexico are driving changes in infrastructure, modal agreements, and

LBJ Report 109

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US-Mexico Trade and Transportation : Corridors, Logistics Practices and Multimodal Partnerships

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1995 ... Leigh B. Boske and Robert Harrison ∑ This report provides a detailed investigation into the ways in which U.S. and Mexican firms are attempting to overcome the difficulties of cross-border transportation and distribution via partnerships, strategic alliances, and other kinds of business ventures designed to facilitate cross-border

LBJ Report 113

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/PRP_113.pdf
12 MB
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The Texas Seaport and Inland Waterway System

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1995 ... Leigh B. Boske and Robert Harrison ∑ As Texas prepares for greater economic prosperity and integration under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the benefits of anticipated increased trade flows will depend heavily on the ability of the state's intermodal

LBJ Report 114

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/PRP_114.pdf
14 MB
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Commercial Surface Transportation Efficiency at the Texas/Mexico Border : A Look at the Laredo

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1995 ... James M. Sassin, Robert Harrison and Leigh B. Boske ∑ As U.S.-Mexico trade experiences growth after the 1993 ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with considerable economic benefits to the State of Texas, a look at the efficiency of transportation services and linkages at border ports-of-entry is a

1995-465640-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-95-465640-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/swutc/465640-1.pdf
715 KB
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Texas-Mexico Multimodal Transportation

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1993 ... Leigh B. Boske [and three others] ∑ Argues that benefits of liberalized trade to Texas under the proposed North American American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will depend heavily upon the infrastructure linking Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The report examines the transportation system already in place,

LBJ Report 104

Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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Texas-Mexico Transborder Transportation System : Regulatory and Infrastructure Obstacles to Free Trade

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1991 ... Leigh B. Boske and Sidney Weintraub ∑ Provides a comprehensive overview of the Texas-Mexico transborder transportation system, especially component modal operations, the U.S. and Mexican infrastructures, and the extent of bilateral trade. This overview includes the results of a survey of maquiladora plant managers who

LBJ Report 98

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No online resource supplied by publisher
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State Multimodal and Intermodal Transportation : An Overview of Policies and Programs Promoting Economic Growth

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1989 ... Leigh B. Boske and Michael C. Walton ∑ Provides a comprehensive overview of state efforts to use multimodal and intermodal transportation plans, programs, and projects to promote economic development or to respond to competitive market considerations. Summarizes the economic development and transportation plans,

LBJ Report 90

Full-text Link:
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A Supplementary Study of Hazardous Materials Transportation in Texas

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1988 ... Leigh B. Boske and Susan G. Hadden ∑ Follow-up to policy research project report number 82. Focuses on implementation of state legislation, data management sytems, and the emergency planning and community right-to-know provisions of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA). Emphasizes

LBJ Report 88

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Hazardous Materials Transportation in Texas

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1987 ... Leigh B. Boske and Susan G. Hadden ∑ Examines federal and Texas regulations concerning transportation of hazardous waste and presents case studies of six other states that seemed to have unique or innovative policies for managing the transportation of hazardous materials. The private sector and information

LBJ Report 82

Full-text Link:
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An Assessment of Drunk Driving Policies in Texas and Other States

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1985 ... Leigh B. Boske and Robert J. MacDonald ∑ Uses data obtained through surveys, questionnaires, and site visits; compares DWI policies in Texas with those of four other states. Also evaluates the effectiveness of the 1983 law governing DWI offenses. ∑ Publ. by: Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs / University of Texas at

LBJ Report 69

Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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The Texas Highway Cost Index : An Assessment

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1984 ... C. Michael Walton [and four others] ∑ House Bill 3 established a new procedure for determining general revenue assistance to the State Highway Fund to provide a more stable level of funding for the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT). This report examines the most important element of this process --

PRI 1 ... Policy Research Institute Series, 1

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