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Linking Long-Range Transportation Planning with Project Planning in Support of the Environmental Review Process

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2013 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and five others] ∑ This report investigates potential methods of linking transportation planning in Texas, principally long-range planning, with the environmental clearance process required of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The purpose of the research is to achieve time and monetary savings by

6701-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6701-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6701-1.pdf
1.4 MB
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0-6701, Linking Regional Planning with Project Planning in Support of NEPA

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2013 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Carlos H. Caldas; Researchers: Tyler Stock [and four others] ∑ "Since the enactment of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) in 1970, sponsors of transportation projects that receive federal money or fall under the purview of the

6701 PSR [CTR] ... 0-6701-S ... Project Summary Report

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/0-6701-s.pdf
146 KB
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TxDOT Resource for Linking Planning with Project Planning in Support of NEPA

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2012 ... Tyler Adam Stock [and five others] ∑ "The purpose of this document is to serve as a resource to various Texas agencies involved in transportation planning, project planning, and NEPA compliance. The resource will make recommendations and identify areas where these agencies can facilitate the NEPA process by linking it with regional

6701-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6701-P1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6701-p1.pdf
190 KB
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Development of an Evaluation Criteria for Commercially Available Proximity Warning Systems to Prevent Backing Fatalities in Construction Work Zones

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[2012] ... Sooyoung Choe [and three others] ∑ Various sensing technologies, such as radar, video camera, and tag based systems, have been developed and tested to provide hazard warnings with operators to prevent collisions within blind areas of construction equipment types. However, due to the various construction equipment

Poster 2012 CTR Symp: Choe

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Guidance on Extracting Value from TxDOTís Land Holdings

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2012 ... Jolanda Prozzi, Thiago Paes, Lisa Loftus-Otway, Carlos Caldas ∑ Many Departments of Transportation (DOTs), including the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), have been challenged by inadequate funding from traditional federal and state fuel taxes, increasing construction costs, aging highway systems, traffic

6634-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/0-6634-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6634_1.pdf
10.3 MB
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Potential Value Extraction from TxDOTís Right of Way and Other Property Assets

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2012 ... Research Supervisor: Jolanda Prozzi; Researchers: Carlos Caldas, Lisa Loftus-Otway, Thiago Paes ∑ Many State Departments of Transportation, including the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), are increasingly challenged by inadequate funding from traditional federal and state fuel taxes. Conceived in the 1950s

6634-PSR [CTR] ... PSR 0-6634-S ... Project Summary Report

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/6634.pdf
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Implementation of Electronic Appraisal System

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2009 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ Research project 9-1523 is a Texas-led study supported by national pooled funds which has developed a prototype Electronic Appraisal System (EAS). The EAS streamlines the review and approval process for real property acquisition by allowing the capture, transmission, storage, management,

1523-03-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/5-1523-03-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_1523_03_1.pdf
354 KB
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Electronic Appraisal Development Study / System Requirements / User Manual / Data Dictionary

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2009 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ This document serves as an introductory user manual to Electronic Appraisal Report System (EARS) developed as for implementation project 5-1523-03. The proposed EARS is a web-based system capable of capturing, transmitting, storing, managing, and analyzing Right-of-Way appraisal data,

1523-03-P1/P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-1523-03-P1; Product 5-1523-03-P2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/5-1523-03-P2_PDFs.zip
Zip = P2 (3 PDFs)
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TxDOT Synthesis of the Construction Inspection Workload Reduction Strategies

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2009 ... Cindy Menches [and three others] ∑ This guide book is divided into three chapters. Chapter 1 presents the projectís background, purpose, methodology, and summary of findings. Chapter 2 presents the recommended guidelines for successful implementation of the workload reduction strategies throughout TxDOT. Each guideline

5799-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5799-P1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5799_P1.pdf
1.3 MB
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Synthesis of Workload Reduction Strategies for Construction Inspection

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2008 ... Cindy L. Menches [and three others] ∑ State departments of transportation (DOTs) have seen significant funding increases throughout the past decade. The additional funding has also brought about an increase in the construction inspection and testing workload, but the DOTs have not seen a sufficient increase in personnel to

5799-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-09/0-5799-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5799_1.pdf
3.9 MB
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Synthesis Study of Programs Used to Reduce the Need for Inspection Personnel

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2008 ... RS: Cindy L. Menches , Researchers: Carlos Caldas, Chelsea Cohen and Jim OíConnor ∑ In the past decade, the passage of two important transportation actsóthe Transportation Equity Act of the 21st Century (TEA-21) and the Safe Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) -

5799 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5799-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5799

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5799.pdf

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Workload Reduction Strategies Workshop Presentation and Review Materials

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2008 ... Cindy Menches, Carlos Caldas and James T. O'Connor ∑ The CDROM includes a PowerPoint presentation and PDF containing supporting material ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

5799-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-5799-P2

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Advance Planning Risk Analysis Tool

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2007 ... Carlos H. Caldas, G. E. Gibson and Tiendung Le ∑ The Advance Planning Risk Analysis (APRA) computer tool (program) was developed to help participants optimize the identification of requirements during the project development process through the analysis of risk elements. | The Tool and accompanying User Guide is a

5478-P1 a [CTR] ... Product 0-5478-P1a

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/zipfiles/0-5478-P1.zip
2.4 MB ZIP file contains Tool .XLS file and User Guide PDF
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TxDOT Best Practices Model and Implementation Guide for Advance Planning Risk Analysis for Transportation Projects

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2007 ... Carlos H. Caldas, G. Edward Gibson and Tiendung Le ∑ The Advance Planning Risk Analysis (APRA) for transportation projects is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that offers a method to measure project scope definition for completeness and identify potential risks early in the project. In other words, it helps optimize the identification

5478-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-5478-P2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5478_P2.pdf
3.4 MB
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User Guide for the Advance Planning Risk Analysis Tool for Transportation Projects

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2007 ... Carlos H. Caldas, G. Edward Gibson and Tiendung Le ∑ This document is the User Guide for the Advance Planning Risk Analysis (APRA) computer tool (program), which was developed to help participants optimize the identification of requirements during the project development process through the analysis of risk elements. This

5478-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5478-P1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/zipfiles/0-5478-P1.zip
2.4 MB ZIP file contains User Guide PDF and Tool .XLS file
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Identifying Right-of-Way Requirements During the Project Development Process

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2007 ... Carlos H. Caldas, Tiendung Le, G. Howard Gibson Jr. and Michael Thole ∑ The determination of right-of-way requirements during the project development process depends on many factors including proposed alignment, typical sections, access control, and accommodation for construction, drainage, clear zone, highway access

5478-1 [CTR] ... 0-5478-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5478_1.pdf
1.3 MB
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Crosscutting Techniques for Planning and Analysis

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2007 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: From Aggregate Methods to Microsimulation: Assessing Benefits of Microscopic Activity-Based Models of Travel Demand - Jason D. Lemp, Laura B. McWethy and Kara M. Kockelman -- Benchmarking of Large Design-Build Highway Projects: One-to-One Comparison and Comparison with Design-Bid-

TRR 1994 ... TRR 1994 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1994

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Optimizing the Identification of Right-of-Way Requirements during the Project Development Process

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2007 ... RS: Carlos H. Caldas; Researchers: G. Edward Gibson, Tiendung Le, and Michael Thole ∑ Determination of right-of-way requirements during the project development process depends on many factors including proposed alignment, typical sections, access control, and accommodation for construction, drainage, clear zone, highway

5478-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-5478-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5478

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5478.pdf

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Effectiveness of the Combined Transportation and Utility Construction Strategy

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2007 ... James T. O'Connor [and four others] ∑ Because more and more highway projects are located in congested metro settings, more projects require adjacent utilities be adjusted to make room for new or expanded highway facilities. The adjustment of utilities prior to highway construction is a challenging operation from many

4997-1 [CTR] ... 0-4997-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4997_1.pdf
900 KB
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Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations Report

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2007 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and five others] ∑ Right-of-way acquisition is an integral component of the overall planning and implementation of highway and transportation projects. This process has become more complex, expensive, time consuming, and socially sensitive over the last few decades. For this reason, the valuations of the

5379-1 [CTR] ... 0-5379-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5379_1.pdf
2.3 MB
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User Guide for the Decision Support Tool for Combined Transportation and Utility Construction Strategy

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2006 ... James T. O'Connor [and four others] ∑ "This document is the user's guide for the Decision Support Tool (DST) developed to help officials in the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) decide when the Combined Transportation and Utility Construction (CTUC) approach should be pursued. By definition, the CTUC approach

4997-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-4997-P2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4997_P2.pdf
2.5 MB
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Electronic Appraisal Development Study

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2006 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and four others] ∑ The acquisition of Right-of-Way is one of the major tasks involved in most of the highway projects. It is a highly complicated process requiring multiple stages, various participants, and large amounts of data and information. It is the duty of the State Departments of transportation to ensure that the

1523-1 [CTR] ... 9-1523-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/9_1523_1.pdf
408 KB
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Synthesis of Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations

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2006 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and five others] ∑ Right-of-way (R/W) acquisition is an integral component of the overall planning and implementation of highway and transportation projects. This process has become more complex, expensive, time consuming and socially sensitive over the last few decades. The valuation of the parcels

5379-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5379-P1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5379_P1.pdf
490 KB
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TxDOT Guidebook for Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations

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2006 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and four others] ∑ In fiscal year 1999, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA, 2003b) reported that the federal government spent nearly one billion dollars on right-of-way (R/W) acquisition. Because valuations and negotiations can have such a large impact on a projectís overall success, they are

5379-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-5379-P2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5379_P2.pdf
164 KB
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Right-of-Way Cost Estimating Tool Training Documentation

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2006 ... Kara Kockelman [and four others] ∑ This guide will demonstrate how to use the ROW Estimating Tool developed in TxDOT Project 5-4079. ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4079-01-P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-4079-01-P2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/5-4079-01-P2.ppt
556 KB PowerPoint
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Electronic Appraisal Development Study

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2006 ... RS: Zhanmin Zhang; Researchers: Carlos Caldas [and three others] ∑ The objectives of this research were 1) to gather and analyze requirements for, and document a plan for, a prototype design of an Electronic Appraisal System (EAS) that would effectively support the transmission, analysis, and storage of appraisal

1523-S [CTR] ... PSR 1523-S ... Project Summary Report, 9-1523

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/1523.pdf

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Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations

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2006 ... RS: Carlos H. Caldas; Researchers: Eugene J. Chung [and four others] ∑ Right-of-way acquisition is an integral component of the overall planning and implementation of highway and transportation projects. This process has become more complex, expensive, time-consuming, and socially sensitive over the last few decades. The

5379-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-5379-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5379

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5379.pdf

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Right of Way Cost Estimating Tool User Manual

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2006 ... Kara Kockelman [and four others] ∑ This document is the user manual for the Right-of-Way (ROW) Acquisition Cost Estimating Planning Tool developed to help appraisers evaluate and analyze ROW acquisition costs. This tool is an interface between a set of regression equations and the users. It can also help manage the ROW

4079-01-P1 [CTR] ... Product 5-4079-01-P1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4079_01_P1.pdf

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Effectiveness of Combined Utility Relocation/Highway Construction Projects

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2006 ... RS: James T. OíConnor; Researchers: Carlos Caldas, Khali Persad ∑ With highway projects frequently located in congested, interference-prone environments, timely utility adjustments are more critical than ever. The aim of this research was to investigate the effective implementation of a utility adjustment approach that puts utility

4997-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4997-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4997

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/4997.pdf

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Estimating the Cost of Right-of-Way Acquisitions Along Texas Corridors

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2006 ... Kara Kockelman [and four others] ∑ Right-of-way (R/W) acquisitions can be a significant component of a project?s total cost. When owners reject the compensation offered for their properties as insufficient, the project comes to a halt until an agreement can be reached and increased funding can be obtained. Moreover, the process

4079-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-07/5-4079-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4079_01_1.pdf

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Geology and Properties of Earth Materials 2005

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2005 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Improvement of Concrete Cracking Resistance and Joint Load Transfer Through Coarse Aggregate Selection--Punya Chupanit and Jeffery R. Roesler. -- New Methodology for Shape Classification of Aggregates--Taleb Al-Rousan, Eyad Masad, Leslie Myers, and Cliff Speigelman. -- Simple

TRR 1913 ... TRR 1913 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1913

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