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Effect of smart growth policies on travel demand


2014 ... Maren Outwater, Kara Kockelman [and five others] · "This report documents the findings of Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP 2) Project C16, Effect of Smart Growth Policies on Travel Demand. The project will help practitioners in two ways to understand how smart growth impacts travel: first, through a synthesis

SHRP2 Report S2-C16-RR1 ... S2-C16-RR1 ... Report (SHRP 2) & Report (SHRP 2 Capacity Research)

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The Future of Fully Automated Vehicles : Opportunities for Vehicle- and Ride-Sharing, with Cost and Emissions Savings


2014 ... Daniel J. Fagnant, Kara M. Kockelman · Fully automated or autonomous vehicles (AVs) hold great promise for the future of transportation. By 2020 Google, auto manufacturers and other technology providers intend to introduce self-driving cars to the public with either limited or fully autonomous capabilities. AVs may be able to

2014-600451-00081-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/14/600451-00081-1

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Developing Tolled-Route Demand Estimation Capabilities for Texas : Opportunities for Enhancement of Existing Models


2014 ... by Kevin Hall [and five others] · The travel demand models developed and applied by the Transportation Planning and Programming Division (TPP) of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are daily three-step models (i.e., trip generation, trip distribution, and traffic assignment sequentially invoked). Currently, TxDOT TPP

6754-1 [TTI] ... FHWA/TX-14/0-6754-1

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Estimating bicycling and walking for planning and project development : a guidebook


2014 ... J. Richard Kuzmyak, Renaissance Planning Group [and three others] · "NCHRP Report 770...contains methods and tools for practitioners to estimate bicycling and walking demand as part of regional-, corridor-, or project-level analyses. The products of the research include a guidebook for practitioners on a range of methods

NCHRP Report 770 ... NCHRP Report 770; CRP-CD-148 ... Report (National Cooperative Highway Research

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0-6754, Review of Tolling Approaches for Implementation within TxDOT’s Travel Demand Models


[2014] ... Research Performed by: Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), Center for Transportation Research (CTR); Research Supervisor: Kevin Hall; Researchers: Kara Kockelman [and five others] · "The urban travel demand models developed and applied by the Transportation Planning and Programming Division of the Texas

6754 Summary [TTI] ... PSR 0-6754-S ... Project Summary

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Life-cycle Energy Implications of Different Residential Settings : Recognizing Buildings, Travel, and Public Infrastructure


2013 ... Brice Nichols and Kara Kockelman · The built environment can be used to influence travel demand, but very few studies consider the relative energy savings of such policies in context of a complex urban system. This analysis quantifies the day-to-day and embodied energy consumption of four different neighborhoods in Austin,

2013-600451-00067-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/13/600451-00067-1

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Travel Demand Management Guidebook


2013 ... Randy Machemehl [and five others] · "Demand leveling is a system of strategies to reduce congestion by reducing the number of single-occupancy vehicles (SOV) trying to simultaneously use congested roadways. By changing times of travel, diverting trips to other modes (walking, cycling, or transit), and/or increasing the vehicle

702-P2/P1 [CTR] ... Product 6-0702-P2; Product 6-0702-P1

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Project Evaluation Toolkit (PET) for Abstracted Networks


2013 ... Kara Kockelman [and three others] · This report summarizes the research completed for TxDOT Project No. 5-6235-01 and discusses the implications and future applications of the work. This project extended the capabilities of the Project Evaluation Toolkit (PET), while introducing the software to a large network of potential

6235-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/5-6235-01-1

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A Transportation Economics Reference for Practitioners : Final Report


2013 ... Kara Kockelman, T. Donna Chen · Transportation projects and policies are rooted in economic considerations and consequences. This report documents the development of a relatively comprehensive transportation economics reference for practitioners, entitled "The Economics of Transportation Systems: A

6628-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/0-6628-1

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Americans' Crash Histories and Opinions on Safety Policy


2013 ... T. Donna Chen, Kara Kockelman · "This study examines the impact of driving experience and habits, citation histories, vehicle ownership, and demographics of over 1,000 Americans on their crash risk and safety policy opinions. Model results suggest that increased driver crash probability and decreased support for crash

Poster 2013 CTR Symp: Chen

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Location Problem : A Parking-Based Assignment Method for Seattle


2013 ... T. Donna Chen, Kara Kockelman, and Mobashwir Khan · Access to electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will impact EV adoption rates, use decisions, electrified mile shares, petroleum demand, and power consumption across times of day. This work uses parking information from over 30,000 personal-trip records in the Puget Sound

Poster 2013 CTR Symp: Chen

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User's Guide for PET : Project Evaluation Toolkit : A Sketch-Planning Toolkit for Evaluating Highway Transportation Projects, Version 2.0


2013 ... Dr. Kara Kockelman [and four others] · "Transportation planning involves evaluating the congestion, safety, emissions, and other impacts of large-scale network improvements and policy implementations. This document is a User's Guide for the Project Evaluation Toolkit (PET), a sketch planning toolkit developed for

6487-P1 [CTR] ... 0-6487-P1 / 5-6235-01-P1; Product 5-6235-01-P2; Product 5-6235-01-P3; Product 5-

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Final Training Materials (with Instructor Notes in "notes" section of each PowerPoint slide)


[2013] ... by T. Donna Chen [and four others] · This disc contains 3 PowerPoint presentation files from training webinars held in August 2012 on "The Economics of Transportation Systems." · CONTENTS: Module 1, Introduction to the Reference Movement, Transport, & Location Costs & Benefits of Transportation -- Module 2, Methods for

6628-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-6628-P2

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The Economics of Transportation Systems : A Reference for Practitioners


2013 ... Dr. Kara Kockelman [and three others] · "Transportation planners and engineers often feel unfamiliar with economic principles, and some assume that economics does not apply to their job duties. In practice, most transportation professionals can regularly employ economic concepts and techniques for decision-making—and

6628-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6628-P1

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A Project Evaluation Toolkit (PET) for Abstracted Networks : Final Report


2013 ... Kara Kockelman, Dan Fagnant, Brice Nichols, Steve Boyles · This report summarizes research for TxDOT Project No. 0-6487, which enhanced and expanded the open-source Project Evaluation Toolkit (PET) to evaluate operational strategies for transport project (and policy) impact evaluation. Such strategies include

6487-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-2013/0-6487-1

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0-6628, Economic Considerations in Transportation System Development and Operations


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

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0-6487, Development of a Performance Measurement-Based Methodology to Objectively Compare Operational Improvements with Capacity Additions


2013 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Dr. Kara Kockelman; Researchers: Stephen Boyles, Daniel Fagnant, Brice Nichols · "Preliminary project analysis and comparison are important for agencies in funding considerations and anticipating network impacts. Agencies are presented with

6487 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6487-S ... Project Summary Report

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Travel demand forecasting, 2012. Volume 1


2012 ... [various authors] · "This issue contains 21 papers concerned with the following aspects of travel demand forecasting: sketch planning; spatial transferability of tour-generation models; discrete choice estimator properties; emission pricing for large transportation networks; probit Bayes estimator in discrete choice modeling; estimating

TRR 2302 ... TRR 2302 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2302

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An Intersection Origin-Destination Flow Optimization Problem for Evacuation Network Design


[2011] ... Chi Xie, S. Travis Waller, Kara M. Kockelman · In a lane-based evacuation network design problem that incorporates lane reversal and crossing elimination strategies, the network can be virtually decomposed to a number of roadway subnetworks and intersection subnetworks. Lane reversal and crossing elimination are

Poster 2011 CTR Symp: Xie

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Energy and Global Climate Change


2011 ... [various authors] · TRR No. 2252 contains 19 papers that explore economic and environmental optimization of vehicle fleets, driver response to energy information feedback, California's low-carbon fuel standard, feebates and fuel economy standards, energy use for transport in 27 European Union countries through 2030, and a

TRR 2252 ... TRR 2252 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2252

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Predicting the Market Potential of Plug-in Electric Vehicles Using Multiday GPS Data


2011 ... by Mobashwir Khan and Kara Kockelman · Detailed GPS data for a year’s worth of travel by 255 households from the Seattle area were used to investigate how plug-in electric vehicle types may affect adoption rates and use levels. The results suggest that a battery-electric vehicle (BEV) with 100 miles of range should meet

2011-161123-1 [CTR] ... 161123-1

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Travel Forecasting 2011. Volume 2


2011 ... [various authors] · · CONTENTS: Includes 2011 Pyke Johnson Award winning paper "Joint Model of Vehicle Type Choice and Tour Length" / Karthik C. Konduri, et al. -- Includes "Development of Indicators of Opportunity-based Accessibility" / Yali Chen, et al. -- "Change in Land Use through Microsimulation of Market

TRR 2255 ... TRR 2255 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR)

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Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience; Emergency Evacuation 2011


2011 ... [various authors] · "No. 2234 consists of 14 papers that explore improving resilience of critical infrastructure systems, material convergence and its determinants, defending transportation networks against attack, location of medical facilities, and site considerations for points of dispersing after biological terrorist attack. |

TRR 2234 ... TRR 2234 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR)

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The Light-Duty-Vehicle Fleet's Evolution : Anticipating PHEV Adoption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Across the U.S. Fleet


2011 ... Binny M. Paul, Kara M. Kockelman, Sashank Musti · The first part of this report relies on stated and revealed preference survey results across a sample of U.S. households to first ascertain vehicle acquisition, disposal, and use patterns, and then simulate these for a synthetic population over time. Results include predictions

2011-161023-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/11/161023-1

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Longer Combination Vehicles & Road Trains for Texas?


2011 ... RS: C. Michael Walton, CTR; Researchers: Robert Harrison [and five others] · Texas faces a highway funding shortfall and increasing freight demand, which translates to fewer miles of new highway and higher levels of congestion. One solution is to move the additional freight on more productive trucks on key routes on the current

6095-Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6095-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6095

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Sketch Planning Techniques to Assess Regional Air Quality Impacts of Congestion Mitigation Strategies


2011 ... RS: Kara Kockelman; Researchers: Daniel Fagnant [and four others] · A quick-response project-planning tool can be extremely valuable in anticipating -- and comparing -- the air quality, emissions, congestion, safety, and other impacts of large-scale network improvements and policy implementations. | The research team first surveyed

6235 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6235-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6235

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VB files for Gravity-Land Use Model & data sets


2010 ... by Kara Kockelman, Binny Paul, Brenda Zhou · The CD-ROM contains the GUI Code for G-LUM and the Matlab Code with Austin, San Antonio, and Waco datasets. · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

5667-01-P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-5667-01-P2

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GLUM Guidebook / Training Materials


2010 ... Dr. Kara Kockelman [and six others] · · CONTENTS: "Documentation for Use of the Gravity-Based Land-Use Model (G-LUM)" -- Appendix A "Model Description (RESLOC; EMPLOC; LUDENSITY) -- Appendix B "Application to Austin Region" · Performed in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation and the

5667-01-P1 [CTR] ... Product 5-5667-01-P1

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Design and Application of Accessible Land-Use Modeling Tools for Texas Regions


2010 ... Dr. Kara Kockelman [and five others] · This report consists of two parts. The first summarizes key details of the Suitability Analysis (SA) model, while the second illustrates the implementation details of the Gravity Land-Use Model (G-LUM). Both modeling approaches have been applied to the Austin region of Texas, but for

5667-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/5-5667-01-1

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Potential Use of Longer Combination Vehicles in Texas : Second-Year Report


2010 ... C.M Walton [and three others, CTR], Angela Jannini Weissman [and four others, UTSA] · The second year of this study focused on Texas highway corridors carrying heavy truck volumes and examined LCV operations—particularly infrastructure costs—to identify where the highest economic advantage from LCV

6095-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11 /0-6095-2

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Comprehensive Evaluation of Transportation Projects : A Toolkit for Sketch Planning


2010 ... Kara Kockelman [and five others] · A quick-response project-planning tool can be extremely valuable in anticipating the congestion, safety, emissions, and other impacts of large-scale network improvements and policy implementations. This report identifies the advantages and limitations of existing methods and toolkits for sketch-

6235-1/P1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6235-1; Product 0-6235-P1

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Potential Use of Longer Combination Vehicles in Texas : First Year Report


2010 ... C.M. Walton [and nine others] · Trucking remains the only major freight mode not to benefit from increases in size and weight regulations since 1982. The need for more productive trucks both longer (LTL) and heavier (TL) is growing with economic activity, rising fuel costs and concerns over environmental impacts from

6095-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-6095-1

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Evolution of the Household Vehicle Fleet : Anticipating Fleet Composition, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Adoption and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in Austin, Texas


2009 ... Sashank Musti and Kara M. Kockelman · Automobile ownership plays an important role in determining vehicle use, emissions, fuel consumption, congestion and traffic safety. This work provides new data on ownership decisions and owner preferences under various scenarios, coupled with calibrated models to microsimulate Austin's

2009-169202-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/09/169202-1

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Microsimluation of Household and Firm Behaviors : Anticipation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Austin, Texas


2009 ... Sumala Tirumalachetty and Kara M. Kockelman · Anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be attributed to household and firm travel and building decisions. This study demonstrates the development and application of a microsimulation model for household and firm evolution and location choices overtime, along with

2009-167272-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/09/167272-1

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Utilizing the Data Collected at Traffic Management Centers for Planning Purposes Through Non-Traditional Sources and Improved Equipment


2008 ... RS: S. Travis Waller; Researchers: Stephen Boyles [and eight others] · With ever increasing demands placed on their resources, all transportation agencies must seek innovative methods for achieving their objectives. Transportation system monitoring presents a highly valuable opportunity for improved efficiency through

5686 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5686-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5686

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Archiving, Sharing, and Quantifying Reliability of Traffic Data


2008 ... S. Travis Waller [and nine others] · Vast quantities of transportation data are automatically recorded by intelligent transportation infrastructure, such as inductive loop detectors, video cameras, and side-fire radar devices. Such devices are typically deployed by traffic management centers (TMCs), and the data used for

5686-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-09/0-5686-1

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An Examination of Land Use Models, Emphasizing UrbanSim, TELUM, and Suitability Analysis


2008 ... Kara Kockelman [and six others] · This work provides integrated transportation land use modeling guidance to practitioners in Texas regions of all sizes. The research team synthesized existing land use modeling experiences from MPOs across the country, examined the compatibility of TELUM's and UrbanSim's requirements

5667-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-09/ 0-5667-1

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Analysis and Guidelines for Establishing Unified Urban Land-Use and Transportation System Planning Framework and Procedures


2008 ... RS: Kara Kockelman; Researchers: Jennifer Duthie [and five others] · The CTR research team interviewed staff at 30 metropolitian planning organizations (MPOs) from around the U.S. regarding land use modeling practices and available data sets. They examined literature and experiences across a wide variety of

5667 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5667-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5667

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Microsimulation of Household and Firm Behaviors : Couple Models of Land Use and Travel Demand in Austin, Texas


2007 ... Saurabh Kumar and Kara M. Kockelman · Households and firms are key drivers of urban growth, yet models for forecasting travel demand often ignore their dynamic evolution and several key decision processes. An understanding of household and firm behavior over time is critical in anticipating urban futures and addressing

2007-167262-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/07/167262-1

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Comparing Microscopic Activity-Based and Traditional Models of Travel Demand : An Austin Area Case Study


2007 ... Laura B. McWethy and Kara M. Kockelman · Two competing approaches to travel demand modeling exist today. The more traditional “4-step”travel demand models rely on aggregate demographic data at a traffic analysis zone (TAZ) level. Activity-based microsimulation methods employ more robust behavioral theory while focusing on

2007-167862-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/07/167862-1

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Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations Report


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

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Synthesis of Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations


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

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TxDOT Guidebook for Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations


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 project’s overall success, they are

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

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Evaluation of Emission Control Strategies for the 8-Hour Ozone Standard in the Houston and Dallas Areas and A Pilot-Scale Study of In-Use Emissions from Heavy-Duty Diesel Dump Trucks using a Portable Emissions Monitoring System (PEMS)


2006 ... Alba Webb [and ten others] · Emissions that lead to the formation of ozone have distinctive temporal patterns, and the chemistry of ozone formation is non-linear and introduces time lags between emissions and ozone formation. As the transition is made between the 1-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and

5191-1 [CTR] ... 0-5191-1

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Right-of-Way Cost Estimating Tool Training Documentation


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

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Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations


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

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Right of Way Cost Estimating Tool User Manual


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

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


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

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Estimation of Right-of-Way Acquisition Costs in Texas


2006 ... Kara M. Kockelman [and three others] · Right-of-way (ROW) acquisition is a significant element of most transportation projects and can be very expensive, time-consuming, and socially sensitive. While project planning, design, and construction have relatively finite timelines, property acquisition can be much lengthier than expected,

4079 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-4079-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4079

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Safety Impacts and Other Implications of Raised Speed Limits on High-Speed Roads


2006 ... Jon Bottom, Kara Kockelman · This digest summarizes the results of NCHRP Project 17-23, "Safety Impacts and Other Implications of Raised Speed Limits on High-Speed Roads." The digest is based on a report by Kara Kockelman of the University of Texas at Austin under subcontract to Jon Bottom of CRA International. The

NCHRP RRD 303 ... NCHRP RRD 303 ... Research results digest (National Cooperative Highway Research

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Household Location Choices : The Case of Homebuyers and Apartment Dwellers in Austin, Texas


2006 ... Michelle Bina and Kara M. Kockelman · This paper explores the issue of residential location choice for apartment dwellers and recent homebuyers in the Austin, Texas area. An understanding of residential location choice is fundamental to behavioral models of land use and, ultimately, travel demand. Surveys of over 200

2006-167552-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/06/167552-1

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Application of Credit-Based Congestion Pricing in Texas : Operational Considerations and Impacts


2005 ... Kara Kockelman [and five others] · Credit-based congestion pricing (CBCP) is a novel strategy which seeks to overcome the negative equity impacts of congestion pricing (CP) by allocating monthly budgets to eligible travelers to spend on congestion tolls. Previous CBCP studies have surveyed public opinion and examined the

4634-1 [CTR] ... 0-4634-1

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Techniques for Mitigating Urban Sprawl


2005 ... Robert Patterson [and nine others] · Urban sprawl, driven by population and economic growth, is a pressing issue in the U.S., partly because of its contribution to growing levels of vehicle miles traveled (VMT). According to government figures, new development is gobbling up land at an alarming rate of 365 acres per hour

4420-2 [CTR] ... 0-4420-2

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Right-of-Way Costs and Property Values : Estimating the Costs of Texas Takings and Commercial Property Sales Data


2004 ... Kara M. Kockelman [and three others] · Right-of-Way (ROW) acquisition for highways and other transportation improvements can be very expensive, time-consuming, and socially sensitive. Accurate ROW cost estimation, efficient acquisition practices, and appropriate federal and/or state laws can be keys to successful

4079-1 [CTR] ... 0-4079-1

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Road Pricing Simulations : Traffic, Land Use and Welfare Impacts


2004 ... Surabhi Gupta, Sukumar Kalmanje, and Kara Kockelman · This work explores the traffic, land use and welfare impacts of road pricing in the Austin region, applying tolls to existing bridges, instituting a tolled cordon around the downtown area, and introducing planned toll roads. Different toll scenarios are examined, including fixed

2004-167242-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-04-167242-1

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Freeway Design Decisions for Revised Frontage Road Policy: Final Project Report


2004 ... Kara Kockelman, W. Curtis Bouldin, Shadi Hakimi and Randy B. Machemehl · Constructing frontage roads along freeway corridors has been Texas' primary solution to providing property access while linking freeway main lanes to cross streets. In 2002, however, the Texas Transportation Commission decided to limit frontage

1873-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-04/ 5-1873-01-1

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Frontage Roads in Texas : Legal Issues, Operational Issues, and Land Use Distinctions


2004 ... Kara M. Kockelman [and six others] · · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

1873 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-1873-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-1873

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Credit Based Congestion Pricing : Travel, Land Values and Welfare Impacts


2003 ... Kara Kockelman and Sukumar Kalmanje · This study explores the possible transportation and land-rent impacts of a new congestion management policy called credit-based congestion pricing (CBCP). Integrated land use-transportation models provide short- and long-term estimates of travel demand, network operations, location

2003-167822-2 [CTR] ... SWUTC-03-167822-2

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Credit Based Congestion Pricing : A Policy Proposal and the Public's Response


2003 ... Kara Kockelman and Sukumar Kalmanje · Credit-based congestion pricing (CBCP) is a novel strategy proposed here. A revenue-neutral policy where road tolls are based on the negative externalities associated with driving under congested conditions, its generated tolls are returned to all licensed drivers in a uniform fashion, as a

2003-167822-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-03-167822-1

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Uncertainty in Integrated Land Use-Transport Models


2002 ... Kara Kockelman and Anant Pradhan · This study examines the impact of uncertainty in the land use component of a partially integrated land use-transportation modeling system called UrbanSim. Outputs from the land use model (LUM) act as inputs for a traditional 4-step travel demand model (TDM), and travel times from the

2002-167223-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-02-167223-1

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Development of an Urban Accessibility Index : A Summary


2002 ... Chandra Bhat [and six others] · · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4938 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 4938-S ... Project Summary Report, 7-4938

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Sidewalk Cross-Slope Design : Analysis of Accessbility for Persons with Disabilities


2002 ... Kara M. Kockelman [and three others] · Current and proposed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines offer no specific guidance on acceptable maximum cross slopes where constraints of reconstruction prohibit meeting the 2-percent maximum cross-slope requirement for new construction. Two types of sidewalk test-

4171-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-03/ 4171-1

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Development of an Urban Accessibility Index : Formulations, Aggregation, and Application


2002 ... Chandra Bhat [and six others] · This is the final report for the research project: Development of an Urban Accessibility Index. The objective was to select an accessibility measure and develop a methodology to aggregate disaggregate accessibility measures along several dimensions of interest: time of day, mode, trip

4938-4 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-02-4938-4

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Uncertainty in Integrated Land Use-Transport Models: Simulation & Propagation


2002 ... Kara Kockelman and Sriram Krishnamurthy · This work examines the propagation of uncertainty in outputs of a standard integrated model of transportation and land use. Austin-calibrated DRAM-EPAL predictions of residence and work locations are used as inputs to a four-step travel demand model (TDM), and the resulting travel

2002-167523-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-02-167523-1

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Sidewalk Cross-Slope Design : Analysis of Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities, A Summary


2001 ... Kara Kockelman, Lydia Heard, Young-Jun Kweon, and Thomas Rioux · · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4171 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-4171-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4171

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Frontage Roads in Texas : A Comprehensive Assessment


2001 ... Kara M. Kockelman [and six others] · A policy of building frontage roads alongside freeway mainlanes avoids the purchase of access rights when upgrading existing highways to freeway standards, and generally supplements local street networks. It also may affect corridor operations, land values, and development patterns.

1873-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-0-1873-2

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Assessment of Accessibility Measures


2001 ... Chandra Bhat [and six others] · This report assesses alternative accessibility measures using data from the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas metropolitan area. The measures are evaluated against the following considerations: good theoretical basis of the measure, reasonable data needs, and good empirical performance. The report also

4938-3 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-01/ 4938-3

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The Impacts of Highway Relief Routes on Small Towns in Texas


2001 ... Susan Handy [and six others] · Highway relief routes may have a variety of impacts on small- and medium-size communities, both positive and negative. On the positive side, communities benefit from a reduction in traffic through the heart of the community and the negative impacts such traffic brings, including noise, emissions,

1843 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-1843-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-1843

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Economic Effects of Highway Relief Routes on Small- and Medium-Size Communities : An Econometric Analysis


2001 ... K.M. Kockelman, S. Srinivasan and S.L. Handy · Highway relief routes may have a variety of both positive and negative impacts on small and medium-size communities. The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impacts of relief routes on small and medium-size communities in order to help the Texas Department of

1843-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-02/ 1843-2

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The Propagation of Uncertainty Through Travel Demand Models


2000 ... By Yong Zhao, Kara Kockelman · The future operations of transportation systems involve enormous uncertainty - in both input and model parameters. This work investigates the stability of contemporary transport demand model output by quantifying variability in model input, such as zonal socioeconomic data and trip

2000-167804-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/00/167804-1

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Frontage Roads in Texas : Legal Issues, Operational Issues, and Land Use Distinctions


2000 ... Kara Kockelman [and five others] · This research project investigates frontage roads as an element of limited-access highway design. The discussion in this paper reviews legal statutes affecting public access to roadways, summarizes studies on access-right valuation, and considers a variety of operational issues associated

1873-1 [CTR] ... 0-1873-1

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Development of an Urban Accessibility Index : Literature Review


2000 ... Chandra R. Bhat [and five others] · This report is comprised of a review of the literature regarding the measurement of accessibility for transportation planning purposes. A comparison matrix presents summarized information about the papers reviewed. Different types of accessibility measures are discussed in separate

4938-1 [CTR] ... TX-01/ 7-4938-1

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Accessibility Measures : Formulation Considerations and Current Applications


2000 ... Chandra Bhat [and five others] · This report examines micro-scale and macro-scale factors for inclusion in an ideal accessibility measure. Their potential influence on the evaluation of mode choice and destination choice is discussed. Availability in Texas' major cities is presented, as well as the subjective nature of the factors. In

4938-2 [CTR] ... TX-01/7-4938-2

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Methods for Meeting the Intent of the ADA in Sidewalk Cross-Slope Design


1999 ... Kara Kockelman, Yong Zhao, Chessalay Blanchard-Zimmerman · This summary report is a review of research undertaken to determine appropriate sidewalk cross-slope design in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The research methods used are described and specific recommendations are provided. This

4933 Summary [CTR] ... TX-00/4933-S ... Project Summary Report, 7-4933

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