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An Assessment of Autonomous Vehicles : Traffic Impacts and Infrastructure Needs, Final Report
2017 ... Dr. Kara Kockelman (Research Supervisor) with Dr. Stephen Boyles [and nineteen others] · The project began by understanding the current state of practice and trends. NHTSA’s four-level taxonomy for automated vehicles was used to classify smart driving technologies and infrastructure needs. The project used surveys to
6847-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-17/0-6847-1
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Best Practices for Modifying Transportation Design, Planning, and Project Evaluation in Texas
2017 ... Kara Kockelman [and ten others] · "Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) in Texas are about to significantly change how the Texas transportation system works. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) maintains the most widespread state-level transportation network, and it is important to expect, understand, and
6847-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6847-P1
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0-6847, An Assessment of Autonomous Vehicles : Traffic Impacts and Infrastructure Needs
2017 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Kara Kockelman; Researchers: Kara Kockelman [and nineteen others] · "This project investigated how connected and (fully) automated vehicles (CAVs) can affect traffic congestion and travel demand, and developed best-practice
6847 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6847-S ... Project Summary
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Bringing Smart Transport to Texans : Ensuring the Benefits of a Connected and Autonomous Transport System in Texas. Final Report
[2017] ... Dr. Kara Kockelman with Dr. Stephen Boyles [and twenty two others] · "This project develops and demonstrates a variety of smart-transport technologies, policies, and practices for highways and freeways using connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs), smartphones, roadside equipment, and related technologies. The intent is
6838-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-16/0-6838-2
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· https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6838-2-appx.pdf
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Travel Behavior. Volume 2
2016 ... [various authors] · "This issue contains eleven papers concerned with travel behavior. Specific topics addressed in this issue include the following: shifts in long-distance travel mode due to automated vehicles; longitudinal vehicle transaction models; mode-specific travel time reliability and crowding in multimodal trips;
TRR 2566 ... TRR 2566 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2566
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Test Data, Demonstration Videos, and Transceivers
2016 ... Christian Claudel, Paul Avery, Kara Kockelman · "This report describes various test data, demonstrations, and transceivers created and used during the demonstration phase of Project 0-6838. Researchers at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and UT Austin’s Center for Transportation Research (CTR) demonstrated
6838-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6838-P1
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· https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6838-p1-files-matlab.zip
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Best Practices Guidebook for Preparing Texas for Connected and Automated Vehicles
2016 ... Kara Kockelman [and eight others] · "Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) are destined to change how the Texas transportation system operates. TxDOT is responsible for the nation’s most extensive state-level network, and it is essential to explore the potential impacts of CAVs on the design, maintenance, and operation of
6849-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6849-P1
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Implications of Connected and Automated Vehicles on the Safety and Operations of Roadway Networks : A Final Report
2016 ... Kara Kockelman [and seventeen others] · Advances in vehicle automation and communication can dramatically reduce the economic and comprehensive costs of U.S. crashes. This report quantifies in detail the crash-related gains of various vehicle automation and connectivity features and anticipates their near-term and long-
6849-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-16/0-6849-1
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0-6849, Implications of Automated Vehicles on Safety, Design and Operation of the Texas Highway System
2016 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Kara Kockelman; Researchers: Stephen D. Boyles [and eight others] · "This project’s intent was two-fold: 1) understand the implications of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on the safety, design, and operation of the Texas
6849 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6849-S ... Project Summary
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Bringing Smart Transport to Texans
2016 ... [Kara Kockelman and seven others] · RTI Project #0-6838—Bringing Smart Transport to Texans: Ensuring the Benefit of a Connected and Autonomous Transport System in Texas, developed and demonstrated a variety of smart-transport technologies and practices for Texas highways and freeways using automated vehicles
6838 Video Summary [CTR] ... RTI VSR 0-6838 ... Best Practices Video Summary Report
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Preparing a Nation for Autonomous Vehicles : Opportunities, Barriers, and Policy Recommendations
[2014] ... Daniel J. Fagnant, Dr. Kara Kockelman · "Autonomous Vehicles (AVs-- also know as automated or self-driving vehicles) are being tested on roadways worldwide, & may be commercially available by 2020. This research work seeks to examine AVs’ potential impacts at various market penetration levels, examine policy barriers to
Poster 2014 TRB Annual: Fagnant
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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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Preparing a Nation for Autonomous Vehicles : Opportunities, Barriers and Policy Recommendations
2013 ... [Daniel J. Fagnent, Kara Kockelman] · "Preparing a Nation for Autonomous Vehicles: Opportunities, Barriers and Policy Recommendations is the second annual William P. Eno Research Paper, a competitive paper competition among Eno’s Leadership Development Conference Fellows. Authored by Daniel Fagnant, a Ph.D.
... William P. Eno Research Paper
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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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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-P1/6235-01-P1-P4 [CTR] ... Product 0-6487-P1; Product 5-6235-01-P1; Product 5-6235-01-P2;
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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 ... Kara Kockelman [and six others] · "Long-term traffic forecasts require long-term land use forecasts, which may be affected by mid- and near-term transportation infrastructure decisions, as well as traveler choices and associated changes in travel times and the relative access of competing locations. A long-standing methodology
5667-01-P1 [CTR] ... Product 5-5667-01-P1
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· http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/5_5667_01_P1_slides.pdf
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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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· http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6095_2_Presentations.pdf
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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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· http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6095_1Workshop.pdf
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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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Forecasting Employment & Population In Texas : An Investigation on TELUM Requirements, Assumptions, and Results, including a Study of Zone Size Effects, for the Austin and Waco Regions
[2007] ... Varunraj Valsaraj [and three others] · "The FHWA’s publicly available Transportation, Economic, and Land Use Model (TELUM) predicts the future spatial distributions of employment and households using Putman’s Integrated Transportation Land Use Package (ITLUP) equations. TELUM was used here to generate the employment
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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 / P4 [CTR] ... Product 5-4079-01-P1; Product 5-4079-01-P4
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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; [Product 5-4079-01-P3]
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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] ... FHWA/TX-05/0-4079-1; [Product 0-4079-P1]; [Product 0-4079-P2]
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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 [and three others] · 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 roads inclusion to only special cases as
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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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 Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities
2002 ... by 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; CTR 0-4171-1
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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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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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