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0-6704, Reduction of Motorists’ Delay and Crash Potential Upstream of Highway Work Zones
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[2016] ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Randy Machemehl; Researchers: Chris Fournier [and seven others] · "Work zone lane closures on highways create difficulty in providing efficient traffic operations and safe conditions for drivers and workers. Lane closures due to
6704 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6704-S ... Project Summary
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/psr/0-6704-s.pdf
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Preparing for Increased Petroleum Prospecting in Tamaulipas, Mexico
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2016 ... Dr. Randy B. Machemehl [and seven others] · The state of Tamaulipas is the top oil producing state in Mexico and officials are anticipating a surge in fracking activity in the future. Still in the early stages of unconventional or shale oil and gas production, opportunities can be found in developing the area. This report
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/petroleum_prospecting_tamaulipas_20160713.pdf
2.5 MB
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Geological, Geoenvironmental, and Geotechnical Engineering. Volume 3
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2016 ... [various authors] · "This issue contains ten papers concerned with geological, geoenvironmental, and geotechnical engineering. Specific issues addressed in this issue include the following: soil-cement laboratory mixture design; cement-treated bases containing reclaimed asphalt pavement, quarry by-products, and fibers; a
TRR 2580 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2580
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Research and Education
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2016 ... [various authors] · "This issue contains seven papers concerned with research and education. Specific topics included in this issue include the following: university best practices in technology transfer; a historical contest to create play space for children; negotiation of a financial package for freeways; asynchronous online training;
TRR 2552 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2552
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No Trucks Left Lane
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2015 ... Jennifer Zuehlke, Carolina Baumanis, Randy Machemehl · The CTR team was asked by TxDOT to examine the need for restricting trucks from use of the left lane on three urban freeway sections. These include US 183, US 290, and Loop 1 (Mopac). All three sections have at least three lanes in both directions and all three are
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/no_trucks_left_lane_2015.pdf
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Peak Period Bus Use of Freeway Shoulders
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2015 ... Jennifer Zuehlke [and four others] · With an objective of improved bus reliability and reduced travel times, many cities are allowing transit buses to use freeway shoulders to bypass slow or stopped freeway traffic. Safety based protocols are an important part of all buses on shoulders operations. The bus-on-shoulder system in
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/bus_use_frwy_shoulders_201506.pdf
5.4 MB
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Equipment Replacement/Retention Decision Making : Final Report
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2015 ... Wei Fan [and nine others] · The TxDOT vehicle fleet is a fundamental part of the departmental infrastructure, enabling many activities essential to accomplishing the daily departmental operations. Maintenance of a robust vehicle fleet is essential but costly. On one hand, reductions in fleet costs are potentially beneficial to
6693-1 [UT Tyler] ... FHWA/TX-15/0-6693-1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6693-1.pdf
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Forecasting Models to Investigate Future Uncertain Purchase Costs due to Technology Changes, and Estimate Down Time Costs and Operating and Maintenance Costs
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2015 ... Randy Machemehl, Mason Gemar, Wei Fan · "The purpose of this task was to investigate future uncertain purchase costs due to technology changes and recommend feasible ways to model the future purchase costs given the historical data... The research team explored the use of both linear and nonlinear statistical modeling
6693-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6693-P1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6693-P1.pdf
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0-6693, Equipment Replacement/Retention Decision Making
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2015 ... Research Performed by: The University of Texas at Tyler and the Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Wei Fan, UT Tyler; Researchers: Elias Haile [and seven others] · "Maintenance of a robust vehicle fleet is essential but costly. Reductions in fleet costs are potentially beneficial to the department as a whole
6693 Summary [UT Tyler] ... PSR 0-6693-S ... Project Summary Report
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/psr/0-6693-s.pdf
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Early Warning System to Detect Land Use Changes
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[2015] ... Jake Gutekunst, Matt Reiter, Ahmad Alrashidan, Randy Machemehl, Ph.D., P.E. · · Presented at the 2015 CTR Symposium, April 8, 2015, Austin, Texas · Publ. by: [Produced by researcher].
Poster 2015 CTR Symp: Gutekunst
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/symposium/poster-session/2015/earlywarningsystem.pdf
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Real-time Optimization of Passenger Collection for Commuter Rail Systems
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2014 ... by Yao Yu, Rand Machemehl and Shadi Hakimi · Commuter rail systems are being introduced into many urban areas as an alternative mode to automobiles for commuting trips. The shift from the auto mode to rail mode is anticipated to greatly help alleviate traffic congestion in urban road networks. However, the right-of-way of many
2014-600451-00082-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/14/600451-00082-1
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http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00082-1.pdf
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Stretch and Flex Program for TxDOT Office and Field Workers
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2014 ... Lisa Griffin [and four others] · Strain/sprain-related incidents account for 40% of the total injuries of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) employees. Over the past 5 years the most common strain/sprain injury was of the lower back; 50% of these injuries were caused by lifting tasks. The goal of this project is to create
6805-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-14/0-6805-1; Product 0-6805-P1; Product 0-6805-P2
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6805-1.pdf
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Stretch and Flex Guidebook
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2014 ... Lisa Griffin [and four others] · "Use this guidebook to teach TxDOT field workers how to most appropriately and effectively use tools in the workplace in order to reduce injury. These guidelines are meant to provide general recommendations for basic tasks that field workers may perform. Note that the guidebook contains
6805-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6805-P1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6805-p1.pdf
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0-6805, Summary of Stretch and Flex Program for TxDOT Operations
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2014 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Fernanda Leite; Researchers: Lisa Griffin [and three others] · "Strain- and sprain-related incidents account for 40 percent of the total injuries of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) employees. Over the past 5 years, the most common
6805 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6805-S ... Project Summary
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/psr/0-6805-s.pdf
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Real Time Freeway Incident Detection
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2014 ... by Moggan Motamed and Randy Machemehl · The US Department of Transportation (US-DOT) estimates that over half of all congestion events are caused by highway incidents rather than by rush-hour traffic in big cities. Real-time incident detection on freeways is an important part of any modern traffic control center operation because
2014-600451-00083-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/14/600451-00083-1
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http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00083-1.pdf
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Pilot Training Workshop Materials
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[2014] ... by: Randy B. Machemehl · "Simple intersection models include diverges, where one incoming link is connected to several outgoing links, and merges, where several incoming links are connected to one outgoing link. Freeway models of exit ramps and on-ramps map directly to LTM diverge and merge concepts. The simplest
6704-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6704-P1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6704-p1.zip
990 KB
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Minimizing User Delay and Crash Potential through Highway Work Zone Planning
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2014 ... Michael Kurker [and nine others] · Lane closures due to highway work zones introduce many challenges to ensuring smooth traffic operations and a safe environment for drivers and workers. In addition, merging has been found to be one of the most stressful aspects of driving and a merge process that is viewed as ?unfair?
6704-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6704-1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6704-1.pdf
3.5 MB
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Evaluation of Potential Impacts of Alternative Vehicle Fuels on TxDOT Funding
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2013 ... by Mubassira Khan and Randy Machemehl · This study presents an evaluation of the potential impacts on TxDOT revenues of substituting liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas (CNG), and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for traditional diesel or gasoline vehicle fuels in Texas. Time series analyses are conducted for LNG,
6581-CT-Task 18 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6581-CT-Task18
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6581-CT-Task18.pdf
1.9 MB
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Developing a GIS-Based Intersection Traffic Control Planning Tool
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2013 ... by Jack W. Bringardner, Mason D. Gemar, and Randy B. Machemehl · The purpose of this study was to include consideration for intersections into the previously created GIS traffic control planning tool. Available data for making intersection control calculations were collected and integrated into the design of the tool. The limitations
2013-600451-00069-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/13/600451-00069-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00069-1.pdf
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Travel Demand Management Guidebook
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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
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/6-0702-p2.pdf
3.6 MB
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An Integrated Approach to Managing the Finance, Maintenance, and Operation of Transportation Systems
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2013 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and eight others] · With the continued increase of demand on Texas highways, the consumption rate of our roads will accelerate due to the constrained funding for maintenance. Our highways represent a multi-billion dollar investment in our transportation system. Given the extent of the Texas highway
701-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/6-0701-1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/6-0701-1.pdf
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Worker Safety in Very Short Duration Work Zone Operations : State of Practice and Risk Management Process
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2013 ... Li Wang [and four others] · Very short duration maintenance operations (VSDOs) last for 15 minutes or less and usually involve operations such as removing an object from the roadway (either on the pavement or adjacent shoulder) or pothole patching. These activities have the potential to interrupt traffic flow and can pose a
6640-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6640-1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6640-1.pdf
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Vehicle Detector Devices
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2012 ... Dr. Machemehl, R., Moggan Motamed · "As the need for automatic traffic monitoring increases with the evolution of ITS, market opportunity and application needs urge manufacturers and researchers to develop new technologies and improve existing ones... Current complex traffic situations need more extensive information. To
Machemehl 2012
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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/misc/machemehl-vehicledetectordevices.pdf
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Maintenance and preservation, 2012
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2012 ... [various authors] · "TRR No 2292 consists of 20 papers that explore carbon emissions of road maintenance; bid selection methods for road maintenance contracts; maintenance costs of extreme weather events; life cycle of hot in-place pavement recycling; prioritization of pavement preservation; life-cycle cost analysis for
TRR 2292 ... TRR 2292 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR)
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Enhanced Worker Safety in Very Short Duration Work Zone Operations : State of Practice and Recommendations
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2012 ... Li Wang, Sami Kolahdoozan, Dan Seedah, Dr. Fernanda Leite, Dr. Randy Machemehl · Very short duration maintenance operations last for less than 15 minutes and usually involve operations such as removing an object from the roadway (either on the pavement or adjacent shoulder) or pothole patching. These activities have
Poster 2012 TRB Annual: Wang
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State of the Practice for Workers in Very Short Duration Work Zone Operations
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2012 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Randy B. Machemehl; Researchers: Li Wang [and three others] · "The safety of workers and motorists is a major concern, and the Federal Highway Administration recognizes this challenge and makes provisions for work zone safety in the
6640-Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6640-S ... Project Summary Report
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6640.pdf
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Using Real Time Traveler Demand Data to Optimize Commuter Rail Feeder Systems
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2012 ... by Yao Yu and Randy Machemehl · This report focuses on real time optimization of the Commuter Rail Circulator Route Network Design Problem (CRCNDP). The route configuration of the circulator system – where to stop and the route among the stops – is determined on a real-time basis by employing adaptive Tabu Search to
2012-476660-00078-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/12/476660-00078-1
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http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00078-1.pdf
1.6 MB
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Free-Floating Carsharing Systems : Innovations in Membership Prediction, Mode Share, and Vehicle Allocation Optimization Methodologies
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2012 ... by Katherine Kortum and Randy Machemehl · Free-floating carsharing systems are among the newest types of carsharing programs. They allow one-way rentals and have no set "homes" or docks for the carsharing vehicles; instead, users are permitted to drive the vehicles anywhere within the operating zone and leave the
2012-476660-00079-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/12/476660-00079-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00079-1.pdf
2.4 MB
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Seven TxDOT Strategic Research Briefs for FY 2011
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2012 ... Khali R. Persad [and nineteen others] · This document contains seven research briefs developed for TxDOT's Strategic Research Program (SRP) in FY 2011, with a brief introduction summarizing the initiation of the SRP. · CONTENTS: Project Summary Report: Development of a Strategic Research Program for TxDOT -- SRP
6661-RB [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/0-6661-RB
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6661_rb.pdf
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Texas Roundabout Guidelines : Final Report
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2011 ... Authors: Alison Mills [and five others] · Although roundabouts have now been implemented in many parts of the U.S., very few have been built in Texas. This report contains best practices for choosing appropriate locations and design concepts for Texas roundabouts. This research effort is comprised of the following
6414-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-08/0-6414-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6414_1.pdf
12.6 MB
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Network Modeling 2011
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2011 ... [various authors] · "This [TRR] issue contains 20 papers on the subject of transportation network modeling. Specific topics discussed include the following: measurement of transportation network vulnerability; individual path marginal cost in networks with queue spillbacks; dynamic origin-destination matrix estimation on
TRR 2263 ... TRR 2263 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2263
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Texas Roundabout Guidelines
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2011 ... Alison Mills [and three others] · "Circular intersection forms have been part of the transportation system in the United States since at least 1905. Their widespread usage decreased after the mid-1950s due to high crash experience and problems with congestion. Therefore, the modern roundabout was developed to improve the safety
6414-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6414-P1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6414_P1.pdf
11 MB
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Proposed TxDOT Strategic Research Program : Second Year Report
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2011 ... Khali R. Persad [and five others] · In February 2010, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contracted with the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), and The Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Transportation (TechMRT) at Texas
6661-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6661-2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6661_2.pdf
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Equipment Replacement Optimization
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2011 ... Wei Fan [and ten others] · TxDOT has a fleet value of approximately $500,000,000 with an annual turnover of about $50,000,000. Substantial cost savings with fleet management has been documented in the management science literature. For example, a 1983 Interfaces article discussed how Phillips Petroleum saved
6412-1 [UT Tyler] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6412-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6412_1.pdf
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Equipment Replacement Optimization
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2011 ... RS: Wei (David) Fan; Researchers: Leonard Brown [and nine others] · Due to equipment deterioration and technological changes, public and private agencies that maintain fleets of vehicles and/or specialized equipment must periodically decide when to replace vehicles composing their fleet in order to minimize their fleet
6412 Summary [UT Tyler] ... PSR 0-6412-s ... Project Summary Report, 0-6412
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6412.pdf
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Transit 2011. Volume 3
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2011 ... [various authors] · TRR No. 2218 consists of ten papers that explore yield-to-bus electronic warning signs on transit buses; reserved bus lanes; life-cycle cost tool for transit buses; innovative operating solutions for bus rapid transit; converting a two-way left-turn lane into a bus rapid transit lane; and joint optimization of bus size,
TRR 2218 ... TRR 2218 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2218
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TxDOT Strategic Research Program
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2011 ... RS: Khali R. Persad; Researchers: Randy Machemehl [and four others] · The proposed Strategic Research Program (SRP) is intended to prepare the department for the transportation challenges likely to be faced in the next 10-30 years. It complements the current technical research program by addressing longer-term and
6661 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6661-s ... Project Summary Report, 0-6661
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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6661.pdf
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Development of Guidelines for Implementation of Roundabouts in Texas
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2011 ... RS: S. Travis Waller; Researchers: Jenifer Duthie [and three others] · Although roundabouts have now been implemented in many parts of the U.S., very few have been built in Texas. Therefore, this research effort was designed to develop guidelines for implementing them in Texas. The desired guidelines were to suggest best
6414 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6414-s ... Project Summary Report, 0-6414
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6414.pdf
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Maintenance and Preservation of Structures and Equipment
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2011 ... [various authors] · TRR No. 2220 includes 11 papers that explore portland cement concrete exposed to automated deicing solutions; identification and tracking of highway bridge maintenance; health monitoring of prestressing tendons in posttensioned concrete bridges; bridge maintenance in New York City, New York;
TRR 2220 ... TRR 2220 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2220
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Proposed TxDOT Strategic Research Program
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2011 ... Khali Persad [and five others] · In late 2009, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) proposed the development of a Strategic Research Program (SRP) to prepare the department for the transportation challenges likely to be faced in the next 10-30 years. This report documents the results of the work conducted by
6661-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6661-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6661_1.pdf
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It's About Time : Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive. Appendices
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2011 ... Texas 2030 Committee [and others] · · CONTENTS: APPENDIX A : PAVEMENT QUALITY (Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy, Robert Harrison), 7 pages -- APPENDIX B : BRIDGE QUALITY (Jose Weissmann, Angela J. Weissmann), 6 pages -- APPENDIX C : URBAN TRAFFIC CONGESTION (Tim Lomax, David Schrank), 32 pages --
6666-TTI-1 Appendices [TTI] ... 0-6666-TTI-1 App.
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http://texas2030committee.tamu.edu/documents/final_03-2011_appendices.pdf
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Transit 2010. Volume 2
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2010 ... [various authors] · No. 2144 contains 21 papers that explore the spatial impacts of public transport on traffic congestion relief, attractiveness of light rail, the effect of gas prices on transit ridership, measuring the gap between car and transit accessibility, the monocentric city with discrete transit stations, impact of an urban
TRR 2144 ... TRR 2144 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2144
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Bicycles 2010
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2010 ... Jennifer Duthie [and three others] · No. 2190 contains 6 papers that explore the influence of the built environment on route selection for bicycle and car travel; automated bicycle counts; multimodal travel choices of bicyclists; effects of gender on commuter cycling and accident rates; on-street bicycle facility configuration effects
TRR 2190 ... TRR 2190 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2190
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Predicting the Incremental Effects on Transit Ridership Due to Bus-On-Shoulder Operations
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2010 ... Eleni Pappas and Randy Machemehl · Bus-On-Shoulder (BOS) operations are an extremely effective method for increasing the quality of a bus service; allowing for a bus to use a freeway shoulder as a bypass lane not only decreases bus travel time but also increases the bus service’s overall performance. BOS has also been
2010- 476660-00073-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/10/476660-00073-1
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http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00073-1.pdf
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Examining the Role of Trip Length in Commuter Decisions to Use Public Transportation
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2010 ... Yao Yu and Randy Machemehl · Traveler trip length has for years been used as a fundamental indicator of the best mix of transit modes and user perceptions of travel cost for transit versus auto. This study examines traveler trip lengths across transit modes, work trip duration frequency distributions and mode share distributions in
2010- 476660-00074-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/10/476660-00074-1
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http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/43000/43800/43853/476660-00074-1.pdf
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Evaluation of Four Experimental Bicycle Safety Devices in Austin, TX. Executive Summary
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2010 ... John F. Brady [and four others] · As the number of trips made by bicycle continues to increase, there exists a greater need to safely accommodate bicycles within the transportation network. Four experimental bicyclist safety devices were installed and studied in Austin, Texas to determine if they offered a substantial improvement in
MS-9599 ... City of Austin Bicycle Lane Marking Studies
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/IACreports/CoAbike_All-Devices_ExecSum.pdf
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Effects of Colored Lane Markings on Bicyclist and Motorist Behavior at Conflict Areas
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2010 ... prepared by the City of Austin Bicycle Team [John Brady and four others] · "As the number of trips made by bicycle continues to increase in Austin, there is a need to design existing roadways to safely accommodate bicyclists at areas where bicyclists and motorists must cross paths. Conflicts are common on facilities where a
MS-9602 [CTR] ... City of Austin Bicycle Lane Marking Studies
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_ColoredLanes-final.pdf
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Effects of Bicycle Boxes on Bicyclist and Motorist Behavior at Intersections
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2010 ... Prepared by City of Austin Bicycle Team [Jeff Loskorn and four others] · "The primary goal of this study was to determine what effect, if any, bicycle boxes have on bicyclist and motorist safety. Data of bicyclist and motorist behavior was collected under three conditions: while no bicycle box existed, after bicycle box markings
MS-9603 [CTR] ... City of Austin Bicycle Lane Marking Studies
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_Box-final.pdf
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Effects of "Bicycles May Use Full Lane" Signs on Bicyclist and Motorist Behavior along Multi-Lane Facilities
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2010 ... Prepared by The City of Austin Bicycle Team, Alison Mills, Jeff Loskorn, John Brady, Jen Duthie, Randy Machemehl · "The primary goal of this study was to determine what effect, if any, “Bicycles May Use Full Lane” signs have on bicyclist and motorist safety. Therefore, pre- and post-implementation data for each of two study
MS-9601 [CTR] ... City of Austin Bicycle Lane Marking Studies
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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_Signs-final.pdf
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Effects of Shared Lane Markings on Bicyclist and Motorist Behavior along Multi-Lane Facilities
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2010 ... Prepared by City of Austin Bicycle Team [John Brady and four others]; prepared for the City of Austin, Neighborhood Connectivity Division, Bicycle Division · "The primary goal of this study was to determine what effect, if any, sharrows have on bicyclist and motorist safety. Therefore, pre- and post-implementation data for
MS-9600 ... City of Austin Bicycle Lane Marking Studies
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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_sharrows-final.pdf
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Peer State Review of TxDOT Maintenance Practices : Workshop Materials October 4-7, 2010, Austin, TX
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2010 ... Mike Murphy [and twelve others] · Slides and Questionnaires from the Peer Review Workshop. Agenda/Contents: | Day 1 Workshop at CTR: Purpose of the Peer Review (David Casteel); Group Introductions (Mike Murphy); 1) Texas Highway Network and Maintenance Program (Toribio Garza) Discussion; 2) TxMAP, TxTAP
6664 Workshop [CTR] ... 0-6664
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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/ctr/6664.pdf
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A Methodology for Incorporating Fuel Price Impacts into Short-term Transit Ridership Forecasts
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2009 ... Ashley R. Haire and Randy B. Machemehl · Anticipating changes to public transportation ridership demand is important to planning for and meeting service goals and maintaining system viability. These changes may occur in the short- or long-term; extensive academic work has focused on bettering long-term forecasting
2009-169203-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/09/169203-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/169203-1.pdf
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Vehicle and Driver Scheduling for Public Transit
53.
2009 ... Kristin Torrance, Ashley R. Haire and Randy B. Machemehl · The problem of driver scheduling involves the construction of a legal set of shifts, including allowance of overtime, which cover the blocks in a particular vehicle schedule. A shift is the work scheduled to be performed by a driver in one day, while a block is a sequence
2009-476660-00063-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/09/476660-00063-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00063-1.pdf
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Guidelines for Incorporating a Bus Rapid Transit Scenario into the Analysis of Texas Highway Corridors
54.
2009 ... Randy Machemehl, Hongchao Liu and Ruey Long Kelvin Cheu · Many corridors in the Texas State highway system are facing increasing congestion while having severe right-of-way limitations. The best form of congestion relief may not be additional highway lanes and/or grade separations. The best solution may be the
5668-1/P1 [CTR] ... Report 0-5668-1; Product 0-5668-P1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5668_1.pdf
3.85 MB
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The Effects of On-Street Parking on Cyclist Route Choice and the Operational Behavior of Cyclists and Motorists
55.
2009 ... Kristen Torrance [and seven others] · Because of the serious societal, environmental, economic, and public health problems associated with motorized transportation, there is increased interest in encouraging non-motorized modes of travel. The current study contributes toward this objective in two ways. First, it evaluates the
5755-1/P1 [CTR] ... Report 0-5755-1; Product 0-5755-P1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5755_1.pdf
1.9 MB
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Center for Transportation Research Annual Report 2008
56.
2008 ... Randy B. Machemehl · This report documents the Center for Transportation Research's (CTR) notable accomplishments during fiscal year 2008, which ran from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. Also presented are the activities and results of the center's work, including events hosted and assets gained. In
CTR Annual 2008 [CTR] ... Annual Report (Center for Transportation Research)
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/ctr/CTR-AnnualRpt-2008.pdf
1.6 MB
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Comprehensive Planning and Design Guidelines for Incorporating a Bus Rapid Transit Scenario to the Analysis of Texas Highway Corridors
57.
2008 ... RS: Randy Machemehl; Researchers: Hongchao Liu and Ruey Long (Kelvin) Cheu · Many corridors in the Texas State highway system face increasing congestion while having severe right-of-way limitations. The best form of congestion relief may not be additional highway lanes and/or grade separations. The best solution may be
5668 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5668-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5668
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5668.pdf
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Center for Transportation Research Annual Report Fiscal Year 2007
58.
2007 ... Randy B. Machemehl · "This report documents CTR's notable accomplishments during fiscal year 2007, running from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007. Also presented are the activities and results of the Center's work, including events hosted and assets gained. CTR works in cooperation with several other UT research
CTR Annual 2007 [CTR] ... Annual Report (Center for Transportation Research)
Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/ar/ARFY07.pdf
686 KB
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Operational and Safety Impacts for Bicyclists Using Roadways with On-Street Parking
59.
2007 ... RS: Randy Machemehl; Researchers: Chandra Bhat [and five others] · On-street motor vehicle parking raises the level of danger for cyclists sharing roadways and motorists. Cyclists face an increased risk of collision with motorists entering or exiting a parking space, as well as vehicle doors suddenly opened in their path, known as
5755 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5755-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5755
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5755.pdf
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The Commuter Rail Circulator Network Design Problem : Formulation, Solution Methods, and Applications
60.
2007 ... Nicholas E. Lownes and Randy B. Machemehl · Commuter rail is increasingly popular as a means to implement rail transportation in hopes of realizing the potential benefits of rail transportation. The long-term benefits of commuter rail include the addition of capacity to the transportation system, aiding congestion mitigation
2007-473700-00077-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/07/473700-00077-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/473700-00077-1.pdf
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Best Practices: Separation Devices between Toll Lanes and Free Lanes
61.
2007 ... Ian Hlavacek, Mike Vitek and Randy B. Machemehl · Transportation agencies around the nation find themselves pushing the envelope of innovation to keep up with congestion caused by exploding demand for limited roadway space. Managed lanes provide a mechanism for harnessing the potential of the current infrastructure.
5426-1 [CTR] ... 0-5426-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5426_1.pdf
2.2 MB
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Before-After Comparison of Edgeline Effects on Rural Two-Lane Highways
62.
2006 ... Alexei R. Tsyganov, Randy B. Machemehl, Nicholas M. Warrenchuk and Yue Wang · Pavement markings have definite functions in a proper traffic control system. They are applied for the purposes of regulating and guiding the movement of traffic, and promoting safety without diverting the driver’s attention from the roadway. It
5090-2 [CTR] ... 0-5090-2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5090_2.pdf
1.2 MB
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Best Practices for Separation Devices Between Toll Lanes and Free Lanes
63.
2006 ... RS: Randy Machemehl; Researchers: Ian Hlavacek and Mike Vitek · Transportation agencies fi nd themselves pushing the envelope of innovation to keep up with congestion caused by exploding demand for limited roadway space. Managed lanes offer potential as an innovative means of ameliorating congestion. These special-
5426 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5426-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5426
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5426.pdf
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Analysis of Edge Line Treatments
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2006 ... RS: Randy Machemehl; Researchers: Alexei R. Tsyganov and Nicholas M. Warrenchuk · Because the impact of edge lines on traffic operation and safety can vary on different highway sections depending on roadway parameters, the first step of the study was to collect information regarding existing rural two-lane roads maintained
5090 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5090-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5090
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5090.pdf
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Highway Capacity and Quality of Service 2006
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2006 ... [various authors] · · CONTENTS: Sensitivity of Simulated Capacity to Modification of VISSIM Driver Behavior Parameters / Nicholas E. Lownes and Randy B. Machemehl -- Variability in Traffic Flow Quality Experienced by Drivers: Evidence from Instrumented Vehicles / Joonho Ko, Randall Guensler, and Michael Hunter; --
TRR 1988 ... TRR 1988 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1988
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Development of a Phase-by-Phase, Arrival-Based, Delay-Optimized Adaptive Traffic Signal Control Methodology with Metaheuristic Search
66.
2006 ... Michael Shenoda and Randy Machemehl · Adaptive traffic signal control is the process by which the timing of a traffic signal is continuously adjusted based on the changing arrival patterns of vehicles at an intersection, usually with the goal of optimizing a given measure of effectiveness. Herein, a methodology is
2006-167863-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/06/167863-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167863-1.pdf
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Rigid and Flexible Pavement Design, 2006
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2006 ... [various authors] · · CONTENTS: Network-Level Evaluation of Specific Pavement Study-2 Experiment: Using a Long-Term Pavement Performance Database / Neeraj Buch, et al. -- Experimental Investigation of Effects of Dowel Misalignment on Joint Opening Behavior in Rigid Pavements / Milind Prabhu,et al. -- Evaluation of
TRR 1947 ... TRR 1947 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1947
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Operational and Safety Impacts When Retrofitting Bicycle Lanes
68.
2006 ... RS: Randy Machemehl; Researchers: David Luskin, Khali Persad, Ian Hallett, and Jeff Gjertsen · A bicycle facility – a bike lane or a wide outside lane – added to an existing roadway without changing the curb-to-curb width is often referred to as a "retrofit." These facilities have become increasingly common in urban
5157 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5157-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5157
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5157.pdf
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Evaluation of On-Street Bicycle Facilities Added to Existing Roadways
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2006 ... Ian Hallett, David Luskin, Randy Machemehl · Many local and regional transportation authorities in Texas are proposing retrofitted bicycle facilities--those added to existing roadways without changing the curb-to-curb width--under the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program and the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program
5157-1 / P2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TXDOT-06/ 0-5157-1; Product 0-5157-P2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5157_1.pdf
· http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/5157.xls
Report PDF and Guide Excel Workbook
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Predicting Truck Tire Pressure Effects Upon Pavement Performance
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2006 ... Feng Wang and Randy Machemehl · Truck tire inflation pressures have steadily increased in the recent decades. A most apparent effect of the increased tire pressure would be reduction in the tire-pavement contact area, which may in turn result in an increase in the tire-pavement contact stress and then more
2006-167864-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/06/167864-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167864-1.pdf
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Driver Responses to Urban Freeway Information Loads : A Summary
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2005 ... Alexei Tsyganov, Randy Machemehl, Ahmed Qatan and Nick Warrenchuck · · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).
4621 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-4621-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4621
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_4621_S.pdf
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Driver Responses to Urban Freeway Information Loads
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2005 ... A.R. Tsynganov, Randy Machemehl, A. Qatan and Nick Warrenchuk · Traffic control devices are intended to convey information to drivers enabling them to safely and efficiently negotiate highway systems. In addition to information from control devices, drivers gather information from surrounding traffic streams, highway geometry,
4621-2 [CTR] ... 0-4621-2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_4621_2.pdf
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Diesel Emissions Testing, Performance Evaluation, And Operational Assessment : Project Extension To Examine An Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel: TxLED
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2005 ... Ron Matthews [and nine others] · When TxDOT began using an ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel, Texas Low Emission Diesel (TxLED), they commissioned a simultaneous study of the effectiveness of the use of TxLED by both the TxDOT fleet and their contractors, the Associated General Contractors (AGC). Because TxLED is similar to
4576-4 [CTR] ... 0-4576-4
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_4576_4.pdf
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Rigid and Flexible Pavement Design 2005
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2005 ... [various authors] · · CONTENTS: Analytical Study of Effects of Truck Tire Pressure on Pavements with Measured Tire-Pavement Contact Stress Data--Randy B. Machemehl, Feng Wang, and Jorge A. Prozzi -- Implementing the Mechanistic-Empirical Design Guide Procedure for a Hot-Mix Asphalt-Rehabilitated Pavement in
TRR 1919 ... TRR 1919 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1919
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Safety Impact of Edge Lines on Rural Two-Lane Highways
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2005 ... Alexei R. Tsyganov, Randy B. Machemehl and Nicholas M. Warrenchuk · Pavement markings are an important part of the traffic control system, especially on rural two-lane roadways where these treatments often are the major traffic control measure. Compared to other types of longitudinal markings, the effect of edge lines on
5090-1 [CTR] ... 0-5090-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5090_1.pdf
1.7 MB
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