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TxDOT Project 0-6902 Technical Memorandum for Task 2
1.
2015 ... Texas Technology Task Force; CTR Research Team: Kristie Chin, Andrea Gold, C. Michael Walton · "The intent of this research project is to form a core knowledge group, known as the Texas Technology Task Force (TTTF), and a network of subject matter experts (SMEs) that will identify emerging technologies with the potential to
6902 Tech Memo 2 [CTR] ... 0-6902 Technical Memorandum #2
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6902-tm2.pdf
154 KB
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TxDOT Project 0-6902 Technical Memorandum for Task 1
2.
2015 ... Texas Technology Task Force; CTR Research Team: Kristie Chin, Andrea Gold, C. Michael Walton · "The intent of this research project is to form a core knowledge group, known as the Texas Technology Task Force (TTTF), and a network of subject matter experts (SMEs) that will identify emerging technologies with the potential to
6902 Tech Memo 1 [CTR] ... 0-6902 Technical Memorandum #1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6902-tm1.pdf
9.7 MB
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0-6803-01, The Texas Technology Task Force
3.
2015 ... Research Performed by Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: C. Michael Walton; Researchers: Andrea Gold, Kristie Chin, Jia Li · This phase of work on the Texas Technology Task Force project focused on transformative technology discovery and expanding the portfolio of emerging technologies beyond the
6803-01 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6803-01-S ... Project Summary
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/psr/0-6803-01-s.pdf
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
TTTF White Papers: How the Age of Technology is Transforming Transportation Agencies. Volumes 1-5
4.
2015 ... Andrea Gold, Kristie Chin, Dr. C. Michael Walton · Volume 1: How can transportation agencies leverage technology to enhance the customer experience and remain relevant in the wake of major demographic, cultural, and business changes? Volume 2: How can transportation agencies prepare for ‘the new normal’ in supply chain
6803-01-P4 [CTR] ... Product 0-6803-01-P4
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-01-p4.pdf
5.1 MB
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Phase III Texas Technology Task Force Activities Report
5.
2015 ... Andrea Gold, Kristie Chin, Dr. C. Michael Walton [P2, P3: Jia Li] · The state of transportation is experiencing disruptive technological, institutional, and cultural changes, prompting transportation agencies to respond to and anticipate the needs of future customers. The Texas Technology Task Force (TTTF) is a strategic
6803-01-1 (+P1-P6) [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-16/0-6803-01-1; Product 0-6803-01-P1; Product 0-6803-01-P2;
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-01-1.pdf
15.9 MB
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Implementing the freight transportation data architecture : Data Element Dictionary
6.
2015 ... C. Michael Walton [and twelve others] · This report "provides the findings of the research effort to develop a freight data dictionary for organizing the myriad freight data elements currently in use. The research identifies differences in data element definitions and methods for bridging those differences where appropriate. A
NCFRP Report 35 [CTR] ... Report (National Cooperative Freight Research Program - NCFRP), 35
Full-text Link:
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/ncfrp/ncfrp_rpt_035.pdf
8.1 MB
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
0-6803, Technology Task Force
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2015 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: C.M. Walton; Researchers: Peter J. Jin [and four others] · "Texas' 83rd Legislature charged the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) with examining and evaluating innovative transportation technologies for purposes of
6803 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6803-S ... Project Summary Report
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/psr/0-6803-s.pdf
359 KB
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Emerging Transportation Technologies White Papers
8.
2015 ... Peter J. Jin [and three others] · · CONTENTS: Volume 1: Autonomous Vehicle Technologies -- Volume 2: Connected Vehicle Technologies -- Volume 3: Cloud Computing and Crowdsourcing · "AUGUST 2013; PUBLISHED MAY 2015" · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).
6803-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-6803-P2
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-P2.pdf
1.1 MB
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Optimizing Environmental Sensor Station (ESS) Location through Weather-Sensitive Hotspot Analysis
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[2015] ... Jia Li, Amit Kumar Singh, Hui Wu, C. Michael Walton · Optimizing environmental sensor station (ESS) location is a central task in roadside weather information system (RWIS) design and planning. In this paper, we propose a data-driven approach for optimizing region-wide ESS locations. The idea lies in identifying crash hotspots
Poster 2015 CTR Symp: Li
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/symposium/poster-session/2015/ess-hotspot.pdf
2.6 MB
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A Comprehensive Sensitivity Analysis of Travel Time Reliability
10.
[2014] ... Meredith Cebelak, Jia Li, C. Michael Walton · "Travel time reliability is a key performance measure of transportation systems. This study examines the simultaneous impacts of infrastructure capacity variability due to inclement weather, incidents, and infrastructure maintenance, and demand variations due to feedback mechanisms
Poster 2014 Informs Annual: Cebelak
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by researcher
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14-5609 Gap Metering for Active Traffic Control at Freeway Merging Sections
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[2014] ... Peter J. Jin [and three others] · In this paper, we propose a new ATDM strategy, gap metering (GM), to aid traffic flow on freeway merging segments by advising mainline through vehicles to yield sufficient gaps for merging vehicles. Detailed system design and control methods are proposed and implemented in VISSIM.
Poster 2014 TRB Annual: Jin
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by researcher
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14-5314 Location-Based Social Networking Data : An Exploration into the Use of a Doubly-Constrained Gravity Model for Origin-Destination Estimation
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2014 ... Peter J. Jin [and four others] · Trip distribution is an invaluable portion of the transportation planning process leading to the creation of origin-destination (OD) matrices. Location-based social networking (LBSN) has increased in popularity and sophistication, emerging as a new travel demand data source. LBSN users provide
Poster 2014 CTR Symp: Jin
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by researcher
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Work Plan for Establishing Test Platforms for New Transportation Systems
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2014 ... Peter J. Jin [and five others] · "The Texas Technology Task Force (TTTF) reviewed the status and potential of autonomous vehicles (AV), connected vehicles (CV), electric vehicles (EV), and cloud computing (CC) and crowdsourcing technologies. The main objectives of TTTF is to make Texas the pioneering state in the research,
6803-P4 [CTR] ... Product 0-6803-P4
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-P4.pdf
346 KB
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Work Plan for Establishing a Public-Private Consortium for Technology Development
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2014 ... Peter J. Jin [and five others] · "The Texas Technology Task Force (TTTF) proposes that Texas launch a public-private consortium that will bring together technology industry leaders and experts, public professionals and representatives, nonprofit organizations, and research institutions in order to encourage the adoption of emerging
6803-P3 [CTR] ... Product 0-6803-P3
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-P3.pdf
165 KB
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Integrating Public and Private Data Sources for Freight Transportation Planning
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2014 ... Dan Seedah [and ten others] · The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) stipulates that state transportation agencies expand their interest in freight initiatives and modeling to support planning efforts, particularly the evaluation of current and future freight transportation capacity necessary to ensure
6697-CTR-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-14/0-6697-CTR-1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6697-ctr-1.pdf
4.7 MB
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Work Plan for the Completion of Strategic Business Plan
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2014 ... Peter J. Jin [and four others] · "After General Appropriations Bill, S.B. No.1m 83rd Legislature, item 44, VII-31 (2013) was passed, TxDOT and the [Texas Technology Task Force were directed to oversee a study on transportation technology. Through guidance from a technology industry expert panel, the TTTF has developed a
6803-P5 [CTR] ... Product 0-6803-P5
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-P5.pdf
438 KB
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Freight Data Architecture Business Process, Logical Data Model, and Physical Data Model
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2014 ... Dr. C. Michael Walton [and six others] · "In November 2011, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) funded a study to integrate data from multiple sources to optimize freight transportation planning efforts in the state. The Center for Transportation (CTR) study team was commissioned to explore the feasibility of entering
6697-CTR-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6697-CTR-P1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6697-P1.pdf
0.9 MB
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0-6803, New Technology Task Force, Phase II
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[2014] ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: C.M. Walton; Researchers: Peter J. Jin, Andrea Hall · "Texas' 83rd Legislature charged the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) with examining and evaluating innovative transportation technologies for purposes of reducing costs,
6803 Summary phase 2 [CTR] ... PSR 0-6803-S 2 ... Project Summary Report
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/psr/0-6803-s2.pdf
342 KB
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Policy Implications of Emerging Vehicle and Infrastructure Technology
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2014 ... by Peter J. Jin [and three others] · This report considers a broad range of emerging transportation technologies that have potential for enhancing travel on and operations of the Texas transportation system. It provides an overview of technology classifications and assesses the policy implications of emerging vehicle and
2014-600451-00087-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/14/600451-00087-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00087-1.pdf
894 KB
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Cost-Efficiency of Highway Operations and Maintenance of Public-Private Partnerships
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2014 ... by Sergio E. Martinez and C. Michael Walton · While the literature on public-private partnerships (PPPs) argues that the private sector?s life-cycle approach to design and construction results in operational cost efficiencies, empirical support is missing. This study explored that issue by conducting a four-prong investigation.
2014-600451-00086-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/14/600451-00086-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00086-1.pdf
952 KB
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Travel Demand Analysis using Location-Based Social Networking Data: A Case Study for Austin, TX
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[2013] ... Peter J. Jin, Fan Yang, Meredith Cebelak, Bin Ran, C. Michael Walton · The Location-Based Social Networking (LBSN) is a location-sensitive service interactively carried out by users with mobile devices to "check-in" with the "venues" reflecting their daily activities. With its increase popularity and sophistication, the LBSN data
Poster 2013 TRB Annual: Jin Travel Demand
Full-text Link:
http://assets.conferencespot.org/fileserver/file/520744/filename/39e8ah.pdf
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Effect of Active Traffic Management on Travel Time Reliability: A Case Study of I-5 in Seattle
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[2013] ... Michael DeGaspari, Peter J. Jin, W. Jared Wall, C. Michael Walton · The purpose of this study is to determine the impact that the installation of an Active Traffic Management (ATM) system has had on the travel time reliability of a seven-mile length of the I-5 corridor in Seattle, WA. The travel time reliability measures of planning
Poster 2013 TRB Annual: DeGaspari
Full-text Link:
http://assets.conferencespot.org/fileserver/file/517732/filename/39ee3h.pdf
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Bi-directional Control Characteristics Car-Following Models for Coordinated Driving in Connected Vehicle Environment
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[2013] ... Peter J. Jin, Da Yang, Bin Ran, Meredith Cebelak, C. Michael Walton · In natural traffic flow, the information from preceding vehicles determines driver behavior predominantly. With the availability of connected vehicle technologies (CVT), drivers can receive information from both preceding and following vehicles. This
Poster 2013 TRB Annual: Jin
Full-text Link:
http://assets.conferencespot.org/fileserver/file/517366/filename/39f8hn.pdf
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Infrastructure : Survey of Experiences and Perceptions
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2013 ... by Sergio E. Martinez, Andrea Hall, and C. Michael Walton · The use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for transportation infrastructure delivery has increased in the U.S. However, concerns about and opposition to these agreements exist due to a variety of factors. This paper explores the perceptions that a variety of PPP stakeholders
2013-600451-00072-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/13/600451-00072-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00072-1.pdf
1.2 MB
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Transportation Revenue Impacts from a Changing Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet
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2013 ... by Andrea Hall, C. Michal Walton, and Peter J. Jin · Advanced fuel economies in both traditional internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEs) and electric vehicles (EVs) have a strong influence on transportation revenue by reducing fuel consumption per vehicle and ultimately drawing down the amount of fuel tax revenue received. It is
2013-600451-00073-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/13/600451-00073-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00073-1.pdf
2.1 MB
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Developing Emerging Transportation Technologies in Texas
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2013 ... Peter J. Jin [and five others] · Texas' 83rd Legislature charged TxDOT with examining and evaluating innovative transportation technologies for purposes of cost savings, reducing traffic congestion, enhancing safety, and increasing economic productivity. As a result, the Texas Transportation Task Force was formed encompassing a
6803-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6803-1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6803-1.pdf
2.1 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
830 KB
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0-6736, Rider 36 OS/OW Vehicle Fees Study
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2013 ... Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: C. Michael Walton; Researchers: Lisa Loftus-Otway [and nine others] · "Increased oversized and overweight (OS/OW) truck traffic associated with our state’s growing economy has amplified long-standing concerns about the impact of that traffic
6736 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6736-S ... Project Summary Report
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedPDFs/txdot/psr/0-6736-s.pdf
155 KB
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Protecting Rail Corridor from Encroachment : Options to Reduce or Mitigate Against Encroachment of Incompatible Use
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2012 ... Lisa Loftus-Otway, Nathan Hutson, C. Michael Walton, and Lynn Blais · "In 2006 the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) funded the Center for Transportation Research to investigate and develop policy and strategies to protect rail corridors from encroachment of incompatible land use activities." -- Poster
Poster 2012 TRB Annual: Loftus-Otway
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by researcher
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Oversize/Overweight Vehicle Permit Fee Study
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2012 ... CTR: Prozzi J. [and nine others]; University of Texas at San Antonio: Weismann, J., Weismann, A. · In Rider 36, the Texas Legislature in the 2012-2013 General Appropriations Act directed the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to conduct a study on road damage caused by oversized and overweight (OS/OW) vehicles
6736-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6736-2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6736_2.pdf
20.4 MB
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The Multimodal Freight Database : A Potential User Perspective
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2012 ... Migdalia Carrion [and three others] · As part of TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) Project 0-6297 entitled “Freight Planning Factors Impacting Texas Commodity Flows,” the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) team focused on understanding the critical factors that influence freight planning in Texas. All U.S. states are
6297-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/5-6297-01-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/5_6297_01_1.pdf
88 KB
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Multimodal Freight Database and User Manual
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2012 ... By: Dan Seedah [and four others] · "The Multimodal Freight Database is a one-stop shop for Texas freight data. It extracts and consolidates relevant freight data variables from major public databases. Commodity codes are mapped across databases thus providing a user-friendly interface for data search, comparison, and
6297-01-P3 [CTR] ... Product 5-6297-01-P3; Product 0-6297-P3
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/0-6297-P3_UserManual.pdf
1.2 MB User Manual
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Opportunities and Challenges for High-Speed Rail Corridors in Texas
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2011 ... by Todd Carroll and C. Michael Walton · Texas features a growing economy and population. The state boasts a large and well-developed network of roads, freight railroads, and air facilities, which make the state a vital link in the movement of people and goods. However, as the state continues to grow in population and economic
2011-476660-00076-1 [CTR] ... 476660-00076-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00076-1.pdf
6.8 MB
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Operational and Vehicular Strategies for Reducing Fuel Consumption and GHG Emissions from Trucking
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2011 ... by Melissa Thompson and C. Michael Walton · Reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions is becoming increasingly important in the United States, and new legislation can be expected in the near future that will affect trucks either directly or indirectly. This work is a qualitative examination of operational strategies for
2011-476660-00072-1 [CTR] ... 476660-00072-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00072-1.pdf
800 KB
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High Speed Rail : A Study of International Best Practices and Identification of Opportunities in the U.S.
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2011 ... by Beatriz Rutzen, C. Michael Walton · In the United States, passenger rail has always been less competitive than in other parts of the world due to a number of factors. Many argue that in order for a passenger rail network to be successful major changes in service improvement have to be implemented to make it more
2011-476660-00071-1 [CTR] ... 476660-00071-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00071-1.pdf
3.9 MB
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The Economic Efficiency of Allowing Longer Combination Vehicles in Texas
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2011 ... by Bridget N. Bienkowski, C. Michael Walton · This paper shows the economic efficiency of allowing longer combination vehicles in Texas. First, an overview of the truck size and weight policies is explained, with an emphasis on those that affect Texas. Next, LCV operations in other countries are described. Then, an LCV scenario
2011-476660-00077-1 [CTR] ... 476660-00077-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00077-1.pdf
1.7 MB
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Freight Planning for Texas : Expanding the Dialogue
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2011 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and six others] · Efficient, reliable, and safe freight transportation is critical to the economic prosperity of any region. An efficient multimodal and intermodal transportation system reduces transportation and supply chain transaction costs and increases connectivity, reliability, and accessibility to local
6297-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6297-1; Product 0-6297-P3
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/pdf_reports/0_6297_1.pdf
· http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/CTR/0-6297-1_appendixA.pdf
· http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/CTR/0-6297-1_appendixB.pdf
· http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/CTR/0-6297-1_appendixC.pdf
1.5 MB; Appendixes: 907 KB, 393 KB, 21.9 MB
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Freight Planning Factors Impacting Texas Commodity Flows
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2011 ... RS: C. Michael Walton; Researchers: Chandra Bhat, Migdalia Carrion, Nathan Hutson, Ken Perrine, Jolanda Prozzi, Dan Seedah · Intermodal and freight concerns have thus received increasing attention in the wake of globalization, increasing congestion, and changes in the logistics structure of shippers. Both the Intermodal
6297 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6297-s ... Project Summary Report, 0-6297
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6297.pdf
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It?s About Time : Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive. Committee Presentation
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2011 ... Texas 2030 Committee · Presentation Slides summarizing the 2030 Committee report. · CONTENTS: Primary 2030 Report Researchers -- Committee Accomplishments -- How is the 2011 Report Different from the 2009 Report? -- Texas Transportation Action Principles (Priorities & Approaches) -- Committee Scenarios:
6666-TTI [Presentation] ... 0-6666-TTI Presentation
Full-text Link:
http://texas2030committee.tamu.edu/documents/final_03-2011_presentation.pdf
1.2 MB
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It's About Time : Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive
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2011 ... Texas 2030 Committee · This current report updates the February 2009 report by providing an enhanced analysis of the current state of the Texas transportation system, determining the household costs of under-investing in the system and identifying potential revenue options for funding the system. However, the general conclusion has
6666-TTI-1 ... 0-6666-TTI-1
Full-text Link:
http://texas2030committee.tamu.edu/documents/final_03-2011_report.pdf
23 MB
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It?s About Time : Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive. Executive Summary
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2011 ... Texas 2030 Committee · · CONTENTS: Introduction -- The Challenge Facing Texans -- Texas Transportation Action Principles -- Four Transportation Scenarios: Texas? Alternative Futures -- How Will Texans Pay for Transportation? -- Total Scenario Costs -- Possible Revenue Sources -- The Remaining
6666-TTI-2 ... 0-6666-TTI-2
Full-text Link:
http://texas2030committee.tamu.edu/documents/final_03-2011_summary.pdf
3.4 MB
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Longer Combination Vehicles & Road Trains for Texas?
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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
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/0-6095.pdf
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Potential Use of Longer Combination Vehicles in Texas : Second-Year Report
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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
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6095_2.pdf
· http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6095_2_Presentations.pdf
1.7 MB; 1.8 MB
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Responses of Trucking Operations to Road Pricing in Central Texas
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2010 ... Beatriz Rutzen, Jolanda Prozzi and C. Michael Walton · In Texas, where traditional funding lags behind needs to maintain and improve the state’s infrastructure, much of the state’s new highway capacity is being financed through tolls. With Texas’s major cities already among the nation’s most congested, considerable growth in both
2010- 476660-00066-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC 10/ 476660-00066-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00066-1.pdf
1.4 MB
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A Road Pricing Methodology for Infrastructure Cost Recovery
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2010 ... Alison J. Conway and C. Michael Walton · The purpose of this research is to provide a theoretical framework for future commercial vehicle user-charging using real-time vehicle weight and configuration information collected using weigh-in-motion (WIM) systems. This work provides an extensive review of both mechanisms and
2010- 476660-00064-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/10/476660-00064-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00064-1.pdf
1.3 MB
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A Comprehensive Examination of Heavy Vehicle Emissions Factors
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2010 ... Melissa Thompson [and three others] · This report summarizes the findings from reviewing the literature on several topics that are related to heavy vehicle emissions including engine and fuel types, vehicle technologies that can be used to reduce or mitigate vehicle emissions, the factors that affect vehicle emissions, vehicle
2010- 476660-00067-4 [CTR] ... SWUTC/10/476660-00067-4
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00067-1.pdf
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State Commercial Vehicle Security Enforcement : Operations, Technologies, and Barriers
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2010 ... Alison J. Conway and C. Michael Walton · This report details the results of a survey of state enforcement agencies concerning past, present, and future enforcement practices and advanced technology use for commercial vehicle security, as well as recommendations for future improvements. The study examines practices in 19 states,
2010- 473700-00074-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/10/473700-00074-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/473700-00074-1.pdf
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Toll Roads : What We Know About Forecasting Usage and the Characteristics of Texas Users
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2010 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and nine others] · Inadequate funding from fuel taxes, increased demand for transportation, and increased maintenance needs due to an aging highway system, have resulted in significant deficits along with renewed interest in toll road development, both to finance new roads or add capacity to existing
6044-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-6044-P1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6044_P1.pdf
874 KB
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Potential Use of Longer Combination Vehicles in Texas : First Year Report
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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
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6095_1.pdf
· http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6095_1Workshop.pdf
2.2 MB, 2.3 MB
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Intercity Passenger / High Speed Rail in Texas
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2009 ... [C. Michael Walton and Jolanda Prozzi] · "[The Intercity Passenger & High-Speed Rail] project was initiated in response to a presidential and federal initiative undertaken by many states to review their rail policies. The program is overseen by C. Michael Walton and Jolanda Prozzi. The first task of the project was to create an
HSR Study [CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/IACreports/HSRstudy-Task1.pdf
6.0 MB
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Financing Tools and Partnerships for Rural and Semi-urban Transportation Projects
51.
2009 ... Dr. Khali Persad, Dr. C. Michael Walton and Patricia Franco · In this research product, financing techniques and partnerships for rural and small urban area transportation projects are presented. This research examined alternative financing options, TxDOT experience with them, and lessons learned. The results will be of use
6034-P1/P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-6034-P1; Product 0-6034-P2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6034_P1.pdf
1.4 MB; P1 is equivalent to P2
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Characteristics of the Truck Users and Non-Users of Central Texas Toll Roads
52.
2009 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and four others] · As the use of toll roads increase to finance new road infrastructure or add capacity to existing road infrastructure, the question of who use and do not use toll roads becomes increasingly important to toll road developers, financiers, Traffic and Revenue consultants, and investors, among others. The
6044-2 vol.2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-6044-2 v.2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6044_2v2.pdf
1.3 MB
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Characteristics of the Auto Users and Non-Users of Central Texas Toll Roads
53.
2009 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and four others] · As toll road usage increases to finance new road infrastructure or add capacity to existing road infrastructure, the question of who does and does not use toll roads becomes increasingly important to toll road developers, financiers, Traffic and Revenue consultants, and investors, among others.
6044-2 vol.1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-6044-2 v.1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6044_2v1.pdf
1.1 MB
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Estimated and Actual Usage of Toll Facilities
54.
2009 ... C. Michael Walton [and nine others] · As toll road development increases to finance new or add capacity to existing road infrastructure, reliable traffic and revenue (T&R) forecasts informed by a robust understanding of who uses and who does not use toll roads becomes increasingly important to toll road developers, financiers, T&R
6044 [CTR] ... PSR 0-6044 ... Project Summary Report, 0-6044
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6044.pdf
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Arterial Intelligent Transportation Systems : Infrastructure Elements and Traveler Information Requirements
55.
2009 ... C. Michael Walton [and five others] · Applying Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to arterial systems allows TxDOT to significantly enhance transportation system operation efficiency and improve traffic mobility. However, no guidelines are available to assist TxDOT staff in selecting the most beneficial arterial ITS
5865 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5865 ... Project Summary Report, 0-5865
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5865.pdf
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Funding the Future : A Forecast of Transportation Finance
56.
2009 ... Bill Stockton, Rob Harrison and Michael Walton · This report is a part of an extensive analytical effort to provide the best possible information for state and local planners and decision makers. It is the product of a project by the Texas Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (TEMPO) and the Texas Department of
MS-8288
Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/gpa/072809_tempo_report.pdf
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Arterial Intelligent Transportation Systems : Infrastructure Elements and Traveler Information Requirements
57.
2009 ... Michael C. Walton [and five others] · Applying Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to arterial systems allows TxDOT to significantly enhance transportation system operation efficiency and improve traffic mobility. However, no guidelines are available to assist TxDOT staff in selecting the most beneficial arterial ITS
5865-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-5865-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5865_1.pdf
1.8 MB
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Financing Tools for Rural and Small Urban Area Projects
58.
2009 ... Khali R. Persad, C. Michael Walton, Patricia Franco · This research examined financing tools that are applicable to rural and small urban area projects undertaken by the Texas Department of Transportation. It documents district experience with some of these tools and lessons learned. Pass-Through Tolling Agreements
6034-1/P1/P2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-09/0-6034-1; Product 0-6034-P1; Product 0-6034-P2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6034_1.pdf
· http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6034_P1.pdf
11.5 MB, 1.4 MB
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Estimated vs. Forecasted Toll Usage : A Case Study Review
59.
2008 ... C. Michael Walton [and six others] · Reliable T&R forecasts are critical to the success of toll proposals. However, a number of studies by the bond rating agencies-- specifically Standard & Poor's (S&P)-- have shown that a majority of toll roads failed to meet revenue expectations in their first full year of operation. These studies alluded
6044-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-6044-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_6044_1.pdf
2.5 MB
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Who Uses Toll Roads? An Analysis of Central Texas Turnpike Users
60.
2008 ... Chris Robertson, Jolanda Prozzi, C. Michael Walton · The report characterizes with the greatest detail both the passenger and commuter users as well as non-users of the Central Texas Turnpike System recently opened in November 2006 in Austin, TX. The process of analysis includes a review of literature of other tolling
2008-476660-00065-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/08/476660-00065-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/476660-00065-1.pdf
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Addressing Cargo Security with Strategies Involving Private Sector
61.
2008 ... Jason R. West, C. Michael Walton and Alison J. Conway · The public and private sectors contributing to goods movement agree that cargo security has not been addressed nearly as much as physical and vessel security. Addressing cargo security will require additional operational data that is not currently used in public sector
2008-473700-00095-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/08/473700-00095-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/473700-00095-1.pdf
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Protecting and Preserving Rail Corridors Against Encroachment of Incompatible Uses
62.
2008 ... Lisa Loftus-Otway [and three others] · Rail Corridor preservation and planning for the purpose of reducing or restricting incompatible development is an area of growing importance. This report provides an overview regarding encroachment and the elements that contribute to potentially incompatible development along
2008-0-5546-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/08/0-5546-1
Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/0-5546-1.pdf
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Planning and Financing Tools for Rural Small Urban Area Projects
63.
2008 ... RS: C. Michael Walton; Researchers: Patricia Franco and Khali R. Persad · This research addresses the unique financing and planning needs of rural and small urban areas (RSUA) of Texas. It will aid these areas in determining the financing and planning tools appropriate to each type of transportation project and the
6034 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-6034-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6034
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6034.pdf
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Protecting Rail Corridors from Encroachment : Options to Reduce or Mitigate Against Encroachment/Incompatible Use -- rev. May 2008
64.
2008 ... Lisa Loftus-Otway [and three others] · This guidebook has been divided into two main sections for ease of use. Section one covers corridor protection strategies in general and provides a review of practices that are used around the U.S as well as case study examples and costs and links to reports, websites, and legislation, where
5546-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5546-P1
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/0-5546-P1.zip
5.9 MB ZIP file = 7 PDFs
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Protecting and Preserving Rail Corridors Against Encroachment of Incompatible Uses
65.
2008 ... C. Michael Walton [and three others] · Rail Corridor preservation and planning for the purpose of reducing or restricting incompatible development is an area of growing importance. This report provides an overview regarding encroachment and the elements that contribute to potentially incompatible development along
5546-1/P1 [CTR] ... Report 0-5546-1; Product 0-5546-P1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5546_1.pdf
513 MB (report only)
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Public Funding vs. Private Financing : What Makes Sense and When?
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2007 ... Prepared by the Government & Business Enterprises Division at the Texas Department of Transportation · "In this issue, HORIZON presents two different perspectives on one such option: allowing private-sector investment in public infrastructure in exchange for the right to collect tolls or other charges, a strategy that reduces the need
... Horizon: The Future of Transportation
Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/gbe/horizon/horizon_summer2007.pdf
6.2 MB
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Electronic Vehicle Identification : Applications and Implementation Considerations
67.
2007 ... Khali Persad [and four others] · Electronic vehicle identification (EVI) is already an important component of electronic toll collection. Universal EVI would provide the opportunity for transportation agencies to introduce ITS features such as in-vehicle information systems. In this project three areas were researched: (1) Current and
5217-1 [CTR] ... 0-5217-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5217_1.pdf
2.2 MB
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Vehicle/License Plate Identification for Toll Collection Applications
68.
2007 ... RS: Michael Walton; Researchers: Shahriyar Hussain [and three others] · Electronic toll collection (ETC), specifically open road tolling (ORT), is quickly becoming preferred practice among toll authorities in the U.S. and internationally. ORT technology has proven to be the most successful segment of Intelligent Transportation Systems
5217 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5217-s ... Project Summary Report, 0-5217
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5217.pdf
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Protecting Rail Corridors Against Encroachment
69.
2007 ... RS: C. Michael Walton; Researchers: Lynn Blais, Nathan Hutson and Lisa Loftus-Otway · Texas’ population is predicted to increase dramatically over the next thirty-five years placing increasing stresses on the transportation system. As travel demand (both passenger and freight) continues to rise, competition for scarce lands
5546 Summary [CTR] ... PSR 0-5546-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5546
Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/5546.pdf
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Identifying, Measuring, and Mitigating Environmental Justice Impacts of Toll Roads. Executive Summary
70.
2007 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and four others] · In 2004 the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) funded the Center for Transportation Research at The University of Texas at Austin to develop a methodology to evaluate the environmental justice (EJ) impacts of toll roads given four scenarios: (a) the construction of new toll road(s), (b)
5208-1 [CTR] ... 0-5208-1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5208_1.pdf
569 KB
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Guidebook for Identifying, Measuring and Mitigating Environmental Justice Impacts of Toll Roads
71.
2007 ... Jolanda Prozzi [and four others] · Highway funding constraints in recent years have resulted in the financing of new roads and the modernization of existing roads through investments that will be recovered by toll charges. In Texas, toll equity and Regional Mobility Authorities (RMAs) are voter-approved financial tools to leverage
5208-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-5208-P2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5208_P2.pdf
1.1 MB
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Identifying, Measuring, and Mitigating Environmental Justice Impacts of Toll Roads
72.
2007 ... Isabel C. Victoria [and four others] · In 2004 the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) funded the Center for Transportation Research at The University of Texas at Austin to develop a methodology to evaluate the environmental justice (EJ) impacts of toll roads given four scenarios: (a) the construction of new toll road(s), (b)
5208-2 [CTR] ... 0-5208-2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5208_2.pdf
2.1 MB
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Toll Collection Technology and Best Practices
73.
2007 ... Khali Persad, C. Michael Walton and Shahriyar Hussain · In this research product, tolling practices and technologies are presented. Likely developments and enhancements are reviewed, along with potential tie-ins to other Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) deployments. Ultimately, this research project will develop
5217-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5217-P1
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5217_P1.pdf
1.7 MB
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Electronic Vehicle Identification : Industry Standards, Performance, and Privacy Issues
74.
2007 ... Khali Persad, C. Michael Walton and Shahriyar Hussain · In this research product, industry standards for dedicated short range communications (DSRC) are reviewed, followed by an evaluation of costs and performance. Privacy concerns regarding collection and use of data on vehicle movements are examined in the context of
5217-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-5217-P2
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/0_5217_P2.pdf
752 KB
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Promoting Local Participation on Transportation Improvement Projects: Research Report
75.
2007 ... David Luskin [and four others] · TxDOT's statewide transportation program has been planned to meet projected transportation needs across the state. However, available financial resources are not sufficient to fully fund the desired program. The 2003 legislature created additional tools and funding. One of the major untapped
5025-1 [TTI] ... FHWA/TX-07/0-5025-1
Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-5025-1.pdf
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