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Performance Trade-Off in an Adaptive IEEE 802.11AD Waveform Design for a Joint Automotive Radar and Communication System
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2017 ... Preeti Kumari, Duy H. N. Nguyen, and Robert W. Heath, Jr. · The IEEE 802.11ad waveform can be sued for automotive radar by exploiting the Golay complementary sequences in the preamble of a frame. The performance of radar, however, is limited by the preamble structure. In this paper, we propose an adaptive
DSTOP Report 133 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/133 ... Technical Report (CTR D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/133.pdf
2.5 MB
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Imputing Missing Data via Sparse Reconstruction Techniques. Executive Summary
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2017 ... Constantine Caramanis · The State of Texas does not currently have an automated approach for estimating volumes for links without counts. This research project proposes the development of an automated system to efficiently estimate the traffic volumes on uncounted links, in the event of rare disturbances of the typical
DSTOP Report 129 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/129 ... Technical Report (CTR D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/129.pdf
243 KB
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Large-Scale Linear Programs in Planning and Prediction. Executive Summary
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2017 ... Constantine Caramanis · Large-scale linear programs are at the core of many traffic-related optimization problems in both planning and prediction. Moreover, many of these involve significant uncertainty, and hence are modeled using either chance constraints, or robust optimization. Chance constraints and robust
DSTOP Report 128 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/128 ... Technical Report (CTR D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/128.pdf
225 KB
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Inverse Multipath Fingerprinting for Millimeter Wave V2I Beam Alignment
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2017 ... Vutha Va [and four others] · Efficient beam alignment is a crucial component in millimeter wave systems with analog beamforming, especially in fast-changing vehicular settings. This paper uses the vehicle's position (e.g., available via GPS) to query the multipath fingerprint database, which provides prior knowledge of potential pointing
DSTOP Report 124 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/124 ... Technical Report (CTR D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/124.pdf
375 KB
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MmWave Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication : Analysis of Urban Microcellular Networks
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2017 ... Yuyang Wang · Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication may provide high data rates to vehicles via millimeter-wave (mmWave) microcellular networks. This report uses stochastic geometry to analyze teh coverage of urban mmWave microcellular networks. Prior work used a pathloss model with a line-of-sight
DSTOP Report 123 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/123 ... Technical Report (CTR D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/123.pdf
1.4 MB
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Self-Parking for Semi-Autonomous Vehicles
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2017 ... Sriram Vishwanath · This project focuses on the use of tools from a combination of computer vision and localization based navigation schemes to aid the process of efficient and safe parking of vehicles in high density parking spaces. The principles of collision avoidance, simultaneous localization and mapping together with vision
DSTOP Report 105 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/105 ... Technical Report (CTR D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/105.pdf
1.3 MB
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A Framework to Evaluate the Financial Viability of Urban Public-Private Partnership Projects
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[2017] ... by Zhantao Zhang, Chris Sassine, Zhanmin Zhang · As public governments around the world face limited funding capacity for capital-intensive projects, their attention is turned towards the private sector for financing. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) have emerged as an alternative project delivery method in which the
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/misc/crisc-framework-2017.pdf
624 KB
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Methodologies for Assessing Infrastructure Projects under Public-Private Partnerships : From Project Financing to Maintenance Scheduling
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[2017] ... by Zhantao Zhang, Zhe Han, Zhanmin Zhang · Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are gaining increasing popularity and acceptance worldwide in delivering public infrastructure services. A combination of scarcity of public funds, the never-ending quest of private investors for new and profitable investment
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/misc/crisc-methodologies-2017.pdf
1.6 MB
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Procedures and Resources for Analyses Related to Public-Private Partnerships
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[2017] ... by Zhantao Zhang, Zhe Han, Zhanmin Zhang · The demands for delivering basic infrastructure services keep growing worldwide. However, funding from government and public agencies alone cannot cover the capital needed to operate and maintain existing infrastructures, much less to construct new ones. Public-Private
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/misc/crisc-procedures-2017.pdf
1.7 MB
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Travel Modeling in an Era of Connected and Automated Transportation Systems : An Investigation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area
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2017 ... James Kuhr [and six others (CTR)]; Thomas Bamonte, Arash Mirzaei, Hong Zheng (NCTCOG); Research Supervisor: Chandra Bhat · The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) engaged D-STOP to conduct a planned four-year study to analyze the status and progress of connected/autonomous vehicle (CAV)
DSTOP Report 122 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2017/122 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 120
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/122.pdf
1.7 MB
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CAMPO-CTR Dynamic Traffic Assignment Interlocal Agreement FY16 Deliverables Submittal
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[2016] ... [Jen Duthie and others] · "Part of Task 3 of the contract with CTR is to assist CAMPO by identifying areas for model improvement. This effort was completed through a variety of means. Some of the assistance was provided as a result of direct requests from CAMPO leadership to examine CAMPO’s modeling practices as they
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/CAMPO-CTR-NMC-IAC-deliverables-final.pdf
31.2 MB
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Online Matching with Queueing Dynamics
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2016 ... Subhashini Krishnasamy, Rajat Sen, Ramesh Johari, and Sanjay Shakkottai · We consider a variant of the multiarmed bandit problem where jobs queue for service, and service rates of different servers may be unknown. We study algorithms that minimize queue-regret: the (expected) difference between the queue-lengths
DSTOP Report 127 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/127 ... Technical Report (D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP127.pdf
1.2 MB
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Greedy Subspace Clustering
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2016 ... Dohyung Park, Constantine Caramanis, Sujay Sanghavi · We consider the problem of subspace clustering: given points that lie on or near the union of many low-dimensional linear subspaces, recover the subspaces. To this end, one first identifies sets of points close to the same subspace and uses the sets to estimate
DSTOP Report 111 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/111 ... Technical Report (D-STOP)
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/111.pdf
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Solving a Mixture of Many Random Linear Equations by Tensor Decomposition and Alternating Minimization
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[2016] ... Xinyang Yi, Constantine Caramanis, Sujay Sanghavi · We consider the problem of solving mixed random linear equations with k components. This is the noiseless setting of mixed linear regression. The goal is to estimate multiple linear models from mixed samples in the case where the labels (which sample corresponds to
DSTOP Report 109 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/109 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 108
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/109.pdf
1 MB
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Low-Cost Precise Positioning for Automated Vehicles : Carrier-Phase Differential GNSS Produces Mass-Market Centimeter Accuracy
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2016 ... Todd E. Humphreys; by Matthew J. Murrian [and five others] · Commercial Global Positioning System (GPS) devices are being used in transportation for applications including vehicle navigation, traffic monitoring, and tracking commercial and public transit vehicles. The current state-of-practice technology in GPS devices typically
DSTOP Report 115 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/115 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 115
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/115.pdf
1.1 MB
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Combining Millimeter-Wave Radar and Communication Paradigms for Automotive Applications : A Signal Processing Approach
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2016 ... Robert W. Heath Jr.; Junil Choi [and five others] · As driving becomes more automated, vehicles are being equipped with more sensors generating even higher data rates. Radars (RAdio Detection and Ranging) are used for object detection, visual cameras as virtual mirrors, and LIDARs (LIght Detection and Ranging) for
DSTOP Report 106 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/106 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 106
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/106.pdf
1.3 MB
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Improved Traffic Operations through Real-Time Data Collection and Control
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2016 ... Stephen Boyles and Michael Levin · Intersections are a major source of delay in urban networks, and reservation-based intersection control for autonomous vehicles has great potential to improve intersection throughput. However, despite the high flexibility in reservations, existing control policies are fairly limited. To
DSTOP Report 108 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/108 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 108
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/108.pdf
350 KB
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The Formulation and Estimation of a Spatial Skew-Normal Generalized Ordered-Response Model
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2016 ... Chandra R. Bhat, Sebastian Astroza, Amin S. Hambdi · This paper proposes a new spatial generalized ordered response model with skew-normal kernel error terms and an associated estimation method. It contributes to the spatial analysis field by allowing a flexible and parametric skew-normal distribution for the kernel error term
DSTOP Report 117 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/117 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 117
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/117.pdf
599 KB
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A Latent Class Multiple Constraint Multiple Discrete-Continuous Extreme Value Model of Time Use and Goods Consumption
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2016 ... Chandra R. Bhat [and three others] · This paper develops a microeconomic theory-based multiple discrete continuous choice model that considers: (a) that both goods consumption and time allocations (to work and non-work activities) enter separately as decision variables in the utility function, (b) that both time and money
DSTOP Report 118 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/118 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 118
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/118.pdf
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SLA Truck Configuration Library Final Report
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2016 ... C. Michael Walton [and eleven others] · "Historically, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) State Legislative Affairs (SLA) Section, TxDOT subject matter experts (SME) and the University of Texas – Center for Transportation Research (CTR) and University of Texas – San Antonio (UTSA) researchers have responded to
Walton 2016 [CTR]
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/truck-config-library-final.pdf
12.7 MB
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2016 Texas Rail Plan Update
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2016 ... prepared by the Center for Transportation Research and Cambridge Systematics · "The 2016 Texas Rail Plan Update (Rail Plan) is a federally mandated document detailing the state of the rail system in Texas and opportunities for improvement. Information about potential projects is illustrative, as the needs and improvements
MS-7980 [2016] [CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/division/rail/texas-rail-plan.html
Website with PDF links
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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:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/petroleum_prospecting_tamaulipas_20160713.pdf
2.5 MB
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Developing an Infrastructure-Informed Index for Pedestrians and Bicyclists
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2016 ... Mallory Necessary · In this report, an infrastructure-informed index is developed for pedestrians and bicyclists to relate the natural and built environment with its impact on perceived travel distance and time. The objective is to develop an easy-to-use metric for use at all levels, allowing transportation planners to make better-
DSTOP Report 116 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/116 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 116
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP116.pdf
1.2 MB
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Final Report, Network Modeling Center
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2015 ... Jennifer Duthie [and thirteen others] · · CONTENTS: Executive Summary -- Task A: DTA Model Maintenance -- Task B. DTA Model Improvements -- Task C: Integrating DTA into CAMPO's Modeling Process -- Task D: DTA Coordination Work -- Task E: DTA Applications · "Final Contract Report, Prepared for: CAMPO;
NMC 2015 CAMPO
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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Transit Demand and Routing after Autonomous Vehicle Availability
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2015 ... Stephen Boyles [and four others] · Autonomous vehicles (AVs) create the potential for improvements in traffic operations as well as new behaviors for travelers such as car sharing among trips through driverless repositioning. Most studies on AVs have focused on technology or traffic operations, and the impact of AVs on
DSTOP Report 104 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/104 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 104
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/104.pdf
1.9 MB
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Matrix Completion with Column Manipulation : Near-Optimal Sample-Robustness-Rank Tradeoffs
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2015 ... Research supervisor, Constantine Caramanis; Yudong Chen [and three others] · This paper considers the problem of matrix completion when some number of the columns are completely and arbitrarily corrupted, potentially by a malicious adversary. It is well-known that standard algorithms for matrix completion can return
DSTOP Report 110 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/110 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 110
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/110.pdf
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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:
https://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:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/bus_use_frwy_shoulders_201506.pdf
5.4 MB
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A Comprehensive Dwelling Unit Choice Model Accommodating Psychological Constructs within a Search Strategy for Consideration Set Formation
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2015 ... Chandra Bhat · This study adopts a dwelling unit level of analysis and considers a probabilistic choice set generation approach for residential choice modeling. In doing so, we accommodate the fact that housing choices involve both characteristics of the dwelling unit and its location, while also mimicking the search process that
DSTOP Report 119 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2015/119 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 119
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP119.pdf
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A New Spatial (Social) Interaction Discrete Choice Model Accommodating for Unobserved Effects due to Endogenous Network Formation
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2015 ... Chandra Bhat · This paper formulates a model that extends the traditional panel discrete choice model to include social/spatial dependencies in the form of dyadic interactions between each pair of decision-makers. In addition, the formulation accommodates spatial correlation effects as well as allows a global spatial structure to be
DSTOP Report 114 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2015/114 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 114
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP114.pdf
486 KB
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A New Generalized Heterogeneous Data Model (GHDM) to Jointly Model Mixed Types of Dependent Variables
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2015 ... Chandra R. Bhat · This paper formulates a generalized heterogeneous data model (GHDM) that jointly handles mixed types of dependent variables—including multiple nominal outcomes, multiple ordinal variables, and multiple count variables, as well as multiple continuous variables—by representing the covariance relationships
DSTOP Report 113 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2015/113 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 113
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP113.pdf
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An Empirical Investigation into the Time-use and Activity Patterns of Dual-Earner Couples With and Without Young Children
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2015 ... Christina Bernardo, Rajesh Paleti, Megan Hoklas, Chandra Bhat · This paper examines the time-use patterns of adults in dual-earner households with and without children as a function of several individual and household socio-demographics and employment characteristics. A disaggregate activity purpose classification
DSTOP Report 112 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2015/112 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 112
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP112.pdf
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The Impact of Beamwidth on Temporal Channel Variation in Vehicular Channels and its Implications
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2015 ... Vutha Va, Junil Choi, Robert W. Heath Jr. · Millimeter wave (mmWave) has great potential in realizing high data rate thanks to the large spectral channels. It is considered as a key technology for the fifth generation wireless networks and is already used in wireless LAN (e.g., IEEE 802.11ad). Using mmWave for vehicular
DSTOP Report 107 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2015/107 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 107
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP107.pdf
1.5 MB
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On Accommodating Spatial Interactions in a Generalized Heterogeneous Data Model (GHDM) of Mixed Types of Dependent Variables
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2015 ... Chandra Bhat, Subodh K. Dubey, Abdul R. Pinjari · We develop an econometric framework for incorporating spatial dependence in integrated model systems of latent variables and multidimensional mixed data outcomes. The framework combines Bhat’s Generalized Heterogeneous Data Model (GHDM) with a spatial
DSTOP Report 120 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2016/120 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 120
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP120.pdf
381 KB
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Texas’s Manufacturing Competitiveness
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2015 ... Samuel Biscaro, Martha Bohrt, Max Krupp; Project Directors: Michael Bomba, Leigh B. Boske, Robert Harrison · "Texas’s manufacturers and their suppliers and customers depend heavily upon the state’s transportation infrastructure to move raw materials, intermediate goods, and finished products. For this reason, the
Bomba 2015 TPB 1 [CTR] ... Transportation Policy Brief, 2015-1
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/policy/2015brief-1.pdf
1 MB
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Reshoring in Texas : Understanding the Phenomenon
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2015 ... Robert Dolan, Jennifer Huffman, Dylan Roberts; Project Directors: Michael Bomba, Leigh B. Boske, Robert Harrison · "Reshoring, or the returning of offshored manufacturing to the United States, is a small component of the nation’s manufacturing sector. Although it is difficult to accurately quantify, Texas is nonetheless competitive (as
Bomba 2015 TPB 2 [CTR] ... Transportation Policy Brief, 2015-2
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/policy/2015brief-2.pdf
1.4 MB
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Nearshoring in Mexico : Recent Trends and Relevance to Texas
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2015 ... Tracy del Bianco, Maia Draper; Project Directors: Michael Bomba, Leigh B. Boske, Robert Harrison · "As foreign companies increasingly relocate their manufacturing operations to Mexico, the Mexican government and industry are implementing reforms to increase the country’s competitiveness as a global, high-tech manufacturing
Bomba 2015 TPB 3 [CTR] ... Transportation Policy Brief, 2015-3
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/policy/2015brief-3.pdf
937 KB
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Rail and Logistics Hubs : Opportunities for Improvement
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2015 ... Maria Monica Villareal, Victoria Wilson; Project Directors: Michael Bomba, Leigh B. Boske, Robert Harrison · "Texas’s cross-border traffic with Mexico is a central issue in the planning of the state’s freight transportation network. Mexico’s recent reshoring activities create the potential for even greater congestion and travel delays.
Bomba 2015 TPB 4 [CTR] ... Transportation Policy Brief, 2015-4
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/policy/2015brief-4.pdf
1.1 MB
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Intra-Industry Trade : Transportation Needs of Growing Texas Industries
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2015 ... Callie Flynn, Sarah Kline, Avery Saxe; Project Directors: Michael Bomba, Leigh B. Boske, Robert Harrison · "This policy paper describes the changing nature of international trade and its impact on the Texas economy and Texas’s transportation infrastructure. It focuses on automobile manufacturing, which is a growing Texas industry
Bomba 2015 TPB 5 [CTR] ... Transportation Policy Brief, 2015-5
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/policy/2015brief-5.pdf
1.3 MB
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Potential Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for Transportation Planning in Texas
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2015 ... Beatrice Halbach; Project Directors: Michael Bomba, Leigh B. Boske, Robert Harrison · "The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade agreement currently under negotiation by the United States and 11 other nations, primarily in Southeast Asia and Oceania. This report identified four major implications of the TPP for
Bomba 2015 TPB 6 [CTR] ... Transportation Policy Brief, 2015-6
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/policy/2015brief-6.pdf
674 KB
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MoPac South : Impact on Cesar Chavez Street and the Downtown Network
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2015 ... Prepared by The University of Texas at Austin Center for Transportation Research; Prepared for Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization · "The objective of this study was to analyze traffic impacts of adding express lanes along MoPac south of Cesar Chavez Street. Further,
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://www.mopacsouth.com/CTR_Mopac%20South_Tech%20Report_Final_Nov15.pdf
5.4 MB
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MoPac South Environmental Study Overview of Traffic Model Data, Downtown Street Grid
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2015 ... [CTR Network Modeling Center] · "The Mobility Authority contacted the University of Texas Center for Transportation Research (CTR) to provide data that would help us understand how the addition of Express Lanes on MoPac, in several of the six configurations currently being considered, could impact travel times on the street
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://www.mopacsouth.com/MoPacSouth_CTR_DataRollup_10052015.pdf
483 KB
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Border Corridors and Trade Report
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2015 ... Prepared by Dan Seedah, Sarah Overmyer and Robert Harrison; submitted to Texas Department of Transportation International Relations Office · "The Border Corridors and Trade Report provides an update of Texas’s trade, infrastructural projects, funding sources, studies, programs and other planning activities and
[CTR]
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/border-trade.pdf
3.3 MB
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A New Estimation Approach to Integrate Latent Psychological Constructs in Choice Modeling
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2014 ... Chandra Bhat, Subodh K. Dubey · In the current paper, we propose a new multinomial probit-based model formulation for integrated choice and latent variable (ICLV) models, which, as we show in the paper, has several important advantages relative to the traditional logit kernel-based ICLV formulation. Combining this MNP-
DSTOP Report 102 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2014/102 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 102
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP102.pdf
451 KB
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The Composite Marginal Likelihood (CML) Inference Approach with Applications to Discrete and Mixed Dependent Variable Models
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2014 ... Chandra Bhat · This report presents the basics of the composite marginal likelihood (CML) inference approach, discussing the asymptotic properties of the CML estimator and the advantages and limitations of the approach. The CML inference approach is a relatively simple approach that can be used when the full likelihood
DSTOP Report 101 [CTR] ... DSTOP/2014/101 ... Technical Report (D-STOP), 101
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/DSTOP101.pdf
737 KB
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TEXAS Model for Intersection Traffic 2000s Animation
[2013] ... [Moboluwaji "Bolu" Sanu and Dr. Thomas W. Rioux; Center for Transportation Research] · Samples animation from the 2005 version of the Center for Transportation Research TEXAS Model for Intersection Traffic (originally developed in 1973). | "In 2005, Dr. Moboluwaji "Bolu" Sanu and Dr. Thomas W. Rioux developed the
Full-text Link:
https://youtu.be/oah6nCGKwig
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Small Business Inclusion: A Study of TxDOT’s Consultant Procurement Program
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2013 ... Khali R. Persad [and four others] · The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) sought the services of a public institution of higher education to conduct a study of TxDOT’s professional services contracting program through an Interagency Contract (IAC). The Request for Proposal (RFP) stated that it had come to
Persad 2013 [CTR] ... IAC 48-2XXIA001
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/48-2XXIA001.pdf
2.6 MB
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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
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/misc/machemehl-vehicledetectordevices.pdf
308 KB
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Freight Logistics and the Panama Canal Expansion
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2012 ... Robert Harrison, Center for Transportation Research · This 19-slide presentation summarizes the current import-export situation in Texas and the impact of the Panama Canal expansion on Texas. · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).
Harrison 2012-Jun [CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/panama/research/ut_062912.pdf
1.8 MB
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Texas Pavement Preservation Center Two-year Summary Report
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2011 ... Dr. Yetkin Yildirim, TPPC Director · "The following report compiles eight newsletters published by the Texas Pavement Preservation Center from the year 2009 to 2011 in addition to fifteen newsletters published in the 4-year report. These newsletters include summaries and reports from various pavement preservation seminars and
Yildirim TPPC 2011 [CTR] ... TPPC Summary Report 2011
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/TPPC_newsletters_9_2011.pdf
5.91 MB
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Texas Rail Plan -- [revised May 2014]
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2010 ... prepared by the Center for Transportation Research and Cambridge Systematics · "TxDOT's first state rail plan, the Texas Rail System Plan, was published in October 2005. This plan, now simply known as the Texas Rail Plan (TRP), updates and expands upon that document... A number of factors lead TxDOT to issue this TRP.
MS-7980 [2010] [CTR]
Full-text Link:
http://www.txdot.gov/government/reports/rural-2035/texas-rail-plan/final.html
Website with PDF links
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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:
https://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:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_ColoredLanes-final.pdf
902 KB
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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:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_Box-final.pdf
912 KB
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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
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_Signs-final.pdf
1.2 MB
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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
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/iac/COAbike_sharrows-final.pdf
1.4 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:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/IACreports/HSRstudy-Task1.pdf
6.0 MB
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Texas Pavement Preservation Center Four-year Summary Report
58.
2009 ... Dr. Yetkin Yildirim, TPPC Director · "The following report compiles the first fifteen newsletters published by the Texas Pavement Preservation Center. These newsletters include summaries and reports from various pavement preservation seminars and conferences over the past four years, including TRB annual meetings, TxAPA
Yildirim TPPC 2009 ... TPPC Summary Report 2009
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/TPPC_Report.pdf
9.8 MB
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Funding the Future : A Forecast of Transportation Finance
59.
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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A Review of Asian Trade Corridors Serving Texas
60.
2006 ... Robert Harrison, Nathan Hutson and John McCray · "This report summarizes an evaluation of transportation routes for Asian container shipments to Texas, a performed by researchers at the Center for Transportation Research and The University of Texas at San Antonio. Sponsored by the Texas Department of
Harrison 2006 ... 50-5XXIA006 R1 ... IAC Report
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/IACreports/IAC10406_US- CHINA_R1.pdf
842 KB
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Enhancement of the TEXAS Model for Simulating Intersection Collisions, Driver Interaction with Messaging, and ITS Sensors. Final Report
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2005 ... By Thomas W. Rioux · The TEXAS Model for Intersection Traffic is a powerful traffic engineering analysis tool with a uniquely high resolution simulation of driver/vehicle actions. The primary purpose of this project is to have the TEXAS Model accurately simulate crashes. The second purpose is to provide tools for modeling
Rioux 2005 [CTR] ... DTFH61-03-C-00138
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/misc/dtfh61-03-C-00138.pdf
449 KB
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Rail Capacity and Market Demand on the South Orient Railway
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2005 ... Michael Bomba, Robert Harrison and Randy Resnor · This report is the result of several activities undertake at CTR in an effort to assist Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) staff at the Multi-Modal Office (MMO) who manage the South Orient Railway (SOR). A schematic of the SOR alignment is given on the following
Bomba 2005 [CTR]
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase3/south_orient_railway.pdf
1.3 MB
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Traffic, Toll Roads & Texas : Findings from Focus Groups of Five Texas Cities
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2005 ... Cathy Schechter and Susan Poag · Public resistance to the construction of toll roads as a partial solution to growing traffic congestion led the University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil Engineering, on behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), to commission SUMA/Orchard Social Marketing, Inc. to conduct focus
Schechter 2005
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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UTrAp 2.0 : Analysis of Steel Box Girders during Construction
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2004 ... Eric Williamson [and three others] · UTrAp 2.0 is intended to perform both linear analyses and linearized buckling analyses of straight or curved steel trapezoidal box-girder bridges under construction loading. The program is able to model the partially-composite behavior due to concrete curing during the bridge deck pours. UTrAp 2.0 is
Williamson 2004
Full-text Link:
http://fsel.engr.utexas.edu/facilities/software/utrap
website with software download link
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Business Impacts of Construction on the High-Five Interchange Project Office Tenant Survey Results
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2003 ... David Luskin and Brian J. Kelsey · · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).
Luskin 2003
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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A Guide to Success for Small Texas Metropolitan Planning Organizations
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2002 ... Susan L. Handy and Jackie Brown · Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are the federally mandated cooperative transportation decision-making bodies for metropolitan areas with an urbanized population of at least 50,000 residents. When the U.S. Congress passed the Intermodal Surace Transportation Efficiency Act in
Handy 2002
Full-text Link:
http://www.des.ucdavis.edu/faculty/handy/MPO_Guidebook.pdf
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Texas Grain Transportation Study : A Report to the 77th Legislature
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2001 ... Stephen Fuller [and four others] · This study reports on various aspects of grain transportation in Texas. Attention is given to Texas grain production and consumption trends, and to the geographic location of grain production and consumption. Data on interstate and intrastate grain flow patterns and mode use are identified, as
Fuller 2001 ... IAC 00-0200
Full-text Link:
http://ctr.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/pubs/Tx_grain.pdf
5 MB
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Schedule Compression of an Urban Highway Project Using the Linear Scheduling Method
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2000 ... Ibrahim Tarkan Yuksel and James T. O'Connor · Traditional network scheduling methods such as Critical Path Method (CPM), Program Evaluation and Review Techniques (PERT), and bar charting are generally considered to be less effective for the planning of linear projects due to the cumbersome way in which they model repetitive
Yuksel 2000 [CTR]
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/iacreports/ctr-tti-misc_yuksel.pdf
4.5 MB
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Analysis of Vehicles Using the Entrance Ramp from Pearl Street to Southbound IH 45
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1999 ... This is a report on a special study of a ramp located at the intersection of US 75 and IH 45. The street map, aerial photograph, and panoramic photo of this intersection and ramp are shown in Appendixes 1,2, and 3. · "September 1999"; "Special Report" · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research
Tsyganov 2012 [CTR] ... CTR IAC98-0003
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/IACreports/IAC-98-0003.pdf
2.4 MB
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System for Evaluating Bridge Construction Plans
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1999 ... Tamer El-Sayed El-Diraby and James T. O'Connor · At present, there are no tools available for objectively evaluating the effectiveness of a bridge construction plan (BCP). As a result, bridge designers predominantly evaluate BCPs by considering only the short-term economics (i.e., construction costs). Other
El-Diraby 1999 ... IAC Report, 2
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/el-diraby-1999.pdf
7.61 MB
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Mitigating the Adverse Impacts of the Dallas North Central Expressway Construction
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1998 ... by Rob Harrison [and three others] · The reconstruction of the Dallas North Central Expressway (NCE) is one of the largest, most complex, and expensive urban highway projects undertaken in Texas. And because work had to be carried out while the roadway remained in use and abutting businesses stayed open, it was recognized
Harrison 1998 ... Special Research Report ... IAC Report, 1
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/harrison-1998.pdf
6.83 MB
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Evaluation of Fare Strategies for the Capital Metro Transit System
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1998 ... Kathryn E.. Albee and Hani S. Mahmassani · This report presents the application of an evaluation framework based on market-specific elasticities to the analysis of several alternative fare scenarios for the Capital Metro service area, in terms of their impact on ridership and revenues. The scenarios include: 1) system-wide fare
Albee 1998
Full-text Link:
https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/albee-1998.pdf
1.54 MB
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Development of the Texas Department of Transportation Statistically Based Quality Control/Quality Assurance Specification for Portland Cement Concrete Pavement
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1998 ... B. Frank McCullough, Stefan Grater, and Tony Krauss · This report is an attempt to document not only the methodology and technical aspects of the Quality Control/Quality Assurance specification for the construction of portland cement concrete in Texas, but to document and recognize the persons involved and their tremendous
McCullough 1998
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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IATBR '97 Workshop on Methodological Developments : Eighth Meeting of the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research Conference Pre-Prints
74.
1997 ... · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).
IATBR Conference ... Meeting Pre-Prints (International Association for Travel Behaviour Research Conference),
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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IATBR '97 Workshop on Response to New Transport Alternatives and Policies : Eighth Meeting of the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research Conference Pre-Prints
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1997 ... · Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).
IATBR Conference ... Meeting Pre-Prints (International Association for Travel Behaviour Research Conference),
Full-text Link:
No online resource supplied by publisher
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