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The transportation sector in the United States is currently dealing with several challenges, such as greenhouse gas (GHG) and air pollution emission increases, parking facility costs, congestion, and energy consumption. The present report focuses on the development of an innovative multi-business commute...

 

The current study examined a new mobile app for the measurement of fatigue and alertness in the workplace, the AlertMeter. Seventeen participants experienced 36-hour sleep deprivation and were measured every two hours. Sixteen of the 17 participants were able to stay awake the entire study. No adverse...

 

Federal track safety regulations require railroads to inspect all tracks in operation as often as twice weekly. Railroad companies deploy expensive and relatively slow methods using human inspectors and expensive automated inspection vehicles to inspect and monitor their rail tracks. The current practices...

 

With over 90,000 miles of roadway classified as local roadways (county and township) in the state of North Dakota, local road quality has a large impact on commodity movement, safety, and the quality of life for its residents and visitors. Local road managers have long faced the difficulties of properly...

 

This research considers the influence of different construction materials on the dynamic impact factor of bridges. The general concept of the dynamic impact factor and typical evaluation methods are reviewed.

 

In 1995, the Mountain-Plains Consortium in the U.S. initiated TEL8. TEL8 is a satellite-based telecommunications system that serves ten sites in Federal Highway Administration's Region 8. This paper presents the attributes of TEL8 to demonstrate the roles for distance learning in a changing world. The...

 
Issues in GIS for Transportation (Jan 1995, MPC-95-43)

The purpose of this report is 1) to provide a basic understanding of GIS and GIS-T; 2) to discuss the possible GIS related applications and activities in transportation; 3) to describe the factors and issues involved in successful planning and implementation of GIS for transportation; and 4) to describe...

 

This paper presents results of laboratory tests conducted to determine the effects of additives on the stabilization of unpaved road surfaces. Laboratory tests can be an efficient means of determining which additive will best stabilize a given unpaved road surface, but correlation between laboratory...

 
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