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Hydrologic analyses are used for dam safety evaluations to determine the flow a dam must pass without failing. They are also used to evaluate bridge and culvert designs. Many current guidelines model flood runoff solely by an infiltration-excess mechanism. Saturation-excess runoff and subsurface stormflow...

 

In the 19th century, steamboats plied the Red River between Fargo, Grand Forks and Winnipeg. By 1900, regular railroad service for freight and passengers connected the two nations on that route. Rail passenger service between the two countries continued until 1971. Surface passengers were carried by...

 

This paper describes how four state capital cities are using bus rapid transit, in conjunction with other transit options, to improve mobility in congested city centers. The four cities, Denver, CO, St. Paul, MN, Boston, MA, and Hartford CT, all take slightly different approaches with several using historic...

 

This paper outlines historical circumstances, changes to labor law and negotiations between unions and railroads that have led to reductions in train crews. The author suggests that, in the wake of a fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, Amtrak and commuter passenger authorities should err on the...

 

This paper will discuss a recent example of a trademark from a now-defunct airline that was shown to continue to have significant value because of its familiarity around the world and because of the style of travel that it represents. This paper will also recap a number of additional railway trademark...

 

This report examines the history of railroad cost analysis, examines some of the criticisms of current railroad costing methodologies, and presents some alternative methods for analyzing the costs of individual railroad movements.

 

Presentation given at the North Dakota Grain Dealers Annual Convention, January 19, 1998, in Fargo, ND.

 

This paper describes the conception of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.

 

The United States has produced an excess supply of wheat for over a century. The excess wheat supply and the development of an extensive transportation network has enhanced the U.S.'s regional and world-wide wheat trade capabilities. Wheat moves through several channels from the time it leaves the farm...

 

This report is a brief history of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and the role it plays in the transportation industry.

 
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