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In this paper, elevator trip generation equations are estimated from detailed facility, land-use, and highway traffic data in North Dakota. A trip attraction equation is used to explain the effects of elevator storage capacity and side track capacity on elevator throughput. Elevators are classified on...

 

This report describes a framework of software extensions that could be added to modest-priced scheduling software to improve the scheduling effectiveness for small to medium size paratransit agencies. The operations at nine paratransit agencies at various locations around the country were observed and...

 
Highly Flexible Crash Barriers (Jun 2004, MPC-04-162)

A preliminary study modeling the nonlinear behavior of long, slender wooden members was conducted at Colorado State University for the purpose of their use in inexpensive, destroyable crash barriers. This preliminary study compared the results of physical test data, published exact solutions, and the...

 

The study surveyed small to medium size agencies, ranging from 700 to 17,000 trips per month. The results clearly indicated that all of the agencies in this range benefited from low cost computer software for the purposes of making trip reservations, scheduling trips, dispatching trips, record keeping...

 

In this study, the researchers evaluated the effectiveness of quality control/quality assurance (QC/QA) specifications in decreasing hot mix asphalt (HMA) variability. A questionnaire was written to gather general information about the QC/QA specification programs that are being used in the United States...

 

This paper summarizes the results of a study on direct assessment of rural user needs in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. The objective was to assess rural road users and providers perceptions of rural road needs. Different rural road user groups were identified to obtain a representative sample...

 

The objective of this report is to develop a profile of the U.S. containerized grain and oilseed export industry, including marketing activities, future expectations, information needs, and business practices. This report forms Phase I in a proposed two-phase analysis of the grain container industry....

 

The purpose of this component of the Strategic Freight Analysis was to provide a market-based synopsis of the potential impact of shuttle train shipments on North Dakota's local grain industry.

 

This research document represents the analysis and recommendations of the University of Utah Traffic Laboratory (UTL) on the following Road Weather Information System (RWIS) topics: (1) public dissemination of RWIS station information and (2) the area of influence of available RWIS equipment.

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 included a requirement that public entities operating fixed route transportation services for the general public also must provide complementary paratransit service to persons unable to use the fixed route system. When this service is required, the ADA...

 
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