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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provides grant funding to states wishing to deploy projects which fit within the scope of the Innovative Technology Deployment (ITD) program. FMCSA recognizes two levels of ITD deployment. Core ITD requires states to implement a basic set of capabilities...

 

Over the last two decades many researchers have focused on providing new ideas and frameworks that can help improve conventional bridge inspection practices; however, little guidance is provided for implementing these new ideas in practice. This, along with resistance to change and complexity of the...

 

Because existing models have their limitations, there is a significant need for a model to estimate demand for intercity bus services, especially in rural areas. The general objective of this research was to develop an intercity mode choice model that can be incorporated into a statewide travel demand...

 

This paper presents preliminary results of the VISUM Online validation. It compares traffic conditions estimated by VISUM Online to measured data. The results show that VISUM Online produces comparable traffic measures.

 

The ITS Plan is a strategic document that addresses the unique needs and priorities of the Bismarck-Mandan area and matches those needs with relevant ITS technologies. The plan provides the roadmap for types of ITS technologies, location for possible deployment, tentative dates for deploying these applications...

 

The 100+ car rates are a recent innovation in rail grain pricing. Although the rates have been available via contract, a public offering last fall initiated much of the current interest in these larger units. The objective of this study is to provide an informational base that hard red spring wheat market...

 

This paper investigates the application of advanced detection, traveler information, and advanced signal control systems to reduce congestion and incidents at railroad crossings. The study uses a traffic simulation model, TRAF-CORSIM, to evaluate the most effective scenario using ITS to alleviate railroad...

 

This study describes eight innovative financing methods (e.g., rural improvement districts) and 14 cost-reducing strategies (e.g., sharing equipment) that local governments in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming currently are using. County road officials identified...

 

This report describes the transportation workshops conducted in June 1994 under the Summer Experiential Learning Program for Diverse Student Populations. The goal of the program was to provide an opportunity to interest minority students in the region in pursuing a college education in the field of transportation....

 

This project has three primary objectives: 1) to provide an analysis of the current trucking industry; 2) to determine the cost of current weight and safety enforcement activities; and 3) to evaluate the benefits to state regulatory agencies of enhanced regulatory efficiency.

 
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