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This report describes a research project conducted at Colorado State University to evaluate the relative effectiveness and environmental impact of road dust suppressants. The objectives were to develop a device that would provide a standard, quantitative and precise method of measuring dust from unpaved...

 

Transportation fulfills three major roles in a developed economy. First, it is an enabler that allows an economy to develop. Second, it is a facilitator of competition for producers throughout broad area. And finally, transportation is a component of the Gross National Product. The motor carrier industry...

 

Tourism is a very important industry to Wyoming. Understanding the trends of this industry helps the state provide tourists with an enjoyable, informative, and memorable experience. This study was designed to obtain information from Wyoming tourists to determine the main reasons for visiting, tourist...

 

Since 1980, over 200 new local or regional railroads have been established in the United States, mostly through the sale of light-density lines by Class I carriers. With these new additions, this sector of the railroad industry now numbers over 400 strong. Collectively, these firms operate over 40,000...

 

The results of an erosion control testing study are presented in this report. The purpose of the study was to compare the performance of selected erosion control products under simulated rainfall and sunlight conditions in terms of soil loss reduction and vegetation growth. A total of 19 materials--11...

 
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...

 

This report describes a study jointly conducted by the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Transportation to better understand how selecting an Mr value influences the thickness of an asphalt overlay pavement. The objectives of this study were to: 1) investigate the importance of several...

 

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....

 

No performance evaluation guidebook existed for rural and small urban transit systems. Therefore, this guidebook is designed to provide transit operators with a tool for evaluating their system's performance. Each transit operator can measure their system's performance against other similar systems in...

 
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