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rl. Land Transportation Access to Ports nerd Marine Terminals Opporlanilies n'td Ct`allenges for Ports {Jnder t1'e [~`termodal Surface Transportatio'' Off ciency Act of 1991 (P) Mode A, l-I Away Abstract On December l8, 1991, then President Bush signed the Intennodal Surface Transportation Eff~- ciency Act (ISTEA) of 1991 This landmark legislation provides funding authorization for highways, highway safety, and public transportation for the 1992 to 1997 time period; The ISTEA explicitly recognizes the need to "improve access to ports and airports, the Nation's link to world commerce." This brochure is the result of joint cooperation between the Maritime Administration and Me Federal Highway Administration and it identifies, for the port community, metropolitan planning organizations, and state transportation planners, opportunities within the ISTEA to address specific port-related policies and projects, and provides a strategic. focus for insuring Mat port projects and plans are considered Trough the metropolitan and statewide planning programs. Source of Data ISTEA, 1991 Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S. ports Time Spars of Data Source: 12/91-03/94 First Developed: 03/94 Update Frequency: Unknown Significant Features/Limitations This is the only broc.hu'^re blat Opts to present opportunities to use ISTEA funds for projects other than just straight highway or transit. The only significant Innitation of this report is that it was published during He time Hat many decisions were being made about ISTEA funds add project eligibility under ISTEA. Therefore, the information contained in the brochure is only current as of the date published. It does not include any subsequent changes or additions as decided after publication. Sponsoring Organization Nepal lment of Transportation/Maritime Administration/Federal Highway A~ninistration Availability DOT/Maritime Administration, Office of Port and Intermodal Development, MAR-830, Room 720.1, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC, 20590; telephone, (202) 366-43S7; fax,(202) 366-6988.

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l ; It`lio'2~1 Bridge Inve'`tory (DJ Mode Highway Fl.2 Abstract Taxis data base is an aggregation of Structure Inventory and Appraised Data collected to fulfill the requirements of the National Bridge Inspection Standards. Data includes structure locations, dimensions, and conditions. Source of Data State highway agencies; local bridge owners; federal agency bridge owners. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico Time Span of Data Source: Current two-year inspection period; archived data to 1980 First Developed: 1979 Update Frequency: Annual Last Update: 04/94 Number of Records: ~700,000 File Size: 280~3 File Format; Integrated DBMS Merlin: Magnetic Tape Significant Features/Limitations Complete file of all highway bridges open to Me public. Data are collected under uniform specifi cations nationwide with availabitibr of archival data back to 1980. Corresponding Printed Source Recording~nd Coding Guide for the Struch~re, Inventory cmd Appraisal of the Nation's Bridges Sponsoring Organization Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration. Office of Engineering Bridge Division Availability DOTIFHWA, Office of Public Affairs, EIPA-l, 400 7~ Street, SW, Room 4207, Washington, DC 20590; telephone, (202) 366-0660; fax, (202) 366-7298. .

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Naiionn! [I`gJ`wny PlQ!`nIl`8 Ne'worL Strategic [fir, lows Corrid.or Network (STRARIVET) an`' Co'Inectors (D) Mode I1igl~way Abstract F1.3 This data base is a digital representation of the major l~igl~way systems, covering some 400,000 miles of Federal, state and some local highways Tl e Military Traffic Management Command Transportation Engineering Agency (MTMCTEA) is responsible for the identification of those l~igl~ways Important to national defense (STRAHNET) and those routes (STRAHNET connectors) that permit access to the national network by individual defense installations These routes are identified by link attributes in the NHPN developed by the DOT/Federal Highway Administration (see NHPN profile in He FHWA section) Source of Data Initial identification of STRAHNET links was through analysis of historical and planned war and peacetime havoc. Connectors were identified from commercial maps and then coordinated with individual installations and their respective states Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: Major highway systems in 50 states, District of Columbia Time Span of Data Source: Current year First Developed: 1985/NHPN; 1970/STRAHNET Update Frequency: As Required Number of Records: 34,130/nodes; 52,935/links File Size: 60MB File Format: ASCH Media: Diskette, Printed Source Significant Features/Limitations Locational accuracy of the network is approximately +/- 1,200 meters for those links carrying shape point data The STRAHNET and connector networks are now quite stable, with only minor changes expected in He next few years Corresponding Printed Source Strategic Highway Corridor Network STRAHNET Connector Atlas Sponsoring Organization Department of Defense/Department of Army, Military Traffic Management Command, Transporta- tion Engineering Agency; DOT/Federal Highway Administration (NHPN); U S Forces Command, National Guard Bureau Performing Organization DOT,' Federal Highway Administration 71 . ..

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F1.3 cont'd Availability Identification of S fRAHNET iinks/connectors and prir~ted reports: MTMCTEA 720 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, S130, Newport News, VA 23606-2475. NHPN data: DOT/FHWA, HHP-22, 400 7tl~ Street, Washington, DC 20590; telephone, (202~366-9223. Price: no charge for data, I owever, six high denser floppy disks must be provided by tl~e customer .. `7 -

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i J Nat.;oncl Motor Carrier Direc~.~y Mode Highway Abstract Prone id-. d~a on flee. number of frocks (number of power units) for tile trucking companies listed. Source Information provided by private carriers. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: N/A Time Span of Data Source: 1995 Updated Frequency: annually Media: available on diskette/dat tape Sponsoring Organization ~ ransportation Technical Services Availability Fl.4 ($395) Transportation Technical Services, 14 Lafayette Station, Fredericksburg, VA 22401; telephone, (800) 66641TS; fax, (703) 899-1948. i 71

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TO Pri!~atc Flee! t!`rectory (I,FD} Mocic Highway Abstract Provide data on the number of trucks (number of power units) for the trucking companies listed. Source Information provided by private carriers. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: N/A Time Span of Data Source: 1995 Updated Frequency: annually Media: available on diskette/data tape Sponsoring Organization Transportation Technical Services . rl.s Availability ($395) Transportation Technical Services, 14 Lafayette Station, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 telephone, (800) 666-411S; fax, (703) 899-1948.

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t Coal T. ansportnt'a'' S'at~tics (I) Mode Rail, water P2.1 Al~str-act This annual publication contains a detailed analysis of tile way coal is transported via rail and water and is presented as a usable historical series. Includes maps of the inland waterway System the major coal carrying rail systems, a chart depicting railroad holding companies and affiliates, and published rail rates for U.S exports from mines to port of exit, as well as general rail rate increases on coal. Several graphs illustrate changes that have occurred in the coal transportation industry over the years. Source of Data Association of American Railroads; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: SO sates Dic~i~t Of r Time Span of Data Source: 1991-1992 Firm r`~;ep~ ;~79 Update Frequency: Annual Last Update: 04/94 Significant Features~imitations , ~_,~.- Contains a detailed analysis of the way coal is transported via rail and water for the period 1991. 1992, and 1993 whenever possible Several tables contain historical information (1988-present) Sponsoring Organization National Coal Association Availability National Coal Association, 1130 i7tI~ Street, ~1, Washington, DC 20036; telephone, (202) 463 9780; fax, (202) 833-9636. Price, $35/U S; $40/foreign; $25/non-prof~t organizations. 77

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FRA National Planning Network (DJ Mode Rail r:.2 Abstract This data base presents a digital represe~itario~t of ti e major continental U.S. railway systems, covering some 190,000 miles of route. Link attributes include owning railroads, trackage rights railroads, state, previous owning railroads, subsidiary railroads, [:AA region, passenger service, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) region, and significance ill civil rail lines important to national defense All links in original USGS data are retained. Links subsequently abandoned are so identified. Node attributes include name (where there is a name). state . standard point location code, and junction codes if any. Source of Data USGS 1:2,000,000 digital line graph. Attributes . Geographic (coverage of Data: 50 states Time Span of Data Source: Current First Developed: 1990 Update Frequency: As required Number of Records: I l,010/nodes; 15,800/links File Size: 13~3 File Format: ASCII Media: Diskette. Significant Features/Limitations Locational accuracy of the network is approximately +/- 1,200 meters for those links carrying shape point data Sponsoring Organization Department of TransportationlFederal Railroad Administration, Office of Policy Systems Avatlabil'~r DOT/PAA, Office of Policy Systems, Rt~n-20, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590, telephone, (202) 366-2920; fax,(202) 36~7688. . _A

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P10.] National I'2for',:~icon Manngen2ent Syster;' (HIMS) a'~`f tt:e Ce'2trnl Trnff c Database (CTOB) (I)) Mod e Lay Abstract Tl~e National Information Management System (NIMS) managed under FHWA's long-term pavement performance (LTPP) studies now includes actual traffic data collected at monitored general pavement studies sites. The data covers traffic and truck volumes, weight distributions of axle groups by vel~icle type, and equivalent single-axle load estimates. The information is based on vehicle counts collected at more than 470 pavement study sites and vehicle weights measured at nearly 400 sites. The raw data are stored in the Central Traffic Database (CTDB), which includes hourly vehicle counts, individual vehicle weight records, daily vehicle totals, and axle group distributions. The information is Den evaluated, filtered, and summarized for inclusion in NIMS. Source ." Vehicle counts collected at more Han 470 general pavement study sites and vehicle weights at nearly 400 sites. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: 48 states and provinces. Time Span ofData Source: 1990-1993 First Developed: 1995 File fort: ASCH, Microsoft Excel, SAS Media: 90-mm (3.5-inch) diskettes, QIC-80 {apes, or hard-copy printouts. Sponsoring Organization DOT, Federal Highway Adminis~.ti^- Availabi1~ity - DOT/Federal Highway Administration, 63-00 Georgetown Pike, HNR-30, McLean, VA 22101-2296; telephone, (703) 285- 2514; fax, (703) 285-2767. 1 145 . . _. ...

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Nalio'`wide Truck Aching Survey (NTA CS) (D) l\fodc I-Iigl~way, Multimodal ~10.2 Abstract The NTACS is a follow-o~ to the 1987 Truck Inventory and Use Survey (TIUS) designed to collect detailed information on travel characteristics of commercial motor vehicles. The survey provides detailed annual and daily activity for a probability sample of trucks responding to the TIUS. The data were collected for days selected at random over a 12-month period ending in October 1990. Among tile truck, shipment, and location characteristics, the NTACS identifies shipments carried by tile truck diet were picked up or delivered lo al.o~her Node. In addition, the survey provides information on temporal, geographic and oilier characteristics of truck use that are not collected in the TIUS. Source of Data Survey of a sample of all trucks reported carrying commodities over long distances in the 1987 TIUS, approximately half of the trucks that were-reported as carrying commodities locally in the 1987 TIUS and a small portion of the remaining 1987 TIUS respondents. .~ttr~bu~es Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S. totals; U.S. Census Bureau's Regions Time Span of Data Source: 1989-1990 First Developed: 1990 Update Frequency: TI3D Last Update: 1990 Number of Records: 22,044 File Size: ASClI1180 tracks, SAS/510 tracks File Format: ASCII, SAS Media: 9-track Tape, 6250 bpi; CD-ROM; Printed Source Significant Features~imitations Data limited to trucks 4-years old and older. NTACS suffered from a low response rate and data inconsistency problems. Where possible, tile collected data were adjusted to compensate for and to decrease the extent of these problems. Corresponding Printed Source i990 Nationwide Truck~ctivi~ cmc] Commodity Surrey, Selected Tabulations Sponsoring Organization Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration/Federal Railroad Administra- tion/Office of the Secretary of Transportation Performing Organization Department of Commerce/Bureau of tile Census; Oak Ridge National LaboratoIy Availability Tape, Printed Source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P.O. Box 2Q08, Bldg. 550A, MS6366, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6366; telephone (615) 57~-5957; fax, (615) 574-3851. CD-ROM: (Transportation Data Sampler-2): DOT/Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 400 7th Street, SW, Room 2104, Wash- ington' DC 20590; telephone' (202) 366-3282; fax' (202) 366-3640. 1~A

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r10.3 Truck Inte~ttory a'Zd~ IJse Survey (TICS) (~) Mode Highway Abstract This data base provides detailed information on the physical and operational characteristics of the Nation's truck population. Collected from an approximately 154,000 truck sample, individual state and United States estimates are produced. Physical characteristics include model year, body type, empty weight, truck type, axle arrangement, length, and engine size. Operational characteristics include major use, products carried, annual and lifetime miles, area of operation, miles per gallon, operator classification, and hazardous materials transported. Source of Data Owners of private and commercial trucks registered in each state complete a mad! survey. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S totals, 50 states, District of Columbia Time Span of Data Source: 1992 First Developed: 1963 Update Frequency: Quinquennial Last Update: 1990 Number of Records: ~132,000 logical records File Size: WOMB File Format: Cobol Media: Microdata File, Printed Source Significant Features/Limi~tion Only source of comprehensive data collected for trucks that are classified by their physical and operational characteristics and that also provide microdata records to data users of the transportation community. The records on the microdata file are modified to avoid disclosure of a sampled vehicle or operating company. Corresponding Printed Source 1992 Census of Transportation, Truck Inventory and Use Survey Sponsoring Organization Department of Commerce/Bureau of the Census Availability Data File: DOC/Bureau of the Census, Customer Services, Washington, DC 20233; telephone, (301) 457-4100. Printed Source: Superintendent of Documents. U S. Government Printing Office, P. O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. Price, $250/Individual State Report; $15.00/U.S. Summary Report. Data available for 1963, 1967, 1972,1977, 1982,198?, and 1992 surveys , . ~ 147 .

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Truck Neil Stl~dy Data (D) Mo`Ic Highway F10.4 Al~stract Flus data base contains weigl~-in-3~0tion and vehicle classification information collected at truck weigh sites Summary files are produced for generatirig weight reports Source of Data Truck weigl t data is provided periodically by states in accordance with the Traffic Monitoring Guide (TMG9. The weights are usually obtained from automatic traffic recorders which monitor trucks through sensors embedded in or attached to the roadway surface Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S. totals Time Span of Data Source: 1936-present First Developed: -1989 (supersedes dam base dating to 1930) Update Frequency: Annual Last Update: 1993 Number of Records: 40,000,000 File Size: 3 GB File Format: ASCIT Media: Read/Write Optical Disk Significant Features/Limitations Amount of data varies tremendously by state because some states submit data from continuously operating weigh-in-motion sites whereas others submit He minimum 43 hours of data Mom each weigh-in-motion site. Some states have not submitted weigh-in- motion data because of various problems with the equipment, etc Sponsoring Organization Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Information Management Avaitabili~ DOTIFHWAj Office of Highway Information Management, HPM-30, 400 7~ Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590; telephone, (202) 366-0175; fax,(202) 366-7742. No cost to customer if magnetic or optical disks are supplied 148

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F10.5 USCG Po.'lulion Dnla Use (D) Al~st'-~`ct The U.S. Coast Guard Pollution Data Base is a computerized system that tracks the events arid details that talce place dig a marine pollutions incident. Plus involves both oil spills and chemical ~pi! Is. Source of Data Information is entered by local Coast Guard personnel that were at tile scene of tile incident. Attributes Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S. navigable waters Time Span of pate Source: 1973-present First Developed: 1973 Update Frequency: Quarterly Number of Records: Varies File Size: Varies File Format: ASCIT Media: 9-track Tape, Smm Magnetic Tape Significant Features/Limitatinns Most data can only be provided on 9-track or Smm magnetic tape, and left in raw form for analysis and manipulation. Sponsoring Organization Department of TransportationdUnited States Coast Guard, Marine Environmental Protection Division Availability USCG, Marine Environmental Protection\Division (G-MEP), 2100 2nd Sweet, SW, Washington, DC 20593; telephone, (202) 267-05 ~ 8; fax, (202767-4085. Contact For Additional Information Ms. Mary Robey, Data Manager; USCG, GMEP; (202) 267 05 ~ 8, FAX: (202) 267-4085 Availability CD-ROM: DOTlBureau of Transportation Statistics, 400 7~ Street, SW, Room 2104, Washington, DC 20590; telephone, (202) 366-DATA; fax, (2~2) 366-3640. CD-ROM currently available for Parts A, B. and C only. Urban data available in late Spring 1995 Tapes: Contact state transportation agency or local metropolitan planning organization. 149

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For Furiber Reference: Sectio F7.12 1 150 Egg NUlllbeI' .. 123 r

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