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NCHRP Research Results Digest 362: Review of Mexican Experience with the Regulation of Large Commercial Motor Vehicles

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NCHRP Research Results Digest 362: Review of Mexican Experience with the Regulation of Large Commercial Motor Vehicles

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 362: Review of Mexican Experience with the Regulation of Large Commercial Motor Vehicles reviews and summarizes the Mexican experience with changes in truck size and weight limits. The report also ...

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NCFRP Report 13: Freight Facility Location Selection: A Guide for Public Officials

TRB's National Freight Cooperative Research Program (NFCRP) Report 13: Freight Facility Location Selection: A Guide for Public Officials describes the key criteria that the private sector considers when making decisions on where to build new logistics facilities.

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NCFRP Report 6: Impacts of Public Policy on the Freight Transportation System

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 6: Impacts of Public Policy on the Freight Transportation System describes the numerous ways that government policy decisions can affect the freight system and, in turn, how understanding the differing concerns and ...

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NCHRP Report 689: Costs of Alternative Revenue-Generation Systems

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 689: Costs of Alternative Revenue-Generation Systems presents a framework for analysis of the direct costs incurred in generating the revenues that support federal-aid and state highway construction, operations, and maintenance and uses ...

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NCHRP Research Results Digest 353: Identification of Local Matching Fund Requirements for State-Administered Federal and Non-Federal Public Transportation Programs

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 353: Identification of Local Matching Fund Requirements for State-Administered Federal and Non-Federal Public Transportation Programs documents the policies adopted by the states to provide matching funds for state-administered federal and ...

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Assessment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles

Various combinations of commercially available technologies could greatly reduce fuel consumption in passenger cars, sport-utility vehicles, minivans, and other light-duty vehicles without compromising vehicle performance or safety. Assessment of Technologies for Improving Light Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy estimates the potential ...

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National Security Implications of Climate Change for U.S. Naval Forces

In response to the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the National Research Council appointed a committee operating under the auspices of the Naval Studies Board to study the national security implications of climate change for U.S. naval forces. In conducting ...

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Transforming Combustion Research through Cyberinfrastructure

Combustion has provided society with most of its energy needs for millenia, from igniting the fires of cave dwellers to propelling the rockets that traveled to the Moon. Even in the face of climate change and the increasing availability of ...

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NCHRP Synthesis 416: Implementing Race-Neutral Measures in State Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 416: Implementing Race-Neutral Measures in State Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs explores race-neutral strategies being used effectively by state departments of transportation (DOTs) to meet their Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) participation goals. It ...

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