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NCHRP Report 686: Road Pricing: Public Perceptions and Program Development

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 686: Road Pricing: Public Perceptions and Program Development explores road pricing concepts and their potential effectiveness and applicability. The report includes guidelines for project planning and integrating pricing into regional and state ...

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Evaluating Testing, Costs, and Benefits of Advanced Spectroscopic Portals for Screening Cargo at Ports of Entry:Interim Report (Abbreviated Version)

To improve screening of containerized cargo for nuclear and radiological material that might be entering the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to deploy new radiation detectors, called advanced spectroscopic portals (ASPs). The ASPs are intended ...

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NCHRP Report 671: Review of Canadian Experience with the Regulation of Large Commercial Motor Vehicles

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 671: Review of Canadian Experience with the Regulation of Large Commercial Motor Vehicles examines the process used in Canada to harmonize heavy truck size and weight regulations across the country. The report ...

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NCHRP Report 677: Development of Levels of Service for the Interstate Highway System

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 667: Model Curriculum for Highway Safety Core Competencies presents course materials, including the instructor's guide and student workbook, for a fundamental highway safety training course. The course is designed to address the ...

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Review of the Research Program of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership:Third Report

The public-private partnership to develop vehicles that require less petroleum-based fuel and emit fewer greenhouse gases should continue to include fuel cells and other hydrogen technologies in its research and development portfolio. The third volume in the FreedomCAR series ...

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NCFRP Report 8: Freight-Demand Modeling to Support Public-Sector Decision Making

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 8: Freight-Demand Modeling to Support Public-Sector Decision Making explores possible improvements in freight demand models and other analysis tools and includes a guidebook to assist model developers in implementing these improvements. ...

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Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles evaluates various technologies and methods that could improve the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, such as tractor-trailers, transit buses, and work trucks. The book ...

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TCRP Report 95 Chapter 19: Employer and Institutional TDM Strategies -- Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes

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NCHRP Report 652: Time-Related Incentive and Disincentive Provisions in Highway Construction Contracts

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 652: Time-Related Incentive and Disincentive Provisions in Highway Construction Contracts explores best practices of time-related incentive and disincentive contract provisions and their effect on staffing levels, productivity, project cost, quality, contract administration, ...

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TCRP Synthesis 82: Transit Fare Arrangements for Public Employees

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 82: Transit Fare Arrangements for Public Employees explores the state of the practice for transit agencies in terms of fare arrangements for public employees. The report examines issues such as leadership of the ...

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