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NCFRP Report 3: Separation of Vehicles--CMV-Only Lanes

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) and National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) have jointly released NCHRP Report 649/NCFRP Report 3: Separation of Vehicles—CMV-Only Lanes. The report examines major issues and concepts that should be understood in developing new ...

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NCHRP Research Results Digest 352: Cost/Benefit Analysis of Converting a Lane for Bus Rapid Transit--Phase II Evaluation and Methodology

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 352: Cost/Benefit Analysis of Converting a Lane for Bus Rapid Transit—Phase II Evaluation and Methodology provides transportation agencies with a methodology and a guide for evaluating the potential benefits and ...

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Conference Proceedings 48: Financing Surface Transportation in the United States: Forging a Sustainable Future--Now!

TRB's Conference Proceedings 48: Financing Surface Transportation in the United States: Forging a Sustainable Future—Now summarizes a May, 2010 conference that focused on developments in innovative funding techniques and options for securing continued revenue to support national infrastructure and mobility ...

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NCHRP Report 716: Travel Demand Forecasting: Parameters and Techniques

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 716: Travel Demand Forecasting: Parameters and Techniques provides guidelines on travel demand forecasting procedures and their application for helping to solve common transportation problems.

The report presents a range of approaches ...

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NCHRP Synthesis 431: Practices to Manage Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 431: Practices to Manage Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity includes examples of practices that illustrate how different types of transportation agencies might meet federal retroreflectivity requirements for traffic signs. ...

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NCHRP Synthesis 432: Recent Roadway Geometric Design Research for Improved Safety and Operations

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 432: Recent Roadway Geometric Design Research for Improved Safety and Operations reviews and summarizes roadway geometric design literature completed and published from 2001 through early 2011, particularly research that identified impacts on ...

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SHRP 2 Report S2-C08-RR-1: Linking Community Visioning and Highway Capacity Planning

TRB's second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-C08-RR-1: Linking Community Visioning and Highway Capacity Planning explores community visioning efforts, identifies steps and activities that might be considered when engaging in visioning, and highlights the links between vision outcomes ...

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NCHRP Synthesis 428: Practices and Procedures for Site-Specific Evaluations of Earthquake Ground Motions

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 428: Practices and Procedures for Site-Specific Evaluations of Earthquake Ground Motions identifies and describes current practice and available methods for evaluating the influence of local ground conditions on earthquake design ground motions ...

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NCHRP Report 712: Optimization of Tack Coat for HMA Placement

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 712: Optimization of Tack Coat for HMA Placement presents proposed test methods for measuring the quality and performance characteristics of tack coat in the laboratory and the field, and includes a training ...

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NCHRP Synthesis 425: Waterproofing Membranes for Concrete Bridge Decks

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 425: Waterproofing Membranes for Concrete Bridge Decks documents information on materials, specification requirements, design details, application methods, system performance, and costs of waterproofing membranes used on new and existing bridge decks since ...

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