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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 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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NCFRP Research Results Digest 3: National Cooperative Freight Research Program: A Status Report 2011

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Research Results Digest 3, NCFRP: A Status Report is a staff digest of the progress and status of the program. The NCFRP is a cooperative research program sponsored by the Research and Innovative ...

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HMCRP Research Results Digest 2: Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program: A Status Report 2011

TRB's Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Research Results Digest 2: Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program: A Status Report provides an update on the industry-driven, applied research program that develops near-term, practical solutions to improve the information used in managing ...

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NCFRP Report 12: Framework and Tools for Estimating Benefits of Specific Freight Network Investments

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 12: Framework and Tools for Estimating Benefits of Specific Freight Network Investments provides a framework and tools designed to help estimate the private and public benefits of potential freight infrastructure investments.

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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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HMCRP Report 6: Feasibility of a Consolidated Security Credential for Persons Who Transport Hazardous Materials

TRB's Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Report 6: Feasibility of a Consolidated Security Credential for Persons Who Transport Hazardous Materials discusses the feasibility of consolidating several existing security credentials, which are necessary under current regulations and policies, into one ...

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TCRP Synthesis 90: Video Surveillance Uses by Rail Transit Agencies

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 90: Video Surveillance Uses by Rail Transit Agencies explores the current use of electronic video surveillance technology solely by passenger rail agencies onboard railcars, along rights-of-way, and more. ...

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HMCRP Report 3: Guidebook for Conducting Local Hazardous Materials Commodity Flow Studies

TRB's Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Report 3: Guidebook for Conducting Local Hazardous Materials Commodity Flow Studies is designed to support risk assessment, emergency response preparedness, resource allocation, and analyses of hazardous commodity flows across jurisdictions.

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HMCRP Report 4: Emerging Technologies Applicable to Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety and Security

TRB's Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Report 4: Emerging Technologies Applicable to Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety and Security explores near-term (less than 5 years) and longer-term (5–10 years) technologies that are candidates for enhancing the safety and security of ...

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