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NCFRP Report 10: Performance Measures for Freight Transportation

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 10: Performance Measures for Freight Transportation explores a set of measures to gauge the performance of the freight transportation system.

The measures are presented in the form of a freight system ...

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NCFRP Report 7: Identifying and Using Low-Cost and Quickly Implementable Ways to Address Freight-System Mobility Constraints

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 7: Identifying and Using Low-Cost and Quickly Implementable Ways to Address Freight-System Mobility Constraints explores standardized descriptions of the dimensions of the freight transportation system, identifies freight mobility constraints in a multimodal ...

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SHRP 2 Report S2-R16-RR-1: Strategies for Improving the Project Agreement Process between Highway Agencies and Railroads

TRB's second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-R16-RR-1: Strategies for Improving the Project Agreement Process between Highway Agencies and Railroads examines the process by which highway agencies and railroads develop agreements for highway projects which interact with railways. ...

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TCRP Synthesis 86: Relationships Between Streetcars and the Built Environment

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 86: Relationships Between Streetcars and the Built Environment examines selected, built streetcar and trolley systems to trace their evolution, define significant factors, and identify commonalities among levels of success in impacting the built ...

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NCFRP Report 4: Representing Freight in Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Models

TRB's National Freight Cooperative Research Program (NFCRP) Report 4: Representing Freight in Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Models explores the current methods used to generate air emissions information from all freight transportation activities and their suitability for purposes such as ...

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NCFRP Report 5: North American Marine Highways

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 5: North American Marine Highways explores the potential for moving intermodal containers on chassis, non-containerized trailers, or rail cars on marine highways in North America. The report includes an assessment of the ...

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TCRP Synthesis 83: Bus and Rail Transit Preferential Treatments in Mixed Traffic

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 83: Bus and Rail Transit Preferential Treatments in Mixed Traffic explores the application of different transit preferential treatments in mixed traffic. The report also examines the decision-making process that may be applied in ...

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NCHRP Report 657: Guidebook for Implementing Passenger Rail Service on Shared Passenger and Freight Corridors

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 657: Guidebook for Implementing Passenger Rail Service on Shared Passenger and Freight Corridors is designed to aid states in developing public–private partnerships with private freight railroads to permit operation of passenger services ...

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TCRP Report 71 Volume 7: Track-Related Research, Volume 7: Guidelines for Guard/Restraining Rail Installation

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 71, Volume 7: Guidelines for Guard/Restraining Rail Installation explores two guard rail installation philosophies and the effects of vehicle types, wheel flange angle, wheel/rail friction coefficient, curve radius, cant deficiency, and track perturbation ...

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Driving and the Built Environment:The Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions -- Special Report 298

TRB Special Report 298: Driving and the Built Environment:  Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions examines the relationship between land development patterns and vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the United States to assess whether ...

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