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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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ACRP Research Results Digest 15: Use of Towbarless Tractors at Airports--Best Practices

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Results Digest 15: Use of Towbarless Tractors at Airports—Best Practices includes broad guidance designed to help enhance the safe operation of towbarless tractors (TBLTs) at airports.

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ACRP Report 63: ACRP Report 63: Measurement of Gaseous HAP Emissions from Idling Aircraft as a Function of Engine and Ambient Conditions

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 63: Measurement of Gaseous HAP Emissions from Idling Aircraft as a Function of Engine and Ambient Conditions is designed to help improve the assessment of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) emissions at airports based ...

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TRB Special Report 308: The Safety Challenge and Promise of Automotive Electronics: Insights from Unintended Acceleration

TRB Special Report 308: The Safety Challenge and Promise of Automotive Electronics: Insights from Unintended Acceleration examines how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) regulatory, research, and defect investigation programs can be strengthened to meet the safety assurance and ...

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TCRP Synthesis 98: Ridesharing as a Complement to Transit

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 98: Ridesharing as a Complement to Transit explores current practices in using ridesharing to complement public transit and highlights ways to potentially enhance ridesharing and public transit. ...

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ACRP Report 64: ACRP 65: Handbook for Evaluating Emissions and Costs of APUs and Alternative Systems

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 65: Guidebook for Airport Irregular Operations (IROPS) Contingency Planning is designed to help guide commercial passenger service airports of all sizes to develop, continually evaluate, and update their contingency plans for procedures pertaining ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 24: Distracted Driving Countermeasures for Commercial Vehicles

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 24: Distracted Driving Countermeasures for Commercial Vehicles examines driving distractions, as well as any protective (safety-enhancing) effects of particular devices. Distracted driving for commercial drivers is defined as attending to ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 22: Safety Management in Small Motor Carriers

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 22: Safety Management in Small Motor Carriers explores small motor carriers' strengths and weaknesses in safety management, and identifies potentially effective safety practices. ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 23: Operator Drug- and Alcohol-Testing Across Modes

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 23: Operator Drug- and Alcohol-Testing Across Modes explores practices used to deter drug and alcohol use among operators within the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT's) regulated community.

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CTBSSP Synthesis 20: Potential Safety Benefits of Motor Carrier Operational Efficiencies

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 20: Potential Safety Benefits of Motor Carrier Operational Efficiencies addresses risk avoidance strategies and highlights their use and perceived safety effects. The report is designed to assist motor carriers in ...

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