Browse All Topics

Transportation

Transportation : Vehicles and Equipment
NCHRP Report 624: Selection and Application of Warning Lights on Roadway Operations Equipment

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 624: Selection and Application of Warning Lights on Roadway Operations Equipment explores recommended guidelines for the selection and application of warning lights on roadway operations equipment.



More

TCRP Synthesis 75: Uses of Higher Capacity Buses in Transit Service

TRB's Transportation Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 75: Uses of Higher Capacity Buses in Transit Service explores the use of higher capacity (HC) public transit buses in trunk, express, long-distance commuter, Bus Rapid Transit, and special (e.g., sports and special ...

More
TCRP Synthesis 72: Use of Biodiesel in a Transit Fleet

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 71: Paratransit Manager's Skills, Qualifications, and Needs examines current requirements for being a paratransit manager and actual experiences of current paratransit managers in their positions. The synthesis is designed to help enhance the ...

More
TCRP Report 114: Center Truck Performance on Low-Floor Light Rail Vehicles

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 114: Center Truck Performance on Low-Floor Light Rail Vehicles examines performance issues observed in the operation of low-floor light rail vehicle (LFLRV) center trucks (focusing on 70-percent low-floor vehicles), such as excessive wheel ...

More
NCHRP Synthesis 359: Bridge Rating Practices and Policies for Overweight Vehicles

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 359: Bridge Rating Practices and Policies for Overweight Vehicles explores overweight vehicle permit processes. The report includes information on state and provincial bridge rating systems, bridge evaluation practices, and permit policies as ...

More
CTBSSP Synthesis 10: Alternative Truck and Bus Inspection Strategies

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 10: Alternative Truck and Bus Inspection Strategies explores the characteristics of the various types of alternative commercial truck and bus inspection strategies currently being used by law enforcement agencies. The ...

More
TCRP Report 109: A Guidebook for Developing and Sharing Transit Bus Maintenance Practices

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 109: A Guidebook for Developing and Sharing Transit Bus Maintenance Practices provides guidance on how to develop effective transit bus maintenance practices tailored to the local operating environment. The report provides seven sample ...

More
CTBSSP Synthesis 6: Operational Differences and Similarities Among the Motorcoach, School Bus, and Trucking Industries

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 6: Operational Differences and Similarities Among the Motorcoach, School Bus, and Trucking Industries is designed as a single resource for information on profiles, safety statistics, and general business operations for ...

More
Caffeine for the Sustainment of Mental Task Performance: Formulations for Military Operations

This report from the Committee on Military Nutrition Research reviews the history of caffeine usage, the metabolism of caffeine, and its physiological effects. The effects of caffeine on physical performance, cognitive function and alertness, and alleviation of sleep deprivation impairments ...

More
Advanced Vehicle and Highway Technologies: Special Report 232

TRB Special Report 232 - Advanced Vehicle and Highway Technologies addresses the overall objectives for a national intelligent vehicle- highway systems (IVHS) initiative and methods by which the program could be managed effectively.

The committee reviewed experience in the United States ...

More