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Weekly Briefs for the Week of February 10, 2014

The Future of Transportation Infrastructure Investments: Determining Best Practices for States’ Funding and Financing Mechanisms – This report summarizes the survey results of a comprehensive survey of all the ways all 50 states are paying for infrastructure. It offers a toolset to legislators on how to determine the best funding and financing mechanisms for their […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of February 3, 2014

Comprehensive Study to Reduce Pedestrian Crashes in Florida – This project performs a comprehensive review of existing pedestrian safety studies, identifies statewide pedestrian crash patterns and causes, determines factors contributing to pedestrian injury severity, selects and analyzes pedestrian high crash locations at both signalized and non-signalized locations for crash causes, and proposes the potential countermeasures […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of January 27, 2014

2013 Traffic Safety Culture Index – This report provides the very latest survey data on the attitudes and behaviors of American motorists. Occupant Restraint Use in 2012 – This report presents results of seat belt uses from the 2012 National Occupanst Protection Use Survey Controlled Intersection Study. Perceptions of Bicycle-Friendly Policy Impacts on Accessibility to […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of January 20, 2014

Estimating the Crash Reduction and Vehicle Dynamics Effects of Flashing LED Stop Signs – This project conducts a statistical study to estimate the crash reduction effect following installation of flashing LED stop signs and a field study looking at changes in the behavior of drivers approaching a stop-controlled intersection, before and after installation of a […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of January 13, 2014

FDOT Reports Improving Cost Effectiveness of Financial Incentives in Managing Travel Demand Management – This study draws on behavioral economics, empirical data, and a controlled field experiment with commuters to understand the relationships between the elements of financial incentives and their effectiveness in changing commuter behavior, and investigates how commuters develop a habitual mode choice. […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of December 30, 2013

Assessment of the Body of Knowledge on Incorporating Climate Change Adaptation Measures into Transportation Projects – This report highlights adaptation actions that transportation agencies around the world are already pursuing and articulates a growing set of best practices for implementing adaptation. It also discusses strategies, examples, and best practices for evaluating the costs and benefits […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of December 16, 2013

Subways, Strikes, and Slowdowns: The Impacts of Public Transit on Traffic Congestion – This report analyzes traffic conditions during the strike of Los Angeles’ transit employees to understand how transit actually affects congestion experienced by drivers. A Multivariate Analysis of Crash and Naturalistic Driving Data in Relation to Highway Factors – The research presented in […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of December 9, 2013

Transportation in Transition: A Look at Changing Travel Patterns in America’s Biggest Cities — This report looks at travel trends in America’s largest urbanized areas, the Census-defined high-density areas that are the nation’s largest population centers and hold out-sized importance for the nation’s transportation and planning decisions. Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises (Login Required) – […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of December 9, 2013

Transportation in Transition: A Look at Changing Travel Patterns in America’s Biggest Cities — This report looks at travel trends in America’s largest urbanized areas, the Census-defined high-density areas that are the nation’s largest population centers and hold out-sized importance for the nation’s transportation and planning decisions. Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises (Login […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of December 2, 2013

Smart Growth and Economic Success: The Business Case – This report discusses how locations with housing and transportation options, a mix of uses close together, and a high quality of life can improve environmental outcomes while providing economic advantages for businesses. Driving Down Diesel Emissions — This article assesses the contribution of diesel engines to […]
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