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Weekly Briefs for the Week of July 29, 2013

Status of the Highway Trust Fund – This testimony projects future spending from the Highway Trust Fund and CBO’s estimates of the revenues that will be generated by excise taxes and credited to the fund. The Opportunity Cost of Delays in Navigation Projects: A Case Study of Selected Navigational Projects for Florida Ports – This […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of July 22, 2013

20th Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems – This report tracks the performance of state-owned highway systems of the United States from 1984 to 2009, with some more recent (fatalities, bridges, travel, economic trends and federal stimulus funds) for 2010 and 2011. They cover highway expenditures, interstate and primary road pavement condition, […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of July 15, 2013

Speeding Still a Factor in a Third of Fatal Teen Driving Crashes – This report examines factors that contribute to speeding-caused fatal crashes among teen drivers and provides recommendations in solving/reducing the problem. Transit Asset Management: Additional Research on Capital Investment Effects Could Help Transit Agencies Optimize Funding – This report examines the extent to […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of July 8, 2013

Rail Safety: Preliminary Observations on Federal Rail Safety Oversight and Positive Train Control Implementation – This statement discusses FRA’s oversight of rail safety, challenges to rail safety, and PTC implementation by the U.S. rail industry. Potential Impacts of Federal Health Care Reform on Public Transit – This report explores provisions of the Patient Protection and […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of July 1, 2013

Speeding-Related Fatal Crashes Among Teen Drivers and Opportunities for Reducing the Risks – This publication examines the scope of the teen speeding problem, why it exists, and what policymakers and parents can do to help reduce the number of teen speeding-related fatalities. What do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of June 17, 2013

Measuring Cognitive Distraction in the Automobile – This study challenged the notion that drivers are safe and attentive as long as their eyes are on the road and their hands are on the wheel. Using three different experiments, the study measures cognitive distraction during different tasks while driving. Improved Guidance Could Enhance States’ Use of […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of June 10, 2013

Synthesis of State DOT and MPO Planning and Analysis Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions – This report describes the current state-of-practice in analyzing strategies aimed at reducing transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The focus of the research was on state department of transportation (DOT) and metropolitan planning organization (MPO) analysis efforts, the types of […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Weeks of June 3, 2013

Transportation System: Seaports – Freight and Cruise Activity – This report highlights Florida’s seaport activities in waterborne international trade, freight and cruises. Casual Carpooling Focus Group Study – This report describes the results of a focus group study, exploring the phenomenon of casual carpooling from the perspective of individuals who participate in such systems as […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Weeks of May 27, 2013

NCHRP Reports Traffic Enforcement Strategies for Work Zones – This report presents guidance for the safe and effective deployment of traffic enforcement strategies in work zones on high-speed highways. A Transportation Guide for All-Hazards Emergency Evacuation – This report focuses on the transportation aspects of evacuation, particularly large-scale, multijurisdictional evacuation. The Influence of the Internet […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Weeks of May 20, 2013

Infrastructure 2013: Global Priorities, Global Insights – This report reviews infrastructure trends in the three global areas of the Asia Pacific region, Europe/Middle East/Africa, and the Americas for a broad view of how national policies and approaches will be shaped in 2013 and the years beyond. Transportation Resources, Expenditures and Costs: Transportation Expenditures – This […]
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