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Equity evaluation of vehicle miles traveled fees in Texas

Equity evaluation of vehicle miles traveled fees in Texas

Date: March 2012
Creator: Burris, Mark
Description: "This report used 2009 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) Texas data to consider the equity impacts surrounding four vehicle miles traveled (VMT) scenarios. Results indicate that all of the VMT fee scenarios are essentially as equally vertically equitable as the current state gas tax system."
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Reviewing, analyzing and updating marketing strategies to increase public transit ridership

Reviewing, analyzing and updating marketing strategies to increase public transit ridership

Date: January 2012
Creator: Lewis, Carol Abek
Description: This report explains that with the fuel prices increasing and environmental impact getting special attention, it is important to increase our knowledge of the best marketing practices to attract riders to public transits. In order to move people to public transit a deeper analysis of the decision variables and a strategy to promote public transit is required.
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An investigation of the effects of reading and writing text-based messages while driving

An investigation of the effects of reading and writing text-based messages while driving

Date: August 2011
Creator: Yager, Christine
Description: "Previous research, using driving simulation, crash data, and naturalistic methods, has begun to shed light on the dangers of texting while driving."
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Understanding emerging commuting trends in a weekly travel decision frame: implications for mega-region transportation planning

Understanding emerging commuting trends in a weekly travel decision frame: implications for mega-region transportation planning

Date: September 2011
Creator: Chen, Binbin
Description: "This study analyzed LDC/TRC using national datasets available in the U.S."
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Robust pricing of transportation networks under uncertainty

Robust pricing of transportation networks under uncertainty

Date: September 2010
Creator: Gardner, Lauren Marie
Description: "This project will develop these models, which will be suitable either to determine the best pricing policies to maximize revenue or minimize congestion, or to evaluate alternative toll policies according to these metrics."
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Operational and vehicular strategies for reducing fuel consumption and Green House Gas emissions from trucking

Operational and vehicular strategies for reducing fuel consumption and Green House Gas emissions from trucking

Date: August 2011
Creator: Walton, C. Michael
Description: "Reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions is becoming increasingly important in the United States, and new legislation can be expected in the near future that will affect trucks either directly or indirectly. This work is a qualitative examination of operational strategies for reducing fuel consumption from freight trucking, and also compares them with vehicular strategies. A focus is placed on who implements, benefits from, and pays for each strategy, and what type of trucking each strategy is applicable to."
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On jointly analyzing the physical activity participation levels of individuals in a family unit using a multivariate copula framework

On jointly analyzing the physical activity participation levels of individuals in a family unit using a multivariate copula framework

Date: September 2010
Creator: Eluru, Naveen
Description: "The report focuses on analyzing and modeling the physical activity participation levels ( in terms of the number of daily "bouts" or "episodes" of physical activity during a weekend day) of all members of a family jointly."
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Export growth, energy costs, and sustainable supply chains

Export growth, energy costs, and sustainable supply chains

Date: November 2010
Creator: Harrison, Rob
Description: "The report examines sustainable supply chains in North America and the role played by rail inter-modal operations in lowering ten-mile fuel and emission costs. It examines whether current systems favor imports over exports - a current complaint from some shippers - and whether the development of inland inter-modal ports offers a solution to moving future freight into and out of large metropolitan areas."
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Responses of trucking operations to road pricing in central Texas

Responses of trucking operations to road pricing in central Texas

Date: October 2010
Creator: Prozzi, Jolanda
Description: "The purpose of this study is to identify and quantify how the different segments of the trucking industry would respond to road pricing applications, including traditional toll rads, variably priced toll roads, mixed-use express lane facilities, and truck-only tolled facilities."
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Idle reduction programs and potential benefits to schools

Idle reduction programs and potential benefits to schools

Date: November 2010
Creator: Hoelscher, Michelle
Description: "This project will measure the cost benefits of implementing a school bus idle reduction program as means to offset the cost of increased bus service."
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