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Examining the Market Potential for Natural-Gas Powered Trucks: Barriers and Opportunities for Promoting Environmental Sustainability and Economic Prosperity

Description: Report on the potential of natural-gas-powered trucks for increasing environmental sustainability and potential barriers to implementation of natural-gas fueled trucks.
Date: August 2014
Creator: Hazlett, Ryan & Cresswell, Lauren
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Effect of the City of Houston Transit Corridor Ordinance on Development along METRO's Light Rail Corridors

Description: Report on developers response to the City of Houston's ordinance to encourage development of pedestrian friendly resources in areas along the METRO light rail line.
Date: October 2014
Creator: Hassell, Walter; Lewis, Carol Abel, Ph.D.; Auzenne, Jennifer & Texas Southern University. Center for Transportation Training and Research
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Impact of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) on Freight Flows in the Texas-Louisiana Megaregion

Description: This report examines the benefits of maintaining the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). The GIWW is comprised of five states. The report contains a historical background, current conditions, barge safety, increase of funding, and summaries of findings and recommendations.
Date: June 2015
Creator: Harrison, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Impact of the Conversion of Incandescent Bulbs to LED Light Source in Traffic Signals in Houston: A Step Toward Sustainable Control Devices

Description: Report on the impact of conversion of traffic lights from incandescent bulbs to LEDs and its impact on sustainability and costs using Houston as a case study.
Date: June 2015
Creator: Godazi, Khosro; Miller, Alexandra & Goodwin, Ronald E., Ph.D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Forecasting the Impacts of Shale Gas Developments on Public Health and Transportation Systems on Both Sides of the Mexico-U.S. Border

Description: Report on an improvement of the Bayesian system for forecasting the impact of shale gas development on public health and transportation systems on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border near the Eagle Ford formation.
Date: August 2015
Creator: Medina-Cetina, Zenon & Varela, Patricia
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Managed lane travelers: do they pay for travel as they claimed they would?

Description: "This study examined if travelers are paying for travel on managed lanes (MLs) as they indicated that they would in a 2008 survey. To achieve the objectives, an Internet-based stated preferences (SP) survey of Houston's Katy Freeway travelers was conducted in 2010. Three survey design methodologies-Db-efficent, random level generation, and adaptive random-were tested in this survey."
Date: May 2011
Creator: Devarasetty, Prem Chand; Shaw, W. Douglass & Burris, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transportation for humanity: meeting the needs in the colonias

Description: "The goal of the research was to access the current transportation challenges facing residents of the colonias and determine the feasibility of vehicle procurement through donations or at-cost purchases from a variety of entities and/or individuals to support the program, and recommendations for alternative funding mechanisms to support the local community centers in their efforts to provide transportation to the colonias population."
Date: September 2010
Creator: Storey, Beverly B. & Jasek, Debbie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department