PLAN/ land use
Providing Technical Assistance in an Environment of Uncertainty: A Case Study in Coordinating Transportation and Land Use by John S. Miller and Arkopal K. Goswami, Virginia Transportation Research Council, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903; (434) 293-1900 (Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219; ) (Feb 2005) Collaborative effort is feasible provided adequate staff resources are dedicated.
Traffic Control Devices and Practices to Improve the Safety of Mobile and Short Duration Maintenance Operations by Melisa D. Finley, Brooke R. Ullman, and Nada D. Trout, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-3135 (Texas Department of Transportation, Research and Technology Implementation Office P. O. Box 5080, Austin, Texas 78763-5080; ph. 979-845-1713) (Dec 2004) Researchers conducted a study to assess motorist comprehension and the operational effectiveness of current and innovative traffic control devices.
Evaluation of Two Corrosion Inhibitors Using Two Surface Application Methods for Reinforced Concrete Structures by Stephen R. Sharp, Virginia Transportation Research Council, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903; (434) 293-1900 (Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219; ) (December 2004) The topical application of inhibitor for corrosion mitigation is ineffective.
STR/ bridge girder
Survey of Current Practice for Design of High-Strength Concrete Prestressed Bridge Girders in Transportation Research Record 1892 by Mary Beth D. Hueste and Gladys G. Cuadros (Transportation Research Board, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418; ph. 202-334-2934; ) (2004). The HSC prestressed girder types that are most popular among responding DOTs include the AASHTO beam, followed by the bulb beam and the box girder.
Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Transportation Organizations, Conference Proceedings 31 (Transportation Research Board, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418; ph. 202-334-2934; ) (2004). The role of government should shift from implementer to facilitator/enabler and role model.
Assessment of a Personal Rapid Transit System within a University Campus and Surrounding Community by Wei He, E. Dean Landman, and Eugene R. Russell, Kansas State University, Dept of Civil Engineering; 2118 Fiedler Hall Manhattan, Kansas 66502 (Kansas Department of Transportation, Bureau of Materials and Research, 700 SW Harrison Street, Topeka, Kansas 66603-3754) (May 2005) A PRT system on the KSU main campus would save travel time for each traveler by an average of 10%.