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  1. Report on Impacts of Road Usage Charges in Rural, Urban and Mixed Counties

    This report compares the implications of road usage charges for members of rural, urban, and mixed counties in terms of financial and technological impacts.

    April 22, 2013 – Oregon Department of Transportation
  2. Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities

    This guide highlights the federal resources that rural communities can utilize for protecting the environment, increasing economic competitiveness, and promoting the quality of life.

    October 1, 2012 – Partnership for Sustainable Communities
  3. Evaluating Alternative Operations Strategies to Improve Travel Time Reliability

    This research seeks to present the benefits with improving travel time reliability by balancing the travel demands and actual capacity.

    January 3, 2013 – TRB
  4. SSTI Review of Washington State DOT’s Sustainability Efforts

    This review was conducted by the State Smart Transportation Initiative to assess the Washington State Department of Transportation’s sustainability efforts.

    September 1, 2011 – State Smart Transportation Initiative
  5. Performance-Based Tools to Enhance Investment Decision Making: Assessing a Regional Bridge Network and the Long-Term Consequences of Underinvestment

    This study assessed the impacts of underinvestment in bridges and developed tools for identifying investment priorities.

    September 1, 2016 – TRB
  6. Considering Community Attributes and Impacts in Long-Range Planning

    This report documents North Carolina DOT’s efforts to integrate long-range planning with their project development process.

    September 1, 2016 – North Carolina DOT
  7. Sidewalk Scout, Sidewalk Sentry, and the Sidewalk Priority Index: Cost-Effective Tools for Inventorying and Managing Sidewalk Assets and Prioritizing Improvements in Small to Large Communities

    This report describes tools developed for managing pedestrian infrastructure as a transportation asset.

    September 1, 2016 – Transportation Research Board
  8. Mapping Bicycle Facilities by Levels of Traffic Stress

    This research reviewed the San Diego bicycle infrastructure and developed recommendations for increasing the city’s ridership.

    September 1, 2016 – 15th National Tools of the Trade Conference Paper
  9. An Interim Synthetic Approach for Estimating Pedestrian Volumes in Smaller Communities

    This paper addresses the gap in transportation performance measures for pedestrians in small, rural communities.

    September 1, 2016 – Viriginia Department of Transportation
  10. Travel Demand Forecasting: Parameters and Techniques

    This project served to update NCHRP Report 365, and provide guidance on setting parameters and using forecasting procedures consistent with current practices.

    January 1, 2012 – TRB