Completed UTCM Projects
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Understanding Traveler Behavior: The Psychology Behind Managed Lane Use
Using Smartphones to Collect Bicycle Travel Data in Texas
The Value of Non-Medical Transportation for Improving the Quality of Life for the Rural Elderly: Methodology and Information Considerations
Refining a Methodology for Determining the Economic Impacts of Transportation Improvements
Assessing Public Benefits and Costs of Freight Transportation Projects: Measuring Shippers' Value of Delay on the Freight System
Multi-vehicle Mobility Allowance Shuttle Transit (MAST) System - An Analytical Model to Select the Fleet Size and a Scheduling Heuristic
Enhancement and Outreach for the Active Management Screening Tool
Refining the Real-Timed Urban Mobility Report
Designing Communities to Provide Safe Mobility Options for Older Adults
Final Report Title: "Community Design and the Incidence of Crashes Involving Pedestrians and Motorists Aged 75 and Older"
Comparing Perceptions and Measures of Congestion
Use of Performance Measurement to Include Air Quality and Energy into Mileage-Based User Fees
Performance Measures for Sustainable Freight Movement
Teen Driver Cell Phone Blocker
Effect of Climate Change on Crop Production Patterns with Implications to Transport Flows and Inland Waterways
Intercity Passenger Rail: Implications for Urban, Regional, and National Mobility
Statistical Analysis of Waterway Network Congestion: Causes and Costs
Final Report Title: "Statistical Analysis of Vessel Waiting Time and Lockage Times on the Upper Mississippi River"
The Impact of Gas Prices on Toll Road Use
Final Report Title: "The Short-Run Impact of Gas Prices on Toll Road Use"
Multiple Depot Vehicle Routing with Applications to Paratransit and Rural Transportation
Evaluating the Use of Transfers for Improving Rural Public Transportation Systems
Final Report Title: "Evaluating the Use of Transfers for Improving Demand Responsive Systems Adopting Zoning Strategies"
Link to Seminar presentation on this topic: Institute of Transportation Studies, UC-Berkeley, Friday Seminar, a weekly transportation lecture series. (53:20 in length)
Examining Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices for Addressing Rural Mobility and Economic Development under SAFETEA-LU's Coordinated Planning and Human Services Framework
Best Practices and Outreach for Active Traffic Management
Development of a Short-Term Prediction Model for Commercial Vehicle Crossing Times
Final Report Title: "Development of Statistical Models to Forecast Crossing Times of Commercial Vehicles"
Impacts of Funding and Allocation Changes on Rural Transit in Texas
Leveraging Land Development Returns to Finance Transportation Infrastructure Improvements
Estimating the Value of Freight Delays in the Freight System
Final Report Title: "Assessing the Value of Delay to Truckers and Carriers"
09.01.09 - 01.31.11
Abstract: TRID Online Accession #01354137
Note: The graduate student on this project is funded separately by means of a UTCM Fellowship in the amount of $43,577.
Texas Urban Triangle: Pilot Study to Implement a Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS) for Sustainable Mobility
Examining Long-Distance Express Bus as an Extension of and Feeder to Passenger Rail Systems
Real-Timing the 2010 Urban Mobility Report
Improving Intermodal Connectivity in Rural Areas to Enhance Transportation Efficiency: A Case Study
Developing a Methodological Framework to Value Public Sector Risk Exposure in PPP Agreements
Bluetooth®‐Based Travel Time/Speed Measuring Systems Development
Texas Urban Triangle: Creating a Spatial Decision Support System for Mobility Policy and Investments that Shape the Sustainable Growth of Texas
Transportation Planning, Policy and Climate Change: Making the Long-Term Connection
Estimating the Benefits of Managed Lanes
Bio-Fuels Energy Policy and Grain Transportation Flows: Implications for Inland Waterways and Short Sea Shipping
Improving Mobility Information with Better Data and Estimation Procedures
Investigating the Effect of Freeway Congestion Thresholds on Decision-Making Inputs
Methodology and Guidelines for Regulating Traffic Flows Under Air Quality Constraints in Metropolitan Areas
Valuation of Buyout Options in Comprehensive Development Agreements
Mileage-Based User Fees – Defining a Path toward Implementation (Phase 2)
Final Report Titles: "Part 1: An Assessment of Technology Issues";
"Part 2: An Assessment of Institutional Issues"
Mileage-Based User Fees – Defining a Path toward Implementation (Phase 1: Identifying a Research Strategy)
Improved Demand Response Productivity and Service Quality Through Dispatch Strategies
Final Report Title: "Dispatching Demand Response Transit Service: Maximizing Productivity and Service Quality Guidebook"
Expansion of the Border Crossing Information System
Transit Services for Sprawling Areas with Relatively Low Demand Density: A Pilot Study in the Texas Border’s Colonias
A Systems Approach to Risk Reduction of Transportation Infrastructure Networks Subject to Multiple Hazards
Feasibility of Mileage-Based User Fees: Application in Rural/Small Urban Areas of Northeast Texas
Improving Mobility Data and Benefit Estimation Procedures
Final Report Title: "Urban Mobility Report 2009"
Impact of Reconstruction Strategies on System Performance Measures: Maximizing Safety and Mobility While Minimizing Life-Cycle Costs
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