he full edition of the January–February 2016 TR News is now available. This edition features the annual overview of trends and developments in policy and practice at state departments of transportation and other agencies—particularly research needs, research in progress, and applied research—based on reports from the state partnership visits by TRB senior program officers in 2015. Read More
Kittleson and Associates, Inc. is assisting the Oregon Department of Transportation in developing a TSM&O Performance Measures Plan to support integration of Transportation System Management & Operations (TSM&O) into day-to-day agency operations, staff development, capital project prioritization (funding), and information to help intra-agency, policy-makers, and traveling public
Since September 11, 2001, 145 security-, emergency management-, and infrastructure protection-related planning and implementation projects have been initiated through programs managed by the Transportation Research Board (TRB). One hundred eleven of these projects have been completed; 24 projects are in progress; and 10 projects have contracts pending or are currently in development. This report, updated monthly, provides information on about $20 million worth of completed and ongoing TRB security research.
Overview: TRB’s National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 33: Improving Freight System Performance in Metropolitan Areas: A Planning Guide outlines potential strategies and practical solutions for public and p Read More
Overview: TRB’s Transportation Research Circular E-C196: Improving Safety Data Programs Through Data Governance and Data Business Planning summarizes the major themes of a peer exchange held on March 3-4, 2015, in Washington, D.C., which Read More
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 114: Critical Incident Management and Clearance Practices for Rail Transit summarizes the current state of the practice regarding incident response and identifies strategies for post-incident evaluations.
Overview: TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 806: Guide to Cross-Asset Resource Allocation and the Impact on Transportation System Performance provides guidance and a spreadsheet tool to help ma Read More