• A Data Base for the U.S. Forest Service Pavement Management System 

      Hernandez, Jorge E.; McCullough, B. Frank; Hudson, W. Ronald (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1981-05)
      This report is the first phase of a proposed three-phase project developing and implementing a database for the Pavement Design Management System (PDMS) which was developed by The University of Texas at Austin in cooperation ...
    • Demographic Variables and Accidents 

      Valentine, Deborah; Williams, Martha; Young, Robert K. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1978-01)
      Highway transportation systems are usually designed with the "typical" driver in mind. The "typical" driver is a white male of middle class background. Research is reviewed in this monograph for accident data pertaining ...
    • Drugs and Their Effect on Driving Performance 

      Valentine, Deborah; Williams, Martha S.; Young, Robert K. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1977-05)
      This report reviews the literature on the association of drug use and accidents. Research indicates widespread use of psychotropic drugs with tentative evidence to indicate their use may impair driving performance. The ...
    • Dynamic Modelling for Automobile Acceleration Response and Ride Quality Over Rough Roadways 

      Healey, Anthony J.; Smith, Craig C.; Stearman, Ronald O.; Nathman, Edward (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1974-12)
      Current interest in dynamics and vibration of ground transportation vehicles arises from the fact that excessive levels can lead to unsafe operation and give an uncomfortable ride to passengers. Current work by the U.S. ...
    • Effects of Visual Distraction on Reaction Time in a Simulated Traffic Environment 

      Holahan, C. Josh (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1977-03)
      Existing studies of the relationship between visual distractors and traffic accidents are both limited and contradictory. The present study investigates the effect of: (a) number of distractors, (b) color of distractors, ...
    • An Evaluation of Promotional Tactics and Utility Measurement Methods for Public Transportation Systems 

      Alpert, Mark; Golden, Linda; Betak, John; Story, James; Davies, C. Shane (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1977-03)
      This report summarizes work in the third year of a research program that has sought to build on community-researched transportation needs and measure the impact of various marketing strategies for public transportation ...
    • An Evaluation of the Utilization of Psychological Knowledge Concerning Potential Roadside Distractors 

      Holahan, Charles J. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1979-05)
      This report presents the findings of a project designed: (1) to evaluate the effect of nighttime distractors on accidents at signalized intersections, and (2) to facilitate the implementation at the local level of traffic ...
    • Feasibility of Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation in Texas 

      Fitzpatrick, Hal L.; Smith, Craig C.; Reed, Walter S. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1977-09)
      A study was conducted to determine whether or not the State of Texas should establish Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation (MDAI) teams to investigate vehicle accidents in the State. Procedures and benefits of Federal ...
    • Forecast of Revenue Freight Carried by Rail in Texas to 1990 

      Williams, David L. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1974-04)
      Revenue tons of freight carried by rail in Texas have been forecast to 1990 using multiple regression analysis and trend analysis. Data were gathered on the dependent variable (revenue tons of freight carried by rail in ...
    • Forecast of Truckload Freight of Class I Motor Carriers of Property in the Southwestern Region to 1990 

      Gorse, Mary Lee (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1975-03)
      Truckload revenue freight of Class I common and contract motor carriers of property operating in intercity service in the Southwestern Region has been forecast to 1990 using multiple regression analysis. Data were gathered ...
    • The Influence on Rural Communities of Interurban Transportation Systems 

      Walton, C. Michael; Dodge, Richard; Huddleston, John; Betak, John; Linehan, Ron; Heimsath, Charles (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1977-08)
      This research project, "The Influence on Rural Communities of Inter-Urban Transportation Systems," was one of five conducted under the general title, "Transportation to Fulfill Human Needs in a Rural/Urban Environment. ...
    • The Influence on Rural Communities of Interurban Transportation Systems. Volume II 

      Walton, C. Michael; Huddleston, John; Heimsath, Charles; Linehan, Ron; Betak, John (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1977-08)
      This research project, The Influence on Rural Communities of Inter-Urban Transportation Systems," was one of five conducted under the general title, "Transportation to Fulfill Human Needs in the Rural/Urban Environment." ...
    • An Integrated Methodology for Estimating Demand for Essential Services with an Application to Hospital Care 

      Briggs, Ronald; Enders, Wayne T.; Fitzsimmons, James; Jensen, Paul (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1975-04)
      A methodology to estimate the demand for essential services by enumeration district is developed. The framework of the methodology considers total demand for essential services and associated transportation to be the sum ...
    • Inventory of Freight Transportation in the Southwest. Part I: Major Users of Transportation in the Dallas / Fort Worth Area 

      Robinson, Eugene (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1973-12)
      This report presents an inventory of the existing facilities, services, and practices of major shippers and distributors in the Dallas- Fort Worth area. A comparison of regional and national earnings by broad industrial ...
    • Inventory of Freight Transportation in the Southwest. Part II: Motor Carrier Service in the Dallas / Fort Worth Area 

      Adair, J. Bryan; Wison, James S. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1973-12)
      This report provides an inventory of existing motor common carrier freight transportation facilities, services, and practices in the twenty-four Texas and two Oklahoma counties surrounding and including Dallas and Fort ...
    • Inventory of Freight Transportation in the Southwest. Part III: Air Freight Service in the Dallas / Fort Worth Area 

      Adair, J. Bryan (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1974-06)
      This report provides an inventory of existing air freight transportation facilities, services, and practices in the twenty-four Texas and two Oklahoma counties surrounding and including Dallas and Fort Worth. The historical ...
    • Land Value Modeling in Rural Communites 

      Skorpa, Lidvard; Dodge, Richard; Walton, C. Michael (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1974-06)
      Investment in transportation systems has mainly been directed at the goal of reducing the cost of travel and increasing user benefits. This has been considered the best way to enhance production activities and thereby ...
    • Lateral Steering Dynamics Model for the Dallas/Fort Worth Airtrans 

      Smith, Craig C.; Tsao, Steven (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1976-12)
      A lateral dynamic steering model of the automatically steered AIRTRANS vehicle at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport is developed. The general nonlinear model is linearized and presented in a form suitable for ride quality ...
    • Legal obstacles to the use of Texas school buses for public transportation 

      Means, Robert; Briggs, Ronald; Nelson, John E.; Thiemann, Alan J. (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1975-01)
      Texas Education Code -- Certification -- Safety Regulations -- Appendix A. Memorandum John E. Nelson and Alan J. Thiemann Re: Use of School Buses for Public Transportation II: Requirements for Certification and Applicable ...
    • MAPRINT A computer program for analyzing changing locations of non-residential activities 

      Hunter, Graham; Dodge, Richard; Walton, C. Michael (Council for Advanced Transportation Studies, 1974-03)
      This is the eleventh in a series of research memos describing activities and findings as part of the work done under the research project entitled "Transportation to Fulfill Human Needs in the Rural/Urban Environment." The ...