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2012-09-04 14:20:20

Mineta Transportation Institute's report gives funding guidance and recommends policy changes. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released its newest peer-reviewed research report, Collaborative Funding to Facilitate Airport Ground Access. The research team examined the range of funding sources that have been used for intermodal airport ground access projects and then developed guidance material for...

2012-08-13 10:20:11

US DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) will broadcast at 1-2 pm Eastern, 10-11 am Pacific SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) will present a free podcast on Wednesday, August 15, as part of its monthly Transportation Innovation Series. The program will feature Rod Diridon, Sr., presenting a series of slides on "California High-Speed Rail and...

2012-07-16 10:21:21

Part Two of Mineta Transportation Institute's research recommends money-saving changes. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Amenity or Necessity? Street Standards as Parking Policy. This research - the second in a two-part series - investigates the rationale behind the parking mandate for a minimum residential street width requirement adopted by most US...

2012-07-06 10:20:05

Mineta Transportation Institute's research can apply to secondary airports in other states SAN JOSE, Calif., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Development Challenges of Secondary and Small Airports in California. This report investigates the challenges facing secondary and small airports in California as low-cost carriers (LCC) have become the state's dominant air service...

2012-06-21 18:20:07

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's free report gives results of an ongoing national survey. SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (transweb.sjsu.edu/mntrc) has released a peer-reviewed research report, What Do Americans Think about Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year 3 of a National Survey. The report was conducted by the Mineta...

2012-06-12 14:20:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free report offers a model for optimizing contract provisions SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Systematic Procedures to Determine Incentive/Disincentive Dollar Amounts for Highway Transportation Construction Projects. The report offers systematic procedures and models to assist project planners and engineers in determining an...

2012-06-07 10:20:47

Mineta Transportation Institute issues third report in a series focused on AB32 and SB375 SAN JOSE, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, An Economic and Life Cycle Analysis of Regional Land Use and Transportation Plans. This study is the third in a series that applies a new form of spatial economic model to examine the economic effects, the distribution of those...

2012-05-31 14:20:10

Mineta Transportation Institute's free report can help planners reduce riders' stress levels. SAN JOSE, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Low-Stress Bicycling and Network Connectivity. As part of its work, the research team created measures of low-stress bicycle route connectivity that can be used to evaluate and guide bicycle network planning. As a result, the team...

2012-05-23 06:21:02

Mineta Transportation Institute seeks to help highway engineers make fast, accurate estimates. SAN JOSE, Calif., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Cost Estimate Modeling of Transportation Management Plans for Highway Projects. The research team developed a systematic cost estimation modeling process for transportation management plans (TMP) that automatically estimates TMP costs...

2012-05-17 14:20:18

Mineta Transportation Institute's free report provides a model for emergency scenarios. SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released its newest peer-reviewed research report, A Framework for Developing and Integrating Effective Routing Strategies within the Emergency Management Decision-Support System. It describes the modeling, calibration, and validation of a multi-modal traffic-flow simulation of the San...