Yearly archive for 2014

When High Performance Passenger Rail Comes: Optimal Rail Service Planning in a Shared User Passenger and Freight Corridor – Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79060-02-C) Principal Investigator Stephen Schlickman Project Scope The objective of the present study is therefore to introduce the concept of strategic level scheduling to train operational planning on shared use passenger and freight rail corridors, considering the introduction of high performance passenger services. This

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An Online Tool for Computing and Presenting Regional Accessibility Measures– Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79060-02-C) Principal Investigator Stephen Schlickman Project Scope This project aims to develop innovative metrics for measuring transit and multimodal accessibility in the Chicago metropolitan region and integrating these measures into an open online interactive tool for use by planners. The project will look at

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Development of a Prioritization Framework to Improve Resources Allocations for Bike & Pedestrian Facilities-Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79060-02-C) Principal Investigator Stephen Schlickman Project Scope Chicago has a national reputation as one of the best large cities in the United States for bicycling. The City of Chicago has achieved this goal by investing in biking infrastructure and promoting education, awareness and advocacy.

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Green Transportation Programs in the Healthcare Sector: Best Practices and Potential Opportunities – Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79060-02-C) Principal Investigator Stephen Schlickman Project Scope This project will investigate the potential opportunities of reducing transportation­related carbon footprint from healthcare facilities. We will refer to the findings from our previous surveys of three hospitals in Chicago and expand to a nation-wide study. We

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Rural Transit Fact Book 2013

(Center Identification Number: 77060-NCTR-NDSU01) Public transportation plays a fundamental role in the livability of all communities. Information on transit service availability and cost is necessary to efficiently and effectively meet rural community mobility needs. Financial and operating statistics can be used by agency managers, local decision makers,

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