Recent research efforts, such as the Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (AMS) project, Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) 2 C10 project and SHRP2 L08 project, have demonstrated that existing AMS tools have limited capabilities to properly reflect the impacts of a proactive management approach on driver behavior through the full trip chain.
Cambridge Systematics provided support to Uri Avin, University of Maryland on NCHRP 08-36, Research for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Standing Committee on Planning, Task 117: Sketch Planning Tools for Regional Sustainability.
TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Web-Only Document 210: Input Guidelines for Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator Model, Volume 1: Practitioners’ Handbook: Regional Level Inputs provides users of the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator Model (MOVES) with tools to help estimate emissions from highway vehicles.
Transportation for Communities — Advancing Projects through Partnerships (TCAPP) is a web-based resource that offers guidance to agencies and practitioners on reaching collaborative decisions as they work through the transportation planning, programming, and permitting processes.
In 2010, the Florida Chamber Foundation, in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), released the Florida Trade and Logistics Study, a first-of-its-kind look at trade flows and related logistics activity in Florida.
A Transportation Research Board (TRB) conference on U.S. and international approaches to performance measurement for transportation systems was conducted May 18 through 20, 2011, at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies in Irvine, California.
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Develop a State Rail Planning Best Practices guidebook for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Standing Committee on Rail Transportation (SCORT) to be used by State Department of Transportation (DOT) Rail Offices when developing rail plans.
Update the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Define an objective process to evaluate and select transportation strategies that best address regional needs.
Update the Chattanooga-Hamilton County/North Georgia 2035 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Chattanooga-Hamilton County/North Georgia Transportation Planning Organization to comply with SAFETEA-LU requirements, respond to funding limitations, and further multimodal and sustainable planning goals.