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  • Safety Impact of Differential Speed Limits on Rural Two-Lane Highways in Montana
    Search research CTRE is an Iowa State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Safety Impact of Differential Speed Limits on Rural Two Lane Highways in Montana Researcher s Principal investigator Peter Savolainen 515 294 3381

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-932560896 (2015-11-09)
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  • The Feasibility of Charging Private Vehicles an Airport Drop-Off and Pick-Up Charge
    Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved The Feasibility of Charging Private Vehicles an Airport Drop Off and Pick Up Charge Researcher s Principal investigator Ray Mundy rmundy umsl edu University of Missouri St Louis Project status In progress Start date 01 01 15 End date 12 31 15 Publications Related publication Airport Drop Off and Pick Up Chargess A Rising Trend Across Great Britain Aug 2015 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Midwest Transportation Center University of Missouri Saint Louis USDOT OST R About the research Abstract As transportation network companies TNCs like Uber and Lyft drive a change in modern transport behaviors fewer passengers pay for services such as parking or commercial vehicle drop off at airports meaning that what once was a primary revenue source for airports now has a tenuous future Therefore airports must find a way to counterbalance the revenue losses created by these changes One such solution has been on the rise in Great Britain With airport drop off and pick up charges private vehicles

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=1118289197 (2015-11-09)
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  • The New Metrics for Regulating Transportation Network Companies and Taxis
    State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved The New Metrics for Regulating Transportation Network Companies and Taxis Researcher s Principal investigator Ray Mundy rmundy umsl edu University of Missouri St Louis Project status In progress Start date 01 01 15 End date 12 31 15 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Metropolitan St Louis Taxicab Commission Midwest Transportation Center University of Missouri Saint Louis USDOT OST R About the research Abstract The introduction of new forms of ground transportation providers known as Transportation Network Companies or Ridesharing companies seek to bring economies to the traditional taxi market through the use of personal vehicles and part time drivers with little or no economic regulation or oversight over their operations However their introduction has in many areas resulted in complete deregulation of traditional taxi operations in order to level the playing field Communities are thus struggling with issues of adequate insurance background checks vehicle requirements variable rates and service requirements as they strive for some new forms

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-268491858 (2015-11-09)
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  • The Substitution of Ground Transportation for Service to Smaller Communities Now Receiving Essential Air Service Subsidies
    Iowa State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved The Substitution of Ground Transportation for Service to Smaller Communities Now Receiving Essential Air Service Subsidies Researcher s Principal investigator Ray Mundy rmundy umsl edu University of Missouri St Louis Project status In progress Start date 01 01 15 End date 12 31 15 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Midwest Transportation Center University of Missouri Saint Louis USDOT OST R About the research Abstract Since the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 the U S Department of Transportation DOT has been subsidizing air service to small rural communities through the Essential Air Service EAS program The original intent of the program was to maintain some level of air service to rural communities that would otherwise not have any The Rural Survival Act of 1996 established the permanence of the EAS program fueled by the idea that reliable air services are vital to local rural economies This idea is somewhat challenged in recent research studies that found little

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=362988049 (2015-11-09)
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  • Women as Assets in Railroad and Motor Carrier Transportation
    State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Women as Assets in Railroad and Motor Carrier Transportation Researcher s Principal investigators Ray Mundy rmundy umsl edu University of Missouri St Louis Daniel Rust rustd umsl edu University of Missouri St Louis Project status In progress Start date 01 01 15 End date 12 31 15 Publications Related publication Women in Transportation Field Jobs The Hidden Asset Aug 2015 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Midwest Transportation Center Union Pacific Railroad University of Missouri Saint Louis USDOT OST R About the research Abstract Currently less than 2 percent of the U S Railroad industry field workforce is comprised of women Railroad field work has been and still is thoroughly dominated by men While the U S motor carrier industry is somewhat better with closer to 5 percent women drivers there are still significant opportunities for women in these workforces This project will examine the historical context and operational barriers perceived to be in these workforces The project

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=1869060503 (2015-11-09)
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  • Top-Down Construction Cost Estimating Model/Guide using a Neural Network Within an Off-the-Shelf Spreadsheet and Database Programs
    515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Top Down Construction Cost Estimating Model Guide using a Neural Network Within an Off the Shelf Spreadsheet and Database Programs Researcher s Principal investigators Doug Gransberg 515 294 2140 dgran iastate edu Project status In progress Start date 12 22 14 End date 06 30 17 Sponsor s partner

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-1889851724 (2015-11-09)
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  • Direct Observation of Child Restraint Device Use and Misuse Rates in Michigan
    12 12 14 End date 09 30 15 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning Wayne State University About the research Abstract Task 1 The principal investigator PI will assist Wayne State University WSU in developing the observation methodology which will largely follow the methods used in prior surveys However additional refinements will be considered as noted in the proposal submitted by WSU The draft methodology will be submitted to the Office of Highway Safety Planning OHSP by January 9 2015 and the final methodology will be submitted by February 5 2015 Task 2 The PI will assist in selecting observation sites for both the use and misuse surveys The final list of sites will be provided to OHSP by March 2 2015 A graduate research assistant will assist in the site selection process Task 3 The PI will aid in the development of training materials for the direct observation survey of child restraint use as well as the on site interviews of child restraint misuse The PI will also attend the mandatory classroom training session which will occur during the spring of 2015 The PI will also assist in quality assurance quality control QA

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=1954895260 (2015-11-09)
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  • Direct Observation Survey of Safety Belt Use Rate in Michigan
    Project pages maintained by PI Search research CTRE is an Iowa State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Direct Observation Survey of Safety Belt Use Rate in Michigan Researcher s Principal investigator Peter Savolainen 515

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-1587923859 (2015-11-09)
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