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The Culture of Distracted Driving: Evidence from a Public Opinion Survey in Iowa
Traffic safety culture does not merely focus on risky behaviors and their consequences, but also on change in social norms, values, and beliefs. Past research has recommended establishing aExpand
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Development of Railroad Highway Grade Crossing Consolidation Rating Formula
The goal of this project was to provide an objective methodology to support public agencies and railroads in making decisions related to consolidation of at-grade rail-highway crossings. The projectExpand
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Performance Measures for Snow and Ice Control Operations
Under the NCHRP 06-17 project, the research team surveyed snow and ice control organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia to determine the current trends in performance measurement.Expand
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Synthesis of Work-Zone Performance Measures
The main objective of this synthesis was to identify and summarize how agencies collect, analyze, and report different work-zone traffic-performance measures, which include exposure, mobility, andExpand
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To fully apprise the Legislature of the potential impacts of access management, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) has gathered information and conducted research in order to makeExpand
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Improving Traffic Safety Culture in Iowa - Phase II
Phase II of Improving Traffic Safety Culture in Iowa focuses on producing actions that will improve the traffic safety culture across the state, and involves collaboration among the three largeExpand
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Managing Decisions Regarding Rural Expressway Routes and Associated Highway Bypasses
For several years, the Iowa Department of Transportation has constructed bypasses along rural highways. Most bypasses were constructed on the state's Commercial Industrial Network (CIN). Now thatExpand
Snow Removal Performance Metrics: Past, Present, and Future
Snow and ice maintenance operations are among the most critical functions of state transportation agencies and municipalities in cold regions. The use of snow removal performance metrics is ofExpand
Improving Traffic Safety Culture in Iowa
Vehicle crashes rank among the leading causes of death in the United States. In 2006, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety “made a long- term commitment to address the safety culture of the UnitedExpand