Debbie Jasek

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With the deregulation of the utility industry and the consequential increase in the number of public utilities vying for space within the state's right of way, this finite resource has reached an ultimate condition. The resulting congested right of way dramatically increases associated liability and costs attributable to engineering, construction and(More)
Continued growth in travel in congested freeway corridors and limited public funding for expansion and improvement projects are limiting agencies' abilities to provide sufficient roadway capacity in major metropolitan areas. Focusing on trip reliability, active traffic management (ATM)—widely deployed for decades in Europe but in its early stages in the(More)
Continued growth in travel on congested freeway corridors and limited public funding for expansion and improvement projects are limiting agencies' abilities to provide sufficient roadway capacity in major metropolitan areas. Focusing on trip reliability, active traffic management (ATM)—widely deployed for decades in Europe but in its early stages in the(More)
A primary product of this research was the Asset Management Guidebook that TxDOT division and district personnel can use to help them define, develop, and implement asset management across all levels— particularly as it relates to establishing performance measures for safety and operations. The guidebook is a stand-alone product and contains easy-to-use,(More)
  • Beverly T. Kuhn, Debbie Jasek, +4 authors Judith Mwakalong
  • 2009
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is challenged with managing a wide range of transportation safety and operations assets in order to respond to public and other outside interests. Asset management is a comprehensive strategic approach to documenting and managing these assets, as well as using information gathered during the process to assist(More)
The safety, security, and environmental concerns associated with transportation of hazardous materials are growing in number and complexity. Hazardous materials are substances that are flammable, explosive, or toxic or that, if released, produce effects that would threaten human safety, health, the environment, or property. Hazardous materials are moved(More)
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