Multiple Booster Spaceports
Multiple Booster Spaceports examined launching an entire class of space boosters, both current and future, from a single spaceport. The United States presently launches four distinct classes...

Launching Facility Constraints on the Space Exploration Initiative
The Space Exploration Initiative (SEI) proposes large space programs such as a human mission to Mars and the establishment of a lunar base. These programs will require massive logistical...

Launch Facilities as Infrastructure
Many of the launch facilities in this country impose inefficiencies on launch service providers due to the way they have been constructed. To improve launch operation efficiency and to...

Geographical Information System (GIS) Technology in Global Environmental Evaluation—An Overview
The Land Analysis Team at the Construction Engineering Laboratory is enhancing the GRASS software package to deal with global environmental questions. CERL has implemented the basic software,...

Characteristics of High-Speed Runway Exits for Airport Design
This paper addresses some of the geometric design and operational characteristics of high-speed runway exists. Lateral and longitudinal runway constraints limiting the use of high-speed...

Effective Airport Environs Planning in the 1990s
A properly coordinated environs planning effort provides a guide for development and redevelopment of the land and facilities surrounding the airport. Airport environs planning, coupled...

Minneapolis/St. Paul International (MSP) Part 150 Implementation Design Overview
In February 1991, Matropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) selected the consulting team of Aviation Planning Inc., Wyle LAboratories Inc. and the Center for Energy and the Urban Environment...

Studies Related to Aircraft/Runway Friction Performance
Gaining a better understanding of the many factors influencing the tire/runway friction interface is the aim of several ongoing NASA Langley research programs. Results from studies conducted...

Planning and Budgeting for FAA Facilities and Equipment
Establishing new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facilities and equipment (F&E) requires long lead-time planning and through processing in a three-year budget cycle to achieve...

Neo-Traditional Neighborhoods: A Solution to Traffic Congestion?

Arizona's Uniform Traffic Impact Procedures
This paper discusses the development of policies and detailed uniform guidelines for traffic impact analysis of proposed developments along Arizona State highways. The paper addresses:...

Traffic Impact Analysis Standardization—The Orange County, California Experience
Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) procedures can vary significantly from one agency to another. In Orange County, many cities and the county have adopted their own specialized techniques and...

Are Existing Traffic Methodologies Realistic?
Several issues that will need to be addressed in the development of national uniform guidelines for Traffic Impact Statements (TIS) are discussed. A standard TIS preparation methodology...

Sydney Airport International Terminal Development
The existing International Terminal at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport-KSA-is overcrowded and providing a low level of service. Planning for an expanded facility catering for KSA needs...

Land Development Regulations: Roadblock to Affordable Housing
Land development regulations in the State of New Jersey have been utilized to control development since the mid-1970's. The demand for affordable housing in the state is reaching a critical...

Housing Opportunity or Social Engineering Implementing the Jobs-Housing Relationship—The Town of Wellington Experience
The proposed Town of Wellington project in Palm Beach County, Florida, was planned based on the needs related to the jobs-housing relationship identified in the area. The conditions placed...

Case Study: Design of a Traditional Village Master Plan
This paper presents a case study of a Master Plan for a neo-traditional Village on a tract of land of over 130 acres located in Northern New Jersey. It will focus on the design process...

Land Use, Transportation and Air Quality Relationships
Increasing land development densities and reducing suburban sprawl is frequently considered as a tool to reduce vehicle miles of travel and resultant air pollution emissions. Two studies...

Predicting Effects of Subsidence on Landfill Caps
Groundwater protection at unlined, closed landfills relies upon limiting cover or cap infiltration. Depressions on closed landfills indicate infiltration from reduced runoff and loss of...

Wellfield Protection Program in Broward County, Florida
The Potable Water Wellfield Protection Program was initiated early in 1981. It examined land uses in the County, made an inventory of potential ground water pollution sources, compiled...

 

 

 

 

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