Transportation Congress, Volumes 1 and 2
Civil Engineers—Key to the World's Infrastructure
This proceedings, Transportation Congress: Civil Engineers—Key to the World's Infrastructure, contains papers presented at the...

Lasers at Tolls Profile Cars

Veterans Expressway: A New Toll Road in Tampa, Florida

Federal Highway Administration Experiences with Section 1012 Toll and Congestion Pricing Provisions of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991

Privatization and the Use of IVHS in the 1990s

Life After Andrew on Florida's Turnpike

Privatization Takes Its Toll
When Congress passed and President Bush signed into law the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, the bill's provisions designed to encourage private-sector...

Florida's New Toll Facilities Model
Florida's Turnpike provides a system of user-financed limited access toll highways meeting important transportation needs in the State of Florida, while protecting the interests of its...

Planning for Electronic Toll Collection
With major plans for toll plaza expansion to accommodate growing patronage, the Florida Turnpike had to consider options for reducing future right-of-way acquisition and still provide...

Case Study of Electronic Toll Collection in the Central Artery/Tunnel Project—Boston
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the issues involved in incorporating new technology, specifically electronic toll collection into a large, long-term construction project. The paper...

Driver Response to Fog Conditions — An Intelligent Approach
The Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) on NSW is currently examining options for replacing its Driver Aid System on the F6 Tollway south of Sydney. On this road drivers are affected by...

Congestion Pricing with Tolls and Subsidies
Though economists have promoted congestion pricing for many years it has, in general, met with public opposition. It is usually argued that congestion pricing is unfair, discriminatory,...

Tomorrow's Toll Road
Techniques using automatic vehicle identification (AVI) currently provide the most efficient form of electronic toll collection. Several systems have been installed in the U.S. in the...

Challenges in Planning and Design of Drainage Facilities for the Orange County Toll Roads
The Orange County Toll Roads project is a program which includes three modern, high-capacity, limited access highways; the Foothill, San Joaquin Hills and Eastern Transportation Corridors....

Automatic Vehicle Classification System
China has recently completed a number of freeways, all of which were financed in part by the Ministry of Communications and local governments and in part by loans from the World Bank,...

Video Image Processing for Toll Operation Evaluation
Toll motorway companies are very much concerned with toll plaza operation and its appreciation by customers. The problem is two-fold: define a desired level of service (queue lengths,...

Modeling 70,000 Feet of Interceptor for Aurora, CO
During preliminary design for the City of Aurora's Tollgate Creek Interceptor Sewer Improvements, the authors modeled over 70,000 linear feet of interceptor for both present...

Assessment of Component Safety Due to Common Cause Events
This paper demonstrates the use of Modified Fault Tree Analysis (MFTA) and Modus Tollens Deduction (MTD) techniques for assessing the safety of redundant components due to common cause...

Estimating Toll Diversion for Beltways
The proposed E-470 beltway is a 48-mile circumferential highway which will connect major public and private developments east of the Denver metropolitan area as well as the new Denver...

Implementing the E-470 Beltway
The paper addresses various elements of implementing the 50 mile eastern half of the beltway around the Denver metro area. This paper addresses many unique characteristics associated with...

 

 

 

 

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