Estimating Network Model Parameters from Mail Survey Data
Network models are generally based on a four-step modeling process; trip generation, trip distribution, modal split, and trip assignment. Microcomputer implementations of these steps have...

Impact of Land Use Alternatives on Transportation Demand
This paper documents a study conducted by the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments (Regional Council) for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Under this study, alternative...

The Development of a Regional GIS/Transportation Database
This paper describes the development of a prototype concept and demonstration for a geographical information system-transportation database (GIS/T) for the Regional Transportation Commission...

Use of TRAF-NETSIM to Estimate the Traffic Impacts of an Urban-Resort Area Development
Urban-resort areas are concentrated visitor destination districts that are located within or in close proximity to urban areas. The combination of visitor-related and urban activities...

A Maintenance Management System for Highways & Urban Streets
This paper describes the establishment of a comprehensive management system for highways and urban streets of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. In this important United Nations project...

A Peak Hour High Capacity Reservation and Person-Based Functional Classification Concept for Urban Mobility Plans and Corridor Growth Management
The management of future growth and mobility in urban corridors and areas has been based in part upon use of the Levels of Service and procedures of the Highway Capacity Manual. Capacity...

Wind Hazards Reduction Program
The 1990's mark the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. In this context, the Wind Effects Committee of the Structural Division strongly endorses the establishment of a...

Urban Water Planning—A Western Nevada Case Study
The result of the increased demands due to population growth in the Reno/Sparks urban area and new uses i.e., environmental and Pyramid Lake related, has created increased competition...

Innovative Wetland Re-creation in Urban Setting
The project site is a 106 hectare, mixed-used, commercial development east of Tampa, Florida and at the westerly limit of the town of Brandon, Florida. Delaney Creek traverses the site...

Sno Water Led Coordinated Water System Planning
The designation of a Critical Water Supply Service Area (CWSSA) which leads to Coordinated Water Planning evolved from problems recognized much earlier. Regional water suppliers in Snohomish...

The Department of Health's Role in Implementing the Coordination Act in North Snohomish County
A coordinated water system plan in north Snohomish County resulted in development of uniform minimum design standards, a decrease in the number of new small water systems and regional...

Developing, Managing, and Protecting Urban Aquifers in the Pacific Northwest
Water purveyors in the Puget Sound region have applied a variety of innovative techniques to effectively manage urban groundwater supplies from a quantity and quality perspective. Two...

The Evolution of Conservation Rates in Phoenix, Arizona
Conservation or increasing block rates first implemented in Phoenix, Arizona in 1982 were reexamined by a three year study involving Water Department staff, a Citizen Rates Committee and...

Urban Runoff Considerations in the Design of Wastewater Management Programs for Coastal Areas
The continuing increase in the population of the nation's coastal areas is placing additional stress on coastal aquatic systems faster than it can be reduced through improved wastewater...

Storm Water Management in the Greater New Orleans Area
Two parishes, Orleans and Jefferson, located within the Greater New Orleans area have been identified by EPA as urbanized areas requiring storm water permits. Storm water management has...

Utilization of Roadway Crossings as BMP's in Urban Areas
Roadway crossings of natural waterways in the urban setting can be used as Best Management Practices (BMP's) by retrofitting existing outlet structures. Pollutant removal is contingent...

The Fairfield-Suisun Urban Runoff Management Program: The Approach of Small Communities to NPDES Permitting
The Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District is responsible for NPDES permit acquisition and maintenance of the storm drainage facilities of the Cities of Fairfield and Suisun City, California....

Effects of Reservoir Management on Establishment of Riparian and Wetland Vegetation in Northeastern Washington
The effects of various reservoir pool management scenarios on the establishment of riparian and wetland vegetation in arid regions of the Pacific Northwest are discussed. This study quantifies...

Projecting Customers Using a GIS Land Use Forecasting Model
The Salt River project originally developed the Land Use Forecasting Model to understand the pattern of urbanization of agricultural and desert land in metropolitan Phoenix. The model...

GIS Applications in Urban Roadway Management Systems
The urban roadway network is a major component of any municipal infrastructure system. Effective management with systems methodology can greatly increase the service life of these facilities...

 

 

 

 

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