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Policy Planning / Programs & Services / Weekly Briefs / 08/04/2014

Weekly Briefs - August 4, 2014

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Abbreviations in this issue:

  1. How the Private Sector Can Improve Public Transportation Infrastructure - This paper explores the possibilities of private investments in public infrastructure by drawing on evidence based primarily on highway and aviation infrastructure services in the United States.
  2. The Effects of Transportation Corridor Features on Driver and Pedestrian Behavior and on Community Economic Vitality - This report presents the results from a multiyear effort to develop and test performance measures for evaluating the impact of landscaping and roadside features on pedestrian and bicyclist safety and mobility and economic vitality for Caltrans' urban arterial network.
  3. Traffic Safety Facts: Rural/ Urban Comparison - This fact sheet contains statistics on motor vehicle fatal crashes. It compares rural vs. urban fatal crashes in several categories: speeding, time of day, alcohol-impaired and vehicle restraint use.
  4. Evaluating the Impact of Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Disparities on Carrier Safety Performance (Request Required) - This report investigates the impact of differing enforcement priorities on the trucking industry through four specific tasks: State Data Metrics Evaluation, Relationship Between Violations and Crash Risk, case study of state enforcement plans, and Carrier Case Studies.

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