Transportation and Infrastructure Issues
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Alerts & Newsletters
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March 26, 2009
Financing Transportation Infrastructure in California
Testimony presented before the California Little Hoover Commission.
February 4, 2009
Maritime Piracy: Reasons, Dangers and Solutions
Testimony presented before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Testimony submitted for the record to the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection.
November 28, 2007
Evaluating Alternative Organizational Structures to Revitalize the Economy of New Orleans
Testimony presented before the New Orleans City Council.
February 21, 2007
Beyond the Gas Tax: Alternatives for a Greener World
Testimony presented before the Los Angeles Field Hearing of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission.
April 19, 2006
A Quiet Crisis in Transportation Finance: Options for Texas
Testimony ppresented before the Texas Study Commission on Transportation Finance.
Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Judiciary.
March 31, 2004
Effect of Terrorist Attacks in Spain on Transatlantic Cooperation
in the War on Terror
Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on European Affairs.
March 23, 2004
Terrorism and Rail Security
Testimony presented to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.
May 6, 2000
The Reauthorization of the National Safety Board
Testimony presented to the Aviation Subcommittee, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives.
Testimony presented to the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress.
Describes a vision for updating Qatar's school transportation system and identifies strategies for achieving the proposed vision.
Assesses alternate mechanisms for implementing fees to fund the nation's road network based on vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and outlines a plan for large-scale system trials to further evaluate the most promising concepts.
Describes the methodology used to develop resource allocation and forward positioning recommendations for the sustainment stock portion of Army pre-positioned stocks, given a specific scenario and budget.
How Fare the Displaced and Returned Residents of New Orleans? Results of an Innovative Pilot Survey — 2010
The Displaced New Orleans Residents Pilot Study shows that it is possible to study this hard-to-survey population to determine rates of return and mental illness among residents who experienced Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
Local police agencies face recruitment and retention challenges. Existing research can help local officials identify what has been learned elsewhere and is applicable to their own situations.