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Author: Louis Schultz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: final, report, study, funding, state, transportation, pennsylvania
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437934420
ISBN-13: 9781437934427

It is becoming increasingly difficult for the PA Dept. of Transportation, transit agencies, and local governments to deliver transportation services that meet transportation needs within current funding constraints. The state Transportation Advisory Comm. examined how transportation is currently financed and evaluated alternatives that realistically account for changing economic conditions. This analysis focused primarily on highways, bridges and public transportation. This study quantifies the impact and extent of the problem, and offers findings and recommendations for consideration by PennD

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: transportation, nonmotorized, authorized, status, enhancements, billion
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 1996-06
ISBN-10: 0788175556
ISBN-13: 9780788175558

Covers (1) How do the obligation rates for transportation enhancement funds for FY 19921995 compare with the obligation rates for other major highway programs? (2) How do the obligation rates for transportation enhancement funds vary by state, and what factors have affected that states' use of these funds? (3) What types of projects are being funded with transportation enhancement funds? and (4) What are stakeholders' views on reauthorizing the transportation enhancement set-aside? An analysis of national data and interviews with transportation officials in 16 states.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: transportation, needed, command, streamlining, defense
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 1996-07
ISBN-10: 0788130161
ISBN-13: 9780788130168

Determines whether the Department of Defense (DOD) can provide efficient & effective defense transportation in a changing national security environment. Specifically, it determines whether DOD is providing cost-effective & efficient transportation; what factors drive transportation costs; & whether any actions are necessary to ensure a successful reengineering of defense transportation that will improve efficiency & reduce costs. Ten charts, tables & graphs.

Author: Stephen M. Lord
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: actions, performance, measure, additional, efforts, enhance, coordination, risk, security, transportation, tsa, manage, surface, improve
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437932649
ISBN-13: 9781437932645

Terrorist attacks on surface transportation facilities in Moscow, Mumbai, London, and Madrid caused casualties and highlighted the vulnerability of such systems. The Transportation Security Admin. (TSA) is the primary fed. agency responsible for security of transportation systems. This testimony focuses on the extent to which: (1) DHS has used risk management in strengthening surface transportation security; (2) TSA has coordinated its strategy and efforts for securing surface transportation with stakeholders; (3) TSA has measured the effectiveness of its surface transportation security-improv

Authors: Nancy Y. Moore, Mary E. Chenoweth, Elaine Reardon
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: contract, payment, transactions, analyses, spending, dod, transportation, estimating
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833041649
ISBN-13: 9780833041647

In FY 2003, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) spent nearly $7 billion on transportation, travel, and relocation services from commercial enterprises. Given a continuing need to make the most of existing resources, including those used for transportation, the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) asked the RAND Corporation to conduct a spend analysis of transportation purchases. This analysis of combined individual contracting action report (DD350) and PowerTrack (PT) data indicates that DoD has additional opportunities to leverage transportation spending, particularly where it uses tenders

Author: Mark Corrales Michael Grant Evelyn Chan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: aviation, marine, transport, rail, highway, environmental, impacts, transportation, indicators
Number of Pages: 269
Published: 2000-09-01
ISBN-10: 0756702062
ISBN-13: 9780756702069

Presents quantitative national estimates of the magnitude of transportation's impacts on the environment. It is the most comprehensive compilation of environmental & transportation data to date. Addresses all primary modes of transportation (highway, rail, aviation, & maritime transport) & all environmental media (air, water, & land resources), & covers the full life-cycle” of transportation, from construction of infrastructure & manufacture of vehicles to disposal of vehicles & parts. The impacts of transportation extend beyond the air quality impacts of vehicle travel. Presents a framework

Author: Stephen M. Lord
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: transportation, update, congressional, testimony, status, credential, security, worker, identification
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437910068
ISBN-13: 9781437910063

U.S. transportation systems and the estimated 4,000 transportation facilities move over 30 million tons of freight and provide an estimated 1.1 billion passenger trips each day. Since 2001 the Transp. Security Admin. (TSA) has protected these systems and facilities from terrorist attack. One program TSA utilizes is the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program, through which a common credential is being developed for transportation workers with access to secure areas. Ultimately planned for all transportation sectors, TSA is initially focusing the TWIC program on the marit
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