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Problem 2P:

Arrange an interview with a transportation professional in your city or state (that is, someone...

Problem 4P:

Identify one significant transportation event that occurred in your city or state. Discuss the...

Problem 5P:

Describe how transportation influenced the initial settlement and subsequent development of your...

Problem 6P:

Describe your state's transportation infrastructure. Include both passenger and freight...

Problem 7P:

What is the total number of miles of public roadways in your state? What percentage of the highway...

Problem 8P:

Estimate the number of personal motor vehicles in your city or state. What is the total number of...

Problem 9P:

How many railroad trains pass through your city each week? What percentage of these are passenger...

Problem 10P:

Compare the extent of the U.S. railroad system of today with that of 100 years ago. What changes...

Problem 11P:

What proportion of American household expenditures is associated with transportation, and what is...

Problem 12P:

Identify an ITS project or application that is underway in your home state. Describe the project,...

Problem 13P:

Most Departments of Transportation incorporate at least five major transportation engineering...

Problem 14P:

List four major detrimental effects that are directly related to the construction and use of our...

Problem 15P:

Cite four statistics that demonstrate the importance of transportation in the United States.

Problem 16P:

A state has a population of 17 million people and an average ownership of 1.1 cars per person, each...

Problem 17P:

Select a single event in Table 1.1 and explain why this is a significant achievement in the history...

Problem 18P:

Name and describe the first successful turnpike effort in the newly independent United States of...

Problem 19P:

What mode of transportation was the primary contributor to the demise of road construction in the...

Problem 20P:

What mode of transportation succeeded the mode noted in Problem 1-19, and what advantages did it...

Chapter 1 - The Profession Of TransportationChapter 2 - Transportation Systems And OrganizationsChapter 3 - Characteristics Of The Driver, The Pedestrian, The Bicyclist, The Vehicle, and The RoadChapter 4 - Traffic Engineering StudiesChapter 5 - Highway SafetyChapter 6 - Fundamental Principles Of Traffic FlowChapter 7 - Intersection DesignChapter 8 - Intersection ControlChapter 9 - Capacity And Level Of Service For Highway SegmentsChapter 10 - Capacity And Level Of Service At Signalized Intersections

Chapter 11 - The Transportation Planning ProcessChapter 12 - Forecasting Travel DemandChapter 13 - Evaluating Transportation AlternativesChapter 14 - Highway Surveys And LocationChapter 15 - Geometric Design Of Highway FacilitiesChapter 16 - Highway DrainageChapter 17 - Soil Engineering For Highway DesignChapter 18 - Bituminous MaterialsChapter 19 - Design Of Flexible Highway PavementsChapter 20 - Design Of Rigid PavementsChapter 21 - Pavement Management

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