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First Annual Portland Metropolitan Region Transportation System Performance Report, Brian Gregor, Sonoko Endo, Christopher Michael Monsere, Jennifer Dill, Jacob Baglien Sep 2004

First Annual Portland Metropolitan Region Transportation System Performance Report, Brian Gregor, Sonoko Endo, Christopher Michael Monsere, Jennifer Dill, Jacob Baglien

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

Our transportation system is a key ingredient in the economy, quality of life and urban fabric of the Portland metropolitan area. It has been stated in the past that it is not possible to manage our transportation system tomorrow unless we understand how it is performing today. In this spirit, the Portland State University Center for Transportation Studies has been working with regional and statewide partners to develop new capabilities to measure, monitor and track the performance of the transportation system in real time and using archived data sources. We believe that it is possible to leverage these disparate data ...


Impacts And Issues Related To Proposed Changes In Oregon's Interstate Speed Limits, Final Report, Christopher Michael Monsere, Craig D. Newgard, Jennifer Dill, Anthony M. Rufolo, Elizabeth Wemple, Robert L. Bertini, Craig Milliken Sep 2004

Impacts And Issues Related To Proposed Changes In Oregon's Interstate Speed Limits, Final Report, Christopher Michael Monsere, Craig D. Newgard, Jennifer Dill, Anthony M. Rufolo, Elizabeth Wemple, Robert L. Bertini, Craig Milliken

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

The 2003 Oregon Legislature enacted revisions to the statutes governing maximum speed limits on interstate highways in Oregon (House Bill 2661). The legislature authorized a maximum posted speed of 70 miles per hour (mph) for passenger vehicles and 65 mph for heavy commercial vehicles (trucks) on interstate highways. Current maximums are 65 mph for passenger cars and 55 mph for trucks. Subsequently, the Oregon Transportation Commission required a report documenting the expected impacts to a wide range of policy issues. This report presents the results of a comprehensive literature review, analysis of existing data, and expert interpretation of this information ...


Scrapping Old Cars, Jennifer Dill Apr 2004

Scrapping Old Cars, Jennifer Dill

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

Examines the effectiveness of vehicle buy-back programs such as the Bay Area Quality Management District's vehicle buy-back program, the largest publicly-funded scrapping program in the country. Attempts to identify who participates in such programs, and what the effects of participation are on efforts to reduce the amount of pollution generated by older vehicles.