Journal of Transportation and Statistics

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Letter to the Editor 
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Paper 1  Assessing the Impact of SpeedLimit Increases on Fatal Interstate Crashes by Sandy Balkin and J. Keith Ord 
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Table 1  Significant Changes in Predicted Accident Rates Attributed to the SpeedLimit Increases on Rural Interstates 
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Table 2  Significant Changes in Predicted Accident Rates Attributed to the SpeedLimit Increases on Urban Interstates 
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Table 3  Predicted Number of Fatal Crashes Attributed to the SpeedLimit Increase on Rural Interstates 
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Table 4  Predicted Number of Fatal Crashes Attributed to the SpeedLimit Increase on Urban Interstates 
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Figure 1  Rural Arizona Crashes (Actual series and level component, Seasonal component, Irregular component) 
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Figure 2  Aggregate Fatal Crashes: Rural, Urban, and All 
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Figure 3  Significance Levels of Responses to the First SpeedLimit Change (1987) on Rural Interstates 
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Figure 4  Significance Levels of Responses to the Second SpeedLimit Change (1996) on Rural Interstates 
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Figure 5  Significance Levels of Responses to the SpeedLimit Change (1996) on Urban Interstates 
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Figure 6  Significance Levels of Seasonal Components for Fatal Accidents on Rural Interstates 
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Figure 7  Significance Levels of Seasonal Components for Fatal Accidents on Urban Interstates 
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Discussion: Johannes Ledolter 
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Discussion: Michael Fontaine, Tongbin Teresa Qu, Karl Zimmerman, and Clifford Spiegelman 
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Figure 1  Injury Crashes per Month on Rural Interstate Highways in Texas, 19921999 
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Figure 2  Injury Crashes per Month and Injury Crashes during Icy or Snowy Weather on Rural Interstate Highways in Texas, 19921999 
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Discussion: Andrew Harvey 
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Figure 1  Series for Rural and Urban Arizona with Levels Estimated by a Bivariate Model 
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Rejoinder: Sandy Balkin and J. Keith Ord 
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Paper 2  Accounting for Uncertainty in Estimates of Total Traffic Volume: An Empirical Bayes Approach by Gary Davis and Shimin Yang 
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Table 1  Evaluation of 90% Prediction Intervals: First Factor Group 
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Table 2  Evaluation of 90% Prediction Intervals: Second Factor Group 
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Table 3  Evaluation of 90% Prediction Intervals: Third Factor Group 
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Paper 3  Creating LandUse Scenarios by Cluster Analysis for Regional LandUse and Transportation Sketch Planning by Joshua Smith and Mitsuru Saito 
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Table 1  GeoProcessing® Steps Used in Preparing LandUse Data for Cluster Analysis 
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Table 2  Input Parameters for 38 Trial Cluster Analyses on LandUse Distress 
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Table 3  LandUse Distribution in Percent of the Clustered LandUse Scenarios for 343 Wasatch Front Region Planning Districts 
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Sub Table 2 
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Sub Table 3 
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Figure 1  Map of the Study Area and 343 Districts for the Largely Developable Areas of the Wasatch Front Region 
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Figure 2  Land Use in the Wasatch Front Region 
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Figure 3  Classification of LandUse Scenarios for 343 Districts Using Single Linkage 
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Figure 4  Final Classification of LandUse Scenarios for 343 Districts Using Cluster Analysis 
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Paper 4  Three Faces of Eve: How Engineers, Economists, and Planners Variously View Congestion Control, Demand Management, and Mobility Enhancement Strategies by Erik Ferguson 
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Table 1  Performance Measures 
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Table 2  Authors and Data 
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Table 3  Semantic Scales 
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Table 4  Regression Results 
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Table 5  Variable Correlations 
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Table 6  Outliers 
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Table A1 Arnold Data 
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Table A2 Downs Data 
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Table A3 Zupan Data 
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Table B1 Arnold Model 
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Table B2 Downs Model 
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Table B3 Zupan Model 
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Table C1 Arnold Output 
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Table C2 Downs Output 
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Table C3 Zupan Output 
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Paper 5  Loglinear Models and GoodnessofFit Statistics for Train Waybill Data by Herbert Lee and Kert Viele 
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Table 1  Cross Validation GoodnessofFit Statistics for the Top Models 
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Paper 6  Estimation and Evaluation of Full Marginal Costs of Highway Transportation in New Jersey by Kaan Ozbay, Bekir Bartin, and Joseph Berechman 
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Table 1  Major Cost Categories and Data Sources 
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Table 2  Results of Regression of Depreciation Cost 
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Table 3  Operating Costs 
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Table 4  Contribution Percentages of Operating Cost Categories 
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Table 5  Accident Occurrence Rate Regression Analyses Results 
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Table 6  Accident Costs by Type 
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Table 7  Cost of Each Pollutant Type 
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Table 8  Housing Value in New Jersey 
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Table 9  Data Fitting for ORMC Values Given for Peak and OffPeak Hours with Different VOT Values 
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Table 10  Full Marginal Cost by Categories for a Trip Distance Range of 9 to 15 Miles 
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Table 11  Fuel Prices and Percent Taxes in European Countries 
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Figure 1  Hypothetical Marginal and Average Costs of Highway Transportation 
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Figure 2  ORMC Calculation Process 
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Figure 3  User Cost Categories 
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Figure 4  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Trip Distance for Peak and OffPeak Hours (VOT = $7.6) 
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Figure 5  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Trip Distance for Peak and OffPeak Hours (VOT = $32.3) 
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Figure 6  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During Peak Hours for a Trip Distance of Two Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. LocalCollector Highway 
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Figure 7  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During OffPeak Hours for a Trip Distance of Two Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. LocalCollector Highway 
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Figure 8  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During Peak Hours for a Trip Distance of Two Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. Minor Arterial Highway 
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Figure 9  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During OffPeak Hours for a Trip Distance of Two Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. Minor Arterial Highway 
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Figure 10  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During Peak Hours for a Trip Distance of Seven Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. Principal Arterial 
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Figure 11  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During Peak Hours for a Trip Distance of 25 Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. InterstateFreewayExpressway 
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Figure 12  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Highway Functional Type Percentage During Peak Hours for a Trip Distance of 25 Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. Principal Arterial Highway 
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Figure 13  ORMC Distribution with Respect to Degree of Urbanization During Peak Hours for a Trip Distance of 40 Miles (VOT = $7.6): Marginal Cost vs. Degree of Urbanization 
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Guidelines for Manuscript Submission 
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Back Cover 
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