Researcher identified traffic management strategies to improve crossing time reliability at commercial land ports of entry (LPOEs). They also successfully evaluated the strategies using two scenarios–an appointment scenario and a demand spreading scenario–using a microscopic traffic simulation model that the researchers developed for the Ysleta Zaragoza LPOE.
This report presents findings of a study examining the park, cross, and ride parking behavior. Before this study, no research had been performed to evaluate the cost and the benefits. This study does so with a cost-benefit analysis examining different scenarios.
This report presents a model capable of forecasting future commodity trading between the United States and Mexico based on the historical import and export data. The incorporation of these forecasts into the U.S.-Mexico Border Freight Traffic Trends yearly report will benefit transportation and trade agencies, as well as the private sector, by providing a better understanding of future tendencies in border trade dynamics.
Climate change is happening. Rising global average temperatures have been documented beyond a reasonable scientific doubt. And those same rigorous empirical standards are predicting this trend will continue. [Read more…] about Climate Trends and Transportation