March 2023Vol. 31, No. 1

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Minnesota LTAP partners with the MnDOT Library to operate a state-of-the-art service that can help you track down almost any resource from Minnesota or beyond. Questions? Contact Marilee Tuite, Minnesota LTAP librarian, 612-626-8753,

Improving Safety for Pedestrians and Bicyclists Accessing Transit
FHWA, September 2022
Contains wide-ranging topics related to pedestrian and bicyclist safety and access to transit; intended for transit agencies, state and local roadway owners, and regional organizations.

Driver Compliance With Pedestrian Crossings at Non-signalized Intersections
Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education, September 2022
Studies how driver yielding compliance is affected by various combinations of low-cost crossing treatments and signage configurations.

Iowa Work Zone Data Hub
Iowa State University, October 2022
Details the development and initial rollout of the Iowa Work Zone Data Hub.

Advancing Racial Equity through Federally Funded Public Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Projects: A Data Guide for Local Applicants
Urban Institute, September 2022
Intended for local governments or organizations interested in advancing racial equity through the pursuit of federally funded public transit, bicycle, and pedestrian projects.

Understanding COVID-19’s Impact on Local Transportation Revenue – A Mid-Crisis View from Expert
Mineta Transportation Institute, October 2022
Found that transportation revenue impacts from COVID-19 varied greatly by place, mode, and type of local government.

Applying Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) to Rural Areas
FHWA, October 2022
Provides local and state agencies with resources they can use to explain the benefits of implementing transportation systems management and operations in rural areas.

Rural Connections: Challenges and Opportunities in America's Heartland
TRIP, October 2022
Offers suggestions for improving connectivity and access; addressing road, highway, and bridge conditions; and increasing traffic safety.

NCHRP Research Report 1000: Accessibility Measures in Practice: A Guide for Transportation Agencies
TRB, November 2022
Describes measures of accessibility—defined as the ease with which travelers can reach valued destinations—and how these measures can be implemented by transportation agencies.

NCHRP Research Report 1001/BTSCRP Research Report 2: Framework for Assessing Potential Safety Impacts of Automated Driving Systems
TRB, November 2022
Describes a framework to help state and local agencies assess the safety impact of automated driving systems and guide them on how to adapt the framework for a variety of scenarios.

NCHRP Research Report 1019: Quantifying the Effects of Implements of Husbandry on Pavements
TRB, November 2022
Presents mechanistic-based procedures and rudimentary software for estimating the effects of implements of husbandry on flexible and rigid pavements.

Transportation Research Circular E-C280: Glossary of Terms for Balanced Design of Asphalt Mixtures
TRB, November 2022
Provides a reference document for usage of Balanced Mix Design terminology by the asphalt mixtures community in the United States.