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Guide to the Transportation Center Research and Consulting Reports 1966/1982

Overview of the Collection

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Transportation Center

Title:

Transportation Center Research and Consulting Reports

Dates:

1966-1982

Size:

9.00

Repository:

Northwestern University Archives

Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Abstract:

This series fills three boxes and is comprised of research and consulting reports published or issued by the Northwestern University Transportation Center. Although the series spans the years from 1966-1982, the majority date from the period 1977-1982.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Transportation Center

Topical Term

Local transit-- Economic aspects

Urban transportation--Economic aspects

Urban transportation--Research

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Northwestern University Transportation Library transferred these reports to the University Archives along with a body of Traffic Institute Course Records (Accession #84-132).

Processing Information

Processor: Harry Craan; October 4, 1985.

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Arrangement of Materials

Reports are arranged in boxes alphabetically according to surname of primary author or name of authoring group or agency.

Scope and Contents

This series fills three boxes and is comprised of research and consulting reports published or issued by the Northwestern University Transportation Center. Although the series spans the years from 1966-1982, the majority date from the period 1977-1982.

Included in the series are economic analyses of mass transit and transportation networks as well as reports which focus on consumer transportation needs and perceptions. Some multiple volume reports may be found in the series. Reports are arranged in boxes alphabetically according to surname of primary author or name of authoring group or agency.

INVENTORY

Addition 1

1958-1982

Acquisition Information

Northwestern University Transportation Library transferred these reports to the University Archives along with a body of Traffic Institute Course Records (Accession #84-132).

Conditions governing access

None.

Processor

Barry Beckman; October 17, 1985

Scope and Contents

These additions are comprised of research and consulting reports published or issued by the Northwestern University Transportation Center. The Reports date between 1958 and 1982. They concern the same basic topics addressed by the reports arranged in the first three boxes of the series. These reports are arranged alphabetically according to the surname of the primary author or the name of the authoring agency. One oversize report has been placed at the end of the series.

Box 4

Folder 1

Competition Under Uneven Regulation

ca. 1964

Scope and Contents

By David Alexander and Leon N. Moses.

Box 4

Folder 2

Broadening the Concept of Marketing: An Application to Public Enterprise

January, 1972

Scope and Contents

By John A. Bailey.

Box 4

Folder 3

Labor Migration and Regional Development in Ghana

January, 1966

Scope and Contents

By Ralph E. Beals, Mildred B. Levy, Carmen F Menzes, and Leon N. Moses.

Box 4

Folder 4

Improving the Reliability of Bus Service: A Catalog of Possible Strategies

April, 1978

Scope and Contents

By Steven Blume and Mark A. Turnquist.

Box 4

Folder 5

Control of Service Reliability in Urban Bus Networks (Simulation Model Users Manual)

January, 1979

Scope and Contents

By Larry A. Bowman and Mark A. Turnquist.

Box 4

Folder 6

On the Economics of Motor Carrier Regulation

ca. 1982

Box 4

Folder 7

"Choice Constraints Oriented Modeling: Alternative Approaches to Travel Behavior"

November 1, 1978

Scope and Contents

By Pat Burnett.

Box 4

Folder 8

"A Rationale for an Alternative Mathamatical Paradigm for Movement as Complex Human Behavior"

August 9, 1978

Scope and Contents

By Pat Burnett and Susan Hanson.

Box 4

Folder 9

Equipment Scheduling in River System Transportation

December, 1966

Scope and Contents

By A. Victor Cabot and Arthur P. Hurter Jr.

Box 4

Folder 10

Puerto Rican Shipping and the U. S. Maritime Laws: An Economic Appraisal

October, 1965

Note:

Due to its non-standard size, this report has been filed at the end of the series.

Scope and Contents

By R. W. Clower and John R. Harris.

Box 4

Folder 11

A Hybrid Cost Function: An Integration of "Statistical" and "Engineering" Approaches to Cost Analysis for Railroads

ca. 1980

Scope and Contents

By A. F. Daughety.

Box 4

Folder 12

Stochastic Production and Cost/Production Duality

November, 1978

Scope and Contents

By A. F. Daughety.

Box 4

Folder 13

Simulation Optimization Using Response Surfaces Based on Spline Approximations

November, 1979

Scope and Contents

By A. F. Daughety and M. A. Turnquist.

Box 4

Folder 14

Manpower Profiles, Manpower Allocation and Labor Relations in Transportation, With Special Reference to the Trucking Industry

December, 1965

Scope and Contents

By George Delehanty and D. K. Patton.

Box 5

Folder 1

Monitoring Urban Travel

August, 1966

Scope and Contents

By W. L. Garrison and R. D. Worrall.

Box 5

Folder 2

Report on Local Passenger Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri

ca. 1980

Scope and Contents

By Scott A. Greer, Gilbert M. James, and Milton Davis.

Box 5

Folder 3

Testing the Accuracy, Usefulness, and Significance of of Probabilistic Choice Models: An Information Theoretic Approach

April 19, 1976

Scope and Contents

By John R. Hauser.

Box 5

Folder 4

Transportation and the Spacial Distrobution of Economic Activity

ca. 1963

Scope and Contents

By Arthur P. Hurter and Leon N. Moses.

Box 5

Folder 5

Road Capital Cost Functions: Theory and Estimation

October, 1969

Scope and Contents

By Anthony R. Kane and Edward K. Morlok.

Box 5

Folder 6

The Nature of Measuring Highway Benefits: An Analytical Framework

June, 1960

Scope and Contents

By Herbert Mohring.

Box 5

Folder 7

Rail Transit Costs

November, 1965

Scope and Contents

By Edward K. Morlok.

Box 5

Folder 8

Railroad Freight Train Scheduling: A Mathematical Programming Formation

May, 1970

Scope and Contents

Edward K. Morlok and Richard K. Peterson.

Box 5

Folder 9

The Effectivness and Feasability of a TRISNET Regional Center in Information Transformation Transfer

October, 1975

Scope and Contents

By Gusave J. Rath.

Box 5

Folder 10

Non-Residential Trip Generation Analysis

November, 1965

Scope and Contents

By Paul W. Shuldiner.

Box 5

Folder 11

Analysis of Urban Transportation Research

November, 1966

Scope and Contents

By J. Snell and P. Shuldiner.

Box 5

Folder 12

Prices of Used Commercial Aircraft 1959-1965

February. 1959

Scope and Contents

By Stephen P. Sobotka, Paul G. Keat, Constance Schnabel, Margaret Wiesenfeld.

Box 5

Folder 13

Factors Affecting the Retirement of Commercial Transport Jet Aircraft

August, 1979

Scope and Contents

By Frank A. Spencer.

Box 6

Folder 1

A Reappraisal of Transport Aircraft Needs 1985-2000: Perceptions of Airline Management in a Changing Economic, Regulatory, and Technological Environment

ca. 1982

Scope and Contents

By Frank A. Spencer.

Box 6

Folder 2

Factors Affecting the Retirement of Commercial Transport Jet Aircraft

ca. 1978

Scope and Contents

By Frank A. Spencer and Joseph A. Swanson.

Box 6

Folder 3

Final Report to Amtrak on Intercity Passenger Forecasting From National Travel Survey Data of 1972

September, 1976

Scope and Contents

By Peter R. Stopher and Joseph N. Prashker.

Box 6

Folder 4

Principals of Urban Transportation Pricing

ca. 1968

Scope and Contents

By Robert H. Strotz.

Box 6

Folder 5

Further Comments on the Analysis of Non-Residential Trip Generation

November, 1966

Scope and Contents

By Edwin N. Thomas, Frank E. Horton, and John W. Dickey.

Box 6

Folder 6

Analysis of Airline Pilot Earnings

March, 1958

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 6

Folder 7

Documentation of the Data Collected in Surveys Described in the Report Entitled: A Method for Assessing Pricing and Structural Changes on Transport Mode Use

May, 1977

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 6

Folder 8

Intercity Travel Data Search

July, 1975

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 6

Folder 9

A Method for Understanding and Predicting Destination Choices

May, 1977

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 6

Folder 10

The Nature and Measurement of Highway Benefits: An Analytical Framework

May 1, 1960

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 7

Folder 1

The Operation and Regulation of Taxicabs in the City of Chicago

March 27, 1958

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 7

Folder 2

Transportation and the New Cities

October, 1965

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 7

Folder 3

Control of Service Reliability in Transit Networks - Final Report

January, 1979

Scope and Contents

By Mark A. Turnquist and Larry A. Bowman.

Box 7

Folder 4

Process Models for Railroad Operations

March, 1978

Scope and Contents

By Mark A. Turnquist and Leon T. Gray.

Box 7

Folder 5

Two Approaches to the Estimation of Shipment Models for Country Grain Elevators

December, 1978

Scope and Contents

By Thomas Zlatoper.

Addition 2

1960, 1981

The following two reports were added to existing series: A Maximum Expected Covering Location Model: Formulation, Properties and Heuristic Solution, February, 1981. By Mark S. Daskin. (Added to Box 1) The demand for Air Cargo Transportation: A Pilot Study, August, 1960. By Constance Schnabel and Allen R. Ferguson. (Added to Box 5)

Processor

Kevin B. Leonard; December 5, 1985.

Addition 3

1962-1987

Acquisition Information

The Northwestern Transportation Library transferred these reports to University Archives on August 25, 1989 (Accession #89-162).

Conditions governing access

None.

Processor

Stephen Brown; September 22, 1989.

Scope and Contents

These additions are comprised of research and consulting reports published or issued by the Northwestern University Transportation Center. The reports date from 1962 and 1987. They concern the same basic topics addressed by the reports arranged in the first three boxes of the series. These reports are arranged alphabetically according to the surname of the primary author or the name of the authoring agency.

Box 8

Folder 1

The problems of Mass Transport in the Metropolitan Area

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By John A. Bailey and Richard M. Michaels.

Box 8

Folder 2

The Location of Transportation Routes: Connections Between Three Points

1962

Scope and Contents

By N. A. Boukidis, David Boyce, W. L. Garrison, and Waldo Tobler.

Box 8

Folder 3

Determination of Optimum Route Connecting Two Locations

1963

Scope and Contents

By David E. Boyce.

Box 8

Folder 4

A Bibliography of Compilations of National Aggregates on Transportation Stocks and Flows

1962

Scope and Contents

By David E. Boyce.

Box 8

Folder 5

The Generation of Synthetic Transportation Networks

1962

Scope and Contents

By David E. Boyce.

Box 8

Folder 6

Optimal Pricing with Multiple Services and Fixed Costs

1985

Scope and Contents

By Ronald Braeutigam.

Box 8

Folder 7

An Analysis of Fully Distributed Cost Pricing in Regulated Industries

1979

Scope and Contents

By Ronald R. Braeutigam.

Box 8

Folder 8

Non-Utility-Maximising Models of Special Choice within Time-Geographic Constraints

1978

Scope and Contents

By Pat Burnett.

Box 8

Folder 9

An Alternative Approach to Travel Demand Modeling: Constraints-Oriented Theories and Women's Roles

1978

Scope and Contents

By Pat Burnett.

Box 8

Folder 10

Airline Labor Relations Under Deregulation: From Ogilopoly to Competition - And Return?

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By Frank H. Cassell and Frank A. Spencer.

Box 8

Folder 11

A Langrangian Relaxation Approach to Assigning Aircraft to Routes in Hub and Spoke Networks

1987

Scope and Contents

By Mark S. Daskin and Nicholas D. Panayotopoulos.

Box 8

Folder 12

Approaches to the Development of a Forecasting Capability for National and Regional Transportation Systems

1962

Scope and Contents

By W. L. Garrison and D. F. Marble.

Box 8

Folder 13

International and Interregional Comparative Studies

1962

Scope and Contents

By Karel J. Kansky.

Box 8

Folder 14

Perceptual Maps of Destinations and Characteristics based on Similarities Data

1977

Scope and Contents

By Frank Koppelman, Joseph Prashker, and Bruce Bagamery.

Box 8

Folder 15

Development of Methods for Improved management of Statewide Program and Project Planning

1975

Scope and Contents

By Frank S. Koppelman and Joseph Schofer.

Box 9

Folder 1

Household Travel Behaviour Study

1972

Scope and Contents

By Duane F. Marble, Perry O. Hanson III, and Susan E. Hanson.

Box 9

Folder 2

Major Studies of Railroad Costs: A Review

1976

Scope and Contents

By Henry McFarland.

Box 9

Folder 3

Time Series Analysis of Transportation Development: A Pilot Study of the Demand for Transportation in the United States

1962

Scope and Contents

By E. D. Perle.

Box 9

Folder 4

The Demand for Transportation

1963

Scope and Contents

By Eugene D. Perle.

Box 9

Folder 5

Studies in the Geometry of Transportation

1962

Scope and Contents

By W. R. Tobler.

Box 9

Folder 6

Public Transportation in the Chicago Region: Present Performance and Future Potential

1973

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 9

Folder 7

The Structure of Transportation Networks

1961

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 9

Folder 8

Transportation Geography Research

1960

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 9

Folder 9

Long Range Research in Individual Transportation Systems

1964

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 9

Folder 10

A Systems Study to Develop Techniques for Improving the Allocation of Freight Cars

1967

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 9

Folder 11

Advisory Panel Review Materials: Summaries of Working Papers and Copies of Discussion Charts

1976

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 9

Folder 12

An Annotated Bibliography on Urban Goods Movement

1972

Scope and Contents

By Peter L. Watson.

Box 1

Folder 1

The Great Metropolis, its Past and Future

1978

Scope and Contents

By Alex Anas and Leon N. Moses.

Box 1

Folder 2

Mode Choice, Transport Structure and Urban Land Use

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By Alex Anas and Leon N. Moses.

Box 1

Folder 3

The Economics of Governments' Policies Twoard Liner Shipping

August, 1978

Scope and Contents

By Robert C. Baesemann, Leon Moses and John Roberts.

Box 1

Folder 4

The Estimation of Hybrid Cost Function for a Railroad Firm

April, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Ronald R. Braeutigam, Andrew F. Daughety, and Mark A Turnquist.

Box 1

Folder 5

The Detirmination of Railroad Costs: Regulatory Issues, Economic Analysis, and Accounting Perspectives

June, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Ronald R. Braeutigam and and Joseph A. Swanson,

Box 1

Folder 6

A Mathematical Model of Supertanker Lightering Operations

October, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Mark S. Daskin and C. Michael Walton.

Box 1

Folder 7

Routing and Dispatching Multiple Vehicles to an Emergency Scene

November, 1982

Scope and Contents

By Mark S. Daskin and Ali Haghani.

Box 1

Folder 8

Development of Hybrid Cost Functions from Engineering and Statistical Techniques: The Case of Rail

August, 1979

Scope and Contents

By Andrew F. Daughety and Mark A. Turnquist.

Box 1

Folder 9

Development of Hybrid Cost Functions from Engineering and Statistical Techniques: The Case of Rail - First Year Final Report

January, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Andrew F. Daughety and Mark A. Turnquist.

Box 1

Folder 10

Budget Constrained Optimization of Simulation Models Via Estimation of their Response Surface

April, 1979

Note:

Revised July, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Andrew F. Daughety and Mark A. Turnquist.

Box 1

Folder 11

An Introduction to the Study of Technological Change and its Consequences for Regional and Community Development

August, 1966

Scope and Contents

By Colin A. Gannon, Paul J. Uselding, David I. Farrell, and Edwin N. Thomas.

Box 1

Folder 12

Data Systems Requirements of Urban and Regional Policy Models

October, 1966

Scope and Contents

By W. L. Garrison, E. N. Thomas, and R. D. Worrall.

Box 1

Folder 13

Consumer Views of Transportation in Evanston: A Report Based on Focus Group Interviews

June, 1977

Scope and Contents

By John R. Hauser, Alice M. Tybout, and Frank S. Koppelman.

Box 1

Folder 14

The Development and Implementation of a Questionaire to Detirmine the Consumer Wants and Needs

June, 1977

Scope and Contents

By John R. Hauser, Alice M. Tybout, and Frank S. Koppelman.

Box 1

Folder 15

Demand for Bus Transportation in Suburbs and Satelite Cities of Metropolitan Areas

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By Seiko Higa.

Box 1

Folder 16

Amtrak - Ten Years of Controversy - A Guide to the Literature

August, 1982

Scope and Contents

By Ronald Dale Karr.

Box 1

Folder 17

Personnel Staffing Ratios Survey in the Railroad Industry

July, 1975

Scope and Contents

By Hal W. Hrueger.

Box 1

Folder 18

Preliminary Analysis of Perceptions, Preferences, Beliefs, and Usage of Transportation Services for Travel to Downtown Evanston

June, 1977

Scope and Contents

By Frank S. Koppelman, John R. Hauser, Alice M. Tybout, and Eric I. Pas.

Box 1

Folder 19

For Travel to Work or School

June, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Frank S. Koppelman and Patricia K. Lyon.

Box 1

Folder 20

Estimating a Sort Run Hedonic Railroad Cost Function Using Instrumental Variables

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By Henry McFarland

Box 1

Folder 21

A Multiple-Mode Transportation Network Design Model Volumes I and II

August, 1969

Scope and Contents

By E. K. Morlok, N. L. Nihan, and R. F. Sullivan.

Box 2

Folder 1

A Multiple-Mode Transportation Network Design Model Volume III

August, 1969

Scope and Contents

By E. K. Morlok, N. L. Nihan, R. F. Sullivan.

Box 2

Folder 2

A Multiple-Mode Transportation Network Design Model Volume IV

August, 1969

Scope and Contents

By E. K. Morlok and W. T. Olsen.

Box 2

Folder 3

Final Report on the Development of a Geographic Transportation Network Generation and Evaluation Model

August, 1969

Note:

Chapters 1-3, 4-7, 8-11, 12, 13, 14 and 15

Scope and Contents

By E. K. Morlok, E. N. Thomas, et. al.

Box 3

Folder 1

The Effect of Reduced Fares for the Edlerly on Transit System Routes

March, 1971

Scope and Contents

By Edward K. Morlok, Walter M. Kulash, and Hugo L. Vandersypen.

Box 3

Folder 2

Research Needs in Public Transit System Operations

March, 1973

Scope and Contents

By Edward K. Morlok.

Box 3

Folder 3

Regional Analysis: The Search for a Model of Intra-National Trade and Factor Mobility

August, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Leon N. Moses.

Box 3

Folder 4

Consumer Oriented Transportation Service Planning Report5- Models of Consumer Travel Choice Behaviour: Technical Report

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By Eric I. Pas and Frank S. Koppelman.

Box 3

Folder 5

Does This Bus go to the Future? Some Thoughts on the Future of Urban Public Transit

September, 1982

Scope and Contents

By Joseph L. Schofer.

Box 3

Folder 6

Long-Range Urban Transportation Planning: Are We Creating New Life or Resuscitating a Dinasaur?

October, 1982

Scope and Contents

By. Joseph L. Schofer.

Box 3

Folder 7

A Method for Assessing Pricing and Structural Changes on Transit Mode Use

September, 1974

Scope and Contents

By Professor Peter R. Stopher, Professor Peter L. Watson and Professor Jean M. Blin.

Box 3

Folder 8

Consumer Analysis and Strategies - Final Report

June, 1977

Scope and Contents

By The Consumer-Oriented Transportation Service Planning Group.

Box 3

Folder 9

Development of Experimental Design Methodology for Evaluating Mass Transit Demonstrations: An Application to the Seattle Express Bus Service Demonstration Project - Volume 1: Executive Summary Main Report, Volume 2: Appendicies

September, 1973

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 3

Folder 10

A Cooperative Effort to Develop a Corporate Strategic Plan

n.d.

Scope and Contents

By The Transportation Center.

Box 3

Folder 11

Consumer-Oriented Transportation Service: Modification and Evaluation - Final Report

April, 1980

Scope and Contents

By Alice M. Tybout, Frank S. Koppelman, and the Consumer-Oriented Transportation Service Group.