[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]For Immediate Release: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] April 10, 2018 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Contact:[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Ian Savage, TRF President . Ann Warner LLC, TRF VP Public Relations [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text].. 847.491.8241 ipsavage@northwestern.edu 202.230.8017 ann@annwarnerllc.com [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Paper Presented at TRF Shows Autonomous Trucks Could Prevent Over 100 Severe Truck Crashes per Year in Missouri   A study presented at this week’s Annual Transportation Research Forum (TRF) in Minneapolis finds that autonomous trucks could prevent between 117 and 193 severe truck crashes (crashes causing fatalities or injuries) per year in Missouri.  Preventing these crashes would save between 5 and 11 lives per year and prevent between 111 and 182 injuriesRead More →

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]For Immediate Release: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] April 10, 2018 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Contact:[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Ian Savage, TRF President . Ann Warner LLC, TRF VP Public Relations [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text].. 847.491.8241 ipsavage@northwestern.edu 202.230.8017 ann@annwarnerllc.com [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Paper Presented at TRF Shows Light Rail Investment Increases Transit’s Share of Commuting and Adds Jobs   A study presented at this week’s Annual Transportation Research Forum (TRF) in Minneapolis, MN found that investments in light rail transit (LRT) increased the share of commuters using transit and improved labor market outcomes in communities that were served by new transit lines in four metropolitan areas:  Minneapolis, Portland (Oregon), Salt Lake City, and Seattle.  Read More →

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]For Immediate Release: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] April 10, 2018 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Contact:[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Ian Savage, TRF President . Ann Warner LLC, TRF VP Public Relations [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text].. 847.491.8241 ipsavage@northwestern.edu 202.230.8017 ann@annwarnerllc.com [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Paper Presented at TRF Shows Airline Flight Delays Cost Air Passengers $4 Billion per Year A study presented at this week’s Annual Transportation Research Forum (TRF) in Minneapolis finds that airline passengers are willing to pay $1.56 per minute to reduce airline flight delays.   Since there were almost 430 million passenger-hours of flight delays between 2002 and 2012, the consumer welfare cost of flight delays amounts to about $4 billion per year.Read More →

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]For Immediate Release: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] April 10, 2018 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Contact:[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Ian Savage, TRF President . Ann Warner LLC, TRF VP Public Relations [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text].. 847.491.8241 ipsavage@northwestern.edu 202.230.8017 ann@annwarnerllc.com [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Paper Presented at TRF Shows Carbon Taxes May Increase Road Infrastructure Costs   A study presented at this week’s Annual Transportation Research Forum (TRF) in Minneapolis finds that, while carbon taxes reduce vehicle-miles traveled for trucks, and hence reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases, they also lead to increases in vehicle weights, which increase highway pavement damage and road maintenance costs.  Under plausible assumptions, the increase in road maintenance costs can exceed theRead More →

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]For Immediate Release: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] April 10, 2018 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Contact:[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Ian Savage, TRF President . Ann Warner LLC, TRF VP Public Relations [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text].. 847.491.8241 ipsavage@northwestern.edu 202.230.8017 ann@annwarnerllc.com [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Paper Presented at TRF Shows Bicycles in Chicago Offer Trip Times Faster than Transit Competitive with Uber, and More Predictable than Both   A study presented at this week’s Annual Transportation Research Forum in Minneapolis finds that bicycles in Chicago offer trip times that are faster than transit and roughly the same as UberPool, while having trip times that are more reliable than either transit or UberPool.   The study is based on anRead More →