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Impacts of Toll Roads on the Regional Economy: Suggested Measures

Impacts of Toll Roads on the Regional Economy: Suggested Measures

Date: July 2006
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, examines the type of metrics that can be employed in evaluating the economic, developmental, and fiscal impacts of toll roads.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Labor Market Assessment for Southern Dallas with Emphasis on Key Target Industries

Labor Market Assessment for Southern Dallas with Emphasis on Key Target Industries

Date: September 2004
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, examines selected characteristics of the labor force available to firms located in the southern area of the City of Dallas, Texas. The report also compares occupational hiring patterns for a specified group of industries selected as targets of opportunity for recruitment and economic development efforts of the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce along with matching labor force availability. In assessing labor force availability and characteristics, we have relied on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor at the zip code level.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
A Look at the Economic and Demographic Projections for the City of Denton

A Look at the Economic and Demographic Projections for the City of Denton

Date: April 2008
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, examines key demographic and economic characteristics of the City of Denton, Texas, including current and future population growth trends and employment outlook.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Sales Tax Revenue in the City of Arlington, Texas: Historical Review and Projections

Sales Tax Revenue in the City of Arlington, Texas: Historical Review and Projections

Date: January 2006
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, is a quarter-by-quarter projection of sales tax revenue for the City of Arlington, Texas through 2010. Several statistical approaches are used including autoregressive moving average (ARIMA) models, seasonal exponential smoothing, and ordinary least squares (OLS) regression analysis based on unemployment data.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
The Statewide Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Texas Woman's University

The Statewide Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Texas Woman's University

Date: September 2005
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Description: This document reports the findings of an analysis conducted by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research of the statewide economic and fiscal impacts of Texas Woman's University (TWU) campuses in Denton, Dallas, and Houston.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Evaluating the Impact of Transit-Oriented Development

Evaluating the Impact of Transit-Oriented Development

Date: October 2010
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Ruggierre, Paul; Bomba, Michael; Arndt, Jeffrey C.; Li, Jianling; Edrington, Suzie et al.
Description: This report examines the impact of transit-oriented development. Transit-oriented development (TOD) is an increasingly popular urban form. Based on a survey of residents of TOD projects in areas served by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Fort Worth T, and Capital Metro (Austin) rail transit, moving into TOD decreases VMT by an average of 15 percent, or about 3,500 miles per year, which impacts TxDOT motor fuel tax revenues. The data also indicate that these households shift their choice of route to include more arterial roads versus highways. Differential behavior is observed among the three areas studied with the greatest impact being on the DART system and the Capital Metro system showing smaller changes in TOD resident travel behaviors. Residents of TOD choose their housing based mostly on commuting distance and lifestyle characteristics, such as proximity to dining and entertainment venues. Proximity to a transit rail station is at least moderately important for 57 percent of respondents. The report recommends that TxDOT look to incorporate TOD into facility planning and design and seek ways to extract value from TOD projects.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
The Healthcare Services Industry in Tarrant County: Industry Overview and Projected Employment Growth in Specified Occupations

The Healthcare Services Industry in Tarrant County: Industry Overview and Projected Employment Growth in Specified Occupations

Date: May 2008
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Seman, Michael & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Description: The purpose of this report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, is to offer an assessment of the current status of the healthcare services industry in Tarrant County. Also, to forecast demand for training in these specified occupations over the next several years.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Assessment of the Potential Fiscal Impacts of Existing and Proposed Transit-Oriented Development in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Service Area

Assessment of the Potential Fiscal Impacts of Existing and Proposed Transit-Oriented Development in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Service Area

Date: November 2007
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Weinstein, Bernard L. & Seman, Michael
Description: This report by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research gives an assessment of the fiscal impacts of transit-oriented development associated with development of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)light rail system. This analysis considers development near existing and planned light rail stations. The findings support the conclusion that the transit-oriented developments associated with DART Rail stations offer substantial fiscal impacts for local taxing entities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Economic and Fiscal Impacts of DFW International Airport's Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise: Detailed Findings and Updates

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of DFW International Airport's Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise: Detailed Findings and Updates

Date: January 2009
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Weinstein, Bernard L.; Seman, Michael & Adalar, Mehmet
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, updates the 2004/2005 analyses of the regional economic activity generated by Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (DMWBE) contractors and vendors operating at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW Airport).
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Framework for Design Validation of Security Architectures

Framework for Design Validation of Security Architectures

Date: November 17, 2008
Creator: Dwoskin, Jeffrey Scott, 1980-; Gomathisankaran, Mahadevan & Lee, Ruby Bei-Loh
Description: This technical report discusses a framework for design validation of security architectures.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
Drug and Alcohol Use Among the Middle-Aged and Aged: Final Report to the Hogg Foundation

Drug and Alcohol Use Among the Middle-Aged and Aged: Final Report to the Hogg Foundation

Date: September 30, 1985
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown
Description: Final report on a research study on the use of psychoactive prescription and nonprescription medicines and alcohol use among middle-aged and older adults.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service
Health Care Services Utilization Among Older Adults: FInal Report

Health Care Services Utilization Among Older Adults: FInal Report

Date: 1981
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown
Description: Final report on a research study examining the use of physicians, hospitals, and dentists among the noninstitutionalized population 65 years of age and older in the United States to determine what social, economic, and health factors were most predictive of the use of those services.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service
The Adult Working-Age Population in the JPS Health Network in Tarrant County, Texas: A Report Submitted to the JPS Health Network Administration

The Adult Working-Age Population in the JPS Health Network in Tarrant County, Texas: A Report Submitted to the JPS Health Network Administration

Date: August 15, 2002
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Koelln, Kenneth; Trevino, Fernando M.; Urrutia-Rojas, Ximena & Baumer, Joane
Description: This report summarizes the results of a survey of adult, working-aged patients in a large, urban, tax-supported county healthcare system, consisting of an inpatient hospital facility and eight community health centers. The major objectives of this research project were to assess the patients' access to healthcare, factors affecting their access, and their health status.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Status of Women and Girls in Dallas County: A Review of the Academic Literature

The Status of Women and Girls in Dallas County: A Review of the Academic Literature

Date: August 2002
Creator: Fawcett, Beth; Means, Frances; McDanel, Rodney A. & Eve, Susan Brown
Description: Report for the Dallas Women's Foundation on a comprehensive assessment from 2000 to 2002 of the status of women and girls in Dallas County, including sections on economics, health, families, and adolescent girls.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service
Archaeological Investigations at Four Sites Along Potapo Creek, McGee Creek Reservoir, Atoka County, Oklahoma

Archaeological Investigations at Four Sites Along Potapo Creek, McGee Creek Reservoir, Atoka County, Oklahoma

Date: 1994
Creator: Ferring, C. Reid
Description: This volume contains the results of excavations and analyses of Prehistoric archaeological data from four sites located along Potapo Creek in the northwestern part of the McGee Creek project area in southeastern Oklahoma. Some excavations yielded archaeological records of Early Caddoan occupation. Other excavations in the project yielded few artifacts, but important geological and environmental information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Institute of Applied Sciences
The Promise and Perils of Transformative Research

The Promise and Perils of Transformative Research

Date: March 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert & Holbrook, J. Britt
Description: This report is on the workshop 'Transformative Research: Ethical and Societal Implications'. Workshop conversations cluster under the four headings of the history and definitions, promotion, evaluation, and integration of transformative research.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Comparative Assessment of Peer Review: Project Outcomes Report

Comparative Assessment of Peer Review: Project Outcomes Report

Date: January 2013
Creator: Frodeman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt; Moen, William E.; Burggren, Warren W. & Mitcham, Carl
Description: This report discusses the Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR) project outcomes. The authors investigate the review process for agencies that fund scientific research.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Reducing Our Carbon Footprint through Ridesharing

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint through Ridesharing

Date: 2012
Creator: Garrett, Kim; Bell, Jesse; Huang, Yan & Powell, James
Description: This report discusses research on reducing our carbon footprint through ridesharing. The focus of this research project was to analyze and collect travel trajectories to calculate carbon footprints under different travel modes and identify ways to reduce it.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
Archeological Testing at Fort St. Leon, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Archeological Testing at Fort St. Leon, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Date: May 1983
Creator: Gilmore, Kathleen & Noble, Vergil
Description: This report describes archaeological testing at a site known as Fort St. Leon in Louisiana. Studies were made of levee building, geomorphology, and comparison of archival maps and aerial photographs, which contribute to the understanding of human activity as well as geological processes at the site.
Contributing Partner: UNT Institute of Applied Sciences
Collection Plan for the CyberCemetery

Collection Plan for the CyberCemetery

Date: August 21, 2006
Creator: Glenn, Valerie & Hoffman, Starr
Description: This report discusses the collection plan for the CyberCemetery, part of the Web-at-Risk project. The topics include the mission and scope, the selection, acquisition, descriptive metadata, presentation and access, maintenance and weeding, and preservation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
How to Hide Secrets from Operating System: Architecture Level Support for Dynamic Address Trace Obfuscation

How to Hide Secrets from Operating System: Architecture Level Support for Dynamic Address Trace Obfuscation

Date: 2004
Creator: Gomathisankaran, Mahadevan & Tyagi, Akhilesh
Description: This technical report addresses how to hide secrets from an operating system. The authors provide a detailed design for the VM blackbox and some microarchitecture level simulation derived performance data. They also describe a compiler directed prefetch scheme that uses both instruction and data prefetches to obfuscate the address traces on the address bus between on-chip L2 cache and memory.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
MetaArchive: Final Report

MetaArchive: Final Report

Date: March 13, 2012
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Skinner, Katherine; Walters, Tyler & Schultz, Matt
Description: This report provides summary information about the goals, activities, and results of this project, focusing on January 2008-December 2011. Section One will provide a brief summary of the outcomes of the project work based on the authors' project's performance objectives. Section Two will offer a brief reiteration of the authors' project's original goals and ambitions and an in-depth discussion of the authors' findings and development activities. Section Three will describe plans for the program's continuation and its long-term impact. Section Four will provide a list of the staff who have worked on various aspects of this project during the project period.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digital Preservation of Federal Information Summit: Reflections

Digital Preservation of Federal Information Summit: Reflections

Date: April 2016
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Skinner, Katherine & Sittel, Robbie
Description: This report provides a synopsis of the Digital Preservation of Federal Information Summit held in San Antonio on April 3-4, 2016, including the event's structure, work sessions, and outcomes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digitization of Government Information

Digitization of Government Information

Date: June 14, 2002
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Description: Report for the American Libraries Association (ALA) Government Documents Round Table (GODORT). This report outlines the investigations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Digitization of Government Information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries