Development of an analysis capability for the National Transportation System

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The purpose of this report is to examine the Department of Transportation`s (DOT) National Transportation System (NTS) initiative, to document what has been learned, and to outline a National Transportation Network Analysis Capability (NTNAC) based on a ``TRANSIMS-like`` approach. This study was conducted over a two month period at the end of FY1997. The scope of the effort was carefully defined to accommodate the short time horizon and to provide focus to a very large analytical problem. The objectives were to: (1) define the NTS and the NTS problem; (2) identify problem characteristics; (3) describe an analytical solution based on ... continued below

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Anson, D. & Nelson, R. October 24, 1997.

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The purpose of this report is to examine the Department of Transportation`s (DOT) National Transportation System (NTS) initiative, to document what has been learned, and to outline a National Transportation Network Analysis Capability (NTNAC) based on a ``TRANSIMS-like`` approach. This study was conducted over a two month period at the end of FY1997. The scope of the effort was carefully defined to accommodate the short time horizon and to provide focus to a very large analytical problem. The objectives were to: (1) define the NTS and the NTS problem; (2) identify problem characteristics; (3) describe an analytical solution based on the TRANSIMS approach; (4) identify data requirements and availability; (5) develop criteria for a scenario to be used in a prototype demonstration; and (6) select a scenario for the prototype demonstration.

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OSTI as DE98003398

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98003398
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-4389
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/650244 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 650244
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707391

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Anson, D. & Nelson, R. Development of an analysis capability for the National Transportation System, report, October 24, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707391/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.