This report outlines research priorities in several areas: 1. Safety. The study of behavorial changes in the traveling population due to age, lifestyle and values and their impact on safety. 2. Mobility. Reducing congestion by developing new technologies and innovative traffic management systems and devising creative solutions to manage trucking in urban areas. 3. Infrastructure. Finding new ways to finance the construction and maintenance of roadway and transit systems. 4. Economic efficiency and performance. Studying emerging new technologies such as intelligent vehicle highway systems, geographic information systems and expert systems. 5. Government regulatory roles. Seeking a harmonized regulatory environment, especially with regard to the design, construction and maintenance of transportation systems. 6. Environmental issues. Minimizing the detrimental impacts of transportation on the environment. 7. Energy efficiency. Maximizing the energy efficiency of transport systems. These key points will be used to focus the association's own research program and serve as a guide for Canadian transportation research.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)

    Ottawa, Ontario  Canada 
  • Publication Date: 1991

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  • Pagination: 20 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00620706
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM