THE PROGRESS OF IOWA COORDINATION STUDIES OF TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES

THE PROGRESS TO DATE ON CERTAIN RESEARCH PROJECTS RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION COORDINATION IN IOWA IS REPORTED WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON RAILWAYS AND HIGHWAYS. A GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RAILWAYS INCLUDES TRAFFIC DENSITIES, GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION, THE PROBABLE FUTURE OF IOWA RAILWAYS, AND THEIR COORDINATION WITH THE HIGHWAYS. WITH REGARD TO THE LATTER, SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS OF HIGHWAY TAXES AND FEES MUST SUPPLANT PRESENT LEGISLATIVE DICTUM, AND FUNDAMENTAL DATA WHICH MAY SERVE TO PROMOTE WISE PLANNING, CONSTRUCTION, AND MANAGEMENT OF HIGHWAYS ARE DESCRIBED FROM THE IOWA RESEARCHES PLANNED OR NOW IN PROGRESS. THESE STUDIES INCLUDE TRAFIC AND FINANCIAL SURVEYS, HIGHWAY PROPERTY INVENTORIES, TRUCK AND BUS TAXES, ACTUAL SERVICE LIVES OF HIGHWAY SURFACES, PROBABLE FUTURE SERVICES OF EXISTING HIGHWAY SURFACES, CORRECT METHODS OF DETERMINING HIGHWAY PROPERTY DEPRECIATION, AND A DISCUSSION OF A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION OF HIGHWAY ACCOUNTS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 15, pp 24-47, 15 FIG, 7 TAB; part of Report of Department of Highway Transportation Economics
  • Authors:
    • MARSTON, A
    • Hempstead, J C
  • Publication Date: 1936

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 4-6, 1935
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200405
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 11 1996 12:00AM