Transportation Quarterly

Winter 1996 Volume 50, Number 1


Letter from the Publisher


Building the Political Infrastructure for High Speed Rail in North America

James A. Dunn, Jr.

Anthony Perl


The Call for Transportation Ethics

LaRue Tone Hosmer


Transportation Infrastructure for Competitive Success

John D. Kasarda


Worldwide Express Small Package Industry

Brian P. Analla

Marilyn M. Helms


Keeping Track: An Inventory of Rail Service to U.S. Urban Areas

Joseph P. Schwieterman


Road Conditions, Border Crossings and Freight Rates in Europe and Western Asia

Richard Beilock

Paulina Boneva

Gergana Jostova

Katerina Kostadinova

Diana Vassileva


Villain or Bogeyman? New York’s Taxi Medallion System

Bruce Schaller

Gorman Gilbert


Understanding Causes of Injuries in Motor Vehicle Crashes

Karl Kim

Lawrence Nitz


Interdisciplinary Work in Traffic and Transport

Dr. Ing. Hans-Georg Retzko


Multi-State Applications of Intelligent Transportation Systems for Commercial Vehicle Operation

Michael L. Hancock


Kathleen Waggoner


Systems Dynamics Approach to the Transportation Sector

Larry Redd

Gary Schneider


Comprehensive Index and Synopsis of 1995 Articles



Transportation Quarterly

Spring 1996 Volume 50, Number 2


Table of Contents


Letter from the Publisher


ISTEA: Another Subsidy for Alternative Fuels

Frank S. Kelly

James I. Brannon


Conventional Bus Transit for a Small City: Shifting into High Gear or into Reverse?

Norman Coontz


Building Successful Alliances: Are Shippers Doing Their Part?

Brian Gibson

Stephen M. Rutner

Ray A. Mundy


The Effect of Yield Management on Railroads

Sandra Strasser


Customer Loyalty in the Airline Industry

Moonkyu Lee

Lawrence F. Cunningham


Shipper Perceptions of Carrier Performance: Can LTL Carriers Learn from Parcel Carriers?

Scott B. Keller


Fixing New York City Taxi Service

Bruce Schaller

Gorman Gilbert


Intermodal Freight Transportation and Highway Safety

David B. Clarke

Arun Chatteree

Stephen M. Rutner

Harry L. Sink


Trade Between the United States and Mexico

Linda K. Nozick


Strategic Visioning for ITS Regional Planning: A Case Study of Hampton Roads, Virginia

Wolfgang Pindur

George M. Yacus


A Probability Model of the Use of Toll Routes When Non-Toll Alternatives Exist

Frank Ekanem

Ibanga Akpan


Application of Vehicle Specific Information in Adaptive Intersection Traffic Signal Control

Alireza Kamyab

T.H. Maze

Reginald R. Souleyrette




Transportation Quarterly

Summer 1996 Volume 50, Number 3


Letter from the Publisher


What Should Federal Policy be Regarding the Funding of Highway Maintenance?

Patrick Allen


Urban Motor Vehicle Crash Research and Potential Countermeasures

Richard A. Retting


Transit-Based Housing in the San Francisco Bay Area: Market Profiles and Rent Premiums

Robert Cevero


Freight Transport in Western Europe: The Case for Using New Units of Measurement

Christian Gerondeau


TQ Interview: Rodney Slater and Gloria Jeff of the Federal Highway Administration


Promoting Bicycle Commuting: Understanding the Customer

James Williams

Jan Larson


Application of TQM in Public Transit Firms

K. Obeng

I. Ugboro


Scenic Byways Planning

Barry Spraggins

Mike C. Mitchell


Travel Among Non-Urban Elderly

Nikiforos Stamatiadis

Thomas R. Leinbach

John F. Watkins


A Campus Transportation Alternative, Revisited

Craig R. Carter


Eno Transportation Foundation’s Annual Conference: Rethinking Transportation Financing Policies

John Archer

Tracy Dunleavy



Transportation Quarterly

Anniversary Issue Volume 50, Number 4


Table of Contents


Letter from the President


Ideas in Motion

Getting There: Turning Responsibilities Back to the States

Jerry Wray




Leaders – Then and Now:

Search for Sustainable Transportation: Some Lessons Learned

Thomas B. Deen

The Interstate Highway System: The Beginning of a Challenging and Rewarding Career

Robert S. Holmes

Interview with Alan Boyd: Perspectives of the First Secretary of Transportation

Rupert Welch


Seven Ages of Air Transportation

R.E.G. Davies


Maritime Heritage and International Trade

Albert J. Herberger


Roads and Loads

Damian J. Kulash


Cities, Transportation and Change

Herbert S. Levinson


Intermodalism: 40 Years Young

Gerhardt Muller


Passenger Rail Service: Decline and Resurgence

David Nice


Road Financing in the U.S.

Gabriel Roth


ITS: A Short History and Perspective on the Future

Joseph M. Sussman


Economic Impacts of Road and Waterway Improvements

Rick Szostak


Around the Industry – Understanding Transportation History:

TRB Task Force on Transportation History

Alan E. Pisarki


AASHTO’s Study: History of the Interstate

Howard Rosen


The Historical Challenge: Transportation History and the Public

William L. Withuhn