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All of our new acquisitions are included in the Metro-Boston Library Network catalog.

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New Acquisition Highlights

Airports

Airport Ground Support Equipment (GSE): Emission Reduction Strategies, Inventory & Tutorial
Airport Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168172.aspx
HE131. T687acr no. 78

Guidebook for Developing and Managing Airport Contracts
Airport Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/164803.aspx
HE131 T687acr no. 33

Guidebook for Incorporating Sustainability into Traditional Airport Projects
Airport Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168044.aspx
HE131. T687acr no. 80

Technical Assessment of Dry Ice Limits on Aircraft
Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168488.aspx
HE131 .T687 no. 11

Winter Design Storm Determination for Airports
Airport Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168117.aspx
HE131 .T687acr no. 81

Barrier Free Design

Technological Innovations in Transportation for People with Disabilities
Federal Highway Administration
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/advancedresearch/pubs/11041/11041.pdf
TE228.3 Y68

Bridges

Innovative Bridge Designs for Rapid Renewal Toolkit
Second Strategic Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168046.aspx
TG418 .I56 2013

Performance-Based Seismic Bridge Design
National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168670.aspx
HE131 .T687sy no. 440

Environment

Incorporating Greenhouse Gas Emissions into the Collaborative Decision-Making Process
Second Strategic Highway Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/166936.aspx
TD195 .T7 I53

Renewable Energy Guide for Highway Maintenance Facilites
National Highway Research Program Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/169047.aspx
HE131. T687n no. 751

Freight

Guidebook for Assessing International Chassis Supply Models
National Cooperative Freight Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168158.aspx
HE131 .T687fr no. 20

Highways

Linking Community Visioning and Highway Capacity Planning
Second Strategic Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/166047.aspx
HE336 .H48 L56 2012

Legal Issues Surrounding the Use of Digital Intellectual Property on Design and Construction Projects
National Cooperative Highway Research Program Legal Digest, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168710.aspx

Porous Pavements
Bruce K. Ferguson, CRC Press
TE 270 F47 2005

Recent International Activity in Cooperative Vehicle Highway Automation Systems
Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/46000/46700/46786/12033.pdf

MassDOT

Casey Overpass: Planning and Concept Design Study
MassDOT
HE356.5 .B7 2012

South Station Expansion Project: Environmental Notification Form
MassDOT
http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/Portals/25/Docs/efs/EnvironmentalNotificationForm.pdf
HE4491 .B719 S6668 1013

Safety and Security

Paratransit Emergency Preparedness and Operations Handbook
Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168321.aspx
HE131 .T687tts no. 160

Transportation Guide for All-Hazards Emergency Evacuation
National Highway Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs.aspx
HE131 .T687n no. 740

Transit

Developing Partnerships between Transportation Agencies and the Disability and the Underrepresented Communities
Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/168951.aspx
HE131 .T687d no. 107

Elevator and Escalator Maintenance and Safety Practices
Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/167224.aspx
HE131 .T687tts no. 100

Energy Savings Strategies for Transit Agencies
Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/169294.aspx
HE131 .T687tts no. 106

Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking About Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives
Jarrett Walker, Island Press
HE 4211 .W27 2011

Improving Bus Transit Safety through Rewards and Discipline
Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/166870.aspx
HE131 .T687tts no. 97

Practices for Wayside Rail Transit Worker Protection
Transit Cooperative Research Program
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/166925.aspx
HE131 .T687tts no. 95

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