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Freight Policy Transportation Institute | Washington State University


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The FPTI is funded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). Dr. Eric Jessup of Washington State University is Director of the Institute. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) comprised of Federal, State and local representatives has been assembled in order to identify relevant and pressing issues for analysis, apply rigorous theoretical and analytical techniques and evaluate results and reports. The following are key goals and objectives for the Freight Policy Transportation Institute:

  • Improve understanding of the importance of efficient and effective freight transportation to both the regional and national economy
  • Address the need for improved intermodal freight transportation, as well as policies and actions that can be implemented to lower operating costs, increase safety and lower environmental impacts of freight transportation nationwide
  • Improve freight transportation performance to specific industries and sectors of the economy

 

PRESENTATIONS

  1. The Practical Corridor Supply Chain: Multimodal Case Study Assessment presented at the Transportation
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Vehicle Classification Information – New York State Thruway

Vehicle Classification Information

Vehicle classification is based on the height of the vehicle over the first two axles and the total number of axles, including any towed vehicles or trailers.  Vehicles under 7 feet 6 inches in height are considered “LOW” (L).  Vehicles 7 feet 6 inches in height or greater are considered “HIGH” (H).

The total number of axles plus the height designation equals the vehicle class as shown in the table (Figure 1) below. The diagram (Figure 2) below shows approximate vehicle heights in relation to the toll booth. Diagram (Figure 3) below shows examples of axle counts on various vehicles.   Example: Most two-axle passenger vehicles are Class 2L.

Helpful information can also be found in the Frequently Asked Questions. (Discount applies to E-ZPassNY accounts only).

Figure 1 – Vehicle Class Table
Class Height Number of Axles E-ZPass* Discount
2L UNDER 7 feet 6 inches 2 5%
3L
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Buying and Maintaining a Car | State of California – Department of Justice

Buying and Maintaining a Car

Buying a car – whether new or used – is one of the biggest purchases we make. It is important to take your time in deciding which car to buy and not be pressured by anyone who simply wants your money or your signature on a contract. Once you decide on the vehicle that best fits your needs and budget, shop around for the best price, know the vehicle’s history (if used), and be prepared to walk away from the deal if your questions are not being answered. Before you buy or lease a vehicle:

  • Know the value of the vehicle by checking vehicle pricing guides, newspaper ads, the Internet, or by comparison shopping. Popular publications include the National Automobile Dealers Association’s (NADA) Guides, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book, and Consumer Reports. Some may charge for this information.
  • Always read and understand your purchase contract. Carefully
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State of Rhode Island: Division of Motor Vehicles:

All DMV satellite offices are closed.

All road tests have been cancelled through Friday, May 8, 2020.

The Division of Motor Vehicles is temporarily waiving the requirement for a VIN check on out of state titles to be conducted by your local police station. The VIN will be electronically verified at the time of titling.

To ensure customers are not penalized for the actions we are taking to further protect health and safety, the DMV will be extending driver licenses, learner permits, ID’s, CLPs, CDLs, registrations, inspection stickers, and disability placards scheduled to expire in the months of March, April, or May 2020 by 90 days.

For further details about the expiration date extension please click here.

The Cranston DMV will be providing the following limited services and transactions.

  • Driver license, learner permit, State ID – Reservation Only
  • Vehicle Registration and Title – Reservation Only
  • Adjudication – Reservation
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State College Cars – New & Used Car Guide for State College, PA

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Portland State Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation

Overview of this report

This report is intended to serve as a planning and conceptual design guide for planners, engineers, citizens, advocates, and decision makers who are considering bicycle boulevards in their community. Data for this guide was developed from literature review, case study interviews, and input from a panel of professional experts.

Section two of this guide contains information on bicycle boulevard planning, including considerations for route selection, public involvement, and funding. Section three provides information on design elements commonly used on bicycle boulevards including descriptions, design and implementation recommendations, images, and cost range estimates as available. Section four discusses marketing, maintenance, and safety considerations for bicycle boulevards. Finally, Section five presents individual case studies of bicycle boulevards from across the United States. Additional resources, including a bicycle boulevard audit, can be found in the appendices.

What are Bicycle Boulevards?

Bicycle boulevards take the shared roadway bike facility to

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State leaders consider ways to extend vehicle inspection deadlines

The leaders from the North Carolina General Assembly said they support legislation to extend vehicle inspections deadlines. Click the video player above to learn more about the statement “We continue to work with the governor’s team to identify and resolve issues facing North Carolinians in this crisis,” Speaker Tim Moore and Senator Phil Berger said in a joint statement Thursday. “DMV regulations are a particularly pressing matter that we have worked daily for several weeks on a bipartisan basis to resolve.” “This shared commitment by the legislative and executive branches provides North Carolinians’ certainty that the state government will provide this flexibility they need now and act to retroactively alleviate DMV deadlines despite the current law temporarily in place.”The leaders issued the statement on Thursday. The issue of vehicle inspection came up during the coronavirus outbreak. As of now, it is still required to get your license plate renewed and … Read More

Maine vehicle inspection expirations extended for the duration of state of emergency


Governor Janet Mills issued an executive order last week that
indefinitely extends expiration dates on all vehicle inspection stickers and
registrations, as well as driver’s licenses and state IDs. Expiration dates are
extended until the state of emergency caused by the spread of coronavirus in
Maine is lifted.

Included in the order are all driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards, commercial driver’s licenses, dealer licenses, salvage motor vehicle recycler licenses, driver and rider school licenses and instructor licenses. In addition, the Maine State Police, which is responsible for overseeing Maine’s annual vehicle inspection program, is also extending expiration dates on vehicle inspections and registrations, and temporary registrations, for the duration of the state of emergency.

The order issued last week extends a similar order issued on March 15. Maine police departments have been directed halt enforcement of expired vehicle inspections as well.

 “The State of Maine
recognizes the needs of

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NMSU Parking Information | New Mexico State University

Kiosks Available for Parking Permits

Two kiosks are located by the Parking/ID Card Cashiers’ area in Barnes & Noble bookstore and one will be at the NMSU Police Station’s reception area. Kiosks will have printer access  and will print temporary permits. Your confirmation receipt will serve as your temporary permit and must be displayed on the dash of your vehicle.


PARKING PERMITS will only be available for purchase online — not in person. Kiosks are also available to register and print a temporary permit. 

NMSU Parking Rules are in effect from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday with free parking on the evenings and weekends, and free parking lots located around campus.

NOTE: Parking citations are administered by the NMSU Police Department. Questions or comments should be directed to parking@nmsu.edu  or 575-646-2418.


Free Parking and Shuttle Service
NMSU makes it easy and affordable to park and commute around

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N.J. counties shutting down parks to slow coronavirus spread, but state parks still open

In line with Gov. Phil Murphy’s order Monday to tighten a state lockdown on public gatherings, parks in at least two New Jersey counties will be closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.

“We had started to close some parks to the public last week in an effort to curtail large gatherings and because of a lack of social distancing,” Ocean County Freeholder Virginia E. Haines said in a statement.

Ocean County as of Monday had 874 cases of coronavirus, according to New Jersey health officials.

“Because the power of social distancing cannot be stressed enough, we are taking this next step and shutting down all of our parks and natural land sites to the public.”

“Parks and natural lands will be closed to the public starting at 6 p.m. (Tuesday) until further notice,” Ocean County officials said in a statement. There are 27 parks across the county

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