Transportation planning

Documents below are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

Research in progress

Project ID and
TitleFor more informationExpected end date

Completed research

Project ID and
TitleFor more informationEnd date
Aligning Oversize/Overweight Permit Fees and Policies with Agency CostsFinal report (3.1 MB)

August 2013
Evaluating Export Container Pooling Options in MN, WI, and MIFinal report (2.3 MB)

May 2013
Policy Research Program
Understanding the Decision-making Process for Drivers faced with Lane Restrictions or Closures on Wisconsin HighwaysProject brief (1.1 MB)
Final report (5.2 MB)

March 2013
Policy Research Program
WisDOT Focus Group Assessments of Transportation Financing Options in WisconsinFinal report (1.8 MB)

December 2012
Understanding and Modeling Freight Stakeholder BehaviorFinal report (7.2 MB)

June 2012
Policy Research Program
Best Practices on Mega-projects and ARRA Projects Ancillary report 1 (1013 KB)
Ancillary report 2 (2.9 MB)
Ancillary report 3 (2.7 MB)
Project brief (839 KB)
Final report (2.8 MB)

March 2012
Policy Research Program
Addressing Elderly Mobility Issues in WisconsinResearch brief (778 KB)
Final report (4.9 MB)

September 2011
Policy Research Program
Economic Value of Air Cargo in WisconsinFinal report (2.9 MB)

July 2011
Policy Research Program
Performance Measures for the Long Range PlanFinal report (711 KB)

April 2011
Transportation Pooled Fund Program
Upper Midwest Freight Corridor StudyFinal Report (5.4 MB)
Pooled fund web site
March 2007
Policy Research Program
The Socioeconomic Benefits of Transit in Wisconsin, Phase II: Benefit Cost AnalysisResearch Brief (326 KB)
Final Report (483 KB)

August 2006
0092-02-17, 0092-03-06
Policy Research Program
Economic and Land-Use Impacts of Wisconsin State Trunk Highway 29Final Report (6.3 MB)
Research Brief (512 KB)
Video Brief
September 2004
Policy Research Program
The Socioeconomic Benefits of Transit in WisconsinResearch Brief (448 KB)
Final Report (1.5 MB)

November 2003
Policy Research Program
Transportation Investments, Economic and Land Use GoalsFinal Report (2.1 MB)
Implementation Plan (37 KB)
Research Brief (192 KB)

June 2002

Research implementation activity

Project ID and
TitleFor more informationEnd date

Transportation Synthesis Reports

TitlePublication date
Economic Impact of Air Cargo Operations (68 KB)November 2008
Estimating Construction Costs and Using Construction Cost Indexes (71 KB)June 2006
Constructability Reviews, V. 2 (78 KB)February 2005
Best Practices for Public Involvement in Transportation Projects (55 KB)September 2003
Information Design for Transportation (74 KB)April 2003

Transportation Literature Searches

TitlePublication date
2-D Laser Scanning to Measure Roadway and Roadside Features (127 KB)April 2010
State Support of Freight Villages as an Economic Development Strategy (69 KB)June 2007

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