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a2_cee3604_2011 - CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation...

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CEE 3604: Introduction to Transportation Engineering Fall 2011 Assignment 2: Transportation Systems Date Due: September 7, 2011 Instructor: Trani Problem 1 Browse various tables and sections of the “Pocket Guide to Transportation 2011” and read the the class materials for week 2 to answer the following questions. The Pocket Guide to Transportation is available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/ pocket_guide_to_transportation/2011/ . a) How many states have banned texting and the use of handheld devices while driving? Name the states. b) How does the State of Virginia compare to others? Explain. c) The National Integrated Plan of airport Systems (NPIAS) includes public airports that are important to the development of our aviation system. How many airports are included in this plan? d) According to the Federal Highway Administration, the average serious injury of highway accidents costs $298,629 in the year 2009. This includes medical, emergency service, rehabilitation, market production, household production, insurance administration, workplace, legal/court, travel delay and property damage costs. Estimate the cost of all serious injuries per year in the year 2009 due to highway accidents. e)
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course CEE 3604 taught by Professor Katz during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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