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Journal of Transportation and StatisticsVolume 6 Number 2/3

Journal of Transportation and Statistics - Volume 6, Number 2/3

Journal of Transportation and Statistics
Volume 6 Number 2/3

2003
ISSN 1094-8848

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Table of Contents File Formats
Entire Report
Editorial Board
Contributors
Front Matter
Paper 1 - Monthly Output Index for the U.S. Transportation Sector by Kajal Lahiri, Herman Stekler, Wenxiong Yao, and Peg Young
Table 1 - Final Weight for Transportation Indexes (Linked Laspeyres)
Table 2 - Lead and Lag Analysis Between Transportation and the Economy
Table 3 - Comparisons of Alternative Measures of Output Growth in the Transportation Sector (Compound annual rate)
Figure 1 - Annual Weights for the Aggregation of Transportation
Figure 2 - Total Transportation Index: Linked Laspeyes vs. Fisher Ideal
Figure 3 - Three Transportation Output Indexes: Seasonally Adjusted
Figure 4 - Trends in the Transportation Output Index
Figure 5 - Growth Cycles in the Transportation Output Index
Appendix 1 - Documentation of the Data Series
Appendix 2 - Monthly Values of Transportation Indexes
Paper 2 - The Importance of Transportation in the Canadian Economy by Jeff Harris
Table 1 - Description of the w- and l-Level Matrices
Table 2 - Composition of the Transportation Margins: 1971–1996
Table 3 - Allocation of Commercial Freight Industries' Gross Output to Transportation Margins, Own Uses, and Commercial Transportation at Factor Prices: 1976–1996
Table 4 - Transportation-Related Consumption as a Proportion of Total Consumption
Table 5 - Investment by Transportation Industries
Table 6 - Transportation-Related Investment by Businesses Other Than Transportation Industries
Table 7 - Transportation-Related Investment by Government
Table 8 - Transportation-Related Investment as a Proportion of Total Investment
Table 9 - Transportation Commodities as a Share of Exports
Table 10 - Transportation Commodities as a Share of Imports
Table 11 - Government Spending on Transportation as a Share of Total Inputs
Table 12 - Transportation Commodities as an Indirect Share of Domestic Demand
Table 13 - Transportation Commododities as an Indirect Share of Exports
Table 14 - Transportation Demand as a Proportion of GDP and Domestic Demand
Table 15 - Exports and Imports as a Percentage of GDP: 1971–1996
Table 16 - Price, Output, and Productivity Changes in Rail and Trucking Relative to the Economy: 1981–1996
Table 17 - Transportation Demand by Categorization as Goods and Services
Figure 1- The Canadian Input/Output Tables
Paper 3 - Effects of Alcohol and Highway Speed Policies on Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Older Drivers by Patrick McCarthy
Table 1 - Definitions of Variables
Table 2 - Descriptive Statistics: Dependent Variables
Table 3 - Descriptive Statistics: Explanatory Variables
Table 4 - FGLS Regression: Involved Drivers in Total and Fatal Crashes, ≥ 60
Table 5 - FGLS Regression: Involved Drivers in Injury and PDO Crashes, ≥ 60
Table 6 - FGLS Regression: Involved Drivers in Total and Fatal Crashes, < 60
Table 7 - FGLS Regression: Involved Drivers in Injury and PDO Crashes, < 60
Table 8 - Sensitivity Measures: Involved Drivers, ≥ 60
Table 9 - Sensitivity Measures: Involved Drivers, < 60
Paper 4 - Estimation and Accuracy of Origin-Destination Highway Freight Weight and Value Flows by Paul Metaxatos
Table 1 - Average Distance, Time, and Speed by Decile
Table 2 - Parameter Estimates for PIERS Data
Table 3 - Parameter Estimates for Transborder Data
Table 4 - An Illustration of N ij , uppercase T hat and 90% Confidence Intervals
Figure 1 - PIERS Data: Weight Length Frequency Distribution
Figure 2 - PIERS Data: Value Length Frequency Distribution
Figure 3 - Transborder Data: Weight Length Frequency Distribution
Figure 4 - Transborder Data: Value Length Frequency Distribution
Paper 5 - Predicting the Construction of New Highway Links by David Levinson and Ramachandra Karamalaputi
Table 1 - Assumed Values of Weights and Parameters of Parallel Link Attributes
Table 2 - Regression Coefficients for Cost Model
Table 3 - Estimated Models for New Construction
Paper 6 - Demand Elasticity on Tolled Motorways by Anna Matas and José-Louis Raymond
Table 1 - Elasticity of Traffic Level with Respect to Tolls
Table 2 - Definition of the Dummy Variables Included in the Estimated Demand Equation
Table 3 - Descriptive Statistics
Table 4 - Estimated Demand Equation
Table 5 - Estimated Short-Term and Long-Term Elasticities
Table 6 - Estimation Results of the Ordered Probit Model Dependent variable: category of toll elasticity (from 1 to 4) Robust t -statistics
Table 7 - Estimated Probabilities
Figure 1 - Rate of Growth of GDP and Traffic Volume
Figure 2 - Traffic Cycle and GDP Cycle
Appendix B - Estimated General Model Dependent variable: D(LTRAFFIC) Estimation method: weighted least squares Total system (unbalanced) observations: 990
Guidelines for Manuscript Submission
2003 Reviewers
Index for Volume 6
Back Cover
Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017