Journal of Transportation Management

Articles from Spring

Behavioral Safety Programs: Are You Getting What You Thought?
INTRODUCTION Transportation safety is an issue of interest to both the transportation industry and the public at large. Over its history, the U.S. government has issued numerous transportation safety related regulations and laws to both protect...
Feasibility of JP-8 to Jet a Fuel Conversion at U.S. Military Facilities
INTRODUCTION The Secretary of the Air Force remarked recently that the United States Air Force (USAF) spent approximately $6.6 billion on aviation fuel in fiscal year 2006. This is $1.6 billion more than budgeted for that year alone (Wynne, 2007)....
From the Editor
Delays seem to be as ubiquitous as budget cuts. It's hard to pick up a newspaper and not see either of these topics on the pages before you. JTM is not immune to either. Our spring issue is a few months behind schedule. And, like you, we are looking...
Homeland Security vs. Cabotage: Issues of Terrorism or Ploys
INTRODUCTION The United States is quickly approaching the 10 year anniversary of arguably the boldest act of terrorism since the bombing of Pearl Harbor. As one reviews terrorist acts around the globe, modes of transportation are the main mechanisms...
Investigating Private Railroad Operations and the Locomotive Issue
INTRODUCTION Private, industrial or in-plant rail operations are a seldom explored and little researched practice that, nevertheless, play a major role in the movement of freight worldwide. Additionally, with changes in the railroad industry, the...
Long Distance Truck Drivers-Their Joys and Frustrations
INTRODUCTION Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius (551-479 BC) My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell...

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