NCHRP Report 615: Evaluation of the Use and Effectiveness of Wildlife Crossings
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NCHRP Report 615:
Evaluation of the Use and Effectiveness of Wildlife Crossings
(2008)
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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 615: Evaluation of the Use and Effectiveness of Wildlife Crossings explores development of an interactive, web-based decision guide protocol for the selection, configuration, and location of wildlife crossings. The decision tool as outlined in the report can be found on the web at http://www.wildlifeandroads.org or http://environment.transportation.org/environmental_issues/wildlife_roads/decision_guide/manual.

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174 pages | 8.5 x 11
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Front Matter i-xii
Summary 1-9
Introduction 10-11
Research Approach 12-12
Structure of the Report 13-14
Introduction 15-15
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 16-19
Conclusions and Suggested Research 20-20
Research Approach: Methods and Data 21-22
Findings and Results 23-26
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 27-27
Conclusions and Suggested Research 28-29
Introduction 30-30
Research Approach: Methods and Data 31-34
Findings and Results 35-43
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 44-49
Conclusions and Suggested Research 50-52
Research Approach: Methods and Data 53-56
Findings and Results 57-58
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 59-61
Introduction 62-62
Research Approach: Methods and Data 63-63
Findings and Results 64-73
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 74-74
Conclusions 75-75
Introduction 76-76
Research Approach: Methods and Data 77-79
Findings and Results 80-84
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 85-85
Introduction 86-86
Research Approach: Methods and Data 87-89
Findings and Results 90-92
Interpretation, Appraisal, and Applications 93-93
Conclusions 94-95
3.6 Interpretation of Research Results 96-97
Chapter 4 - Decision Guide 98-109
References 110-117
Appendix A - Priority Tables and Plan of Action 118-131
Appendix B - Application of Safety Performance Functions in Other States or Time Periods 132-134
Appendix C - Theoretical Background of Network Screening for Proportion Method 135-136
Appendix D - Illustrating Regression to the Mean 137-138
Appendix E - A Literature Review of Field Studies and Spatial Analyses for Hotspot Identification of WildlifeVehicle Collisions 139-156
Appendix F - Distance Sampling 157-158
Appendix G - Allometric Scaling 159-161
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 162-162

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