TR News: November – December 2015, Commercial Spaceports


The complete edition of the 300th TR News is now available. This milestone edition features articles that present the results of pioneering research. One examines commercial spaceports and the endeavor of building the foundation for a commercial space transportation network; another presents an overview of the first year of research using the vast and valuable databases from the historic Naturalistic Driving Study conducted under the second Strategic Highway Research Program. Also included are the first in a series of articles on research to mitigate transportation’s contributions to climate change, insights from a volume in the National Cooperative Highway Research Program’s series Strategic Issues Facing Transportation—and more.

The TR News is TRB’s bimonthly magazine featuring timely articles on innovative and state-of-the-art research and practice in all modes of transportation. It also includes brief news items of interest to the transportation community, research pays off articles that profile of transportation professionals, workshop and conference announcements, new book notices, and news of TRB activities. Submissions of manuscripts for possible publication are accepted at any time.

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