Research and publications of transportation researchers

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  • Zhou, Huaguo; Rouholamin, Mahdi Pour (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-05)
    Each year, hundreds of fatal wrong-way driving (WWD) crashes occur across the United States, and thousands of injuries are reported in traffic crashes caused by wrong-way drivers. Although WWD crashes have been a concern ...
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  • Hall, James P.; Sung, Chung-Hsien; Morgan, William (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-04)
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has requested a waiver from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to allow IDOT to implement a 24-hour traffic-count program on the non-state HPMS routes, as opposed to ...
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  • Talebpour, Alireza; Mahmassani, Hani S. (Illinois Center for Transportation, 2014-03)
    The effects of various police patrolling methods on the average speed and crash rate were studied in this report. The number of speeding citations under various enforcement strategies was also investigated. Two surveys ...
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  • Benekohal, Rahim F.; Tirums, Courtney M.; Wang, Stanley L.; Forrler, Earl R. (2000-01)
    This study analyzed truck drivers' opinions about application of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies to commercial vehicle operations (CVO). As part of the evaluation of Automatic Vehicle Identification ...
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  • Vavrik, William R.; Fries, Randy J.; Carpenter, Samuel H.; Aho, Brian D. (2000-03)
    This report presents findings on the effect of flat and elongated coarse aggregate particles on the volumetrics of Superpave Gyratory Compactor (SGC) prepared asphalt mixtures. Select aggregate sources were sampled to ...
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