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Research Reports  [922]

Persistent link to this collection: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/241

The Center for Transportation Studies' research reports present the results of University of Minnesota projects in all areas of transportation research. Most reports are available online free of charge.


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Evaluation of the Effectiveness of ATM Messages Used During Incidents

Rindels, Max; Zitzow, Stephen; Hourdos, John (Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 2016-01)
This project investigated the use of Intelligent Lane Control Signs based Active Traffic Management for Incident Management on a heavily traveled urban freeway. The subject of the research was the ILCS system on I-94 ...

Optimizing Automatic Traffic Recorders Network in Minnesota

Gupta, Diwakar; Tang, Xiaoxu (Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 2016-01)
Accurate traffic counts are important for budgeting, traffic planning, and roadway design. With thousands of centerline miles of roadways, it is not possible to install continuous counters at all locations of interest ...

Evaluate and Develop Innovative Pavement Repair and Patching: Taconite-Based Repair Options

Zanko, Lawrence M.; Hopstock, David M.; DeRocher, Will (Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 2016-01)
In support of a broader MnDOT effort to evaluate current practices, materials, and policies for pavement patching and repair for both asphalt and concrete pavements, the University of Minnesota Duluth Natural Resources ...

Examining the Impact of ASE (Automated Speed Enforcement) in Work Zones on Driver Attention

Morris, Nichole L.; Cooper, Jennifer L.; Ton, Alice; Plummer, John Paul; Easterlund, Peter (Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 2016-01)
Each year, there are over 500 fatal crashes in work zones in the U.S., with over 100 road construction workers killed on work sites (NSC, 2011; FARS, 2011). Speed and distraction are among the top contributing factors to ...

Economic Development Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit

Guthrie, Andrew; Fan, Yingling (Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 2016-01)
Bus rapid transit (BRT) will play an increasingly important role in the Twin Cities transit system in the future. A key aim of transit corridor investments is improving access to jobs, particularly jobs for which disadvantaged ...

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