Roadway Safety Institute research projects

Benekohal, Rahim - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Improving Railroad Grade Crossing Safety: Accident Prediction Models Using Macro- and Micro-Scale Analysis
(2014) Status: Active

Burks, Stephen - Economics
Exploring Links Between Medical Conditions and Safety Performance in Tractor Trailer Drivers
(2014) Status: Active

Davis, Gary - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Development of Guidelines for Permitted Left-Turn Phasing Using Flashing Yellow Arrows
(2012) Status: Completed

Davis, Gary - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Estimating the Crash Reduction and Vehicle Dynamics Effects of Flashing LED Stop Signs
(2010) Status: Completed

Davis, Gary - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Estimation of Traffic Conflicts at Signalized Intersections Using High-Resolution Traffic Signal Data
(2014) Status: Active

Davis, Gary - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Developing and Validating a Model of Left-Turn Crashes to Support Safer Design and Operations
(2014) Status: Active

Davis, Gary - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Safety Study of I-35W Improvements Done Under UPA Project
(2014) Status: Active

Davis, Brian - Mechanical Engineering
Teen Driver Support System (TDSS) Technology Transfer
(2016) Status: Active

Donath, Max - Mechanical Engineering
Developing a Digital Highway Framework to Serve County Roads
(2013) Status: Completed

Donath, Max - Mechanical Engineering
Teen Driver Support System (TDSS) Field Operational Test
(2011) Status: Completed

Donath, Max - Mechanical Engineering
Development of a Digital Highway Framework to Facilitate Crash Avoidance
(2012) Status: Completed

Douma, Frank - Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Impact of Exempting Low-Level Speed Violations
(2013) Status: Completed

Douma, Frank - Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Identifying and Reconciling Stakeholder Perspectives in Deploying Automated Speed Enforcement
(2014) Status: Active

Edwards, Christopher - Mechanical Engineering
Lighting Levels for Isolated Intersections Leading to Safety Improvements
(2012) Status: Completed

Gupta, Diwakar - Mechanical Engineering
Optimizing Automatic Traffic Recorders Network in Minnesota
(2013) Status: Completed

Hayee, M. Imran - UMD-Electrical Engineering
Development and Demonstration of Merge-Assist System Using Connected Vehicle Technology
(2014) Status: Active

Hayee, M. Imran - UMD-Electrical Engineering
DSRC-Based Warning System for Worker Safety
(2014) Status: Completed

Horan, Thomas - Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Using GIS to Improve Tribal Traffic Safety
(2014) Status: Active

Hourdos, John - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Implementation of a V2I Highway Safety System and Connected Vehicle Testbed
(2014) Status: Active

Hourdos, John - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Evaluation of the Effect MnPASS Lane Design has on Mobility and Safety
(2011) Status: Completed

Hourdos, John - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Investigation of the Impact the I-94 ATM System has on the Safety of the I-94 Commons High-Crash Area
(2012) Status: Completed

Hourdos, John - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Evaluation of Safety and Mobility of Two-Lane Roundabouts
(2014) Status: Active

Hourdos, John - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of ATM Messages Used During Incidents
(2013) Status: Completed

Hourdos, John - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Assessing the Impact of Pedestrian-Activated Crossing Systems
(2015) Status: Active

Kwon, Taek - UMD-Electrical Engineering
Advanced LED Warning Signs for Rural Intersections Powered by Renewable Energy (ALERT System): Phase II
(2011) Status: Completed

Kwon, Eil - UMD-Civil Engineering
Development of Active Traffic Management Strategies for Minnesota Freeway Corridors with Enhanced Variable Speed Limit Control System
(2011) Status: Completed

Kwon, Eil - UMD-Civil Engineering
Development of Guidelines for Work Zone Diversion Rate and Capacity Reduction
(2013) Status: Completed

Liao, Chen-Fu - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
A Positioning and Mapping Methodology Using Bluetooth and Smartphone Technologies to Support Situation Awareness and Wayfinding for the Visually Impaired
(2014) Status: Active

Liao, Chen-Fu - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Using Smartphone App to Help the Visually Impaired Navigate Work Zones Safely
(2012) Status: Completed

Liao, Chen-Fu - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Investigate the Effectiveness of Using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Technology to Trigger In-Vehicle Messages at Work Zones
(2015) Status: Completed

Lindsey, Greg - Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Performance Measures for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety: Methodologies for Monitoring Traffic Volumes and Assessing Exposure to Risk
(2014) Status: Active

Luo, Albert C.J. - Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Directional Rumble Strips for Reducing Wrong-Way-Driving Freeway Entries
(2014) Status: Active

Morris, Nichole - Mechanical Engineering
Examination of Driver Performance and Distraction with In-Vehicle Signing
(2014) Status: Completed

Morris, Nichole - Mechanical Engineering
Computerized Crash Reports Usability and Design Investigation
(2014) Status: Completed

Morris, Nichole - Mechanical Engineering
In-Vehicle Work Zone Messages
(2015) Status: Active

Morris, Nichole - Mechanical Engineering
Examining the Impact of ASE in Work Zones on Driver Attention
(2014) Status: Completed

Morris, Nichole - Mechanical Engineering
Older Driver Support System (ODSS) Usability and Design Investigation
(2014) Status: Active

Munnich, Lee - Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Factors Affecting the Adoption of Evidence-Based Approaches to Road Safety by State Policymakers
(2014) Status: Active

Ouyang, Yanfeng - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Improving Railroad Grade Crossing Safety: Positioning, Planning, and Operation of Emergency Response Resources and Coordination Between Jurisdictions
(2014) Status: Active

Owen, Andrew - Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering
Safety in Numbers? Accessibility, Traffic, and Safety of Nonmotorized Travelers
(2014) Status: Active

Papanikolopoulos, Nikos - Computer Science and Engineering
Sensing for HOV/HOT Lanes Enforcement
(2014) Status: Active

Quick, Kathryn - Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Collaborating with American Indian Communities to Re-Interpret and Strategize About Transportation Safety Risks in Tribal Lands
(2014) Status: Active

Rajamani, Rajesh - Mechanical Engineering
Novel Collision-Avoidance System for Bicycles
(2014) Status: Active

Rosandich, Ryan - UMD-Industrial Engineering
Robotic Roadway Message and Symbol Painter Implementation
(2011) Status: Completed

Schneider, William - University of Akron
Alcohol-Related Hot-Spot Analysis and Prediction for Improving DWI/OVI Law Enforcement
(2014) Status: Active

Ton, Alice - Mechanical Engineering
Human Factors of Vehicle-Based Lane Departure Warning Systems
(2013) Status: Completed

Van Houten, Ron - Western Michigan University
Long-Term Effects of Gateway R1-6 Treatment on Yielding to Pedestrians, Vehicle Speed, and Sign Survival
(2016) Status: Active

Work, Daniel - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Improving Railroad Grade Crossing Safety: Accurate Prediction of Train Arrival Times for Emergency Response Management and Driver Decision Support
(2014) Status: Active


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