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2015-16 Technical papers, conference presentations, publications

Technical papers presented at conferences from October 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016:

UT

  • The Role of Connected and Automated Vehicles: How can urban areas use the data they create? Seminar presentation at National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management, Civil Engineering Department, Georgia Institute of Technology, March 2016, Asad Khattak.
  • What Role Do Pre-Crash Driver Actions Play in Work Zone Crashes? Application of Hierarchical Models to Crash Data - 16-1587 by Jun Liu, Asad Khattak, Meng Zhang.
  • Migrating Toward Using Electric Vehicle on Campus-Proposed Method for Fleet Optimization - 16-1703, Taekwan Yoon, Christopher Cherry, Megan Ryerson, John Bell.
  • Modeling Traffic Incident Duration Using Quantile Regression - 16-4235, Asad Khattak, Jun Liu, Behram Wali, Xiaobing Li, ManWo Ng.
  • A Spatial-Temporal Approach for High Resolution Traffic Flow Imputation - 16-1404, JJ Yang, Lee Han, Shih-Miao Chin, Ho-Ling Hwang.
  • Modeling Route Choice of Bikeshare Users with GPS Data - 16-6150, Ranjit Khatri, Christopher Cherry, Shashi Nambisan, Lee Han.
  • An Overview and Preliminary Assessment of a Summer Transportation Experiential Learning Program for Ninth Graders - 16-3597, Shashi Nambisan, Kwaku Boakye, Ebony Lemons
  • Impacts of HOV Violations: Simulation-Based Study in Tennessee - 16-0398, JJ Yang, Lee Han, Stephanie Hargrove.
  • Empirical Study of the Evaluation of Travel Speed Data Accuracy - 16-6786, Stephanie Hargrove, Hyeonsup Lim, Philip Freeze, Lee Han.
  • Structuring and Integrating Data in Metropolitan Regions to Explore Multilevel Links Between Driving Volatility and Correlates - 16-0194, Jun Liu, Asad Khattak, Meng Zhang.
  • Enhancement to Self-Learning License Plate Matching Algorithm: Derived Association Matrixes - 16-1587, Stephanie Hargrove, Hyeonsup Lim, Lee Han.
  • The Impact of Narrow Lane on Safety of the Arterial Roads - 16-6703, Hyeonsup Lim, Lee Han, Asad Khattak.
  • Exploring Multiple Eco-routing Guidance Strategies in a Commuting Corridor - 16-0033, Jorge Bandeira, Paulo Fernandes, Tania Fontes, Sergio Pereira, Asad Khattak, Margarida Coelho.
  • Modifiable Temporal Unit Problem in Crash- Frequency Modeling - 16-6533, Bumjoon Bae, Changju Lee, Tae- Young Pak, Asad Khattak.
  • Effects of Car-Truck Mix on Occurrences of Truck- Related Crashes - 16-1287, Chunjiao Dong, Mark Burton, Shashi Nambisan, Jian Sun.
  • How On-Road Fuel Economy Varies with Vehicle Cumulative Mileage and Daily Use - 16-1586, David Greene, Jun Liu, Asad Khattak.
  • A comparative study of passenger satisfaction with Bus Rapid Transit with and without awareness of travel information - 16-2895, Dan Wan, Camille Kamga, Jun Liu, Aaron Sugiura, Eric Beaton.
  • Delivering Improved Alerts, Warnings, and Control Assistance Using Basic Safety Messages Transmitted Between Connected Vehicles - 16-0195. Jun Liu, Asad Khattak.
  • Is There Evidence for a Gap Between On-road and Test-Cycle Fuel Economy? - 16-1579, David Greene, Asad Khattak, Jun Liu, Xin Wang, Janet Hopson, Richard Goeltz.

HSRC

  • Srinivasan, R. & Lan, B. (2016). Estimation of Crash Modification Functions for Using Site Level Information from Results of Empirical Bayes Before-After Evaluations, Draft Final Report, Submitted to Southeastern Transportation Center, January 2016.
  • Smith, S. (2015). Synthesis of countermeasure service life and crash severity costs user guide. Washington, D.C.: Federal Highway Administration. http://www.cmfclearinghouse.org/resources_servlifecrashcostguide.cfm

NCAT

  • McBride, M., and Carter, L. (in press). Teen texting while driving: Factors influencing this epidemic behavior. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2016 International Annual Meeting.
  • Carter, L., and McBride, M. (2016). Texting while driving among teens: Exploring user perceptions to identify policy recommendations. Digital Government Society (dg.o 2016) Conference Proceedings.
  • McBride, M. and Carter, L. (2016). Distracted driving: How individual differences influence youth texting while driving behavior. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2016 Annual Meeting Compendium.
  • Exploring Protection Motivation Theory in the Public Sector: Should Government Agencies Develop Personalized Highway Safety Campaigns? 2015 Pre-ICIS Workshop on Public Sector Information Systems: Service, Governance, and Citizen Engagement Challenges, Fort Worth, Texas, Dec 13-16, 2015.
  • Distracted driving: How individual differences influence youth texting while driving behavior. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2016 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan 10-14, 2016.
  • Psychosocial factors related to distracted driving among teens: New and emerging trends. 2016 University Transportation Center (UTC) Conference for the Southeast Region, Knoxville, Tennessee, Mar 31-Apr 1, 2016.
  • Texting while driving among teens: Exploring user perceptions to identify policy recommendations. Digital Government Society (dg.o 2016) Conference, Jun 8-10, 2016, Shanghai, China.

UA

  • Linuly, J.K., Transportation Institute for Underrepresented High School Students, presented at the 2016 UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region, Knoxville, TN, March 31, 2016.

UCF

  • Wu, J., Abou-Senna, H., Radwan, E., & Darius, B. (2015). Micro-simulation Application to Pedestrian Safety at Mid-Block Crossing. 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Oct 6-8, 2015.
  • Wu, J., Radwan, E. & Abou-Senna, H. (2016). Pedestrian-vehicle Conflict Analysis at Signalized Intersections Using Micro-simulation. 2016 UTC conference for the Southeastern Region, Mar 31 – April 1, 2016.
  • Wu, J., Radwan, E. & Abou-Senna, H. (2016). Pedestrian-vehicle Conflict Analysis at Signalized Intersections Using Micro-simulation. Road Safety on Five Continents scheduled, May 17 – 19, 2016.

Journal publications from October 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016::

During this period, STC produced 22 journal publications based on our research:

UT

  • Liu J. & A. Khattak. Delivering improved alerts, warnings, and control assistance using basic safety messages transmitted between connected vehicles, Transportation Research, Part C, Volume 68, pp. 83–100, 2016.
  • Khattak A., J. Liu, B. Wali, X. Li, & M. Ng, Modeling traffic incident duration using quantile regression, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2554, Transportation Research Board, National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2016. DOI: 10.3141/2554-15.
  • Liu J. B. Bartnick, S. Richards, & A. Khattak, Driver behavior at railway-highway grade crossings with passive traffic controls: A driving simulator study, Journal of Transportation Safety and Security, Volume 8, Supplement 1, 2016, pp. 37-55.
  • Liu J., A. Khattak, & M. Zhang, What role do pre-crash driver actions play in work zone crashes? Application of hierarchical models to crash data, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2555, National Academies, Washington, D.C., pp. 1–11, 2016.
  • Liu J., X, Wang, A. Khattak, J. Hu, J. Cui, J. Ma, How big data serves for freight safety management at highway-rail grade crossings? A spatial approach fused with path analysis, Neurocomputing, DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2015.08.098.
  • Liu J., X. Wang, & A. Khattak, Customizing driving cycles to support vehicle purchase and use decisions: Fuel economy estimation for alternative fuel vehicle users, Transportation Research, Part C, Vol. 67, 2016, pp. 280–298.
  • Bandeira J., D. Carvalho, A. Khattak, N. Rouphail, P. Fernandes, T. Fontes, S. Pereira, & M. Coelho, Empirical assessment of route choice impact on emissions over different road types, traffic demands, and driving scenarios. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 10:3, 2016, pp. 271-283.
  • Wang X., A. Khattak, J. Liu, & D. Clarke, Non-crossing rail-trespassing crashes in the past decade: a spatial approach to analysis of injury severity, Safety Science, Volume 82, February 2016, Pages 44–55.
  • Liu, J., A. Khattak, S. Richards, & S. Nambisan, What are the differences in driver injury outcomes at highway-rail grade crossings? Untangling the role of pre-crash behaviors, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Volume 85, December 2015, pp. 157–169.
  • Wang X., A. Khattak, J. Liu, G. Amoli, & S. Son, What is the level of volatility in instantaneous driving decisions? Transportation Research Part C, Volume 58, Part B, September 2015, pp. 413-427.
  • Liu J., A. Khattak, X. Wang, The role of alternative fuel vehicles: Using behavioral and sensor data to model hierarchies in travel, Transportation Research Part C, 55, 2015, pp. 379-392.
  • Khatri, R., C. Cherry, S. Nambisan, L. Han (2016) Modeling route choice of bikeshare users with GPS data. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2587. 10.3141/2587-17.
  • Ling, Z. C. Cherry, Y. Ni, K. Li (2015) Pedestrian Level of Service at Signalized Intersections in China. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2519 pg 75-81. Doi: 10.3141/2519-09
  • Fishman, E., C. Cherry (2015) E-bikes in the mainstream: Reviewing a decade of research. Transport Reviews doi: 10.1080/01441647.2015.1069907
  • Langford, B.C., Chen, J. C. Cherry (2015) Risky riding: naturalistic methods comparing safety behavior from conventional bicycle riders and electric bike riders. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 82, 220-226.

NCAT

  • McBride, M., Carter, L., and Phillips, B. Integrating the Theory of Planned Behavior and Psychosocial Factors to Explore Texting among Adolescent Drivers in the US. Under review by the Journal of the Association for Information Systems.

UCF

  • Shi, Q., & Abdel-Aty, M., 2016. Evaluation of the Impact of Travel Time Reliability on Urban Expressway Traffic Safety. Accepted by Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Accepted.
  • Modeling the Risk of Wrong-Way Driving on Freeways and Toll Roads. Authors: John H. Rogers P.E., Haitham Al-Deek, Ph.D., P.E., Ahmad Alomari, Nizam Uliin, Ph.D., Eric Gordin, and Grady Carrick, Ph.D., accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, February 2016.
  • A paper titled Pedestrian-vehicle conflict analysis at signalized intersections using micro-simulation has been submitted to the Accident Analysis and Prevention Journal, April, 2016.

UK

  • Paper published in Transportation Research Part C (Vol 55, pp486-495)
  • RSS2015 Special Issue Article, Left Turn Guidance Based on Crossing Conflict Analysis
  • Paper published in Advances in Transportation Studies (Vol. 2 pp 17-26; 2016)
  • 2015-16 Books or other non-periodical, one-time publications
  • During this 2015-16, STC produced three books or other one-time publications based on our research:
  • Ranjit Khatri, University of Tennessee, Master of Science, Modeling Route Choice of Utilitarian Bikeshare Users from GPS Data.
  • Hunter McCracken, University of Tennessee, Master of Science, The Economic Implications of Evolving Aviation Funding Policy in Tennessee
  • Luis Taboada, University of Tennessee, Master of Science, Non-residential Pedestrian Access to Transit Systems: A GIS Modeling Application.

Other publications, conference papers, and presentations from October 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016:

During this period, STC produced 11 publications, conference papers, and presentations based on our research:

HSRC

  • Hummer, J., Cunningham, C., Srinivasan, R., Warchol, S., Claros, B., Edara, P., & Sun, C. (2016, January). Safety evaluation of seven of the earliest diverging diamond interchanges Installed in the US. Presented to the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
  • Srinivasan, R., Carter, D., & Lan, B. (2016, January). Interaction between horizontal and vertical alignment on rural two lane roads. Presented to the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
  • Srinivasan, R., Carter, D., & Lan, B. (2016, March). Use of data from the SHRP2 naturalistic driving study to investigate driver performance in different horizontal and vertical curve combinations. Presented to the 2016 UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region, Knoxville, TN.
  • Srinivasan, R., Colety, M., Bahar, G., Crowther, B., & Farmen, M. (2016, January). Estimation of calibration functions for predicting crashes on rural two lane roads in Arizona. Presented to the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.
  • Srinivasan, R. & Lan, B. (2016, March). Development of Crash Modification Functions using data from empirical Bayes before-after studies. Presented to the 2016 UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region, Knoxville, TN.

UCF

  • Modeling the Risk of Wrong-Way Driving on Freeways and Toll Roads. Authors: John H. Rogers P.E., Haitham Al-Deek, Ph.D., P.E., Ahmad Alomari, Nizam Uliin, Ph.D., Eric Gordin, and Grady Carrick, Ph.D., presented at the Transportation Research Board, January 2016.
  • Wrong Way Driving Multifactor Risk-Based Analysis for Florida Limited Access and Toll Facilities. Authors: John H. Rogers P.E., Adrian Sanli , Haitham Al-Deek, Ph.D., P.E., Ahmad Alomari, Nizam Uliin, Ph.D., Eric Gordin, P.E., Cristina Dos Santos, and Grady Carrick, Ph.D., presented at the Transportation Research Board, January 2015. This won the best paper award in freeway operations for the 2015.
  • Modeling Driver Responses to Wrong-Way Driving Countermeasures through a Driver Survey and Countermeasure Implementation in Florida. Authors: Adrian Sanli, Haitham Al-Deek, Ph.D., P.E., John Rogers, P.E., Presented at the Transportation Research Board in January 2016.

UK

  • Transport Research Arena Conference (Warsaw, 4/18-21/16)
  • Evaluation and Implementation of Highway Safety Manual Methodologies Using Benefit-Cost Analyses
  • Development of a Methodology to Improve the Identification of Median Crossover Crashes


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