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NEWS FROM THE INSTITUTE FOR TRANSPORTATION

June 21, 2018

Top Stories

Graphic: Iowa LTAP circle icon

Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program celebrates 35 years 

ISU’s Institute for Transportation got its start 35 years ago, and it all began with LTAP. The Local Transportation Information Center (LTIC) first received FHWA funding in the early 1980s, and it has been in operation ever since. More
Photo: A Horizon Signal staff member demonstrates the company’s portable traffic signals

InTrans holds successful first Innovation Demonstration & Training Day

More than 120 people attended the successful event held on April 17, 2018. The first-of-its-kind event had multiple activities to keep attendees busy and engaged throughout the day, including important training on the newest updates to the MUTCD. More
Image: Motorcycle crash locations in Iowa

REACTOR Lab data gives insights into motorcycle crashes

A new interactive tool created at the REACTOR Lab will help to better understand motorcycle crashes in Iowa. More
Graphic: CP Tech circle icon

CP Tech works with PEM program: Delivering concrete to survive the environment

Advances in concrete specifications are gaining exposure around the country, thanks to a joint government/industry effort—the Performance Engineered Mixtures (PEM) program. More

News Briefs

Help honor longtime InTrans collaborator James Cable See Story
TSA wins best student chapter award for 6th year See Story
Alipour awarded prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award See Story

Recent InTrans Research

June

Evaluation of Rural Intersection Treatments Jun 2018
Estimating Energy Efficiency of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in a Mixed Fleet Jun 2018
Evaluation of Otta Seal Surfacing for Low Volume Roads in Iowa Jun 2018

May

Missouri Highway Safety Manual Recalibration May 2018
Paving the Way for Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Technologies in the Motor Carrier and Rail Industries May 2018
Evaluation of Successful Forested Wetland Mitigation in Iowa May 2018 
Development of Rural Road Bridge Weigh-in-Motion System to Assess Weight and Configuration of Farm-to-Market Vehicles May 2018
Evaluation of the Metal Fatigue Solutions Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor System May 2018

April

Feasibility of Granular Road and Shoulder Recycling Apr 2018
Durable Pavement Marking and Grooving Apr 2018
Iowa DOT Traffic Operations Open Data Service Apr 2018
Strategic Decision Support for Airport Capacity Planning Apr 2018
Big Data-Driven Prediction of Long-Term Bridge Performance and Management Improvements Apr 2018
Distributed Traffic Control for Reduced Fuel Consumption and Travel Time in Transportation Networks Apr 2018

March & February

Creation of a Sustainable Collaborative Transportation and Safety Model Mar 2018
Optimizing Fleet Composition and Size under Uncertainty in Urban Transit Systems Mar 2018
Pavement Performance: New Approaches Using Predictive Analytics/An Assessment of the Models to Predict Pavement Performance Mar 2018
Performance Monitoring of Boone County Expo Pavement Sections, (Continuation - Phase III) Mar 2018
Use of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete for Bridge Deck Overlays Mar 2018
Development of a Rapid Assessment Tool for Pile Capacity and Stability in Response to Scour Situations Mar 2018
Use of Automated Machine Guidance (AMG) within the Transportation Industry Mar 2018
Development of Crash Modification Factors for Lane Departure Countermeasures Feb 2018
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