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Transportation Research Group

Ongoing and recent research studies conducted by the Transportation faculty include:

  • Consortium Member of the Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities, A RITA Tier I University Transportation Center, Sponsored by the USDOT.
  • Feasibility Study of Using Freeway Shoulders as Travel Lanes, University Partnership Program, Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. 
  • Irving Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Study, University Partnership Program, Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. 
  • Small Business Inclusion Study, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation.
  • Texas Transportation Sustainability Index, Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. 
  • Integrated Corridor Management Demonstration Project, Sponsored by the USDOT Office of Research and Innovative Technologies Administration.
  • The Role of Managed Lanes in Long-Range Urban Mobility Planning, Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. 
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly Crossings at Freeway Interchanges, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation.
  • An Assessment of Frontage Road Yield Treatment Effectiveness, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation, Joint with the Texas Transportation Institute.
  • Using Operations-Oriented Performance Measures to Support Freeway Management Systems, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation, Joint with the Texas Transportation Institute.
  • Regional Transportation Council Aftermarket Technology and Fuel Additive Research Program, Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments.
  • On-Road Measurement of Air Quality Benefits: Traffic Signal Improvements, Sponsored by TARC.
  • The Role of Preferential Treatment for Carpools in Managed Lane Facilities, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation, Joint with the Texas Transportation Institute.
  • Development of Guidelines for Ramp Reversal Projects, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation, Joint with the Texas Transportation Institute.
  • Developing a Comprehensive Pricing Evaluation Model for Managed Lanes, Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation.

 

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Transportaton Professor Steve Mattingly and Ph.D. Student Sasanka Pulipati with Texas State Senator Donna Campbell monitor