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Evaluation of Service Reliability Impacts of Traffic Signal Priority Strategies for Bus Transit
(Virginia Tech, 2002-06-03)
Recent progress in technology has facilitated the design, testing, and deployment of traffic signal priority strategies for transit buses. However, a clear consensus has not emerged regarding the evaluation of these ...
The Impact of Local/Short Haul Operations on Driver Fatigue
(Virginia Tech, 2000-05-23)
Massie, Blower, and Campbell (1997) indicate that trucks that operate less than 50 miles from the vehicle's home base comprise 58% of the trucking industry. However, despite being the largest segment, research involving ...
Non-contact Methods for Detecting Hot-mix Asphalt Nonuniformity
(Virginia Tech, 2006-09-21)
Segregation, or non-uniformity, in Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) induces accelerated pavement distress(es) that can reduce a pavement's service life up to 50%. Quality Assurance procedures should detect and quantify the presence ...
Deploying an ITS Warning System for No-Passing Zones on Two-Lane Rural Roads
(Virginia Tech, 2001-06-28)
A new safety application, as part of ITS Advanced Rural Transportation System (ARTS), has been developed to be deployed on a two-lane rural road (Route 114), in Southwest Virginia. The route segment under study is subject ...