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Performance-Measure Based Asset Management Tool for Rural Freight Mobility in the Pacific Northwest
MAP-21 establishes national objectives to increase productivity and economic efficiency of the nation’s freight infrastructure. The recent passage of MAP-21 has placed an emphasis on integrating asset and performance management tools to help transportation agencies better manage the critical transportation infrastructure. ...
Modeling Passing Behavior on Two-Lane Rural Highways: Evaluating Crash Risk Under Different Geometric Configurations
Passing maneuvers on rural two-lane highways are a complex task with a significant effect on safety, capacity, and service quality. This maneuver, which involves driving in the lane of the opposing traffic, is associated with simultaneously increasing crash risk and increasing the driver's speed. Understanding drivers' passing ...
Educating Teenage Drivers in the Pacific Northwest Regarding the Dangers of Distracted Driving (Phase II)
The goal of this outreach project was to examine driver distraction among high school and college students in the Pacific Northwest. Specifically, to identify secondary tasks they consider distracting and determine their self-reported engagement in those same secondary tasks while driving. An interactive presentation was ...