Traffic and ITS

The Delaware Center for Transportation has published reports on research that has been done for various transportation related issues. In addition to that, you may also find the annual DCT newsletter, TRANSEARCH, which highlights activities and upcoming events. The publications are available to download. If you need further assistance please contact Sandi Wolfe, Sandiw@udel.edu

FY17 Regional Travel Demand Modeling Support
August 2018
Authors: Benjamin Fisher, Rachel Chiquoine & Earl “Rusty” Lee
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 272

ITS Support for Bike & Pedestrian Application Development FY17
July 2018
Authors: Chandra Kambhamettu
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 271

Determining Ideal Locations for Radar Speed Signs for Maximum Effectiveness:  A Review of the Literature
May 2017
Authors:  Mingxin Li, Ardeshir Faghri, Ruimei Fan
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 266

Determining Work Zone Lane Capacities along Multilane Signalized Corridors
April 2017
Authors:  Mingxin Li, Ardeshir Faghri, Ruimei Fan
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 265

2015 Travel Time, Delay and Speed Data Analysis 
January 2017
Authors:  Nii Attoh-Okine
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 264

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements
Summer 2016
Authors:  Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li, Abdulkadir Ozden, Zachary Nerwinski, Rezvan Mohammadiziazi
Assisted by:  Benjamin King, Adriel Lazaro, Pengyu Li, Xingping Li, Luar Orriola, Katherine Patridge, Gerald Wagner, Timothy Yakaboski
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 261

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements
Fall 2015
Authors:  Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li, Shannon Russell
Assisted by:  Ben Benson, James Clem, Nicholas Dinardo, Eleonora Erdman, Steven Esposito, Tyler Garrison, Angelo Glover, Daniel Haney, Adriel, Lazaro, Terence McNally, Zachary Nerwinski, Anna Pimenta, Celine Robinson, Nicholas Rutigliano, Antarpreet Sandhu, Zachary Schneider, Steven Sicignano, Daniel Tomczak, Eric Van Assen
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 260

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements
Summer 2014
Authors:  Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li, Abdulkadir Ozden.
Assisted by:  Dewan Hossain, John Cronin, Jonathan Derryberry, Shannon Russell, Zachary Brander
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 258

Pavement Markings and Signing to Support Delaware Senate Bill 120
June 2016
Authors:  Earl “Rusty” Lee, Tucker Smith, Laura Black, Evan Ferguson, Brad Sandhaus
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 255

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements – Fall 2014
April 2015
Authors:  Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li, Abdulkadir Ozden and Shannon Russell
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 249

Delaware Signal Timing Enhancement Partnership (DSTEP) – Corridors 5 & 6
April 2014
Authors:  Earl “Rusty” Lee, Anna Duryea
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 246

An Examination and Presentation of Travel in Sussex County
June 2009
Author: David Racca
Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research
Report # 244

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements Fall 2013
Year: 2014
Authors: Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li, Abdulkadir Ozden
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 240

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements Summer 2013
Year: 2013
Authors: Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li, Abdulkadir Ozden
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 237

New Castle Transportation Operations Management Plan (TOMP) 2010
Year: 2010
Authors: Earl Lee, Holly Rybinski, David Racca, Chuoran Wang, Dan Brown
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 235

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements
Summer 2012
Authors: Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 231

Study and Calculation of Travel Time Reliability Measures
November 2012
Authors: David Racca, Daniel T. Brown
Center for Applied Demography & Survey Research
Report # 229

Safety at Rural Non-Signalized Intersections in Delaware
September 2012
Authors: Ardeshir Faghri, Rebecca Frey
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 226

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements
April 2012
Authors: Ardeshir Faghri, Mingxin Li
Assisted by: Morteza Tabatabaie Shourijeh, Sean Humphrey, Drew Pavlick,
Rebecca Frey
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 224

The Delaware Signal Timing Enhancement Partnership (DSTEP) Corridor 2, SR 72, Newark
September 2011
Authors: Earl Lee, Mindy Laybourne, Trevor Booz
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 215

The Delaware Signal Timing Enhancement Partnership (DSTEP) Corridor 1, Cleveland Avenue, Newark
September 2011
Authors: Earl Lee, Laura Black, Trevor Booz
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 214

MUTCD Experimentation with Countdown Pedestrian Signals and Change Intervals
October 2011
Authors: Earl Lee, Mark Luszcz, Rudy Bedeley
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 211

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: Fall 2009 and Summer 2010
Fall 2009 and Summer 2010
Authors: Ardeshir Faghri, Robert Suarez, Morteza Tabatabaie Shourijeh
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 210

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements
August 2010
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 201

Use of Roundabouts as Alternatives to All-Way Stop Controls
August 2010
Authors: Stephen Mensah, Sepideh Eshragh
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 199

Fall 2008 WILMAPCO New Castle Co. DE, & Cecil Co., MD – Travel Time, Speed and Delay Data Collection Presentation
Fall 2008
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 198

An Investigation of Routing Strategies to Improve Transportation Service
July 1998
Author: David P. Racca
Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research
Report # 196

Comparative Analysis and Development of a Rating System for Conversion of All-Way Stop Controlled Intersections into Roundabouts
May 2006
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 193

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements 
October 2008
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 192

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: 2006 Phase
August 2006
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 187

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: 2005 Phase
August 2005
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 186

Evaluation of Roundabouts versus Signalized and Unsignalized Intersections in Delaware
September 2005
Author: Abishai Polus
Report # 179

Cost and Benefits of Advanced Public Transportation Systems at DART First State
July 2004
Author: David P. Racca
Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research
Report # 178

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: 2004 Phase
August 2004
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 169

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: 2003 Phase
August 2003
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 168

TRANSIMS Evaluation and Feasibility: Application in Delaware
December 2004
Author: Shinya Kikuchi
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Report # 167

Commercial Vehicle Information System and Network (CVISN) for Delaware/I-95 Corridor Coalition
November 2004
Author: Bernard Dworsky
Institute for Public Administration
Report # 166

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: 2002 Phase
August 2002
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 160

Design Speed: Selection Recommendations
September 2004
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 152

Application of Global Positioning Systems to Travel Time and Delay Measurements 2001 Phase
April 2003
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 148

Application of Global Positioning System (GPS) to Travel Time and Delay Measurements: 2000 Phase
September 2001
Author: Ardeshir Faghri
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Report # 132