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Research Projects

Conducting transportation research topics for a new decade

Advanced Technologies and Systems

Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure (ITI)

  • High-Performing Transportation Infrastructure and Materials
  • QC/QA: Electronic Materials Management System, Percent Within Limits (PWL Specifications), etc.
  • Utility Conflict Management System
  • Total Transportation Asset Management: Design, Construction and Maintenance & Rehabilitation

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

  • Traffic Congestion Reduction: Smart Highway, Rhode Island Intelligent Road

Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure and System (ITIS)

Safety

  • Evacuation plan from natural and artificial disasters
  • Roundabout and innovative geometric design
  • Guidance for young drivers
  • Special considerations for senior citizens

Intermodal and/or Multimodal Transportation

  • Intermodal Transportation Center
  • Railway Engineering, etc.

Global Transportation Issues

Environment

  • Green Technologies: Recycling, Warm Asphalt, etc.
  • Global Warming: Cool Pavements, e.g., Porous Pavement, Grass Pave
  • Roadside Beautification

Energy

  •  Conservation: Cold In-Place Recycling (CIR), etc.
  •  Harvesting Solar Energies from Asphalt Pavements

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