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1. Recent advances in connected and automated vehicles

April 2019
David Elliott | Walter Keen | Lei Miao

Connected and automated vehicle (CAV) is a transformative technology that has great potential to change our daily life. Therefore, CAV related research has been advanced significantly in recent years....

2. Study on demand and characteristics of parking system in urban areas: A review

February 2020
Janak Parmar | Pritikana Das | Sanjaykumar M. Dave

The increasing rate of private car usage in the urban areas as a result of fast-growing economy, derelict policies and subsidies are the main causes making car parking one of the main concerns for transport...

3. Opportunities and challenges of smart mobile applications in transportation

December 2016
Saidi Siuhi | Judith Mwakalonge

Smart mobile applications are software applications that are designed to run on smart phones, tablets, and other mobile electronic devices. In this era of rapid technological advances, these applications...

4. Smart mobility and public transport: Opportunities and challenges in rural and urban areas

February 2020
Simone Porru | Francesco Edoardo Misso | Filippo Eros Pani | Cino Repetto

Demographic changes in peripheral areas are pressuring the regional public transport systems to adopt innovative strategies. The employment of internet of things (IoT) technologies has proven to be...

5. Design and development of an improved traffic light control system using hybrid lighting system

February 2017
Michael Osigbemeh | Michael Onuu | Olumuyiwa Asaolu

The deployment of light emitting diodes (LEDs) based traffic system control created the problem of dim displays when ambient light is similar to traffic lights. It causes some drivers' disability of...

6. Distracted walking: Examining the extent to pedestrian safety problems

October 2015
Judith Mwakalonge | Saidi Siuhi | Jamario White

Pedestrians, much like drivers, have always been engaged in multi-tasking like using hand-held devices, listening to music, snacking, or reading while walking. The effects are similar to those experienced...

7. A review of road extraction from remote sensing images

June 2016
Weixing Wang | Nan Yang | Yi Zhang | Fengping Wang | Ting Cao | Patrik Eklund

As a significant role for traffic management, city planning, road monitoring, GPS navigation and map updating, the technology of road extraction from a remote sensing (RS) image has been a hot research...

8. GIS-based spatial analysis of urban traffic accidents: Case study in Mashhad, Iran

June 2017
Gholam Ali Shafabakhsh | Afshin Famili | Mohammad Sadegh Bahadori

There is a growing concern in traffic accident rate in recent years. Using Mashhad city (Iran second populous city) traffic accident records as case study, this paper applied the combination of geo-information...

9. Measuring and evaluating of road roughness conditions with a compact road profiler and ArcGIS

October 2016
Nueraihemaitijiang Abulizi | Akira Kawamura | Kazuya Tomiyama | Shun Fujita

With a wide range of requirements throughout the world, high-quality road management is subject to increasing demand from a perspective of customer-oriented levels of service. In recent years, road...

10. Main flexible pavement and mix design methods in Europe and challenges for the development of an European method

August 2017
Paulo Pereira | Jorge Pais

Pavement and mix design represent one of the key components within the life cycle of a road infrastructure, with links to political, economic, technical, societal and environmental issues. Recent researches...

11. Optimising local council's return on investment from annual pavement rehabilitation budgets through targeting of the average pavement condition index

October 2016
Gregory Kelly | Deborah Delaney | Gary Chai | Sherif Mohamed

A high quality transportation system is necessary in a modern economy, and a road network is a common and significant, component of the system. Road systems have two major objectives: to enable the...

12. Determining asphalt surface temperature using weather parameters

December 2019
Zafrul H. Khan | Md Rashadul Islam | Rafiqul A. Tarefder

Temperature affects the structural response of asphalt concrete (AC) pavement. To evaluate the performance, it is important to accurately predict the pavement surface temperature. This study develops...

13. Pavement crack image acquisition methods and crack extraction algorithms: A review

December 2019
Weixing Wang | Mengfei Wang | Hongxia Li | Heng Zhao | Kevin Wang | Changtao He | Jun Wang | Sifan Zheng | Jiabin Chen

The extraction of pavement cracks is always a hard task in image processing. In airport and road construction, cracking is the main factor for pavement damage, which can decrease the quality of pavement...

14. Improving construction work zone safety using technology: A systematic review of applicable technologies

February 2020
Chukwuma Nnaji | John Gambatese | Hyun Woo Lee | Fan Zhang

Once considered conventional, the construction industry is gradually increasing its reliance on innovations such as the application of technologies in safety management. Given the growing literature...

15. Relationship between compressive and tensile strengths of roller-compacted concrete

June 2018
Chamroeun Chhorn | Seong Jae Hong | Seung Woo Lee

The abstract roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is a zero slump concrete comprising the same materials as that of conventional concrete with different proportions. The RCC must be compacted to reach its...

16. Emissions of automobiles fueled with alternative fuels based on engine technology: A review

August 2018
Yisong Chen | Jinqiu Ma | Bin Han | Peng Zhang | Haining Hua | Hao Chen | Xin Su

Diversification of alternative fuels for automobiles is not only an actual situation, but also a development trend. Whether the alternative fuels are clean is an important issue. Emissions of automobiles...

17. Timber-concrete composite bridges: Three case studies

December 2018
Massimo Fragiacomo | Amedeo Gregori | Junqing Xue | Cristoforo Demartino | Matteo Toso

During the last years, timber-concrete composite (TCC) structures have been extensively used in Europe both in new and existing buildings. Generally speaking, a composite structure combines the advantages...

18. Deterioration models for prediction of remaining useful life of timber and concrete bridges: A review

April 2020
Ishwarya Srikanth | Madasamy Arockiasamy

Bridge deterioration models are used for prioritization and maintenance of bridges. These models can be broadly classified as deterministic and stochastic models. There are mechanistic models (or physical...

19. Time-headway distribution for random-sequential-update TASEP with periodic and open boundaries

February 2020
Pavel Hrabák

The temporal-headway distribution for Totally Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process (TASEP) with random-sequential update is investigated. Considering the stationary/steady state of the process, exact...

20. Yellow light dilemma zone researches: a review

October 2014
Yaping Zhang | Chuanyun Fu | Liwei Hu

The yellow light dilemma zone is widely known as an area on the high-speed intersection approach, where vehicles neither safely stop before the stop line nor proceed through the intersection during...

21. Preparation process of bio-oil and bio-asphalt, their performance, and the application of bio-asphalt: A comprehensive review

April 2020
Hainian Wang | Ziye Ma | Xi Chen | Mohd Rosli Mohd Hasan

The objective of this paper is to establish the state of knowledge on fast pyrolysis of bio-oil and bio-asphalt binder and to facilitate efforts in improving the overall performance of bio-asphalt and...

22. Managing sidewalk pavement maintenance: A case study to increase pedestrian safety

June 2016
Maria Vittoria Corazza | Paola Di Mascio | Laura Moretti

Comfort is a major requirement in planning pedestrian facilities. Pedestrians walk where they feel comfortable and when they do not feel at ease, they walk elsewhere. A typical example is that filthy,...

23. A review on application of composite truss bridges composed of hollow structural section members

February 2019
Zhijuan Tian | Yongjian Liu | Lei Jiang | Weiqing Zhu | Yinping Ma

Composite truss with hollow structural section (HSS) members is deemed as the structure applicable to large-span and heavily-loaded bridges. To promote the application of composite truss bridge with...

24. Investigating the relationship between crash severity, traffic barrier type, and vehicle type in crashes involving traffic barrier

February 2020
Amirarsalan Mehrara Molan | Mahdi Rezapour | Khaled Ksaibati

Roadside safety is one of the important components of highway systems due to its considerable rate of high-severity crashes. Traffic barriers play a key role in reducing the crash severity and saving...

25. Emergency material scheduling optimization model and algorithms: A review

October 2019
Hui Hu | Jing He | Xiongfei He | Wanli Yang | Jing Nie | Bin Ran

In the emergency management of disruptions, efficient emergency material scheduling (EMS) is a key factor to save people's lives and reduce loss. Based on the literature of EMS and related areas in...

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