College of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental EngineeringResearchlabsTransportation Laboratories

Transportation Laboratories

TransportationTransportation research includes a study of the safety impact of median designs on vehicular and pedestrian traffic; an evaluation of stop signs at rail-highway grade crossings; and the development of a training course on highway safety appurtenances, a program on rail-highway safety, a textbook on pedestrian and bicycle transportation, and materials for a traffic engineering handbook. The transportation program sponsors technical seminars and distributes videotapes and publications.

TransportationEquipment includes standard traffic measuring devices (traffic counters, recorders, ball bank indicator); traffic signal controllers, surveying instruments (transit, theodolites, levels, total stationing); roadway design CADD software, and time-lapse still and video photographic equipment.