Transportation Research Center Research Reports

Transportation Research Center Research Reports

 

The UVM Transportation Research Center (TRC) conducts research that advances the science of understanding how we travel, the design of resilient transportation systems, and the impact of transportation on the environment, our health and wellbeing, and the economic prosperity of diverse communities. Explore our research, which is free and publicly available through ScholarWorks.

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Submissions from 2012

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Seasonality, Mobility, and Livability, Jane Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Thomas DeSisto, William Sawyer, David Propen, Faye Conte, and Matthew Putman

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Environmental Concern, Social Capital and the Social Context of Tailpipe Emissions-Related Knowledge in Northern Climates, Thomas Macias, Elysia Nelson, and Richard Watts

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Transportation Education Demonstration Pilot Program, Glenn McRae

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Spatial Extent of the Impact of Transported Road Materials on the Ecological Function of Forested Landscapes, Deborah Neher, David Asmussen, and Kristin Williams

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Vermont Travel Model 2011-2012 (Year 4), James Sullivan and Matthew Conger

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Passenger Vehicle Idling in Vermont: Year 1 Report, James Sullivan, Jonathan Dowds, and Lisa Aultman-Hall

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Efficiency in Transportation - Community and State Transportation Efficiency Planning in Vermont, James Sullivan, Jennifer Kenyan, and Richard Watts

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Efficiency in Transportation - Optimal Transit Networks For Vermont, James Sullivan, Jennifer Kenyan, and Richard Watts

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Integrated Land-Use, Transportation and Environmental Modeling The Vermont Integrated Land-Use and Transportation Carbon Estimator, James Sullivan, Anna Mika, Joe Fraker, David Hershey, Kevin Hathaway, and Stephen Lawe

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Identifying Network Representation Issues with the Network Trip Robustness, James Sullivan, David Novak, and Lisa Aultman-Hall

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Efficiency in Transportation - Increasing Carpooling in Vermont: Alternatives to Single Occupancy Vehicle, Richard Watts

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The Social Construction and Framing of Tailpipe Emissions in the Media, Richard Watts, Thomas Macias, Jonathan Maddison, and Aaron Witham

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Social Network Analysis of Sustainable Transportation Organizations, Richard Watts and Aaron Witham

Submissions from 2011

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Transportation, Equity, and Communities at Risk: Refugee Population and Transportation Accessibility in Vermont, Pablo Bose

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Atmospheric Oxidative Chemistry of Organic Particulate Emissions from Fuel Combustion, Giuseppe Petrucci and Scott Geddes

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Numerical Modeling and Experimental Investigation of the Local Hydrology of a Porous Concrete Site, George Pinder and Christina Syrrakou

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The Vermont Transportation Energy Report 2010, Justine Sears and Karen Glitman

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Is There a Link Between Highway Funding, Construction Costs and Employment?, Richard Sicotte and Karen Glitman

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Vermont Travel Model 2010 - 2011 (Year 3), James Sullivan

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Efficient Transportation for Vermont Optimal Statewide Transit Networks, James Sullivan, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Nathan Belz, and Richard Watts

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A Travel-Livability Index for Seniors, Phase 1: Livability Attribute Importance, James Sullivan, Justine Sears, and Karen Glitman

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Application of the Network Robustness Index to Identify Critical Links Supporting Vermont's Bulk Milk Transportation, James Sullivan, Julia Smith, and Rebecca Grover

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Navigating Trade-Offs in Complex Systems: Deliberative Multi Criteria Decision Analysis of CCMPO Metropolitan Transportation Plan, 2010-2035, Asim Zia

Submissions from 2010

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Quantifying Vermont Transportation Safety Factors: Young Drivers and Departure from Lane, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Justine Sears, and Karen Glitman

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Estimating Tourism Expenditures for the Burlington Waterfront Path and the Island Line Trail, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Chen Zhang, and Lance Jennings

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More Robust Spatial Sampling Strategies for Non-motorized Traffic, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Chen Zhang, and Lance Jennings

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Design and Collection of the NETI New England Travel Survey, Matthew Coogan, Lucy Gibson, and Margaret Campbell

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An Investigation into Porous Concrete Pavements for Northern Communities, Mandar Dewoolkar and George McCain

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Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Project: Phase II Report, Jonathan Dowds, Paul Hines, Chris Farmer, Richard Watts, and Steve Letendre

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Transportation Workforce Development at Community Colleges, Karen Glitman

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The Vermont Transportation Energy Report: Vermont Clean Cities Coalition, Justine Sears and Karen Glitman

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Advanced Development and Calibration of the Network Robustness Index to Identify Critical Road Network Links, James Sullivan, Lisa Aultman-Hall, and David Novak

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Application of the Network Robustness Index to Identifying Critical Road-Network Links in Chittenden County, Vermont, James Sullivan, Lisa Aultman-Hall, and David Novak

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Integrated Land-Use, Transportation and Environmental Modeling: Validation Case Studies, James Sullivan, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Austin Troy, Dale Azaria, and Stephen Lawe

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Phase I Report: Integrated Land Use, Transportation and Environmental Modeling, Austin Troy, Brian Voigt, Adel Sadek, Stephen Lawe, Jun Yu, Yi Yang, David Hershey, Brian Grady, John Broussard, and John Lobb

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Pupil Transportation: Travel Behavior, Traffic Impacts, and Potentials for Improvement, Qingbin Wang, Erica Campbell, and Robert Parsons

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Gasoline Taxes: An Examination of News Media Discourse Related to Gas Tax Funding Debates in Six States, Richard Watts

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Increasing Carpooling in Vermont: Opportunities and Obstacles, Richard Watts

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Vermont Statewide Travel Demand Model - A Preliminary Evaluation, Andrew Weeks

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Scenario Analyses and Simulations Using TRANSIMS and UrbanSim for the Chittenden County of Vermont, Jun Yu and Yi Yang

Submissions from 2009

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Results of the Vermont Rural Transportation Funding Summit, Lisa Aultman-Hall and Karen Glitman

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The On-Board Tailpipe Emissions Measurement System (TOTEMS): Proof-of-Concept, Britt Holmén, Mitchell Robinson, Karen Sentoff, Paul Montane, and Kevin Hathaway

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Future Surface Transportation Financing Options: Challenges and Opportunities for Rural States, Glenn McRae, Jennifer Kenyan, and Karen Glitman

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Extended Kalman Filter for the On-line Calibration of Traffic Simulation Models, Donna Rizzo and Adel Sadek

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Intelligent Adaptive Control for Dynamic Traffic Routing, Adel Sadek

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Effects of Miles Per Gallon Feedback on Fuel Efficiency in Gas-Powered Cars, Laura Solomon, Nick Lange, Michael Schwob, and Peter Callas

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The Demographics of Travel in the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Region, Richard Watts, Cassandra Gekas, and Tristam Coffin

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Modeling the Emissions of Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles on Interstate 89/189 and US Route 7 in the Burlington Area, Andrew Weeks

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Transportation Impacts of Smart Growth Development in Maine, Andrew Weeks

Submissions from 2008

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The Vermont Transportation Energy Report, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Karen Glitman, Tristam Coffin, and Richard Watts

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Transportation System Efficiency in Vermont – An Initial Evaluation, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Elaine Wang, and Richard Watts

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Performance of a Battery Electric Vehicle in the Cold Climate and Hilly Terrain of Vermont-Final Report, Michael Cross, Keith Pelletier, and Walter Varhue

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Incentive Elasticity of Demand for Bike/Walk Program, Jane Kolodinsky and Erin Roche

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Regional Microscopic Simulation Model for Studying Traffic Control Strategies at Work Zone, Gopal Patil and Adel Sadek

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Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles and the Vermont Grid: A Scoping Analysis, Richard Watts, Steve Letendre, and Michael Cross

Submissions from 2007

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Voices of Vermonters: Vermont's Transportation Future, Richard Watts and Erica Campbell

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The Vermont Transportation Energy Report (2007), Richard Watts, Karen Glitman, and Elaine Wang