Projects

The WSU-TRG has worked on numerous funded research and engineering projects for various public and private agencies including MDOT, FHWA, NHTSA, OSHA, NCHRP, OHSP, various city and county agencies, and national consultants. The research projects are led by the faculty and support undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. students. A list of current and past projects is located below.

Tapan K. Datta

  • “Evaluating Non-Freeway Rumble Strips – Phase 2”, Sponsor: MDOT, February 2013 – September 2014.
  • “Work Zone Safety Grant”, Sponsor: Federal Highway Administration, September 2011 – September 2014.
  • “Safe Routes to School: FY 2012”, Sponsor: Michigan Fitness Foundation, October 2011 – June 2012.
  • “Commercial Motor Vehicle Direct Observation Survey”, Sponsor: Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, August 2011 to September 2012.
  • “Timing Issues for Traffic Signals Interconnected with Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings”, Sponsor: MDOT, August 2011 to July 2012.
  • “Safe Routes to School”, Sponsor: Michigan Fitness Foundation, October 2010 – September 2011.
  • “Supplementary Funding for 2010 Direct Observation of Safety Belt Use Report Preparation”, Sponsor: Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, October 2010 – September 2011.
  • “Impact of Non-Freeway Rumble Strips - Phase I”, Sponsor: Michigan Department of Transportation, June 2010 – June 2012.
  • “The Effect of Work Zone Drum Steady Burn Warning Lights on Motorist Safety”, Sponsor: MDOT, November 2010 – December 2011.
  • “2010 Direct Observation Surveys of Safety Belt Use”, Sponsor: Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, October 2009 – September 2010.
  • “2009 Direct Observation Surveys of Safety Belt Use”, Sponsor: Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, October 2008 – September 2009.
  • “2008 Direct Observation Surveys of Safety Belt Use”, Sponsor: Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, October 2007 – September 2008.
  • “2009 Traffic and Engineering Services to MPOs”, Sponsor: Michigan OHSP, October 2008 – September 2009.
  • “Education and Enforcement in Focus City Pedestrian Safety Efforts”, Sponsor: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, September 2007 – September 2010.

Stephen M. Remias

  • “Signal Performance Measure Pilot Implementation”, Sponsor: MDOT (Subcontract through AECOM), November 2016 – December 2018.
  • “2016 Work Zone and Guardrail Safety Training Grant”, Sponsor: Federal Highway Administration, November 2016 – October 2019.
  • “Identifying Effects and Applications of Fixed and Variable Speed Limits,” Sponsor: INDOT (subcontract through Purdue University), November 2014 - November 2016.
  • “Development of Differential Criteria for Determining Appropriateness of ‘Side-Path’ Applications for Bicycle Use” Sponsor: MDOT (Subcontract through Toole Design Group), June 2016 – June 2018.
  • “Intelligent Transportation Systems and Traffic Signal Systems – Traverse City”, Sponsor: MDOT (Subcontract through AECOM), April 2016 – March 2019.