Since 2006, the TRC has maintained a valuable partnership with the Vermont Agency of Transportation through a variety of collaborative programs.  At this time solicitations for the program are internally by VTrans.  To view projects started during a specific year, click on the appropriate tab below.

2018

Principle Investigator Project Name
Jim Sullivan Calibration of the Highway Safety Manual Predictive Models for Rural Two-Lane Roads in Vermont
Mandar Dewoolkar Evaluating Effectiveness of Floodplain Reconnection Sites along the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail: A Blueprint for Future Rail/River Projects
Tian Xia Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology for Traffic Signage Management
Safwan Wshah Detection and Mapping of Roadside Assets from Road Images
Jon Dowds The Vermont Transportation Energy Profile 2019
David Novak Hamburg Wheel Tracker: Preliminary Data Analysis
Julie Dowds Promote Engagement in and Dissemination of Research from the Vermont Transportation Research Collaborative (V-TRC)
Safwan Wshah Detection and Mapping of Roadside Assets from Road Images
Glenn McRae Reducing Wildlife Mortality on Roads in Vermont: Determining Relationships Between Structure Attributes and Wildlife Movement Frequency Through Bridges and Culverts to Improve Related Conservation Investments

2017

Principle Investigator Project Title
Mandar Dewoolkar

Bridge-Stream Network Assessment to Identify Sensitive Structural and Hydraulic Parameters for Planning Flood Mitigation

Additional Publications:

Jon Dowds Snow and Ice Control Performance Measurement: Comparing Grip, Traffic Speed Distributions and Safety Outcomes during Winter Storms
Ehsan Ghazanfari PDF icon Implementation of Intelligent Compaction for Pavement Construction in Vermont
Jim Sullivan Comparative and Critical Analysis of Address-Based Employment and Demographic Data Sources for Use by the Vermont Agency of Transportation
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Model: Year 10 (2017-2018)
Julie Dowds Cooperative Agreement for Advancement of Research Grants
Jon Dowds The Vermont Transportation Energy Profile 2017
Glenn McRae Reducing Wildlife Mortality on Roads in Vermont

2016

Principle Investigator Project Title
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Model: Year 9
Glenn McRae Grant Management and Coordination Services for NETC
Glenn McRae Assessment of a Collaborative Research Agenda
David Novak Development of Pay Factors for QA/QC Concrete Compressive Strength
Lisa Aultman-Hall PDF icon Designing an "All-in-One" Transportation Survey for Vermont
Jim Sullivan Bicycle and Pedestrian Counting Program Management

2015

Principle Investigator Project Title
Glenn McRae An Assessment of a Vermont Transportation Research Collaborative (VTRC) – A University Led Academic Research Program
Glenn McRae Reducing Wildlife Mortality on Roads in Vermont
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Model: Year 8
Jim Sullivan Vermont Annual Seat Belt Survey 2015
Brian Lee Personal Transportation Plan Pilot Program (PTP3)
Ehsan Ghazanfari PDF icon Intelligent Compaction for Embankment, Subgrade, and Base Materials Construction in Vermont
Arne Bomblies PDF icon The Changing Risk of Extreme Event Impacts on Vermont Transportation Infrastructure
David Novak Examining how Disinvestment in Vermont’s Roadway Infrastructure Network may Impact Access to Critically Important Locations throughout the State

2014

Principle Investigator Project Title
Jim Sullivan PDF icon Using Remote Data Collection to Identify Bridges and Culverts Susceptible to Blockage During Flooding Events
Brian Lee PDF icon Personal Transportation Plan Pilot Program (PTP3)
Glenn McRae Vermont Energy Report 2011
Glenn McRae Reducing Wildlife Mortality on Roads in Vermont
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Demand Model
Jim Sullivan Advancement of Statewide Research Cooperative
Tian Xia

PDF icon High Speed Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for Road Pavement and Bridge Structural Inspection and Maintenance

Additional Publications:

Dryver Huston Cost-Effective and Rapid Concrete Repair Techniques
Eric Hernandez Advancement of Vermont’s Bridge Deterioration Model

2013

Principle Investigator Project Title
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Demand Model
Mandar Dewoolkar

Quantifying the Vulnerability of Vermont Bridges to Seismic Loading

Additional Publications:

Austin Troy Development of GIS Tools to Optimize Identification of Road Segments Prone to Flood Damage
Brian Lee PDF icon Statewide Analysis of Guardrails, Curves and Crashes
Jim Sullivan PDF icon Long-Term and Short-Term Measures of Roadway Snow and Ice Control (RSIC) Performance
Jim Sullivan PDF icon Strategic Location of Satellite Salt Storage for Roadway Snow and Ice Control in Vermont
Lisa Aultman-Hall PDF icon Vermont Vehicle Idling Research
George Pinder Optimal Design of Porous Concrete - Phase III - Supplement

2012

Principle Investigator Project Title
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Demand Model
Brian Lee PDF icon Work Zones and Travel Speeds:  The Effects of Uniform Traffic Officers and Other Speed Management Measures
Mandar Dewoolkar PDF icon Verification of Abutment and Retaining Wall Design Assumptions - Phase II
Glenn McRae Vermont Energy Report 2011
Glenn McRae National Summer Transportation Institute
Xindong Wu PDF icon Harvesting Data from Advanced Technologies - Phase I
George Pinder Optimal Design of Porous Concrete - Phase III - Supplement
Jim Sullivan PDF icon Travel Importance and Strategic Investment in Vermont
Mandar Dewoolkar PDF icon Prediction and Mitigation of Scour for Vermont Bridges
Mandar Dewoolkar

Porous Concrete - Chloride Resistance and Freeze/Thaw Durability

Additional Publications: 

Eric Hernandez

Vibration Monitoring and Load Characteristics Evaluation of I-89 Bridges 58 N and S, Richmond

Additional Publications:

Eric Hernandez

PDF icon Statistical Analysis of Weigh-In-Motion Data to Validate Use of HL-93 AASHTO Vehicle Live Load for Bridge Design in Vermont

PDF icon 2014_-_14_Statistical_Analysis_of_Weigh-in-Motion_Data_for_Bridge_Design_in_Vermont.pdf

Jim Sullivan PDF icon Optimization of Snow Removal in Vermont
Jim Sullivan Improvement and Operation of the Vermont Travel Demand Model
Glenn McRae Cooperative Agreement for Advancement of Research Grants
Glenn McRae Grant Management and Coordination Services for NETC

2011

Principle Investigator Project Title
Mandar Dewoolkar Correlating Laboratory Behavior of Porous Concrete to Field Performance
Eric Hernandez Vibration Monitoring and Load Characteristics Evaluation of I-89 Bridges 58 N and S, Richmond
Mandar Dewoolkar PDF icon Verification of Abutment and Retaining Wall Design Assumptions - Phase II
Mandar Dewoolkar Use of Piles in Slope Stabilization
George Pinder Optimal Design of Porous Concrete - Phase III - Supplement
Xindong Wu PDF icon Harvesting Data from Advanced Technologies - Phase I
Lisa Aultman-Hall Vermont Vehicle Idling Research

2010

Principle Investigator Project Title
Jim Sullivan Maintenance, Operation and Evaluation of the VTrans Statewide Transportation Model
Karen Glitman FY2010 National Summer Transportation Institute Program
Mandar Dewoolkar

Correlating Laboratory Behavior of Porous Concrete to Field Performance

Additional Publications:

George Pinder Optimal Design of Porous Concrete Pavement - Phase II

2009

Principle Investigator Project Title
Richard Watts Maintenance, Operation and Evaluation of the Vtrans Statewide Transportation Model
Richard Watts Quantifying VT Transportation Safety Factors
Richard Watts Efficient Transportation Systems
Karen Glitman National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) Program FY09
Richard Watts French Hill Project

2008

Principle Investigator Project Title
Mandar Dewoolkar Designing Sustainable Porous Pavements for Northern Communities
George Pinder Optimal Design for Porous Concrete Pavement
Richard Watts Incentives for Efficient Transportation
Glenn McRae Cooperative Agreement for Advancement of Research Grants
Karen Glitman Summer Transportation Institute

2006

Principle Investigator Project Title
Adel Sadek Evaluation of the Green Bike Lanes on Williston Road