August 2018 Update: The VTrans Research Section has selected its V-TRC research projects for FY18, from the proposals received in February 2018.August 2018 Update: The VTrans Research Section has selected its V-TRC research projects for FY18, from the proposals received in February 2018.

Three new projects were selected:

  • Calibration of the Highway Safety Manual Predictive Models for Rural Two-Lane Roads in Vermont (PI: James Sullivan; VTrans Sponsor: Mario Dupigny-Giroux)
  • Evaluating Effectiveness of Floodplain Reconnection Sites along the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail: A Blueprint for Future Rail/River Projects (PIs: Mandar Dewoolkar, Donna Rizzo; Co-PIs: Beverly Wemple, Arne Bomblies, Kirsten Underwood; VTrans Sponsors: Emily Parkany, Jeff Ramsay)
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology for Transportation Signage Management (PI: Tian Xia, Co-PI: Byung Lee; VTrans Sponsor: Jonathan Griffin)

Solicitations for the FY19 V-TRC Program are scheduled to begin in early 2019.