Research Projects

Over the past decade, CTEP has funded 41 Research Projects in the areas of:

  • Pavement
  • Construction & Maintenance
  • Road Safety
  • Traffic Data & Engineering
  • Transportation Planning
  • Freight Transportation

CTEP Funded Research Projects Commissioned to date

The following table provides a listing of CTEP funded research projects that have been commissioned since inception.

Commission #

Research Project Title

Year

Details

41

Alberta Transportation’s Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS)- Does It Support Winter Maintenance Decisions?” – IBI Group

2011

40

Young Driver’s Licensing in Alberta: Why Wait? Univ. of Calgary. – de Barros/Kattan ***

2011

39

(QA/QC) of Subgrade and Unbound Pavement Layers – Univ. of Alberta – Bayat/Soleymani

2011

38

Modelling the impact of policies and design elements on individual’s travel switching behaviour – Univ. of Calgary – Dr. Lina Kattan

2010

37

Framework for Conducting Sustainable Transportation Assessments in Neighbourhoods (STANs)

2010

36

Design and Evaluation of Adaptive Coordinated Ramp Control Strategies on Deerfoot Trail Using PARAMICS Microsimulation – University of Calgary

2010

35

Modelling Drivers’ En Route Diversion Decisions under Influence of Variable Message Sign: A Case Study in Calgary Univ. of AB & Univ. of CGY a Joint Venture

2009

34

Development of Durable Crash Barriers with Shredded Tyre Aggregate and Fibre Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement – University of Alberta

2009

33

Determining Litter Levels on Alberta’s Highways
Alberta Transportation

2009

32

AN OVERVIEW AND STATISTICAL COMPENDIUM OF FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION IN ALBERTA- EBA Engineering

2009

31

Cone-of-vision (or Sight Distance) impacts in Roundabouts – Bunt Engineering

2009

30

Quantifying Driver Distractions at Intersections – Opus Hamilton Consultants

2008

29

Performance Evaluation of Thin Asphalt Overlay in Alberta –- EBA Engineering

2008

28

Factors contributing to the severity of intersection crashes in Alberta – University of Calgary

2008

27

Travel demand management for new communities in Calgary – University of Calgary

2008

26

Transport properties of cement based composites under stress – University of Alberta

2008

25

Survey of Alberta’s Trucking Industry With a View to Improving the Planning, Design, and Operation of Alberta’s Highways and Urban Streets – EBA Engineering

2006

24

Arc Welding for Bridge Construction- Univ. of Alberta

2005

23

Evaluation of the Relationship between speed and speeding enforcement-Univ. of Calgary

2005

 

22

Survey of Alberta Trucking Industry on AIT/City of Edmonton/Calgary Design and Operational Standards and practices

2005

 

21

Mitigating Pavement Rutting at Intersections

2005

20

Study on the Applicability & Effectiveness of Warm Asphalt Paving Technologies in Canadian Applications

2004

19

Lane Distribution of Truck Traffic for Pavement Design

2004

18

Trip & Parking Generation rates for Land Uses in Small Towns in Alberta

2004

17

Second Coat of Asphalt Binder on New Chip Seals

2004

16

Develop Alberta Based Collision Prediction Model

2004

15

Safety Countermeasures Along Prov. Hwys. Through Smaller Towns

2004

14

Development of a Guideline for Provision of Animal Collision

2004

13

Enhancement of Stop Control at Rural Highway Intersections

2004

12

Dangerous Goods Route Selection

2003

11

Dual Left Turn lane Strategies

2002

10

Pavement Preservation Strategies

2002

09

University of Calgary Driving Simulator, (UCDS): Age Related Intersection Crash Contributions and ITS Countermeasure (On Going Simulations and On Demand)

2001

 

08

Traffic Collision Reconstruction Using CPS & Non-Metric Imagery

2001

07

Fibre Optic Monitoring of GFRP Grid in Center Street Bridge, Calgary

2000

 

06

Collisions at Right Turning Roadways with Yield Signs

2000

05

Microscopic Traffic Simulation on the Deerfoot Trail Corridor

1999

04

Rehabilitation of Concrete Bridge Girders

1999

03

Cracking of Concrete Resulting from Restrained Shrinkage

1999

02

Dynamic Stability and Analysis of Logging Trucks Used on Alberta Highways

1999

01

Reduced Wildlife Vehicle Collisions

1998