Multi Institution Projects

Confounding Factors of Commercial Motor Vehicles in Safety Critical Events


PI: Salvador Hernandez (OSU), sal.hernandez@oregonstate.edu

Co PIs: Eric Jessup (WSU)

AMOUNT & MATCH: $160,000 from PacTrans; $160,000 ODOT and Salary Match

DATES: 12/15/2016 – 1/31/2018

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Freeway Traffic Safety and Efficiency Enhancement through Adaptive Roadway Lighting and Control Enabled by Connected Sensor and Infrastructure Networks


PI: Zhibin Li (UW), lizhibin@uw.edu

Co PIs: Haizhong Wang (OSU), Yinhai Wang (UW)

AMOUNT & MATCH: $180,000 from PacTrans; $180,000 ODOT, and Salary Match

DATES: 12/15/2016 – 1/31/2018

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Mitigation of Roadway Crashes in the Pacific Northwest through Coordinated K-9 Outreach – Phase 3


PI: David Hurwitz (OSU), david.hurwitz@oregonstate.edu

Co PIs: Linda Boyle (UW), Leila Hajibabai (WSU), Ahmed Abdel-Rahim (UI), Nathan Belz (UAF)

AMOUNT & MATCH: $165,000 from PacTrans; $165,000 from Salary Match

DATES: 12/15/2016 – 1/31/2018

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Safety Data Management and Analysis: Assessing the Continuing Education Needs for the Pacific Northwest, Analysis of Options – Phase 2


PI: Kevin Chang (UAF), kchang@uidaho.edu
Dates: 12/16/2015 – 12/15/2016

Recent advancements in data collection capabilities have allowed transportation-related agencies to collect mountains of safety data. There is an immediate need to find out what types of safety data are being collected, what types of safety analysis can be done with the collected data, and what (other) types of safety data and analysis approaches are required to meet the
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Mitigation of Lane Departure Crashes in the Pacific Northwest through Coordinated Outreach – Phase 2


PI: David Hurwitz (OSU), david.hurwitz@oregonstate.edu
Dates: 12/16/2015 – 12/15/2016

Raise the awareness of the traveling public about the risks regarding lane departure crashes through a student video/media competition to encourage safer driving practices in the Pacific Northwest region.

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