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Research Highlights

Preliminary Analysis of Speed Limit Changes in Eastern Oregon

Christopher Monsere
Sirisha Kothuri
This report is the third in a series of reports examining issues in Oregon related to changes in posted speed limits. In 2004, a comprehensive report, “Impacts and Issues Related to Proposed Changes in Oregon’s Interstate Speed Limits1 ,” was prepared. An update to the most important literature in the report was updated in 2017’s “Update to Issues Report for Interstate Speed Changes2 .” Readers are referred to these reports for a review of the scientific literature related to changing speed l... Read More

Data-Driven Mobility Strategies for Multimodal Transportation

Yao-Jan Wu
Xianfeng (Terry) Yang , Sirisha Kothuri
How can we use a variety of data-driven speed management strategies to make transportation safer and more efficient for all modes–whether you’re driving, walking or taking transit? The project was led by Yao Jan Wu, director of the Smart Transportation Lab at the University of Arizona. Co-investigators were Xianfeng Terry Yang of the University of Utah, who researches traffic operations and modeling along with connected automated vehicles, and Sirisha Kothuri of Portland State University, ... Read More