Mohammad M. Molla, Matthew L. Stone, and EunSu Lee This study investigates geostatistical approaches using ordinary Kriging and clustering analysis for traffic crash data in order to identify the traffic accident hot spots in North Dakota counties. The research...
This issue of Safety Talk discusses ways to prevent and defuse aggressive driving situations. Aggressive drivers are more likely to speed, make unsafe lane changes, ignore the right of way, and violate traffic signals.
At the request of the 2013 Legislature, the UGPTI conducted a study of the state’s infrastructure needs for the next 20 years. The study, “Infrastructure Needs: North Dakota’s County, Township and tribal Roads and Bridges, 2015-2034,” is now complete and the final report is available. Total investment needs for the 20-year period is estimated to be about $9.09 billion.
The November & December 2014 issue of the Transportation Tidbits newsletter is now available online. In this issue you will find updates on graduate school news and recent/upcoming happenings in the transportation field. This issue also includes a variety of upcoming transportation conferences, workshops, and webinars.
A campus building dedicated to transportation at NDSU would symbolically show that transportation is equal in importance to other disciplines and indicate that transportation is an accepted interdisciplinary academic field. The building would house NDSU's academic programs in transportation and logistics and provide a home for the UGPTI's research and outreach programs. The building would be a critical step forward in developing the intellectual capital necessary to plan, construct and operate the transportation systems of the 21st century.