Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transporation

 
The Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) is a premier transportation research center that builds on the experience of renowned experts in transportation and related fields at the University of Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and other universities in Illinois and across the country by providing the appropriate tools and support required for objective research. For more information about ICT, visit http://ict.illinois.edu/ .

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  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Zhang, Yufan; Wood, Jacob (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-05)
    Construction activities entail substantial disturbance of topsoil and vegetative cover. As a result, stormwater runoff and erosion rates are increased significantly. If the soil erosion and subsequently generated sediment ...

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  • Braun, Lindsay M.; Barajas, Jesus M.; Lee, Bumsoo; Martin, Rebecca; Mashraky, Rafsun; Rathor, Shubhangi; Shrivastava, Manika (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-03)
    The availability and quality of pedestrian infrastructure play key roles in enabling access to transit. Many transit operators face challenges in facilitating this access, however, because they lack land use authority and ...

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  • Hajj, Ramez; Lu, Yujia (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-02)
    This report presents a review of flexible pavement pothole-patching materials, equipment, and techniques within Illinois Department of Transportation as well as other transportation agencies in the United States. The ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Okte, Egemen; Ramakrishnan, Aravind; Zhou, Qingwen; Sayeh, Watheq (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-02)
    Truck platooning has many benefits over traditional truck mobility. Literature shows that platooning improves safety and reduces fuel consumption between 5% and 15% based on platoon configuration. In Illinois, trucks carry ...

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  • Roesler, Jeffery; Montemayor, Roberto; DeSantis, John; Gupta, Prakhar (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-01)
    This study investigated the causes for premature, transverse cracking on urban jointed plain concrete pavements in Illinois. A field survey of 67 sections throughout Illinois coupled with ultrasonic evaluation was completed ...

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