The Kentucky Transportation Center has published many reports addressing a variety of transportation issues and problems. Research reports describe the methodology and results for KTC research projects.

Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report has different titles over the years:

  • Highway Materials Research Laboratory Research Report: 1939-1966
  • Kentucky Department of Highways Research Report: 1967-1975
  • Kentucky Department of Transportation Research Report: 1976-1980
  • Kentucky Transportation Research Program Research Report: 1981-1988
  • Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report: 1988 to present

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Submissions from 2017

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Develop a Highway Inventory Data Quality Control Scheme (PL-26), Mei Chen, Obaidur Rahman Kazi, and Tony Fields
KTC-16-27/PL-26-1F

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Analysis of Autonomous Vehicle Policies, Bryan Gibson
KTC-16-25/PL-29-1F

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Kentucky Vehicle License Plate Study, Valerie J. Keathley, Andrew Martin, Jerry Kissick, Gray Forlines, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-16-11/SPR16-518-1F

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A Programmatic Approach to Long-Term Bridge Preventive Maintenance, Danny Wells, Bobby W. Meade, Theodore Hopwood II, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-16-22/SPR15-504-1F

Submissions from 2016

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2016 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Kenneth R. Agent, Eric R. Green, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-16-16/KSP1-16-1F

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Analysis of Farm Vehicle Crashes and Safety Belt Usage, Kenneth R. Agent, Eric R. Green, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-16-18/KSP1-16-1F

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An Intermodal Network Model of Coal Distribution in the United States and Its Economic Implications for the Inland Waterway System, Benjamin L. Blandford, Ted H. Grossardt, Michael Shouse, and John Ripy
KTC-16-02/MTIC-8-14-1F

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Transportation System Vulnerability and Resilience to Extreme Weather Events and Other Natural Hazards: Report for Pilot Project — KYTC District 1, Benjamin L. Blandford, Scott Schurman, Candice Y. Wallace, and Sarah M. McCormack
KTC-16-20/SPR16-524-1F

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Cost Benefit Analysis: Applications and Future Opportunities, Bryan Gibson and Candice Y. Wallace
KTC-16-04/SPR16-517-1F

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Development of an Improved Method for Determining Advisory Speeds on Horizontal Curves, Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, and Erin Lammers
KTC-16-14/SPR15-507-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2011-2015), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, Jerry G. Pigman, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-16-19/KSP2-16-1F

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Evaluation of the Use of Painted and Unpainted Weathering Steel on Bridges, Theodore Hopwood II, Sudhir Palle, Bobby W. Meade, and Rick Younce
KTC-16-09/SPR10-407-1F

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Phase I Inspection of the Stay Cable System on the US 231 William H. Natcher Bridge over the Ohio River, Theodore Hopwood II, Sudhir Palle, Danny Wells, Bobby W. Meade, Jared Fairchild, and Christopher Goff
KTC-16-01/KHIT77-1F

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Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Workflow Study, Steven Andrew Martin, Candice Y. Wallace, Valerie J. Keathley, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-16-06/SPR15-512-1F

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Chloride Contamination Remediation on Steel Bridges, Bobby W. Meade, Christopher Goff, Sudhir Palle, and Theodore Hopwood II
SPR-16-08/SPR14-484-1F

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Thin Film Concrete Coatings, Bobby W. Meade, Danny Wells, Theodore Hopwood II, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-16-03/SPR12-433-1F

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Estimation of Average Daily Traffic on Local Roads in Kentucky, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Brian K. Howell, Eric R. Green, and William Nicholas Staats
KTC-16-13/FRT201-15-1F

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Synthesis of Kentucky’s Traveler Information Systems, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Jennifer R. Walton, and James Ballinger
KTC-16-17/SPR16-56-2-1F

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Bridge End Settlement Evaluation and Prediction, Jiwen Zhang, Timothy R. Taylor, and Roy E. Sturgill
KTC-16-23/SPR14-486-1F

Submissions from 2015

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2015 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Kenneth R. Agent, Eric R. Green, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-15-15/KSP1-15-1F

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A GIS-Based Expert Systems Predictive Habitat Model for Threatened and Endangered Species: Case Study Using Kentucky Arrow Darter, Benjamin L. Blandford, Michael Shouse, and John Ripy
KTC-15-10/SPR14-483-1F

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Methodology Update for Estimating Volume to Service Flow Ratio, Mei Chen and Xu Zhang
KTC-15-27/PL22-13-1F

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Analysis of Historical Travel Time Data, Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, and Eric R. Green
KTC-15-12/SPR12-444-1F

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Synthesis of Public-Private Partnerships: Potential Issues and Best Practices for Program and Project Implementation and Administration, Bryan Gibson, Candice Y. Wallace, and Roy E. Sturgill
KTC-15-13/SPR15-500-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2010-2014), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, Jerry G. Pigman, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-15-21/KSP2-13-1F