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 2023

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Combined Behavioral and Engineering Approach to Preventing Highway Fatalities, Benjamin Blandford, Reginald Souleyrette, Caitlin N. Pope, Tony Fields, and Erin Lammers-Staats
KTC-23-01/SPR21-601-1F

Submissions from 2022

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Updating the Bridge Construction Cost Database, Rachel Catchings, Ying Li, Ryan Griffith, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-22-12/SPR21-606-1F

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Evaluation of Manual Infrared Brake Screening Technologies, Joseph Crabtree, Brian Beaven, and Jennifer Walton
KTC-22-06/RSF19-71-1F

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Specialized Safety Training and Tracking for KYTC Construction and Maintenance Personnel, Gabriel Dadi, Ashtarout Ammar, Seth Atkins, and Martha Horseman
KTC-22-18/SPR21-608-1F

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KRS and KAR Review of Models as a Legal Contract Document, Bryan Gibson, Pam Clay-Young, Rachel Catchings, and Chris Van Dyke
KTC-22-05/SPR22-56-3-1F

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Bridge Project Prioritization, Bryan Gibson, Christopher Van Dyke, Sudhir Palle, Ryan Griffith, and Doug Kreis
KTC-22-08/SPR21-599-1F

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Steel Bridge Coating Inventory for 2022, Christopher Goff and Sudhir Palle
KTC-22-17/SPR22-614-1F

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Optimizing Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Investments and Activities to Improve Safety and Increase Revenue Collections, Brian Howell, Jennifer Walton, and Andrew Martin
KTC-22-01/SPR21-611-1F

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2022 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Erin Lammers-Staats, Derek S. Young, Eric Green, and Kenneth R. Agent
KTC-23-03/PT-2022-00-00-88

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Utilization of Lidar Technology — When to Use It and Why, Levy McIntosh and Brad Rister
KTC-22-15/SPR20-57-1F

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Fill Materials at Integral End Bents, Charlie Sun and Tony Beckham
KTC-22-03/SPR19-572-1F

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Electric Vehicles: Analysis of Revenue Issues and Charging Station Implementation Plans, Chris Van Dyke, Bryan Gibson, Ryan Griffith, Andrew Martin, Jeeyen Koo, and Doug Kreis
KTC-22-02/KHIT147-1F

Submissions from 2021

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Development, Implementation, and Tracking of Preventative Safety Metrics, Zamaan Al-Shabbani, Ashtarout Ammar, Hala Nassereddine, and Gabriel B. Dadi
KTC-21-04/SPR19-568-1F

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Evaluating the Safety Cultures of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Maintenance Crews, Ashtarout Ammar, Zamaan Al-Shabbani, Hala Nassereddine, Chris Van Dyke, and Gabriel B. Dadi
KTC-21-25/SPR20-582-1F

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Updating Congestion Performance Measures for SHIFT 2022, Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, Eugene Antwi Boasiako, and Fahmida Rahman
KTC-21-18/PL39-1F

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Understanding and Efficiently Managing Right-to-Take Challenges in Kentucky, Pam Clay-Young, Steve Waddle, and Bryan Gibson
KTC-21-11/KHIT136-1F

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Evaluation of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Maintenance Rating Program, Bryan Gibson, Rachel Catchings, Vinh Dao, and Doug Kreis
KTC-21-05/SPR20-592-1F

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Best Practices for Performance Measurement in Transportation Operations and Maintenance, Bryan Gibson, Rachel Catchings, Chris Van Dyke, Steve Waddle, and Doug Kreis
KTC-21-24/SPR20-591-1F

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2020 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Maintenance Customer Survey, Bryan Gibson, Katherine Connair, Chris Van Dyke, Clark Graves, and Doug Kreis
KTC-21-02/SPR20-592-2F

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Project Management Research Support, Bryan Gibson, Jeff Jasper, Robin Baskette, Christopher Van Dyke, and Doug Kreis
KTC-21-12/SPR18-562-1F

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Crash Data Analysis Tool 2.0 Research Report and User Guide, Eric Green and Paul Ross
KTC-21-21/SPR21-5602-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2020, Eric Green, Paul Ross, Christopher Blackden, Michael Fields, and Kenneth Agent

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky 2016-2020, Eric Green, Paul Ross, Christopher Blackden, Michael Fields, and William Staats
KTC-21-26/KSP2-21-1F

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Assessment of Deteriorated Structural Concrete to Provide Durable Repairs, Theodore Hopwood, Christopher Goff, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-21-32/SPR15-505-1F

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In-Cab Alert System for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers, Brian Howell, Jennifer Walton, and Jeeyen Koo
KTC-21-28/RSF19-73-1F