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

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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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Investigation of Workflow Processes and Best Practices in Kentucky’s CDL Program, Valerie Keathley-Helil, Andrew Martin, Brian Howell, and Jennifer Walton
KTC-21-16/RSF-55-1F

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Fiscal Year 2019 FHWA-536 Report for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Doug Kreis, Candice Wallace, Bryan Gibson, and Sarah McCormack
KTC-21-09/PL-40-1F

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Evaluation of Liquid Deicing Materials for Winter Maintenance Applications, Erin Lammers
KTC-21-20/SPR18-566-1F

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Evaluation of Orange Pavement Striping for Use in Work Zones, Erin Lammers, William Staats, and Ken Agent
KTC-21-03/FRT-227-1F

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Commercial Driver’s License Prosecution, Adjudication, and Data Transmission, Andrew Martin, Jeeyen Koo, and Jennifer Walton
KTC-21-08/RSF-56-1F

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Economic and Environmental Benefits of a Reduced Roadside Mowing Program for Kentucky Highways, Chris Van Dyke, Candice Wallace, and Doug Kreis
KTC-21-07/SPR20-590-1F

Submissions from 2020

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Full-Depth Reclamation of Asphaltic Concrete Pavements, Tony L. Beckham, Brad W. Rister, and Charlie Sun
KTC-20-20/SPR18-558-1F

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Construction-Ready Digital Terrain Models, Rachel Catchings, Steven Waddle, Hala Nassereddine, Gabriel B. Dadi, Makram Bou Hatoum, and Walter Johnson
KTC-20-06/SPR19-576-1F

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Vehicle on Shoulder and Crash — Correlation or Causation?, Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, Benjamin L. Blandford, and Eugene Antwi Boasiako
KTC-20-25/SPR20-598-1F

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Social Justice Mitigation in Transportation Projects: Why and How Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Can Support the Lexington Community Land Trust’s Path to Self-Sustainability, Pamela Clay-Young and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-09/FRT222-1F

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KYTC Maintenance Field Operations Guide Supplement, Bryan Gibson, Candice Y. Wallace, Nancy Albright, Christopher W. Van Dyke, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-18/SPR18-563-1F

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Crash Data Analysis Tool: Research Report + User Guide, Eric R. Green and Paul Ross
KTC-20-34/SPR18-564-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2019, Eric R. Green, Paul A. Ross, Christopher L. Blackden, Michael A. Fields, and Kenneth R. Agent

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky 2015-2019, Eric R. Green, Paul A. Ross, Christopher L. Blackden, Michael A. Fields, and William Nicholas Staats
KTC-20-32/KSP2-20-1F

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Determination of Steels in Kentucky Bridges, Theodore Hopwood II, Christopher Goff, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-20-35/SPR17-533-1F

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CDL Data Quality Assessment, Valerie Keathley-Helil, Mallory Brown, Andrew Martin, Amir E. Najarzadeh, Brian K. Howell, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-20-33/RSF81-1F

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Analysis and Assessment of the Reimbursement Rates and Mechanisms for Kentucky’s Publicly Funded Ferries, P. Gayle Marks, Bryan Gibson, Andrew Martin, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-04/PL35-1F

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Investigation of Driver License Issuance Alternatives, Steven Andrew Martin, Abraham Najarzadeh, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-20-17/SPR20-583-1F

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Developing a Baseline for Customer Satisfaction in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Vehicle Regulation, Steven Andrew Martin, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Jennifer R. Walton, Jeeyen Koo, Valerie Keathley Helil, and Brian K. Howell
KTC-20-05/SPR17-535-1F

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Crash Modification Factor Recommendation List, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Riana Tanzen, Eric R. Green, William Nicholas Staats, and Federico Valentin Lause III
KTC-20-22/SPR19-578-1F

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Evaluation of Alternative Rumble Strip Designs, William Nicholas Staats, Kenneth R. Agent, and Brian K. Howell
KTC-20-28/SPR20-595-1F

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Effect of Socioeconomic Factors on Crash Occurrence, Nikiforos Stamatiadis, Shraddha Sagar, Samantha Wright, and Aaron Berry Cambron
KTC-20-03/19-56-2-1F