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 2015

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Work Vehicle Warning Lights: Color Options and Effectiveness, Brian K. Howell, Jerry G. Pigman, and Kenneth R. Agent
KTC-15-06/SPR15-57-7-1F

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Online Driver’s License Renewal, Valerie J. Keathley, Andrew Martin, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-15-20/SPR15-509-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2014, Kentucky Transportation Center and Kentucky State Police

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Jurisdictional Roadside Ditches, Sarah M. McCormack, Christopher W. Van Dyke, and Doug Kreis
KTC-15-08/SPR13-458-1F

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Assessment Program for Kentucky Traffic Records, Lenahan O'Connell, Eric R. Green, and Reginald R. Souleyrette
KTC-15-02/OHS-14-1F

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Evaluation of Deterioration of Structural Concrete Due to Chloride Intrusion and Other Damaging Mechanisms, Sudhir Palle, Brian K. Howell, Theodore Hopwood II, and Bobby W. Meade
KTC-14-03/SPR10-406-1F

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Update of Data for Estimating ESALs, Jerry G. Pigman, R. Clark Graves, Brad W. Rister, David H. Cain, and Neil Tollner
KTC-15-26/PL21-13-1F

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Commercial Truck Parking and Other Safety Issues, Jerry G. Pigman, Graham Winchester, and Nathaniel Swallom
KTC-15-04/SPR14-478-1F

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Evaluation of Thermal Imaging Technology for Commercial Vehicle Screening, Jennifer R. Walton, Mark S. Spellman, and Joseph D. Crabtree
KTC-15-19/MTIC7-14-1F

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Best Practices for the Implementation of the REAL ID Act, Jennifer R. Walton, Candice Y. Wallace, and Andrew Martin
KTC-15-23/SPR15-511-1F

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Identifying Significant Environmental Features Using Feature Recognition, Megan White, Junfeng Zhu, Benjamin L. Blandford, and Ted H. Grossardt
KTC-15-18/SPR15-502-1F

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Effect of Thermal Loads on Substructures: New Trammel Creek Bridge on KY-100 in Allen County, Kentucky, Zhihui Zhu, Michael T. Davidson, Issam E. Harik, and Charlie Sun
KTC-15-14/SPR10-408-1F

Submissions from 2014

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Roadway Contributing Factors in Traffic Crashes, Kenneth R. Agent
KTC-14-08/OHS-14-1F

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2014 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Kenneth R. Agent, Eric R. Green, and Tony Fields
KTC-14-06/KSP1-12-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2009-2013), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, Jerry G. Pigman, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-14-07/KSP2-13-1F

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Intercounty Commuter Public Transit Services and Opportunities in the Central Bluegrass, Ted H. Grossardt, Benjamin L. Blandford, and Mei Chen
KTC-14-01/TA33-12-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2013, Kentucky Transportation Center and Kentucky State Police

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Inland Waterways Funding Mechanisms Synthesis, Doug Kreis, Bryan Gibson, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Candice Y. Wallace, and Sarah M. McCormack
KTC-14-14/MTIC4-14-1F

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Audit Template for Inland Port Sustainability, Doug Kreis, Sarah McCormack, Christopher Van Dyke, and Bryan Gibson
KTC-14-11/MTIC1-14-1F

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Inland Waterway Operational Model & Simulation Along the Ohio River, Doug Kreis, Roy E. Sturgill, Brian K. Howell, Christopher W. Van Dyke, and D. Stephen Voss
KTC-14-13/MTIC3-14-1F

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2013 Barge and Rail Symposium: Moving Freight Between Multimodal Systems, Doug Kreis and Candice Y. Wallace
KTC-14-12/MTIC2-14-1F

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Railway/Highway At-Grade Crossing Surface Rehabilitation Manual: Recommendations and Guides, Brett R. Malloy, Macy L. Purcell, and Jerry G. Rose
KTC-14-19/SPR452-13-4F

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Railway/Highway At-Grade Crossing Surface Management: An Overview, Brett R. Malloy and Jerry G. Rose
KTC-14-17/SPR452-13-2F

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Recommendations for KYTC’s Railway/Highway At-Grade Crossing Surface Management Practices, Brett R. Malloy, Jerry G. Rose, and Macy L. Purcell
KTC-14-18/SPR452-13-3F

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Coordinating the Use and Location of Weigh-In-Motion Technology for Kentucky, Andrew Martin, Valerie J. Keathley, Jerry Kissick, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-14-05/SPR456-13-1F