Bulletin de recherche de l'ATC

Le Bulletin de recherche de l'ATC présente de brefs aperçus de récentes publications et d'articles scientifiques de source internationale jugés d'intérêt particulier pour le transport routier au Canada. Le bulletin contient des liens vers les versions intégrales des documents en question qui sont publiés dans la langue soumise.

E.g., 12/06/2021
E.g., 12/06/2021
Lundi, 18 Janvier, 2021 - 19:45
The density and air void content of asphalt mixtures affect the durability and performance of asphalt pavements. Pavement longitudinal joints typically have a lower density than the mat because they receive less compaction than the center section of the mat for various reasons. The higher air void percentages resulting from lower densities can lead to high...
Lundi, 18 Janvier, 2021 - 19:45
This report was largely prepared in 2019 and early 2020 before the novel coronavirus  that  causes  COVID-19  struck  the  United  States.  Economic  shutdowns and social distancing measures were put in place in multiple cities  and  states  beginning  in  March  2020  to ...
Lundi, 18 Janvier, 2021 - 19:45
This report explores the accessibility challenges that people face in remote areas. It demonstrates how state support can ensure access to essential services and reduce social and economic isolation where private markets fail to provide adequate transport connections. It provides a classification of policy interventions in different countries and reviews common...
Lundi, 11 Janvier, 2021 - 16:00
Management of traffic signal systems is a critical function for many transportation agencies. Thanks to advancements in technology, it is now possible to collect large amounts of data at signalized intersections, leading to the development of dozens of performance measures. The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Research Report...
Lundi, 11 Janvier, 2021 - 15:45
Using reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) has grown significantly since the oil embargo of the 1970s. The National Asphalt Pavement Association reported that over 71 million tons of RAP were used in 2014 (NAPA 2015). RAP was traditionally used in warm-mix asphalt (WMA) and hot-mix asphalt (HMA) construction, including conventional and thin HMA overlays, but there...
Lundi, 11 Janvier, 2021 - 15:45
This report explores the relationships between transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) strategies and cooperative driving automation (CDA). It presents a high-level concept of operations (ConOps) in support of the CARMA PlatformSM sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration Office of Operations Research and Development. Developing this...
Lundi, 14 Décembre, 2020 - 16:15
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) maintains over two hundred steel bridges constructed with types of steel which are unknown. Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC) researchers have developed a procedure for determining steel tensile properties (0.2% yield strength and ultimate tensile strength) which can be used to help identify unknown steels. The...
Lundi, 14 Décembre, 2020 - 16:00
Non-exhaust emissions of particulate matter constitute a little-known but rising share of emissions from road traffic and have significant negative impacts on public health. This report synthesizes the current state of knowledge about the nature, causes, and consequences of non-exhaust particulate emissions. It also projects how particulate matter emissions...
Lundi, 7 Décembre, 2020 - 18:45
This report presents a practical process (referred to as a "tool") to guide practitioners through the selection of the appropriate On-Road Public Transport (ORPT) priority treatments for any road scenario. This step-by-step process can be used for applications relating to existing roads or a new/greenfield road development. It considers all forms of...
Lundi, 7 Décembre, 2020 - 18:30
An increasing number of Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) have been installed at new or upgraded intersections to assist people with vision impairment to navigate streets. For un-signalized intersections and intersections without APS, people with vision impairment have to rely on their own orientation and mobility skills to gather necessary information to...
Lundi, 7 Décembre, 2020 - 18:30
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) maintains over two hundred steel bridges constructed with types of steel which are unknown. Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC) researchers have developed a procedure for determining steel tensile properties (0.2% yield strength and ultimate tensile strength) which can be used to help identify unknown steels. The...
Lundi, 7 Décembre, 2020 - 18:30
Non-exhaust emissions of particulate matter constitute a little-known but rising share of emissions from road traffic and have significant negative impacts on public health. This report synthesizes the current state of knowledge about the nature, causes, and consequences of non-exhaust particulate emissions. It also projects how particulate matter emissions...

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