Intelligent Transportation Systems

Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory

 
Our work requires us to be familiar with the transportation literature—click here for a list of Transportation Journals. Below we list recent publications that relate to our research, in some cases with links to full-text versions of the report or manuscript.

Journal Articles
32 published


Thompson, S. Monsere, C. Figliozzi, M., Koonce, P. Obery, G. ,Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from State-of-the-Practice Review, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013. In Press.

Figliozzi, M., Wheeler, N., Monsere, C,Methodology to Estimate Bicyclists’ Acceleration and Speed Design Values to Calculate Minimum Green Times at Signalized Intersections, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013. In Press

Bigazzi, A., and M. Figliozzi,Impacts of freeway traffic conditions on in-vehicle exposure to ultrafine particulate matter, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 60, pp 495-503, 2012.

Bigazzi, A., and M. Figliozzi,Congestion and emissions mitigation: A comparison of capacity, demand, and vehicle based strategies, Transportation Research Part D, Volume 17, pp 538-547, 2012.

Bigazzi, A., and R.L. Bertini,Adding Green Performance Metrics to a Transportation Data Archive, Transportation Research Record, No. 2121, pp. 30-40, 2009.

Zheng, Z., Ahn, S. and Monsere, C.,Impact of Traffic Oscillations on Freeway Crash Occurrences, Accid. Anal. Prev. 10.1016/j.aap.2009.10.009

Cetin, M., Monsere, C., Nichols, A. ,Bayesian Models for Re-identification of Trucks over Long Distances Based on Axle Measurement Data, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems. Submitted September 2009

Monsere, C., Eshel, O.,Hagedorn, Hau and Bertini, R.L.,Rating Ramps: Evaluating Portland, Oregon, Traffic Technology International, Surrey, U.K. 2009, pp 33-41

Berkow, M., Monsere, C., Koonce, P., Bertini, R.L., and Wolfe, M. ,Prototype for Data Fusion Using Stationary and Mobile Data Sources for Improved Arterial Performance Measurement, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2099, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2009, pp. 102--112.

Monsere, C.M., Fischer , E.L.,Safety effects of reducing freeway illumination for energy conservation. , Accid. Anal. Prev. (2008), doi:10.1016/j.aap.2008.06.018

Lyman, K. and R. Bertini,Using Travel Time Reliability Measures to Improve Regional Transportation Planning and Operations, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Monsere, C., P. Bosa., R.L. Bertini. ,Combining Climate, Crash, and Highway Data for Improved Ranking of Speed and Winter-Weather Related Crash Locations in Oregon, Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (In Press)

Kothuri, S., Tufte, K., Fayed, E., and Bertini, R.L.,Toward Understanding and Reducing Errors in Real-Time Estimation of Travel Times, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2008. (In Press).

Monsere, C., A. Breakstone, Bertini, R.L., D. Bish,Developing an Online Tool for Delivering Research Results: An Update to the Oregon Department of Transportation's Crash Reduction Factor Database, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2009, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 113-120.

Ahn, S., Bertini, R.L., Auffray, B., Ross, J.H., and Eshel, O.,Evaluating the Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp-Metering Strategy in Portland, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2012, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2007.

Monsere, C., Breakstone, A., Bertini, R.L., Deeter, D. and McGill, G.,Validating Dynamic Message Sign Freeway Travel Time Messages Using Ground Truth Geospatial Data, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1959, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2006, pp. 19

Bertini, R.L. and Leal, M. ,Empirical Study of Traffic Features at a Freeway Lane Drop, Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 131, No. 6, pp. 397

Bertini, R.L.,Congestion and its Extent, In: Access to Destinations: Rethinking the Transportation Future of our Region, Ed: D. Levinson and K. Krizek, Elsevier, 2005.

Monsere, C., Nolan, C., Bertini, R.L., Anderson, A. and El-Seoud, T.,Measuring the Impacts of Speed Reduction Technologies: Evaluation of Dynamic Advanced Curve Warning System, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1918, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2005. pp. 98-107.

Bertini, R.L and Myton, A.,Using PeMS Data to Empirically Diagnose Freeway Bottleneck Locations in Orange County, California, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1925, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 48

Bertini, R.L., Monsere, C., Byrd, A., Rose, M. and El-Seoud, T,Using Custom Transportation Data Collection Software with Handheld Computers for Education, Research, and Practice, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1924, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 37-45.

Bertini, R.L., Hansen, S., Byrd, A. and Yin, T.,PORTAL: Experience Implementing the ITS Archived Data User Service in Portland, Oregon, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1917, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 90-99.

Bertini, R.L. and Rufolo, A.M. ,Technology Considerations for the Implementation of a Statewide Road User Fee System, In: Economic Impacts of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Innovations and Case Studies, Elsevier, Research in Transportation Economics, August 2004.

Bertini, R.L., and El-Geneidy,A.,Techniques for Evaluating the Performance of Pre-Timed Ramp Meters Using Archived ITS Data, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2004.

Bertini, R.L. and Tantiyanugulchai, S.,Transit Buses as Traffic Probes: Empirical Evaluation Using Geo-Location Data, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1870, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2004, pp. 35

Byrne, N., Koonce, P., Bertini, R.L., Pangilinan, C. and Lasky, M.,Using Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation to Evaluate Signal Control Strategies for Transit Signal Priority, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1925, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 227

Kimpel, T., Strathman, J., Bertini, R.L. and Callas, S.,Analysis of Transit Signal Priority Using Archived TriMet Bus Dispatch System Data, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2004.

Bertini, R.L. and El-Geneidy, A.M. ,Modeling Transit Trip Time Using Archived Bus Dispatch System Data, Journal of Transportation Engineering , American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 130, No. 1, January 2004.

Tantiyanugulchai, S. and Bertini, R.L.,Can Buses Predict Your Car's Travel Time?, Westernite, Institute of Transportation Engineers District 6, Vol. 57, No. 5, September-October, 2003.

Bertini, R.L. and El-Geneidy, A.M.,Using Archived Data to Generate Transit Performance Measures, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1841, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2003, pp. 109-119.

Rufolo, A.M. and Bertini, R.L.,Designing Alternatives To State Motor Fuel Taxes, Transportation Quarterly, Vol. 57, No. 1, Winter 2003, pp. 33-46.

Pahs, M., Rohden, M., Hampsten, D., Gallant, S. and Bertini, R.L.,Door-to-Door Mobility: A Bus Rapid Transit Community Transport Concept for Southeast Portland, Oregon, Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 137-161, 2002.

Conference Papers
47 published


Thompson, S. Monsere, C. Figliozzi, M., Koonce, P. Obery, G.,Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from State-of-the-Practice Review, Paper 13-0536, Accepted for presentation at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2013.

Bigazzi, A., Siri, H., and R.L. Bertini,Effects of Temporal Data Aggregation on Performance Measures and Other ITS Applications, 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2010

Saberi, M. and R.L. Bertini,Beyond Corridor Reliability Measures: Analysis of Freeway Travel Time Reliability at the Segment Level for Hotspot Identification, Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.

Saberi, M. and R.L. Bertini, Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Rain on Measured Freeway Traffic Parameters, 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2010.

Monsere, C., Eshel, O., and Bertini, R.L.,Empirical Evaluation of Freeway Corridor Performance Before and After System-Wide Adaptive Ramp Metering System Implementation, Presented at the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2009.

Bigazzi, A., Bertini, R.,Adding Green Performance Metrics to a Transportation Data Archive, Presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2009.

Rafael J. Fernandez-Moctezuma, Kristin A. Tufte, Jin Li,Inter-Operator Feedback in Data Stream Management Systems via Punctuation, n Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR). Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA. January 4-7, 2009.

Dierksen, L., Monsere, C., Bertini, R.L.,A Second Look at the Effectiveness of the Myrtle Creek Dynamic Advanced Curve Warning System, Proceedings of the 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, New York, NY, November 16-20, 2008.

J. Peters, C. Monsere and S. Boice,A Comprehensive Evaluation of Corridor Performance After Deploying the SCATS Adaptive Signal Control System in Gresham, Oregon, Proceedings of the 2008 ITE Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 17-20, 2008.

J. Peters, C. Monsere, H. Li, M. Mahmud, S. Boice,Field-Based Evaluation of Corridor Performance After Deployment of an Adaptive Signal Control System in Gresham, Oregon, Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Berkow, M., M. Wolfe, C. Monsere, R.L. Bertini,Using Signal System Data and Buses as Probe Vehicles to Define the Congested Regime on Arterials, Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Priya Chavan, Kristin Tufte, Christopher M. Monsere, Max Stephens, Robert L. Bertini ,Extending the Use of Archived ITS Data As a Potential Management Tool to Evaluate Traveler Information on Dynamic Message Signs, Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Auffray, B., C. Monsere, R.L. Bertini. ,An Empirical Investigation of the Impacts of Sun-Related Glare on Traffic Flow, Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Zielke, B., Bertini, R.L., and Treiber, M.,Empirical Measurement of Freeway Oscillation Characteristics: An International Comparison, Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Monsere, C., E. Fischer,Safety Effects of Reducing Highway Illumination for Energy Conservation, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Huan, L., and R.L. Bertini,Toward Optimal Transit Stop Spacing, ICTTS 2008

Wolfe, M., Monsere, C., and Bertini, R.L., Arterial Performance Measurement Using Traffic Signal System Data, 10th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Seattle, Washington, September 30-October 3, 2007.

Wolfe, M., Monsere, C., Koonce, P., and Bertini, R.L.,Improving Arterial Performance Measurement Using Traffic Signal System Data, Compendium of Technical Papers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 15-18, 2007.

J.M. Peters, J. McCoy and R.L. Bertini,Evaluating an Adaptive Signal Control System in Gresham, Compendium of Technical Papers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, July 15-18, 2007

Bertini, R.L. and K. Lyman,Developing Improved Travel Time Reliability Measures for Real-Time and Archived ITS Data Applications, ITS Europe, Aalborg, Denmark, June 2007

Sirisha Kothuri, Kristin Tufte, Soyoung Ahn, Robert L. Bertini,Using Archived ITS Data to Generate Improved Freeway Travel Time Estimates, Proceedings of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2007.

Coffman, M., and C. Monsere,Enchancing Targeted Enforcement Efforts In Portland, Oregon, or presentation to the Institute of Transportation Enginerrs District 6 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24-27, 2006

Lindgren, R.V., Bertini, R.L. Helbing, D. and Sch,Toward Demonstrating Predictability of Bottleneck Activation on a German Autobahn, Transportation Research Board, 85th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2006

Robert L. Bertini, Matthew Lasky, Christopher Monsere,Validating Predicted Rural Corridor Travel Times from an Automated License Plate Recognition System: Oregon, 8th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vienna, Austria, September 13-16, 2005.

Bertini, R.L., Lindgren, R.V., Helbing, D. and Schonhof, M.,The German Autobahn: An ITS Test Bed for Examining Dynamic Traffic Flow Phenomena, 8th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vienna, Austria, September 13-16, 2005

Monsere, C., Bertini, R.L., Bosa, P., de la Houssaye, D.,Improving the Highway Safety Process: An Update and Enhancement to the Oregon DOT, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Kalispell, Montana

Monsere, C., Wilson, E., Springberg, A.,Enhancing the Oregon Crash Reporting Process: A Feasibility Assessment, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Kalispell, Montana, July 10-13, 2005.

Breakstone, A.,Using Ground Truth Geospatial Data to Validate Advanced Traveler Information Systems Freeway Travel Time Messages, Insitute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Meeting , Kallispell, M., July 13 2005.

Monsere, C., Bertini, R.L. and Moes, T. ,Exploring Spatial and Temporal Performance Measurement In Metropolitan Transportation Safety Improvement Program, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, London, United Kingdom, June 29, 2005

Steven Hansen, Andrew Byrd, Andy Delcambre, Andy Rodriguez, Spicer Matthews, Robert L. Bertini,Toward Real Performance Measurement: Portland Oregon Regional Transportation Archive Listing (PORTAL), ITE District 6 2005

Dorado, M., Qureshi, E., Hwang, R., Koonce, P. and Bertini, R.L. ,Measuring the Effects of Traffic Congestion On Transit Signal Priority Call Distances, Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, Quad Conference, Vancouver , B.C., April 7-9, 2005 .

Dorado, M., Qureshi, E., Hwang, R. and Bertini, R.L.,Measuring the Effects of Traffic Congestion On Transit Signal Priority Call Distances, Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, Quad Conference, Vancouver, B.C., April 7-9, 2005.

Steven Hansen,Andrew Byrd,Andy Delcambre,Andy Rodriguez,Spicer Matthews,Robert L. Bertini,PORTAL: An On-Line Regional Transportation Data Archive with Transportation System Management Applications , 2005 CITE Quad/WCTA Regional Conference Vancouver, BC, Canada April 7-9, 2005

Steven Hansen,Andrew Byrd,Andy Delcambre,Andy Rodriguez,Spicer Matthews,Robert L. Bertini,Using Archived ITS Data to Improve Regional Performance Measurement and Travel Demand Forecasting, 2005 CITE Quad/WCTA Regional Conference Vancouver, BC, Canada April 7-9, 2005

Bertini, R.L., Rose, M. and El-Geneidy,A.,Using Archived data to Measure Operational Benefits of ITS Investments: Region 1 incident Response Program, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Robert L. Bertini, Matthew Lasky, Christopher Monsere,Validating Predicted Rural Corridor Travel Times from an Automated License Plate Recognition System: Oregon, Submitted for presentation and publication to the 84th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 9-13, 2005

Bertini, R.L., Lindgren, R.V., Helbing, D. and Schonhof, M.,Empirical Observations of Dynamic Traffic Flow Phenomena on a German Autobahn, Submitted to the Sixteenth International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT16), College Park, Maryland, 2005 [Rejected]

Robert L. Bertini, Matthew Lasky, Christopher Monsere,Validating Predicted Rural Corridor Travel Times from an Automated License Plate Recognition System: Oregon, Submitted for presentation and publication to the 84th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 9-13, 2005

Bertini, R.L., Rose, M. and El-Geneidy,A.,Using Archived ITS Data Sources to Measure the Effectiveness of a Freeway Incident Response Program , Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2005

Bertini, R.L. and C. Nolan,Examination of the Impact of Speed upon Highway Safety: An Oregon Perspective, ITE District 6 Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, June 22, 2004

Bertini, R.L., Nolan, C., Bonner, C., El-Seoud, T. and Monsere, C.,Examination of the Impact of Speed upon Highway Safety: An Oregon Perspective, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California, June 22, 2004

Bertini, R.L., Lindgren, R., Helbing, D. and Sch,Empirical Analysis of Flow Features on a German Autobahn, Transportation Research Board, 83rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2004

Bertini, R.L. and Tantiyanugulchai, S.,Arterial Performance Measurement Using Transit Buses as Probe Vehicles, Proceedings of the IEEE 6th Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Shanghai, China, October 2003.

Tantiyanugulchai, S. and Bertini, R.L.,Analysis of a Transit Bus as a Probe Vehicle for Arterial Performance Measurement, Compendium of Technical Papers, Institute of Transportation Engineers 2003 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2003.

Robert L. Bertini, Monica T. Leal, and Roger V. Lindgren,Examination of Features of a Freeway Bottleneck Surrounding a Lane Drop, Proceedings of the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2003

Robert L. Bertini, Spicer Matthews, Steve Hansen, Andrew Delcambre, Andy Rodriguez,ITS Archived Data User Service in Portland, Oregon: Now and Into the Future , IEEE ITSC Vienna

Robert L. Bertini, Steven Hansen, Spicer Matthews, Andy Rodriguez and Andy Delcambre,PORTAL: Implementing a New Generation Archived Data User Service in Portland, Oregon , ITS World Congress San Francisco

Project Reports
51 published


William Farley,An Analysis of Bicycle-Vehicle Interactions at Signalized Intersections with Bicycle Boxes,

Bertini, R.L., George, D. and Downey, M.,2012 Portland Metropolitan Region Transportation System Performance Report, Portland State University, Portland Sustainable Transport Lab, Research Report, October 2013.

Jamie Parks, AICP Paul Ryus, PE Alison Tanaka Portland State University Chris Monsere, PE, PhD Nathan McNeil Jennifer Dill, PhD Toole Design Group William Schultheiss, PE,Bicycle Facility Evaluation, 2012 link to reports

Kristin Tufte,Portal Corridor Descriptions,

Kristin Tufte,Portal Corridor Implementation,

Thompson, SR; Monsere, Christopher; Figliozzi, Miguel; Koonce, Peter; Obery, Gary,Operational Guidance For Bicycle-SpecificTraffic Signals in the United States: A Review, Interim Project Report, Oregon DOT SPR

Monsere, C. McNeil, N, Dill, J.,Evaluation of Innovative Bicycle Facilities: SW Broadway Cycle Track & SW Stark/Oak Street Buffered Bike Lanes , Portland State University, 2011

McMullen S., Monsere, C. ,FREIGHT PERFORMANCE MEASURES: APPROACH ANALYSIS, ODOT / OTREC Research Report, SPR 664 OTREC-RR-10-04.

Monsere, C. M. Wolfe, H. Alawakiel, M. Stephens,Developing Corridor-Level Truck Travel Time Estimates and Other Freight Performance Measures from Archived ITS Data , Final Report SPR 304-361, OTREC-RR-09-10

Monsere, C., Dixon, K.., Diercksen, L, and Liebler, M,Evaluating The Effectiveness of the Safety Investment Program (SIP) Policies For Oregon, Final Report, Oregon Department of Transportation SPR Project No. 651, August 2009.

Tomlinson, L.,Orange County Empirical Analysis: Using Loop Detector Data to Identify Bottleneck Locations and Characteristics, M.S. Project, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2009.

Kristin Tufte,PORTAL Aggregation Analysis and Documentation,

Monsere, C., Bertini, R.L., Eshel, O., and Ahn, S.,Using Archived Data to Measure Operational Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp Metering (SWARM) System , SPR 645, OTREC-RR-08-190, Final Report, December 2008.

Copeland, B., Crain, J., Monsere, C.,Collision Diagramming Tools Evaluation, Final Report. DKS Associates. Portland, OR, December 2008

Kristin A. Tufte, Robert L. Bertini,PORTAL Data Quality Analysis (October 2008),

J. Peters, S. Boice, et al.,Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System Benefits Report Appendix, City of Gresham, September 2008

J. Peters, S. Boice, et al.,Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System Benefits Report, City of Gresham, September 2008

Bertini, R.L. and Bigazzi, A.,2007 Portland Metropolitan Region Transportation System Performance Report, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, July 2008.

Monsere, C. and Chi. D. ,A Strategy for Reducing the Impact of Driving Under Influence of Intoxicants in Portland, Oregon, Portland State University, Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab, Research Report CSTSP 08-01, March 2008

Tufte, Kristin, and Kothuri, Sirisha,Assessment and Refinement of Real-Time Travel Time Algorithms for Use in Practice - OTREC Phase I - Final Report,

Monsere, C.M., T. Yin, and M. Wolfe,Understanding the Safety Effects of Roadway Illumination Reductions., 05-02FINAL, Portland State University, Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab, August 2007.

Tufte, Kristin, and Kothuri, Sirisha,Assessment and Refinement of Real-Time Travel Time Algorithms for Use in Practice - Final Report,

Lawton, K., Gray, J., Kothuri, S., and Bertini, R.L.,Changes in Travel Behavior/Demand Associated with Managed Lanes Facility System Expansion, NCHRP 8 36B Task 52, AASHTO Standing Committee on Planning, December 2006.

Robert L. Bertini,Final Report, FY04 ITS Integration Component of the ITS Deployment Program, VII.J.38a Portland State University Intelligent Transportation Research Initiative, Oregon

C. Monsere, R.L. Bertini, A. Breakstone, C. Bonner, P. Bosa, D. Houssaye, Z. Horowitz,Update and Enhancement of Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Department of Transportation, FHWA-OR-RD-06-11, Salem Oregon, June 2006.

Monsere, C., Wilson, E., Springberg, A.,Enhancing the Oregon Crash Reporting Process: A Feasibility Assessment, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, May 2006.

Horowitz, Zachary, R.L. Bertini,Techniques for Mining Truck Data to Improve Freight Operations and Planning, Final Research Report, Portland State University, May 2006

Monsere, C., Springberg, A, Lyman, K.,Electronic Communications from Oregon Courts tothe Driver & Motor Vehicle Services Division: AFeasibility Assessment, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, March 2006.

Bertini, R.L., Monsere, C., Bosa, P.,Field Evaluation of the Myrtle Creek Advanced Curve Warning System, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, February 2006

Monsere, C. Bertini, R.L., Bosa, P., Chi, Delia,Determining Optimum Safety Countermeasures for Speed-Related Crashes, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report. FHWA-OR-RD-06-14, February 2006

Bertini, R.L. and Carey, N.,Second Annual Portland Metropolitan Region Transportation System Performance Report, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, December 2005.

Bertini, R.L., Strathman, J., Kimpel, T., El-Geneidy, A., Tantiyanugulchai, S., Malik, S., and Callas, S. ,Evaluation of Innovative Uses of Advanced Public Transportation Systems Data in Multimodal Corridors, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Great Cities University Transportation Consortium Research Report, December 2005.

Deeter. D., C. Monsere, A. Breakstone, R.L. Bertini,Evaluation of Freeway Travel Time Estimates: Final Report, Oregon Department of Transportation, Salem, Oregon. August 2005

Monsere, C., Tasnim, S.,Results of the 2004 Clackamas County Traffic Safety Commission Citizen Survey, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report

Bertini,R.L., Monsere, C., and Yin, T.,Benefits of Intelligent Transportation Systems Technologies in Urban Areas: A Literature Review, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, April 2005

Monsere,C.,Summary of Truck Rollover Analysis, Portland State University, Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab, October 2004.

Monsere, C., Dill, J., Newgard, C., Rufolo, T., Wemple, E., Milliken, C. and Bertini, R.L. ,Impacts and Issues Related to Proposed Changes in Oregon, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, September 2004.

Bertini, R.L., Endo, S., Monsere, C. and Dill, J.,First Annual Portland Metropolitan Region Transportation System Performance Report, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, September 2004.

Robert L. Bertini, Matthew Lasky, Christopher Monsere,Frontier Project Evaluation of Video Recognition Travel Time System, DRAFT Research Report, Portland State University, Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab, July 2004

Bertini, R.L., Rose, M., El-Geneidy, A., Eder, A., Leal, M., Malik, S., Tantiyanugulchai, S. and Yin, T.,Using Archived Data to Measure Operational Benefits of ITS Investments: Ramp Meters, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, June 2004.

Bertini, R.L., Rose, M. and El-Geneidy,A.,Using Archived Data to Measure Operational Benefits of ITS Investments:Region 1 Incident Response Program, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Research Report, June 2004.

Kimpel, T., Strathman, J., and Callas, C.,Improving Scheduling Through Performance Monitoring Using AVL/APC Data, Local Innovations in Transit Project Report, Great Cities Universities Consortium Transportation Initiative, April 2004.

Strathman, J.G., Kimpel, T.J., and Callas, S.,Headway deviation effects on bus passenger loads: analysis of Tri-Met's archived AVL-APC data, Portland, OR: Portland State University, Center for Urban Studies.

Bertini, R.L., Sullivan, K., Karavanic, K., ,Data Transmission Options for VMT Data and Fee Collection Centers., Portland State University, Transportation Research Group, Research Report, October 2002.

Strathman, J.G.,Tri-Met's Experience With Automatic Passenger Counter and Automatic Vehicle Location Systems, Portland, OR: Portland State University, Center for Urban Studies.

Bertini, R., Lindgren, R. and Tantiyanugulchai,,Application of Paramics Simulation to a Diamond Interchange, Portland State University, Transportation Research Group, Research Report, April 2002.

Bertini, R.L., Leal, M., and Lovell, D.J.,Generating performance measures from Portland's archived advanced traffic management system data, Portland, OR: Portland State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Bertini, R., Tantiyanugulchai, S., Anderson, E., Lindgren, R., Leal, M. ,Evaluation of Region 2 Incident Response Program Using Archived Data., Portland State University, Transportation Research Group, Research Report, July 2001.

Strathman, J.G., Kimpel, T.J., Dueker, K.J., Gerhart, R.L., and Callas, S.,Evaluation of Transit Operations: Data Applications of Tri-Met's Automated Bus Dispatching System, Portland, OR: Portland State University, Center for Urban Studies.

J. Dill, C. Monsere, N. McNeil,Evaluation of Bike Boxes at Signalized Intersections, Final Report, OTREC Link

Sam Monsef,An Exploration of Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Crash Types and Causes in Portland-Metro, Oregon , M.S. Project, Portland State University, Portland OR, March 2013.

Presentation and Posters
74 presentations


Paulsen, K., Thompson, S.R., Monsere, C., and Figliozzi, M.,A Comparison of Bicyclists’ Performance Characteristics at Urban, Suburban, and Dedicated Path Intersections in Oregon, Western District ITE Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2013

Thompson, S.R., Paulsen, K., Monsere, C., Figliozzi, M.,A Study of Bicycle Signal Compliance Employing Video Footage, Western District ITE Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2013

Paulsen, K., Thompson, S.R., Monsere, C., and Figliozzi, M.,A Comparison of Bicyclists’ Performance Characteristics at Urban, Suburban, and Dedicated Path Intersections in Oregon, Bicycle Urbanism Symposium, Seattle, WA, 2013

Hurwitz, D., Monsere, C.,Driver Behavior in the presence of pedestrians at signalized intersections operating the flashing yellow arrow, Oregon ITE Technical Meeting, Portland OR, February 4. 2013

Tufte, Kristin, Monsere, C., Harvey, M, et al.,Performance Reporting using the PORTAL Transportation Data Archive,

Monsere, C.,Understanding and Communicating Multimodal Transportation Data,

Monsere, C.,A Summary of Recent Evaluations of Bike Facilities in Portland, OR, Presented at the ITE Quad Conference, Lynwood WA, April 19, 2011

Monsere, C.,PORTAL: The Portland-Vancouver Multimodal Transportation Archive, Presented to Oregon SAE Chapter, March 18, 2011

Gladhill, Kristie,Exploring Traffic Safety and Urban Form in Portland, Oregon, Presented at PSU Friday Transportation Seminar, 3.11.11 link

Monsere, C. McNeil, N, Dill, J.,Evaluation of Innovative Bicycle Facilities: SW Broadway Cycle Track & SW Stark/Oak Street Buffered Bike Lanes, Presented at PSU Friday Transportation Seminar, 2.25.10

Tufte, Kristin,PORTAL 2.0: Portland-Vancouver Transportation Data Archive,

Monsere, C., K. Dixon,Training Presentations for ODOT SIM, Online Videos, September 21, 2010

Tufte, Kristin,PORTAL 2.0: Data and Performance Metrics,

C. Monsere,Categorizing the Safety Performance of Oregon’s Intersections, Presented to ACEC Brown Bag, ODOT Region 2, Salem OR, August 2010

Tufte, Kristin,Data Quality Monitoring in PORTAL 2.0,

Christine Kendrick, Adam Moore, Miguel Andres Figliozzi, Linda George, Ashley Haire, Chris Monsere,Interactions of Traffic Dynamics, Mode of Travel and Urban Form with Human Exposure to Air Pollutants in Transportation Microenvironments, Urban Ecology and Research Symposium, 2010, Portland State University

Wolfe, M.,The Effects of Data Aggregatioon on Measuring Arterial Performance, Presented as a Masters thesis defense in the ITS Lab, Portland State University

C. Monsere and J. Dill,Initial Assessment of Portland's Green Bike Boxes, Friday Transportation Seminars, Portland State University, Dec 4, 2009

C. Monsere,Oregon Traffic Safety Data Archive, Metro Regional Safety Workgroup, Portland, OR, December 2, 2009

C. Monsere and K. Dixon,An Overview of the ODOT Safety Investigations Manual, Presented at Traffic Day, Eugene, OR October 20, 2009

James Whiteneck, Shreemoyee Sarkar, Sathish Periasamy,Portal 2,0 Update , Transport Meeting 10-14-2009

Poonam Singh,Data Quality Metrics, Transport Meeting 10-14-2009

C. Monsere,Safety Smackdown, OTREC Summit, Portland, OR, September 11, 2009

C. Monsere,Estimating Freight Corridor Performance From WIM Data, ITE District 6 2009, Denver Colorado

Saberi, M. and R.L. Bertini,Segment Level Analysis of Travel Time Reliability, Compendium of Technical Papers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 12

Gladhill, K and C. Monsere,Highway Safety Manual Predictive Methods: Calibration for Oregon Highways, Presented at the the ITE District 6 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 2009

Saberi, M. and Bertini, R.L.,Does Weather Affect Traffic Flow on Freeways?, Transportation Research Forum, 50th Annual Forum, Portland, Oregon, March 16-18, 2009.

Wolfe, M.,The Effects of Data Aggregation on Measuring Arterial Performance, Friday transportation seminar, Portland State University

Berkow, M., Monsere, C., Koonce, P., Bertini, R.L., and Wolfe, M,Prototype for Data Fusion Using Stationary and Mobile Data Sources for Improved Arterial Performance Measurement, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, January 11-15, 2009.

Saberi, M., Chavan, P., Bertini, R.L., Tufte, K.,Does Weather Affect Traffic Flow on Freeways?, The 6th Annual Region X Student Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, November 2008.

Monsere, C. ,An Update on the Oregon Traffic Safety Data Archive, Oregon Transportation Safety Conference, Canyonville, OR, October 21, 2008.

Monsere, C.,Using Archived ITS Data to Measure the Operational Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp Metering System (SWARM), PSU Friday Transportation Seminar, October 10, 2008.

Monsere, C. Bertini, R.L., Eshel, O.,Using Archived ITS Data to Measure the Operational Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp Metering System (SWARM), Portland State University Transportation Seminar, October 10, 2008

Monsere, C. and A. Nichols,Building a WIM Data Archive for Improved Modeling, Design, and Rating, Presented at North American Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference, Washington D.C., August 6-8, 2008

Monsere, C., R.L. Bertini, M. Berkow, M. Wolfe,Toward Incorporating Arterial Performance Quality in the PORTAL Archived Data User Service, Presented at North American Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference, Washington D.C., August 6-8, 2008

Monsere, C., K. Tufte, R.L. Bertini, S. Ahn,Techniques for Establishing and Measuring Data Quality in an Archived Data User Service, Presented at North American Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference, Washington D.C., August 6-8, 2008

Auffray, B.,An Empirical Investigation of the Impacts of Sun-Related Glare on Traffic Flow, Presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 16, 2008.

Berkow, M., M. Wolfe, C. Monsere, R.L. Bertini,Using Signal System Data and Buses as Probe Vehicles to Define the Congested Regime on Arterials, Presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Horowitz, Z.,Freight Railroad Capacity Alternatives In The Pacific Northwest: An Analysis of Class I Cooperation In The Columbia River Gorge, Presented at the Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, October 12, 2007 Streaming Video

Horowitz, Z.,Freight Railroad Capacity Alternatives In The Pacific Northwest: An Analysis of Class I Cooperation In The Columbia River Gorge, Presented at the Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, October 12, 2007

Ahn, S., Bertini, R.L., Monsere, C.M., Eshel, O., and Ross, J.H.,Evaluating the Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp-Metering Strategy in Portland, Presented at Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 15-18, 2007.

Chi, D. and Monsere, C.,Developing a Strategy for Reducing the Impact of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants in Portland, Oregon, Presented at ITE District 6, Portland OR, July 2007

Anand, J., C. M. Monsere and K. Lyman,Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities and Injuries: An Analysis of the Relationship of Roadway, Driver, Vehicle Characteristics in Oregon, Presented at Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 15-18, 2007.

Bertini, R. L. and K. Lyman,Developing Improved Travel Time Reliability Measures for Real-Time and Archived ITS Data Applications, ITS Europe, Aalborg, Denmark, June 2007

Lyman, K.,Travel Time Reliability, Presented at the Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, June 1, 2007 Streaming Video

Chi, D.,Safety Effectiveness from a Behavioral Perspective of Marked vs. Unmarked Crosswalks at Unsignalized Intersections, Presented at the Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, June 1, 2007 Streaming Video

Wolfe, M. and M. Berkow,Transit & Arterial Performance: A Study of the Barbur Boulevard Corridor, Presented at ITEOregon Section Meeting, Portland OR, February 2007

Ahn, S., Bertini, R.L., Auffray, B., Ross, J.H., and Eshel, O.,Evaluating the Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp-Metering Strategy in Portland, Presented at Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 21-25, 2007.

Monsere, C., Wilson, E., Springberg, A.,Crash Reporting Feasibility Study, Presented at TransNOW, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2006.

Monsere, C., Springberg, A, Lyman, K.,Electronic Communications from OregonCourts to the Driver & Motor VehicleServices Division: A Feasibility Assessment, March 15, 2006

Lindgren, R. ,Analysis of Flow Features in Queued Traffic on a German Freeway, Presented at the Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, February 17, 2006 Streaming Video

Lindgren, R. ,Analysis of Flow Features in Queued Traffic on a German Freeway, Presented at the Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, February 17, 2006

D. Houssaye, C. Monsere, R. L. Bertini, P. Bosa,Improving the Highway Safety Process: An Update and Enhancement to the Oregon DOT, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, Kalispell, Montana

Monsere, C.,Impacts and Issues Related to Proposed Changes in Oregon, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies Seminar Series, January 7, 2005.

Steven Hansen, Andrew Byrd, Andy Delcambre, Andy Rodriguez, Spicer Matthews,Robert L. Bertini,Using an Intelligent Transportation System Data Archive to Improve Student Learning at Portland State University , 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition Portland, OR June 12-15, 2005

Dorado, M., Qureshi, E., Hwang, R.,Measuring the Effects of Congestion and Request Location on Transit Signal Priority, Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, Quad Conference, Vancouver, B.C., April 7-9, 2005.

Monsere, C., Moes, T. and Bertini, R.L.,Community And School Traffic Safety Partnership: Measuring Traffic Safety Performance In Portland, Oregon, Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, Quad Conference, Vancouver , B.C., April 7-9, 2005.

Lindgren, R. ,Analysis of Flow Features in Queued Traffic on a German Freeway, Ph.D. Dissertation Defense, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2005

C. N. Nolan, R. L. Bertini, C. Monsere, T. A. Seoud, E. Anderson ,Measuring the Impacts of Speed Reduction Technologies: A Dynamic Advanced Curve Warning System Evaluation, Transportation Research Board 2005 Annual Meeting, January 10, 2005

Christopher M. Monsere, Robert L. Bertini, Andrew Byrd, Michael Rose, Tarek Abou El-Seoud, Using Custom Transportation Data Collection Software with Handheld Computers for Education, Research, and Practice, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 2005 Annual Meeting

Robert L. Bertini,Christopher M. Monsere,Andrew Byrd,Michael Rose,Tarek Abou El-Seoud, Using Custom Transportation Data Collection Software with Handheld Computers for Education, Research, and Practice. , Presented at the Transportation Research Board 2005 Annual Meeting, January 10, 2005.

Bertini, R.L., Rose, M. and El-Geneidy,A.,Using Archived data to Measure Operational Benefits of ITS Investments: Region 1 incident Response Program, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Pangilinan, C. ,Using Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation to Evaluate Signal Control Strategies for Transit Signal Priority, Transportation Research Board, 84th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2005.

Bertini, R. L.,Congestion and its Extent, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Friday Seminar Series, November 2004.

Bertini, R. L.,Congestion and its Extent, University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies, Access to Destinations: Rethinking the Transportation Future of our Region., November 8-9, 2004

C. N. Nolan, R. L. Bertini, C. Monsere, T. A. Seoud, E. Anderson ,Measuring the Impacts of Speed Reduction Technologies: A Dynamic Advanced Curve Warning System Evaluation, ITE/IMSA Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October 10, 2005

Bertini, R.L. and Rose, M.,Evaluation of the "COMET" Incident Response Program, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Studies, Presentation, June 2004.

Rose, Mike.,Evaluation of Comet Incident Response Program, Portland State University, Center for Transportation Seminar, Archived Streaming Video , May 2004.

Tantiyanugulchai, S.,Arterial Performance Measurement Using Transit Buses as Probe Vehicles, Center for Transportation Studies Seminar, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, April 30, 2004.

Bertini, R.L and Myton, A.,Using PeMS Data to Empirically Diagnose Freeway Bottleneck Locations in Orange County, California, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2004.

Bertini, R.L. and Tantiyanugulchai, S.,Arterial Performance Measurement Using Transit Buses as Probe Vehicles, IEEE 6th Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Shanghai, China, October 2003.

Lindgren, R. ,Analysis of Flow Features in Queued Traffic on a German Freeway, Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal Presentation, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2005

Kristin Tufte,PORTAL TAC Kickoff Meeting,

Sam Monsef,An Exploration of Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Crash Types and Causes in Portland-Metro, Oregon , M.S. Project, Portland State University, Portland OR, March 2013.

Lab Students Thesis and Dissertation
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Nick Foster,Predicting Bicyclist Comfort in Protected Bike Lanes, Masters Thesis, Portland State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, May 2014

Singleton, P. A.,A Theory of Travel Decision-Making with Applications for Modeling Active Travel Demand,

Muhs, C. D.,Understanding Travel Modes to Non-work Destinations: Analysis of an Establishment Survey in Portland, Oregon, Masters Thesis, Portland State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, May 2013

Alexander Bigazzi,Traffic Congestion Mitigation as an Emissions Reduction Strategy,

Gladhill, Kristie,Exploring Traffic Safety and Urban Form in Portland, Oregon, Masters Thesis. Portland State University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Wheeler, N. M.,Multi-Criteria Trucking Freeway Performance Measures for Congested Corridors, Masters Thesis, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, August 2010.

Bigazzi, A.,Carbon Sponsoring: A New Idea in Personal Carbon Trading, Direct Carbon Offset Pledges for Travel, Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2009.

Sandeep Puppala,A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Traffic Oscillations on Freeway Safety , Masters Project Report, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, March 2009

Wolfe, M.,The Effects of Data Aggregation on Measuring Arterial Performance, Masters Thesis, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, January 2009

Lynn Ann A. Peterson,Network Performance Scenario Modeling: An Analysis of the Sunrise System in the Portland, Oregon Region, Master's Degree Project Report, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, December 2008.

Horowitz, Z.,Freight Railroad Capacity Alternatives In The Pacific Northwest: An Analysis of Class I Cooperation In The Columbia River Gorge, Masters Project Report, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, October 2007

Chi, D.,Safety Effectiveness from a Behavioral Perspective of Marked vs. Unmarked Crosswalks at Unsignalized Intersections, Field Area Paper, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program, June 2007

Lyman, K.,Travel Time Reliability in Regional Transportation Planning, Field Area Paper, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program, June 2007

Zielke, B.,Identification of Country Specific Characteristics of Oscillating Congested Traffic, M.S. Thesis, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2007.

Auffray, B.,Impact of Adverse Weather on Traffic Conditions on an American Highway, M.S. Thesis, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'Etat, France, 2007.

Tasnim, S. ,Using Archived ITS Data for Analysis of Incidents on the Portland, Oregon Freeway System, M.S. Project, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2007.

Lindgren, R. ,Analysis of Flow Features in Queued Traffic on a German Freeway, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2005

Yin, Thareth,Effects of Highway Illumination Reduction on Highway Safety Performance, M.S. Project, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2005.

Aaron, Myton,I-405 Freeway Bottleneck Analysis, M.S. Project, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2004.

Tantiyanugulchai, S.,Arterial Performance Measurement Using Transit Buses as Probe Vehicles, M.S. Thesis, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2004.

Monica T. Leal,Empirical Analysis of Traffic Flow Features of a Freeway Bottleneck Surrounding a Lane Drop, M.S. Project, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, 2002.

Chengyu Dai,Exploration of Weather Impacts on Freeway Traffic Operations and Safety Using High-Resolution Weather Data, M.S. Thesis, Portland State University, Portland OR, October 2011.