Tag: Transportation Research Board

  • January 18th, 2018

The U. S. Department of Transportation said it is launching an initiative that includes two pilot programs to modernize its own data analysis and integrate traditional datasets with new “big data” sources to gain insights into highway safety. “Advances in data science have the potential to transform the department’s approach to safety research and provide […]

  • March 30th, 2016

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 788: Guide for Effective Tribal Crash Reporting presents guidance for state agencies and tribal leaders in effective crash reporting. The guidebook reviews the root causes of issues and deficiencies related to tribal crash reporting and highlights best practices, success stories, lessons learned published literature and data from […]

  • July 5th, 1990

This article describes the CORRECT (Cost/Benefit Optimization for the Reduction of Roadway Environment Caused Tragedies) system which has been used by the Alabama Highway Department Accident Identification and Surveillance Section for over 15 years. In 1988, the system was enhanced by replacing the dynamic programming algorithm of optimization by a branch-and-bound algorithm which is easier […]