Publications

Select Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Claros, B., Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2018). “HSM Calibration Factor, Calibration Function, or Jurisdiction Specific Safety Model – A Comparative Analysis.” Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. Taylor and Francis. June. DOI: 10.1080/19439962.2018.1477896. (40%)
  2. Sun, C. and Qing, Zhu. (2018). “Design and Construction of a Virtual Bicycle Simulator for Evaluating Sustainable Facilities Design.” Advances in Civil Engineering. Volume 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5735820. (80%)
  3. Claros, B., Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2018). “Missouri Specific Crash Prediction Model for Signalized Intersections.” Paper Accepted for Publication for the Journal of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C. [7] (40%)
  4. Claros, B., Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2017). “Enhancing Safety Risk Management with Quantitative Measures.” Journal of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies Volume 2603. https://doi.org/10.3141/2603-01. [14] (45%)
  5. Claros, B., Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2017). ” Airfield Incursion Modeling of United States Hub Airports.” Journal of Air Transportation. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Reston, Virginia. doi: http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.J051609.
  6. Edara, P., Sun, C., and Hou, Y. (2017). “Evaluation of Variable Advisory Speed Limits in Congested Work Zones.” Journal of Safety and Security, Vol. 9, Iss. 2, pp. 123-145. [11] (30%)
  7. Brown, H., Sun, C., and Qing, Z. (2017). “Investigation of Alternative Bicycle Pavement Markings Using a Bicycle Simulator.” Journal of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Iss. 0361-1981, Washington D.C. https://doi.org/10.3141/2662-16. [7] (45%)
  8. Claros, B., Edara, P., and Sun, C. (2017). “Safety Effect of Diverging Diamond Interchanges on Adjacent Roadway Facilities.” Journal of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Iss. 0361-1981, Washington D.C. https://doi.org/10.3141/2618-08. [7] (25%)
  9. Claros, B., Zhu, Z., Edara, P., and Sun, C. (2017). “Design Guidance for J-turns on Rural High-Speed Expressways.” Journal of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Iss. 0361-1981, Washington D.C. https://doi.org/10.3141/2618-07. [7] (25%)
  10. Claros, B., Edara, P., Sun, C. (2017) “When Driving on the Left Side Is Safe: Safety of the Diverging Diamond Interchange Ramp Terminals.” Accident Analysis & Prevention, Vol. 100, March, pp. 133-142.
  11. Sun, C., Qing, Z., Edara, P., Balakrishnan, B. and Hopfenblatt, J. (2017) “Driving Simulator Study of J-Turn Acceleration-Deceleration Lane and U-Turn Spacing Configurations.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2638. National Academy of Sciences. DOI 10.3141/2638-04.[7]
  12. Claros, B., Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2016) “Red Light Cameras in Missouri: Safety Effectiveness, Crash Cost Benefit, and Legal Challenge.” Traffic Injury Prevention, June 27, DOI:10.1080/15389588.2016.1188203. (40%)
  13. Brown, H., Cope, T., Khezerzadeh, A., Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2016) “Maintenance of Traffic for Innovative Geometric Designs Work Zones.” Transportation Research Board. National Academy of Sciences. [7] (20%) (forthcoming)
  14. Claros, B., Edara, P. and Sun, C. (2016) “Site-specific Safety Analysis of Diverging Diamond Interchange Ramp Terminals.” Transportation Research Board. National Academy of Sciences. [7] (20%) (forthcoming)
  15. Edara, P., Sun, C., and Hou, Y. (2016) “Evaluation of Variable Advisory Speed Limits in Congested Work Zones.” Journal of Safety and Security. [11] (30%) (forthcoming)
  16. Hummer, J., Cunningham, C., Srinivasan, R., Warchol, S., Claros, B., Edara, P., and Sun, C. (2016) “Safety Evaluation of Seven of the Earliest Diverging Diamond Interchanges Installed in the US.” Transportation Research Board. National Academy of Sciences. [7] (5%)
  17. Zhu, Z., Edara, P., and Sun, C. (2016) “Case Study of an Alternative Merging Sign Design for Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones.” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 142, Iss. 1, DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000805. [6] (30%) (
  18. Sun, C., and Edara, P. (2015) “Is Getting a Uber-Lyft from a Sidecar Different from Hailing a Taxi? The Current Dynamic Ridesharing Controversy.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, No. 2536, pp. 60-66. [7] (70%)
  19. Claros, B., Edara, P., Sun, C., and Brown, H. (2015) “Safety Evaluation of Diverging Diamond Interchanges in Missouri.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, No. 2486, DOI 10.3141/2486-01, pp. 1-10. [7] (20%)
  20. Edara, P., Breslow, S., Sun, C., and Claros, B. (2015) “Empirical Evaluation of J-turn Intersection Performance – Analysis of Conflict Measures and Crashes.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, No. 2486, DOI 10.3141/2486-02, pp.11-18. [7] (20%)
  21. Brown, H., Sun, C., and Cope, T. (2015) “Evaluation of Mobile Work Zone Alarm Systems.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, No. 2485. [7] (40%)
  22. Hou, Y., Edara, P., and Sun, C. (2015) “Situation Assessment and Decision Making for Lane Change Assistance Using Ensemble Learning Methods” Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 42, pp. 3875-3882. DOI:10.1016/j.eswa.2015.01.029. (30%)
  23. Hou, Y., Edara, P., and Sun, C. (2015) “Traffic Flow Forecasting for Urban Work Zones.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 16, Iss. 4. [1] (30%)
  24. Kianfar, J., Edara, P.*, and Sun, C. (2015) “Operational Analysis of a Freeway Variable Speed Limit System in St. Louis, Missouri.” Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 19, Iss. 4. [5] (30%)
  25. Edara, P.*, Sun, C. Keller, C. and Hou, Y. (2014) “Evaluation of Dynamic Message Signs on Rural Freeways – Case Study of a Full Freeway Closure.” ASCE J. Transp. Eng. Vol. 140, No. 1, 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000614, August 21. [6] (30%)
  26. Mackley, A., Sun, C.* and Edara P. (2014) “Programmatic Examination of Missouri Incentive/Disincentive Contracts for Mitigating Work Zone Traffic Impacts.” ASCE J. Constr. Eng. Manage., Vol. 140, No. 1, 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000796. [4] (45%)
  27. Hou, Y., Edara, P.*, Sun, C. (2013) “Modeling Mandatory Lane Changing Using Bayes Classification and Decision Trees.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. October 25. [1] (30%)
  28. Sun, C.*, Edara, P. and Mackley, A. (2013) “Refocusing on Liquidated Damages in Incentive/Disincentive Contracts.” ASCE J. Leg. Aff. Dispute Resolut. Eng. Constr., 5(3), 136–141. [19] (80%)
  29. Hou, Y., Edara, P.* and Sun, C. (2013) “Speed Limit Effectiveness in Short-Term Rural Interstate Work Zones.” Transportation Letters: the International Journal of Transportation Research, Volume 5, Number 1, January, pp. 8-14(7). [9] (30%)
  30. Rossy, M., Sun, C.*, Jessen, D. and Newman, E. (2013) “Residential Speed Limit Reduction Case Studies.” The Open Transportation Journal. Bentham Publishing. Volume 6. DOI: 10.2174/1874447801206010039. [10] (45%)
  31. Sun, C.*, Edara, P., Hou, Y., Robertson, A. (2012) “Safety Evaluation of Sequential Warning Lights in Tapers at Nighttime Work Zones” Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Vol. 2272, pp. 1-8. [7] (60%)
  32. Hou, Y., Sun, C.*, Edara, P. (2012) “A Statistical Test for 85th And 15th Percentile Speeds Using The Asymptotic Distribution of Sample Quantiles.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Vol. 2279, pp. 47-53. [7] (40%)
  33. Sun, C. (2012) “The Toll Road Not Taken: Could the One Option Less Used Make a Difference?” Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy. Iss. 3, Vol. XXI. [17]
  34. Kianfar, J., Edara, P.* and Sun, C. (2012) “Analytical Methods for Deriving Work Zone Capacities from Field Data.” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 138, No. 6, June. [6] (30%)
  35. Sun, C.*, Edara, P. and Ervin, K. (2011) “Elevated-Risk Work Zone Evaluation of Temporary Rumble Strips.” Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. Vol. 3, Iss. 3, pp. 157-173. [11] (55%)
  36. Sun, C. (2011) “Is Robocop a Cash Cow? Motivations for Automated Traffic Enforcement” Journal of Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy. Vol. 78, No. 1. [18]
  37. Sun, C.* and Chilukuri, V. (2010) “Dynamic Incident Progression Curve for Classifying Secondary Traffic Crashes.” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. 136, No. 12, November. [6] (55%).
  38. Sun, C. and Roark, M. (2010) “Summary of Electronic Bill of Lading Legal Issues in Trucking.” ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. Vol. 3, No. 1. [19] (90%).