Publications

Select Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Sun, C., Qing, Z., Edara, P., Balakrishnan, B., and Hopfenblatt, J. (2017). “Driving Simulator Study of J-turn Acceleration/Deceleration and U-turn Spacing Configurations.” Paper Recommended for Publication for the Journal of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.
  2. Brown, H., Sun, C., and Qing, Z. (2017). “Investigation of Alternative Bicycle Pavement Markings Using a Bicycle Simulator.” Paper Accepted for Presentation at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., January.
  3. 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%) (manuscript)
  4. 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) (manuscript)
  5. 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) (manuscript)
  6. 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) (manuscript)
  7. 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%) (forthcoming)
  8. 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%) (manuscript)
  9. 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%) (manuscript)
  10. 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%) (manscript)
  11. 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%) (manuscript)
  12. 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%) (manuscript)
  13. 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%) (manuscript)
  14. 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%) (manuscript)
  15. 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%)
  16. 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%) (manuscript)
  17. 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%) (manuscript)
  18. 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%)  (manuscript)
  19. 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%) (manuscript)
  20. 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%)
  21. 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%) (manuscript)
  22. 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%) (manuscript)
  23. 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%) (manuscript)
  24. 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] (manuscript)
  25. 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%) (manuscript)
  26. 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%) (manuscript)
  27. 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] (manuscript)
  28. 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%). (manuscript)
  29. 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%). (manuscript)