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Page Title: Staff Contact




Cathy.McGhee@VDOT.Virginia.gov



Research Advisory Committee:
  • System Operations Research Advisory Committee  -  Member   

  • Projects:
  • 106697 - Virginia Connected Corridors – Support for Initial Deployment  -  Project Monitor   
  • 103652 - Evaluation of Innovative Approaches to Curve Delineation for Two-Lane Rural Roads  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00101 - Investigating the Relationship Between Driving Patterns and Traffic Safety Using Smartphone-Based Mobile-Sensor Data  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00064 - Investigation of Sources of Congestion at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00037 - Dynamic Ridesharing Pilot Program  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00043 - Assessment of the Performance of LED Road Lighting Technology  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00041 - Teen Driver Coach  -  Project Monitor   
  • 102685 - Methods to Prioritize Maintenance and Replacement of Aging or Obsolete ITS Infrastructure  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00027 - Identifying and Prototyping Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) Strategies for Application in Virginia  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00042 - Safety and Visibility Issues Associated with Motor -Vehicle Window Transmittance and After-Market Window Tinting  -  Project Monitor   
  • 102608 - Integration of Travel-Demand Model Results with Operational Analysis Tools  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00025 - Northern Region Travel-Time Demonstration Evaluation  -  Co-Principal Investigator   
  • 94199 - Program to Support the Development and Deployment of Infrastructure IntelliDrive Applications  -  Project Monitor   
  • 98778 - Linking Carrier Description Attributes to Crash Patterns - An Untapped Tool in State Motor Carrier Safety Improvement  -  Project Monitor   
  • 00011 - Evaluation of Merits and Requirements of Next-Generation Traffic-Control Systems for VDOT's Northern Region Existing Infrastructure  -  Member   
  • 87648 - Primary and Secondary Incident Management: Predicting Durations in Real Time  -  Project Monitor   
  • 87584 - Signalized Intersection Red-Light Running and Dilemma Zone Study  -  Project Monitor   
  • 92459 - Quantifying the Benefits of Coordinated Traffic-Signal Systems  -  Project Monitor   
  • 90405 - Privacy and Its Impact on Emerging Technologies in Transportation Safety  -  Project Monitor   
  • 93013 - A Mesoscopic Simulation Approach to Analyze the Hampton Roads Hurricane Evacuation Traffic-Control Plan  -  Project Monitor   
  • 86493 - Feasibility of Integrating Congestion Back-Propagation and Queue-Dissipation Models with Detector Data to Estimate Incident-Related Travel Time on I-66 in Near Real Time  -  Project Monitor   
  • 90140 - Evaluation of Driver Reactions for the Effective Use of Variable Message Signs  -  Project Monitor   
  • 88258 - Investigation of Enforcement Techniques and Technologies to Support High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Operations  -  Project Monitor   
  • 89085 - Preparing to Use Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) in Transportation Operations – Phase II  -  Project Monitor   
  • 84867 - An Evaluation of the Hampton Roads Hurricane Evacuation Traffic Control Plan - Phase 2  -  Principal Investigator   
  • 84667 - An Investigation of Solutions to Alleviate Recurring Congestion on Freeways  -  Project Monitor   
  • 85826 - Implementation and Evaluation of Traffic Responsive Control in Northern Virginia  -  Project Monitor   
  • 85365 - Application of Stochastic Optimization Method (SOM) in Traffic Signal Control Settings Optimization  -  Project Monitor   
  • 83092 - Real-time Freeway Performance Monitoring System  -  Project Monitor   
  • 85980 - Airsage Evaluation (Travel Time Data) - Northern Virginia  -  Project Monitor   
  • 82560 - Optimal Placement of Point Detectors on Virginia’s Freeways - Case Studies of Hampton Roads and Richmond  -  Co-Principal Investigator   
  • 80637 - Live Stop Controlled Intersection Data Collection  -  Project Monitor   
  • 78784 - Efficient and Scalable Design of Archived Data Management System  -  Member   
  • 63649 - IVI Intersection Collision Avoidance  -  Project Manager   
  • 75586 - Transit Signal Priority Project - Phase II  -  Project Manager   
  • 74111 - Hurricane Evacuation Route Analysis  -  Co-Principal Investigator   
  • 65569 - TMC Applications of Archived Data Operational Test  -  Principal Investigator   

  • Publications:
  • 99-R10 - Development of Decision Support Systems for Real-time Freeway Traffic Routing: Volume II
  • 98-R25 - Traffic Control for High Occupancy Vehicle Facilities in Virginia
  • 98-R17 - Development of Prototype Decision Support Systems for Real-time Freeway Traffic Routing
  • 96-R4 - An Investigation of Operational Procedures for Highway Advisory Radio Systems
  • 96-R16 - Review and Evaluation of Methods for Analyzing Capacity at Signalized Intersections
  • 09-CR9 - Preparing to Use Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) in Transportation Operations: Phase II
  • 09-CR6 - Evaluation of Traffic Responsive Control on the Reston Parkway Arterial Network
  • 08-CR9 - Evaluation of Pre-emption and Transition Strategies for Northern Virginia Smart Traffic Signal Systems (NVSTSS)
  • 08-CR3 - Optimal Placement of Point Detectors on Virginia's Freeways: Case Studies of Northern Virginia and Richmond
  • 08-CR2 - Live Stop-controlled Intersection Data Collection
  • 08-CR1 - Preparing to Use Vehicle Infrastructure Integration in Transportation Operations: Phase I
  • 07-CR16 - Investigation of System Operations Performance Measures for the Virginia Department of Transportation
  • 07-CR12 - Probe Sampling Strategies for Traffic Monitoring Systems Based on Wireless Location Technology
  • 07-CR11 - Evaluation of Truck Lane Restrictions in Virginia
  • 06-R21 - Inventory of System Operations Data Collection and Use in the Virginia Department of Transportation
  • 06-R15 - An Operational Analysis of the Hampton Roads Hurricane Evacuation Traffic Control Plan
  • 06-CR6 - Transit Signal Priority Project, Phase II: Field and Simulation Evaluation Results
  • 06-CR2 - Phase III Autotrack: Integrated CCTVVIVDS Prototype Field Test: System Refinement and Development of Shoulder Detection
  • 06-CR10 - Intersection Decision Support: Evaluation of a Violation Warning System to Mitigate Straight Crossing Path Collisions
  • 05-CR19 - Development of Incident Data Collection Standards for Virginia Department of Transportation Freeway Operations
  • 04-CR10 - ITS Data Quality: Assessment Procedure for Freeway Point Detectors
  • 02-R2 - Evaluation of Methods for Freeway Operational Analysis
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