3D Virtual Sight Distance Analysis using Mobile LIDAR data

This research explores the feasibility, benefits and challenges of a safety analysis for sight distances based on department of transportation (DOT) Mobile Laser Scanning (MLS) data. This research will also develop a systematic MLS data analysis framework to evaluate sight distances in different practical scenarios. The use of high density MLS data for sight distance analysis provides a data driven solution to aid decision making for safe transportation, directly aligning with the PacTrans FY2014-2015 theme. Further, it fits directly within Topic Area #3 Technological Impacts on Safety.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $29996.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Research and Innovative Technology Administration

      University Transportation Centers Program
      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Olsen, Michael

    • Performing Organizations:

      Oregon State University, Corvallis

      Department of Civil Engineering
      202 Apperson Hall
      Corvallis, OR  United States  97331-2302
    • Principal Investigators:

      Olsen, Michael

    • Start Date: 20150116
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20160615
    • Source Data: RiP Project 39242

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01556945
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium
    • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC40
    • Files: UTC, RiP
    • Created Date: Mar 14 2015 1:00AM