Evaluating the Impacts of RLC Deployment on Intersection Traffic Safety

This study will examine the effectiveness of local red light camera (RLC) deployments in Maryland over the past 10 years on reducing rear-end collisions and right-angle crashes. Based on the findings, the study will then investigate whether RLC deployment has an impact on driver behavior, in particular on their responses to the signal yellow phase. The research team will conduct field observations of individual driver behavior at three sets of intersections, each including one deployed with RLC and its upstream and downstream intersections. RLC deployments in Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties will be included in this study.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $157573
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Maryland Department of Transportation

      State Highway Administration, 707 N Calvert Street
      Baltimore, MD  United States  21202
    • Project Managers:

      Xiang, Hua

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Maryland, College Park

      Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
      College Park, MD  United States  20742
    • Principal Investigators:

      Chang, Gang-Len

    • Start Date: 20161201
    • Expected Completion Date: 20180331
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01618807
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Maryland State Highway Administration
    • Contract Numbers: SP709B4N
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Dec 15 2016 3:36PM