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Research Output 1987 2016

2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Legibility of the clearview typeface and FHWA standard alphabets on negative- and positive-contrast signs

Garvey, P. M., Klena, M. J., Eie, W. Y., Meeker, D. T. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 2016, In : Transportation Research Record. 2555, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
5 Citations (Scopus)
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of effectiveness of the federal highway safety improvement program

Wu, K. F., Himes, S. & Pietrucha, M., Dec 1 2012, In : Transportation Research Record. 2318, p. 23-34 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

Proportion-based format system for freeway and expressway guide signs

Meeker, D. T., Pietrucha, M. T. & Garvey, P. M., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 136, 3, p. 267-275 9 p., 005003QTE.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Traffic control
Lead
formatting
traffic control

Relative visibility of internally versus externally illuminated on-premise signs

Garvey, P. M., Damin, S. J., Pietrucha, M. T. & Deptuch, D., Jan 12 2010, In : Transportation Research Record. 2149, p. 94-102 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visibility
Lighting
Color
2008
12 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of driver satisfaction of travel information on variable message signs using fuzzy aggregation

Lee, D., Lee, C. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Advanced Transportation. 42, 1, p. 5-22 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Variable message signs
Travel time
Tunnels
Agglomeration
Membership functions
7 Citations (Scopus)

Systems and scenarios for a philosophy of engineering

Farber, D., Pietrucha, M. T. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 1 2008, In : Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. 33, 3, p. 214-225 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

engineering
scenario
engineer
systems engineering
philosophy
2007
12 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporation of transportation user perception into evaluation of service quality of signalized intersections

Lee, D., Kim, T. G. & Pietrucha, M. T., Dec 1 2007, Highway Capacity and Quality of Service 2007. 2027 ed. p. 9-18 10 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 2027).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality of service
Agglomeration
2006
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of traffic characteristics and mounting location on the visibility of on-premise commercial signs

Pietrucha, M. T., Donnell, E. T., Lertworawanich, P. & Elefteriadou, L., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 132, 11, p. 862-871 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mountings
Visibility
traffic
Roadsides
driver
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hierarchical fuzzy inference system to evaluate expert opinions on median safety

Lee, D., Pietrucha, M. T. & Donnell, E. T., Jan 1 2006, Geometric Design and the Effects on Traffic Operations 2006. 1961 ed. National Research Council, p. 34-43 10 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1961).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fuzzy inference
Fuzzy systems
Membership functions
Linguistics
Statistical methods

Impact of highway safety flares on driver behavior

De La Riva, M., Garvey, P. M. & Pietrucha, M. T., 2006, Driver Behavior, Older Drivers, Simulation, User Information Systems, and Visualization. 1980 ed. p. 39-48 10 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1980).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Law enforcement
Chemical activation
Sensors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Proportion-based format system for conventional road guide signs

Meeker, D. T., Pietrucha, M. T. & Garvey, P. M., Jan 1 2006, Traffic Control Devices, Visibility, and Rail-Highway Grade Crossings. 1973 ed. National Research Council, p. 36-47 12 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1973).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic control
2005

Developing roadway standards for ride quality from the customer's perspective

Poister, T. H., Garvey, P. M., Zineddin, A. Z., Pietrucha, M. T. & Smith, C. L., Jan 1 2005, In : Transportation Research Record. 1940, p. 43-51 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Surface roughness
Customer satisfaction
Pavements
Fans
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of sign orientation on on-premise commercial signs

Zineddin, A. Z., Garvey, P. M. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 131, 1, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Highway systems
Information systems
development zone
city center
field research
13 Citations (Scopus)

Use of fuzzy sets to evaluate driver perception of variable message signs

Lee, D., Pietrucha, M. T. & Sinha, S. K., Jan 1 2005, In : Transportation Research Record. 1937, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Variable message signs
Fuzzy sets
Membership functions
Fuzzy set theory
Linguistics
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)

New font and arrow for national park service guide signs

Garvey, P. M., Chirwa, K. N., Meeker, D. T., Pietrucha, M. T., Zineddin, A. Z., Ghebrial, R. S. & Montalbano, J., Jan 1 2004, In : Transportation Research Record. 1862, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
17 Citations (Scopus)

Using fuzzy clustering of user perception to define levels of service at signalized intersections

Fang, F. C., Elefteriadou, L., Pecheux, K. K. & Pietrucha, M. T., Nov 1 2003, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 129, 6, p. 657-663 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuzzy clustering
Quality of service
driver
rating
traffic
2002
19 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-median collisions on Pennsylvania interstates and expressways

Donnell, E. T., Harwood, D. W., Bauer, K. M., Mason, J. M. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 2002, In : Transportation Research Record. 1784, p. 91-99 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
Interchanges
Law enforcement
Pavements
Accidents
2001
6 Citations (Scopus)

Letter legibility for signs and other large format applications

Garvey, P. M., Zineddin, A. Z. & Pietrucha, M. T., Dec 1 2001, In : Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. p. 1443-1447 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Traffic signs
2000
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of Pennsylvania road safety audit pilot program

Pietrucha, M. T., Pieples, T. R. & Garvey, P. M., Jan 1 2000, In : Transportation Research Record. 1734, p. 12-20 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidents
1998
10 Citations (Scopus)

Clearer road signs ahead

Garvey, P. M., Pietrucha, M. T. & Meeker, D. T., Jul 1 1998, Ergonomics in Design, 6, 7, p. 7-11 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Roads
1997
26 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of font and capitalization on legibility of guide signs

Garvey, P. M., Pietrucha, M. T. & Meeker, D., Jan 1 1997, In : Transportation Research Record. 1605, p. 73-79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irradiation
Luminance
Experiments

Engineering improvements to aid older drivers and pedestrians

Garvey, P. M., Gates, M. T. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 1997, p. 222-228. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

transportation system
pedestrian
driver
engineering
road user
7 Citations (Scopus)

Model guidelines for visibility of on-premise advertisement signs

Kuhn, B. T., Garvey, P. M. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 1997, In : Transportation Research Record. 1605, p. 80-87 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visibility
Marketing
Zoning
Ergonomics
Human engineering
1996
311 Citations (Scopus)

Field studies of pedestrian walking speed and start-up time

Knoblauch, R. L., Pietrucha, M. T. & Nitzburg, M., Jan 1 1996, In : Transportation Research Record. 1538, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crosswalks
Curbs
Parking
1994
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of influence of perception-reaction time on case III intersection sight distance

Brydia, R. E. & Pietrucha, M. T., Dec 1 1994, In : Transportation Research Record. 1445, p. 189-197 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway engineering
1993
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an emergency zone sign

Pietrucha, M. T., Dec 1 1993, Transportation Research Record. 1421 ed. p. 36-44 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Traffic signs
Traffic control
Color

General purpose microcomputer software for transportation engineering applications

Brydia, R. E. & Pietrucha, M. T., Jan 1 1993, Microcomputers in Transportation. Publ by ASCE, p. 695-706 12 p. (Microcomputers in Transportation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Word processing
Spreadsheets
Microcomputers
Computer systems
Industry
1987
4 Citations (Scopus)

PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES IN SUBURBAN AND DEVELOPING RURAL AREAS.

Smith, S. A., Opiela, K. S., Impett, L. L., Pietrucha, M. T., Knoblauch, R. & Kubat, C., Jun 1 1987, National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Planning
Accidents
Statistics

PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES IN SUBURBAN AND DEVELOPING RURAL AREAS - RESEARCH REPORT.

Smith, S. A., Opiela, K. S., Impett, L. L., Pietrucha, M. T., Knoblauch, R. & Kubat, C., Jun 1 1987, National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Planning
Rights of way
Accidents